Monday, 8th August 2022
Breaking News:


16 Jun
The extent of death and destruction in Ukraine's port city of Mariupol suggests serious international law violations, the UN rights chief said Thursday, warning the horrors would mark future generations.
21 May
Russia has declared victory in its months-long operation to capture the strategic port of Mariupol after Ukraine ordered the last of its troops holed up in the city's Azovstal steelworks to lay down their arms.
6 May
Ukraine said a fresh UN-led rescue mission was under way Friday to evacuate the last civilians still trapped inside a besieged steel plant in Mariupol that has become the southern city's final holdout against Russian forces.
23 Apr
Ukraine will make a new attempt to evacuate civilians from Mariupol, the heavily destroyed city largely controlled by Russian forces....
22 Apr
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday accused Kyiv of refusing to allow Ukrainian troops to surrender in the besieged port city of Mariupol, as he spoke to EU chief Charles Michel.
17 Apr
Ukraine on Sunday vowed to fight to the end in Mariupol after a Russian ultimatum expired for remaining forces to surrender in the southeastern port city where Moscow is pushing for a major strategic victory. "The city still has not fallen," Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal said hours after Moscow's deadline for fighters holed up and…
17 Apr
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky said the situation in Mariupol is "inhuman" and called on the West to immediately provide heavy weapons, as Russia claimed it was in control of almost all of the strategic port city and urged its last defenders to surrender. Moscow said Ukrainian forces in the city must lay down their arms…
11 Apr
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Monday that he believed "tens of thousands" of people in Mariupol had been killed, as he asked South Korean lawmakers to provide military assistance.
21 Mar
Ukraine rejected a Russian ultimatum to surrender the besieged southern city of Mariupol Monday, as renewed overnight shelling killed six in the capital Kyiv.


16 mins ago
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire has urged the military to increase awareness on mental health among its personnel toward addressing impact of post-trauma and stress disorder among troops. Ehanire made the call at the opening of a Mental Health Resilience and Wellness Course 2 (MHRWC2) of the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) on…
29 mins ago
The United States is seeking a "true partnership" with Africa and not trying to "outdo" other world powers in vying for influence on the continent, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday.
33 mins ago
Norway's 85-year-old King Harald V was discharged from hospital on Monday after being admitted for an infection and is "in good health", the royal palace said.
43 mins ago
Kenyans braced for Tuesday's high-stakes election, as millions prepared to vote for a new president in a tight race between Deputy President William Ruto and Raila Odinga, a veteran opposition leader now backed by the ruling party.
1 hour ago
The Kano State House of Assembly has mandated its standing committee on sports to investigate the relegation of Kano Pillars FC from the Nigerian Professional Football League (NPFL).