Sunday, 10th December 2023

Russia-Ukraine conflict

15 Jan
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday praised his forces after their claimed capture of a Ukraine town and in the wake of a missile strike that killed 23 people in a tower block. {ad} The taking of Soledar in eastern Ukraine, a salt-mining outpost home to 10,000 before the conflict, was hailed as a major…
15 Jan
The death toll rose to at least 20 on Sunday after a strike on a residential building in Dnipro Saturday, a city in centre-east Ukraine, the Ukrainian regional governor said. {ad} "Twenty innocent victims..." Dnipropetrovsk governor Valentyn Reznichenko said on messaging app Telegram, after posting that 73 were wounded and that "the rescue operation continues.…
9 Jan
The Kremlin on Monday said moves by France and other Western countries to supply Ukraine with weapons -- including light tanks -- would only make life more difficult for Ukrainians. "Fundamentally, these deliveries cannot and will not change anything... (they) can only prolong the suffering of the Ukrainian people," Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters…
2 Jan
Ukranian President, Volodymyr Zelenskyy has told Russians that their leader is destroying their country. Speaking after Vladimir Putin delivered a New Year address flanked by people in military uniform, Zelenskyy said the Russian president was hiding behind his troops, not leading them. Saturday saw a day of deadly strikes across Ukraine, and Zelenskyy said Ukrainians…


Gov. Dikko Radda of Katsina State, in a joint operation with combined team of security operatives, has foiled an attack on Zakka community in Safana Local Government Area of the state.
13 mins ago
The Air Component of Operation Whirl Punch, has eliminated a dreaded terrorist and kidnap kingpin, Yellow Jambros, and scores of other terrorists in airstrikes in Shiroro Local Government Area (LGA) of Niger.
18 mins ago
President Bola Tinubu has assured that his administration would pursue a holistic approach to bolster the education system and make Nigerian universities globally competitive.
26 mins ago
The lawmaker representing Delta North Senatorial District, Sen. Ned Nwoko, (PDP -Delta) has canvassed for the various social media platforms (YouTube Facebook Instagram Twitter etc) to have offices in Nigeria.
39 mins ago
Fashion's cyclical nature is bringing back the iconic style of the 90s, captivating a new generation with its blend of nostalgia and modern flair. From the sultry slip dress to the effortless cool of wide-legged pants, here's a glimpse into the 90s trends that are reclaiming the spotlight. Slip Dresses The epitome of 90s allure,…
1 hour ago
The immediate past Vice Chancellor of Bowen University, Iwo, Osun State, Prof. Joshua Ogunwole, has expressed dismay over the awful management of the Ekiti State-owned dairy firm in Ikun. Prof Ogunwole, an agriculturist with special interest in dairy farming, expressed his displeasure during a visit to the firm, where he was confronted with the alleged…
1 hour ago
As part of efforts to reduce youth restiveness in the Niger Delta region, the international Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), through the Livelihood Improvement Family Enterprise Niger Delta (LIFE-ND) project, has supported 2,250 women and youths in Edo State. The National Project Coordinator, LIFE-ND, John Omoruyi, while conducting journalists round their projects in Edo communities, stated…
1 hour ago
Polling stations opened Sunday for Egyptians to vote in a presidential election overshadowed by war in neighbouring Gaza and with little doubt that the incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will secure a third term.
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A Philippine boat and a Chinese Coast Guard ship collided near a hotly contested reef on Sunday, with both countries trading blame for the latest such confrontation in the disputed South China Sea.
2 hours ago
The Nobel Peace Prize will be handed out in Oslo on Sunday but with the notable absence of winner Narges Mohammadi, currently in prison, who will be represented by her children.