Tuesday, 5th December 2023
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13 Jun
An unemployed French engineer went on trial Tuesday accused of shooting dead three people in 2021 in southeastern France as an alleged act of vengeance for failing to find a job.
7 Jun
UN war crimes judges ruled that ageing Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga is unfit to stand trial but should still go through a stripped-down legal process, in a decision announced Wednesday.
16 May
A German court on Tuesday sentenced five members of a criminal gang to up to six years in prison for snatching priceless 18th-century jewels from a Dresden museum in what local media have dubbed the biggest art heist in modern history.


7 mins ago
The alleged treason case filed by the Federal Government against a former Presidential candidate of the African Action Congress, Omoyele Sowore was stalled on Tuesday at the Federal High Court, Abuja due to the absence of the judge. Sowore is standing trial before Justice Emeka Nwite on allegations of treasonable felony. The News Agency of…
9 mins ago
The World Health Organization on Tuesday said that it had almost completely emptied its aid warehouses in southern Gaza after being "advised" by Israel's army that "active combat" was looming. Israel has denied that it ordered the WHO to empty its two warehouses in Khan Yunis, as claimed by the head of the UN health…
10 mins ago
The Education Minister, Prof Tahir Mamman and the Minister of State for Education, Dr Yusuf Sununu, have applauded President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's over the double-digit 2024 budget proposal for the Education sector, describing the development as a significant improvement over the last couple of years. According to the two ministers, this underscores the premium Mr…
24 mins ago
Britain and Rwanda signed a new treaty on Tuesday in a bid to revive a controversial proposal by London to transfer migrants to the east African country. The agreement was signed by Rwandan Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta and British interior minister James Cleverly, who travelled to Kigali to salvage London's stalled bid to send migrants…
24 mins ago
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has said the commencement of negotiation of the new National Minimum Wage in 2024 would be based on the prevailing cost of living in the country. Mr Joe Ajaero, NLC President, said this at the ongoing 19th edition of the NLC 2023 Harmattan School, organised by the Congress on Tuesday…
27 mins ago
As human traffickers continue to evolve tactics luring young people into their nets, Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), Professor Fatima Waziri-Azi, has caution the youth to beware of individuals always posing as helpers because that is a major effective tactics employed by human traffickers.
32 mins ago
In a stunning surge, pop icon Taylor Swift has dethroned industry giants to claim the No. 5 spot on Forbes' annual ranking of the Most Powerful Women in the World. This meteoric rise from No. 79 in 2022 marks a historic moment for the singer-songwriter, solidifying her reign as a cultural force and shrewd businesswoman.…
34 mins ago
Female journalists in Imo State have been urged to champion the promotion of Thirty-five percent affirmative ction inorder to encourage meaningful women involvement in appointive and elective positions of the country. The call was made by a non-governmental and human right group, Alliances for Africa (AfA) during a one-day media round table interactive meeting organised…
36 mins ago
The Debt Management Office (DMO), on Tuesday announced the offer for subscription of four Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) bonds valued at N360 billion through auction. According to a statement issued by the DMO, the first offer is April, 2029 FGN bond valued at N90 billion, at interest rate of 14.55 per cent per annum…
42 mins ago
Under-fire Erik ten Hag is confident he retains the backing of Manchester United's players after the club were angered by reports he had lost some of the dressing room. The Dutchman's challenging second campaign in charge continued on Saturday when his team fell to a meek 1-0 defeat at Newcastle. A 10th defeat of the…