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5 Oct
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered his government to take over operations at Europe's largest nuclear power station in the Russia-annexed region of Zaporizhzhia in southern Ukraine. "The government will ensure that the nuclear facilities at the plant... are integrated as federal property," the executive order said. The power station has been occupied by…
9 Sep
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that Turkey may turn to countries such as Russia if the US fails to follow through a pledge to deliver F-16 fighter jets. Turkey was kicked out of a programme to replace a wide range of fighter, strike and ground attack aircraft for NATO allies after it acquired an…
30 Jun 2022
Russia said Thursday it had pulled its forces from Ukraine's Snake Island, calling it a "goodwill gesture" to allow Kyiv to export agricultural products.  "On June 30, as a gesture of goodwill, the Russian armed forces completed their tasks on Snake Island and withdrew a garrison stationed there," the defence ministry said in a statement. …
9 Jun 2022
On 12 June, in the conditions of the unprovoked full-scale war of Russia against Ukraine, during which Moscow has already lost 31,000 military servicemen, the Russians will be celebrating the ‘Day of Russia.’ This holiday is celebrated annually, on the date when the Declaration on state sovereignty of the Russian Soviet Socialist Republic was adopted…
14 Mar 2022
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has challenged Russian President Vladimir Putin to a single combat fight for Ukraine. Taking to Twitter, Musk wrote in Russian, "I hereby challenge Владимир Путин to single combat Stakes are Україна." Which, when translated, means "I hereby challenge Vladimir Putin to single combat Stakes are Ukraine." he continued, writing the country's…
11 Sep 2019
Russian rapper, Timati, has deleted a music video which praises the city of Moscow and its regime, mocking anti-government rallies after it gathered almost 1.5million dislikes on YouTube. The 36-year-old known for his fervent support of President Vladimir Putin, posted the video ahead of contentious Moscow elections on Sunday. Simply titled 'Moscow', Timati declares 'I don't…
29 Jul 2019
US intelligence chief Dan Coats will leave office next month, Donald Trump announced on Sunday, after a tenure in which he was regularly at odds with the president.
11 May 2019
Russian president Vladimir Putin took time off from international affairs on Friday to play in an annual exhibition hockey game in Sochi. As he prepared to exit the ice after scoring eight goals, Putin, who was leading his team around the rink one final skate, waved to the crowd for a victory lap but did…
16 Jul 2018
FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, yesterday thanked Russia’s president, Vladmir Putin, and his people for giving the world the ‘best World Cup ever’ and hoped that the next hosts, Qatar, would emulate the fantastic atmosphere created by the European nation.


25 mins ago
To boost the capacity of relevant stakeholders working to protect migrants in vulnerable situations, the federal ministry of Women’s Affairs and the United Nations, (UN), and the International Organization of Migration, (IOM), have agreed to work together to fashion sustainable solutions to the issue.
28 mins ago
The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to remove the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Lagos, Olusegun Agbaje, for alleged partisanship and compromise.
28 mins ago
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday announced a 50 per cent slash in the transport fare of all Lagos state government-run vehicles.
31 mins ago
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned Rashida, wife of Yahaya Bello, governor of Kogi and a relative for alleged fraud. Rashida was arraigned before a federal high court in Abuja alongside one Ali Bello, identified as a nephew to the Kogi governor. EFCC spokesman Wilson Uwujaren in a statement said the duo…
35 mins ago
The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it is on high alert and will identify, arrest and prevent foreigners from participating in the forthcoming 2023 elections..