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Man crushed by falling elevator in New York building

Man crushed by falling elevator in New York building New York (dpa) A 30-year-old man was crushed to death by a falling elevator in his luxury...

200 mayors urge U.S. Senate to pass gun safety laws

Washington (dpa) More than 200 mayors in the U.S. sent a letter to the Senate, urging them to end the summer recess and pass...

American multinational coy hoists Nigerian flag to honour employee

An American multinational company, Stericycle Inc., recently hoisted the Nigerian flag in honour of a hardworking new employee, Mrs Omolanke Shelle. Thirty eight years old...

Looting, arson, as major power outage hits New York

By Harrison Arubu A major power outage on Saturday evening hit parts of New York, the commercial capital of the United States. The blackout, which occurred...

Billionaire, two-time US presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at 89

By Nicholas Sakelaris Utah (UPI) -- Two-time independent presidential candidate and billionaire Texas businessman H. Ross Perot died Tuesday after months of battling cancer, his family said. He was...

Netflix acquires Kunle Afolayan’s movie, “Mokalik”

By Joshua Olomu Netflix, America streaming giant, has acquired award-winning director and producer Kunle Afolayan’s acclaimed movie ‘Mokalik.’ Afolayan disclosed this in an interview with the...

U.S. to train 144 Nigerian students on drone technology

By Florence Onuegbu The United States Consulate General in Lagos, on Monday said, it would train 144 Nigerian students on drone technology. Russell Brooks, the Public...

PLO slams U.S. officials for participating in Israel’s tunnel opening ceremony

Ramallah (Xinhua) Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), Saeb Erekat, on Monday slammed the participation of U.S. officials in the opening of...

U.S says new Prosper Africa Initiative will boost trade with Africa

Tibor Nagy, United States Assistant Secretary for African Affairs, said that the new Prosper Africa initiative would focus on synchronising efforts of U.S. government...

US to start deportation of illegal immigrants next month

Osaka (dpa)  U.S. President Donald Trump says deportation of undocumented migrants will begin after July 4. “We will be removing large numbers of people… starting...

NATO calls on Russia to destroy new missile, warns of response

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO urged Russia on Tuesday to destroy a new missile before an August deadline and save a treaty that...

Osinbajo heads to U.S, meets Pence

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will depart Nigeria on Saturday  for U.S. where he will be meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Mr Mike...

British minister approves Assange extradition to U.S.

London (dpa) British Home Secretary Sajid Javid, on Thursday said he has approved the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the U.S. He told...

NLC, Cuba, Mexico, Syria, Sierra Leone, Palestine, others rally support for...

By Isaac Aregbesola Some members of the diplomatic community in Nigeria, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and other activists have rallied support to end the U.S....

Venezuela seeks Nigeria, other countries’ support against U.S.

By Isaac Aregbesola The Vice President of Venezuela, Aristibulo Almeida has called for the support of Nigeria and international community to prevail on the U.S.to...

Iran warns US, ‘You cannot expect to stay safe’

By AMIR VAHDAT and JON GAMBRELL TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's foreign minister warned the U.S. on Monday that it "cannot expect to stay safe"...

U.S. honours Imam Abdullahi Abubakar for rescuing 200 Christians in Plateau...

By Isaac Aregbesola The U.S. Mission in Nigeria has honoured Chief Imam of Nghar Village, Abdullahi Abubakar who protected 200 villagers during attacks on Barkin...

China accuses US of attempts at ‘economic invasion’

BEIJING (Reuters) - The United States has called on China to curb the development of its state-owned enterprises (SOEs), a demand that China sees...

Iran moves S-300 anti-missile air defence system to Persian Gulf amid...

Moscow (Sputnik) A video has emerged on social media showing Iranian vehicles transporting its S-300 air defence systems and other military equipment to the...

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East

London (Reuters) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday signed a bill into law declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling...

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