At Least 10 Dead In Rio De Janeiro Hospital Blaze

Firefigters transfer a patient during a fire at the Badim private Hospital in Tijuca neighborhood, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on September 12, 2019. MAURO PIMENTEL / AFP   At least 10 people died in a fire inside a hospital in…

PDP Rejects Decision To Increase VAT, Urges NASS To Protect Nigerians

The National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Kola Ologbondiyan.   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned and totally rejected the decision by the Federal Government to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) from 5% to…

Buhari To Attend ECOWAS Extraordinary Summit On Counter-Terrorism In Burkina Faso

  President Buhari will depart Abuja Saturday to attend the one-day ECOWAS Heads of State and Government Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism, in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Given the growing threat of terrorism in the sub-region, the West African leaders had called…

#Chivido2020: Social Media Agog As Davido Proposes To Chioma

  Singer Davido has set social media ablaze as pictures and videos of his romantic proposal to his girlfriend, Chioma have gone viral. The proposal happened in London on Thursday, after which he shared a picture on his social media…

Philippines arrests 270 Chinese Citizens In Fraud Raid

    Philippine police have arrested more than 270 Chinese nationals in a raid on a gang wanted over a vast investment fraud that cost victims in China millions of dollars, authorities said Friday. Agents swooped on an office building…

Kenya Becomes Third Country To Adopt World’s First Malaria Vaccine

Kenya on Friday became the third country to start routinely innoculating infants against malaria, using the world’s first vaccine to combat a disease that kills 800 children globally every day. The vaccine — RTSS — targets the deadliest and most…

Pope Francis To Visit Thailand, Japan In November

Pope Francis attends the Festival of Families at Croke Park Stadium in Dublin on August 25, 2018, during his visit to Ireland.Tiziana FABI / AFP   Pope Francis will travel to Thailand in November, the Vatican said Friday, in a…

PSG Ready For Neymar Return Ahead Of Champions League Campaign

  With the saga over his on-off move back to Barcelona now over, Neymar could return to action with Paris Saint-Germain this weekend. The world’s most expensive player has had to come to terms with a third season in Ligue…

Mugabe’s Family Agree To Burial In ‘Heroes’ Monument

(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 2, 2002, Former President Robert Mugabe listens to speeches during a session of the World Summit on Sustainable Development (WSSD) at Sandton convention center in Johannesburg. Anna ZIEMINSKI / AFP   The…

12 Drown In India During Religious Ceremony

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Emergency Response Force (SDERF) personnel try to remove a boat from water while they conduct rescue operations at Lower Lake in Bhopal on September 13, 2019, after boats overturn as they carry…

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