Bill Gates again top world’s richest man; Trump slips

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's more than 2,000 billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped...

UBA mentors Oyo students to commemorate World Savings Day

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is promoting financial literacy among young school children in Nigeria. To this end the bank’s Executive Director, Lagos...

Palm Sunday church bombings kill at least 36 in Egypt

Bombings at two Egyptian churches killed more than 35 people as they gathered to mark Palm Sunday, officials said, in one of the deadliest...

US threatens unilateral action if UN fails to act on Syria

The United States warned Wednesday that it could take unilateral action if the United Nations fails to respond to a suspected chemical attack in...

Nigeria’s Odujinrin describes ‘flying around the world’, as dream come true

Nigeria's, Ademilola Odujinrin, has become the first African to fly solo round the world in a journey that lasted for nine months and made...

China opens longest glass bottom bridge in world

Tourists who suffer from vertigo need not apply. The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge opened Saturday in China’s spectacular Zhangjiajie mountains – the...

Young couple die hugging during disastrous Taiwan earthquake

A young couple who died during the devastating Taiwan earthquake on New Year’s Eve were found in each other’s arms by rescuers. Tsai Meng-chia and...

SUMMARY: Donald Trump’s sworn in as U.S. president

Donald Trump was sworn in as U.S. president in Washington on Friday, taking over from Barack Obama. Highlights of the day According to Reuters:...

Trump signs revised travel ban, exempts Iraqis

US President Donald Trump signed a revised ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority nations Monday, scaling back the order to exempt Iraqis and permanent...

UK flight ban on laptops to be introduced ‘in coming days’

A laptop ban affecting airline passengers travelling to the UK from six countries in the Middle East and north America is to be introduced...

Barack Obama gets emotional as he bids farewell as president

US president Barack Obama has made an emotional farewell speech that sought to comfort and encourage a country on edge over economic changes, persistent...

Closely 3,000 already dies in the Mediterranean Sea this year –...

Closely 3,000 migrants and refugees have perished in the Mediterranean Sea already this year while almost 250,000 have reached Europe, the International Organization for Migration...

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