Accusations Arise: Russia Allegedly Executes Prisoners of War Following Ukraine’s Withdrawal from Avdiivka

Recently, Ukrainian forces relinquished control of the eastern city of Avdiivka, a location they had fiercely defended against a relentless Russian assault for several months. The capture of Avdiivka holds strategic and symbolic significance for Russia, bolstering its defense of the regional capital, Donetsk, and potentially paving the way for additional offensives into Ukrainian-held territories. […]

China Criticizes US Veto on UN Resolution Urging Immediate Ceasefire in Israel-Gaza Conflict

China strongly criticized the United States for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution that called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. Beijing expressed concern, stating that the veto sent the “wrong message” and effectively gave a “green light to the continued slaughter” in the region. The White House defended its decision, arguing that the resolution […]

Nigeria Customs to Distribute Seized Food Items Amid Food Crisis

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has announced plans to distribute seized food items across the country in response to the ongoing food crisis, aiming to alleviate the plight of Nigerians grappling with food scarcity. According to CSC Abdullahi Maiwada, the NCS will ensure that the confiscated food items are certified safe for human consumption before […]

Russia Arrests Dual US-Russian Citizen for Alleged Treason Amid Ukraine Conflict

A woman holding both US and Russian citizenship has been apprehended in Russia on suspicion of treason and providing financial support to the Ukrainian army. Hailing from Los Angeles, the unnamed individual was actively involved in fundraising for a Ukrainian organization with the ultimate beneficiary being the armed forces in Kyiv, as reported by Russia’s […]

Navalny’s Body Retained for Chemical Analysis, Family Claims

The family of Alexei Navalny, the deceased Russian opposition leader, has been informed that his body will not be released for two weeks, according to a representative for Navalny. His mother was reportedly told that the body is being held for “chemical analysis.” Russian authorities have not confirmed the body’s location, and efforts to locate […]

Protesters Rally in Ibadan over Economic Hardship

Following recent protests in various parts of Nigeria, including Kano, Niger, and Lagos, citizens in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State, took to the streets on Monday morning to voice their grievances over the high cost of living and food inflation. The demonstrators gathered in the Mokola area carrying placards with messages such as ‘The […]

Cement Manufacturers in Nigeria Agree to Reduce Prices with Condition 

Nigeria’s cement manufacturers have agreed to reducing the price of cement to a range of N7,000 to N8,000 per 50kg bag across the country. During a meeting convened by Minister of Works Senator David Umahi in Abuja on Monday, manufacturers affirmed their willingness to further decrease prices once the Federal Government fulfills its intervention promises. […]

Nigeria’s Unemployment Surges, Hits 5.0% in Q3 2023

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) disclosed a concerning rise in Nigeria’s unemployment rate, surging from 4.2% in Q2 2023 to 5.0% in Q3 2023, as reported in the ‘Nigeria Labour Force Survey Q3 2023’ published on Monday.  The report highlights a notable decline in the labour force participation rate among the working-age population, dropping […]

Eiffel Tower Maintenance Budget Controversy Sparks Union Strike

Paris, France – The iconic Eiffel Tower is set to be closed to visitors on Monday as workers stage a one-day strike, demanding an immediate review of the financial management of the 135-year-old monument by Paris City Hall. The workers claim that maintenance costs are being underestimated, especially in light of the upcoming Summer Olympic […]