Former President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, was arrested at a Georgia jail Thursday on racketeering and conspiracy charges and released on a $200,000 bond after having a historic mug shot taken. Trump, who is accused of colluding with 18 other defendants to overturn the 2020 election result in the southern state, […]

The World Health Organization and US health authorities said Friday they are closely monitoring a new variant of Covid-19, although the potential impact of BA.2.86 is currently unknown.   The WHO classified the new variant as one under surveillance “due to the large number (more than 30) of spike gene mutations it carries”, it wrote […]

New York authorities on Tuesday returned to Italy several dozen stolen antiquities worth nearly $3.5 million, as the American megapolis strives to shake off the reputation as a key global hub for illicit art trade.   Investigators handed back 42 exceptional pieces – some 2,500 years old – to Italian officials during a ceremony in […]

China’s restriction of exports of some metals widely used in semiconductors, electric vehicles and high-tech industries has ramped up a trade war with the United States and could potentially cause more disruption to global supply chains. China’s commerce ministry said on Monday it would control exports of eight gallium products and six germanium products from Aug. 1 […]

At least two people were killed and 28 wounded in a mass shooting at a street party early Sunday in the US city of Baltimore, police said. Officials said more than one assailant opened fire at the celebration in Baltimore, a port city about an hour’s drive north of Washington which has one of the […]

Donald Trump was due to surrender Tuesday to face dozens of felony charges of mishandling US government secrets, in the most serious yet of a firestorm of criminal probes threatening to derail his bid to win back the White House.   After a 25-minute motorcade journey from his golf course in Miami to the city’s […]

Nigeria and the United States government have reached an agreement on the return of over 23-million dollar of the Abacha loot. The agreement signing ceremony was held in the office of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. ABUBAKAR MALAMI on Tuesday. While Mr. MALAMI signed on behalf of the Nigerian […]

by JADESOLA AJIBOLA The United States has lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission on what it calls “the largely peaceful conduct” of the Ekiti State governorship election held on Saturday, June 18. The US in a statement dated June 22, 2022, also congratulated the indigenes of Ekiti State on the success of the election. The […]

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