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What President Buhari told UN General Assembly today

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ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE 76TH SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY IN NEW YORK, USA  FRIDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2021 Protocols: Mr. President,           Let me, on behalf...

New storybook to help children stay hopeful during COVID-19

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Resource for parents, teachers and health professionals follows hugely successful first edition A new book published today aims to help children stay hopeful and positive during the COVID-19 pandemic. The story is a sequel to ‘My Hero is You: how...

COVID-19: Global commitments offer way forward but success depends on action being taken now,...

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By Grace Audu (HEALTH CORRESPONDENT) - Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said to day he was greatly heartened by the global show of support demonstrated at the Global COVID-19 Summit hosted by the President of the...

‘Face of Tiv International’ is aimed at promoting Tiv cultural heritage – Iwambe

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By Esther Alexander (ABUJA) - Organizers of the Face of Tiv International have explained that the beauty and cultural pageant is aimed at promoting and celebrating Tiv cultural heritage, beauty and empowerment of women. National Director of Face of TIV...

UNGA 76: Buhari seeks vigorous enforcement of Arms Trade Treaty

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in New York urged for global application of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) to codify accountability in conventional arms trade, which is critical to the security of nations. Speaking at the general debate of the...

Turkish archaeologists discover 1,600-year-old Byzantine-era fountain in Istanbul

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Turkish archaeologists have discovered a 1,600-year-old Byzantine-era fountain during the restoration works of an ancient palace in Istanbul, local officials announced on Friday. “We uncovered an exquisite historical artifact,’’ Mahir Polat, deputy secretary-general of the Istanbul Municipality, announced on his...

China ready to expand cooperation with Tonga

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China is ready to develop collaboration with Tonga in a variety of industries as part of the Belt and Road Initiative, according to Chinese President Xi Jinping. Xi also said in a phone chat with Tonga's King Tupou VI that...

COVID-19: Bangladesh receives 5m doses of Sinopharm vaccine from China

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By Grace Audu (HEALTH CORRESPONDENT) Bangladesh's health ministry spokesman, Maidul Islam Prodhan, said on Friday that the government has received a new batch of five million doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine from China. According to Prodhan, a jet carrying the vaccination...

Somali military court jails 2 foreigners over terror links – Local media

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Somali military court has sentenced two foreigners to 15 years in prison each, having been found guilty of recruiting foreign nationals for the extremist group al-Shabab in Somalia. According to Radio Mogadishu, Hassan Ali Nur Shute, head of the Military...

President Samia reacts to Tanzania’s Covid-19 record

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By Mbafan Ade - Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu defended her country's initial tardy response to the Covid-19 pandemic on Thursday, claiming that policymakers were attempting to strike a balance between protecting people from the virus while also ensuring that they...