World

Jul 26, 2019
Apple Inc took a major step toward supplying its own smartphone chips by purchasing the majority of Intel Corp's modem business in a deal valued at $1 billion, the companies…
Jul 26, 2019
The Federal Government, on Thursday, said Nigerians living abroad remitted $25bn into the nation’s economy in 2018.   The figure represents 83 per cent of the 2018 national budget and…
Jul 24, 2019
Boris Johnson will take office on Wednesday as British prime minister and will unveil the names of the team he has tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October,…
Jul 23, 2019
The United Nations on Monday said nearly 40,000 more people had been forced to flee to Nigeria by worsening humanitarian situation in north-west and south-west regions of Cameroon.   Briefing…
Jul 23, 2019
Manchester United are now down from second to sixth on the list of the world’s most valuable sports teams. The Red Devils have tumbled four spots and are now behind…
Jul 23, 2019
Mohammed Saud, a media activist from Saudi Arabia was attacked by Palestinians while visiting the Temple Mount, or Noble Sanctuary, in Jerusalem on Tuesday.   The man was visiting Israel…
Jul 23, 2019
Boris Johnson has been elected leader of Britain’s ruling Conservative Party after defeating his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt.   Johnson won 92,000 votes and Hunt 46,000.   The former…
Jul 22, 2019
Britain’s chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said Sunday he would make a point of resigning before Boris Johnson became prime minister, saying he could never agree to his Brexit…
Jul 20, 2019
The Desert Foxes of Algeria have won the 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, tournament in Egypt after beating Senegal 1-0 on Friday.   It was Algeria’s second time of…
Jul 20, 2019
The British-flagged tanker Stena Impero was in an accident with a fishing boat before being detained on Friday, Iran’s Fars news agency reported on Saturday, quoting an official.   Iran…
Jul 20, 2019
King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia, has approved hosting of the U.S. armed forces in the kingdom, Saudi Press Agency reported on Saturday.   An official in the Saudi…
Jul 19, 2019
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has rejected comments that the global soccer body has taken a “colonialist” attitude towards African football and its governing organisation CAF (Confederation of African Football).  …
Jul 19, 2019
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) and FIFA have signed a memorandum of understanding to create what CAF chief Ahmad Ahmad called an unprecedented partnership that would allow the continuation…
Jul 19, 2019
After leading Nigeria to third place at African Cup of Nations in Egypt, Super Eagles’ captain Mikel John Obi has announced his retirement from international football.   “At the age…
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