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Relatives of people who died on 9/11 have read out victims’ names, as the US marks 20 years since the deadliest terror attacks on its soil. Many struggled to hold back tears at the ceremony held at Ground Zero, the site of the Twin Towers destroyed in the attacks by al-Qaeda militants. “Twenty years feels […]

Nigerian singer and MAVIN artist, Rema has announced yet another tour of the US. Between September 18, 2021 and September 30, 2021, Rema will tour Miami, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Los Angeles, California; and Brooklyn, New York. He will also perform at One Africa Music Fest and Lost In The Rhythm Fest in October. Rema […]

Emma Raducanu ended Britain’s 44-year wait for a women’s Grand Slam singles champion as she beat Leylah Fernandez to win the US Open in the most thrilling style. The 18-year-old ended her scarcely believable run in New York with a 6-4 6-3 win over her 19-year-old Canadian opponent in a high-quality final. Raducanu threw herself […]

The dispute between the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and some states over the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) seems to be taking a new turn by the day as two more states, Ogun and Akwa Ibom, say they are ready to enact laws that will enable them to collect the tax in their […]

Workers at the government-owned refineries were paid a total of N69.07bn last year, even as the plants generated zero revenue as they did not process a single barrel of crude oil. The refineries suffered a combined loss of N108.29bn in 2020, compared to N162.22bn in the previous year, according to data collated from their audited […]

One person was shot dead as hoodlums reportedly hijacked Saturday’s bye-election into Isoko South State Constituency 1 of Delta State. The State House of Assembly seat became vacant following the death of Hon. Kenneth Ogba in June this year. Saturday’s shooting incident amidst the bye-election was recorded at Irri Ikpide community following misunderstandings among the […]

Haiti’s head prosecutor has invited Prime Minister Ariel Henry to explain his connection to the main suspect in the killing of President Jovenel Moise. President Moise was assassinated when gunmen stormed his home on 7 July. Prosecutor Bedford Claude said that Mr Henry had multiple phone calls with suspect Joseph Felix Badio just hours after […]

Zamfara Governor, Bello Matawalle, says that the state government is no longer interested in holding a dialogue with bandits, noting that they had spurned the olive branch once extended to them. Speaking earlier in Gusau, Matawalle noted that security forces were also ready flush them out of the state. He urged residents to be patient […]

Arsenal lifted the pressure on manager Mikel Arteta as they secured their first points of the English Premier League season with a one Nil victory over Norwich City at Emirates Stadium. Arteta was under mounting scrutiny after a miserable start to the campaign with three defeats that left the Gunners at the foot of the […]

By Funmilola Afolabi Claim: A viral video shows a herd of cattle being washed away by flood in Argungu, Kebbi State of Nigeria. Verdict: The claim that a herd of cattle was washed away by flood in Kebbi State is false as the incident happened in Mexico in 2020. Full Text A viral video has […]


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