The world’s largest offshore wind farm is nearly complete, can power 1 million homes

The world’s largest offshore wind farm is taking shape off the east coast of Britain, a landmark project that demonstrates one way to combat climate change at scale. Located 120…

Zamfara health board uncovers 80 ghost doctors, 39 nurses

The Zamfara State Health Services Management Board has uncovered 80 ghost doctors and 39 nurses on its payroll. Speaking to our correspondent on Sunday, the chairman of the board, Alhaji Mustafa Anka,…

‘Silencing the guns’: AU leaders seek end to regional conflicts

Heads of state and government officials from across Africa have gathered in Ethiopia’s capital for talks primarily focused on ways to end to regional violence, including the conflicts in South Sudan and Libya. The…

Thai city holds vigil for 29 victims of ‘unprecedented’ mass shooting

Holding candles and writing condolences as monks chanted prayers, hundreds of Thais held an evening vigil Sunday for the 29 victims of an “unprecedented” mass shooting carried out by a…

Diversion of N500m: Buhari govt, Gov. Ayade dragged to court over trial of Publisher, Agba Jalingo

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has dragged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government and the Cross River state government of governor Ben Ayade to ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja…

Switzerland votes in favour of LGBT protection bill

Voters in Switzerland have backed a proposal to make discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and sexual identity illegal. The result – 63.1% in favour to 36.9% against –…

Venice Carnival: The city celebrates months after flooding

Buhari, lawmakers asked to decentralize Nigeria Police

A legal luminary, Lateef Fagbemi (SAN), has advised the Buhari government and the National Assembly to effect a constitutional change for decentralisation of Nigeria Police. Fagbemi spoke at the Law…

Lalong warns against divisive, inciting language

Plateau State Governor Simon Bako Lalong has warned political, religious and traditional leaders to avoid using divisive and inciting language in the interest of peace and unity of the state.…

Nigeria reduces visa application fee for US citizens

The Federal Government of Nigeria has slashed visa application charges for citizens of the United States from $180 to $160. NAN reports that this was contained in a memo marked…