[ICYMI] Hijab: UI International School resolves to retain dress code

The International School Ibadan says it will continue to maintain the dress code of the institution, which has been in existence for 55 years. This was made public as part of the resolutions arrived at after a meeting of the  Parent Teacher Association. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that there was tension in the school on […]

US star lawyer Avenatti arrested on domestic violence suspicions

Michael Avenatti, attorney for adult film actress Stormy Daniels, leaves Los Angeles Police Department Pacific Division after being arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, in Culver City, California, on Wednesday. — Reuters LOS ANGELES — Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for an adult film star engaged in a legal battle with Donald Trump, was arrested in […]

Rohingya in Bangladesh protest efforts to send them back to Myanmar

HOME WORLD  > ASIA WORLD Rohingya in Bangladesh protest efforts to send them back to Myanmar  2018-11-15 16:39:00   Rohingya refugees shout slogans at a protest against a disputed repatriation program at the Unchiprang refugee camp near Teknaf, Bangladesh, on Thursday. — AFP COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh/YANGON — Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh protested on Thursday against […]

As India eases citizenship path for Hindus, Rohingya Muslims fear expulsion

Hindu immigrant woman and children from Pakistan sit at a shelter on the outskirts of Jodhpur, in the desert state of Rajasthan, India, in this Oct. 30, 2018 file photo. — Reuters JODHPUR/JAIPUR, India — Nar Singh can vividly recall the day in 2014 when Narendra Modi promised to provide refuge to Hindus suffering around […]

Netanyahu plots next moves in Israel coalition crisis

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends an annual state memorial ceremony for Israeli first prime minister, David Ben Gurion, in Sde Boker, Israel, on Wednesday. — Reuters JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plotted his next moves on Thursday after his defense minister resigned over a controversial Gaza ceasefire, throwing his coalition into crisis […]

UN still sees big risks in Syria, despite a lull in northwest

Ahmad Talha, a former Syrian rebel fighter who lost his sight as a result of a gunshot wound, walks with his son, right, and children in the rebel-controlled town of Anjara, in the western Aleppo countryside, in this Nov. 10, 2018 file photo. — AFP GENEVA — Thousands of Syrians are trapped by battles or […]

Morocco inaugurates Africa’s fastest train

RABAT — Morocco inaugurated on Thursday Africa’s fastest train which will halve travelling time between the commercial and industrial hubs of Casablanca and Tangier. After seven years of work on the high-speed railway line, King Mohammed VI and French President Emmanuel Macron boarded the train for the inaugural trip from Tangier to the capital Rabat. […]

4 family members die, others hospitalised after eating `Amala’

4 family members die, others hospitalised after eating `Amala’ By Usman Aliyu Four members of a family in Ilorin were feared dead after the consumption of `amala’ meal, suspected to be poisonous. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that four others who took from the meal, had also been hospitalised at the University of […]

Ganduje sues Daily Nigerian for N3billion over Dollar video

Governor Ganduje: sues Daily Nigerian for libel Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has sued an online platform, Daily Nigerian and its publisher, Jafaar Jafaar, for defamation. He is claiming N3billion in damages. Counsel to Ganduje, Nuradeen A. Ayagi in a writ of summons tendered before the High Court demanded the defendants to file an […]