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US hits North Korean officials with sanctions after missile test

Photos released by the agency showed a missile mounted with a pointed cone-shaped payload soaring into the sky while leaving a trail of orange flames, with Kim watching from a small cabin with top officials, including his sister Kim Yo Jong.

Trump supporter gets five years in prison for Capitol assault

Palmer’s violence was in pursuit of his political goal of subverting a democratic election and the peaceful transition of power.”

Several children killed in Australia bouncy castle tragedy

“I can now sadly confirm that four children have died and four are in a critical condition and one in a serious condition,” Tasmanian police commissioner Darren Hine said.

Indonesia earthquake: Powerful 7.3-magnitude undersea tremor triggers tsunami warning

The US Geological Survey said that the quake occurred at a depth of 18.5km (11.5 miles) under the sea and was located 112km (74 miles) north of the second-largest island town in East Nusa Tenggara province.

COVID-19 Omicron: UK govt puts Nigeria on red list, bans foreign travellers

Although the ban is described as temporary, the UK said the new protocol does not apply to persons “staying airside and only transiting through”.

Omicron: AU kicks against travel ban on African countries

“I think that now I’ll take up the terms used by the Secretary-General. It’s immoral to condemn Africa in that way.

Hamas to be declared terror group with supporters in UK facing 10 years in prison

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, which were opposed by Hamas, broke down in 2014. Hamas does not recognize Israel's right to exist and has fought three wars with it since seizing control of Gaza.

Afghanistan: Mosque in Nangarhar province hit by blast

the blast occurred at about 1:30pm local time (09:00 GMT) when explosives apparently located in the interior of the mosque detonated.

U.S. says COVID-19 vaccine mandate lawsuits belong in court picked randomly

On Saturday, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans suspended the rule, which requires businesses with at least 100 employees to require staff get vaccinated against COVID-19 or be tested weekly and wear a face covering at work.

18 dead in Niger Republic goldmine collapse

There were also seven hospitalised with injuries,” he said, adding that Nigerian nationals were among the injured.

Kenyan govt confirmed Nnamdi Kanu’s extradition illegal, no record of arrest – Brother

This latest revelation, officially made in open Court by Kenya, further solidifies our abiding position that the Nigerian Government cannot benefit from its own wrong by subjecting my brother to trial.

Buhari in Riyadh for future investment summit

President Buhari, alongside other world leaders, will participate in the opening ceremony of the event on Tuesday and the three-day plenary sessions focused on the theme for the 5th edition of the summit, “Invest in Humanity”.

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Meta is building the world’s fastest supercomputer – Mark Zuckerberg

Meta researchers added that they expected the RSC to become the fastest computer of its kind when it is completed in the summer.

Bitcoin bounces off six month lows as buyers step in

The currency fell earlier on Monday on rising tensions between Russia and Ukraine. NATO said it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing Eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, in what Russia denounced as an escalation of tensions over Ukraine.

APC National Convention: APC will enjoy Gen. Babangida, Gen. Abdulsalam’s support, if Sen. Sani Musa is considered the National Chairman ~ Dr. Amidu Tadese...

"Though, the leadership of our great party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), will decide who will lead the Party in February, but I am optimistic that our Party will enjoy the support of Gen. Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar, if Sen. Sani Musa is considered as the Party National Chairman".

Nigeria diaspora 4040 to unveil Inter’l Journal

One of the takeouts from this Diaspora Journal will be the ability to provide the reader with a fair comprehension of what the realities of the lives and times of different individuals living abroad (residing in Diaspora) looks like from their own perception, considering that this Diaspora Journal presents the real-life stories of each individual as told first-hand by the individuals themselves.