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Biden to propose $6tn budget to boost infrastructure, education and climate

The president’s first budget is largely a political document and faces months of difficult negotiations in Congress where Republicans are already balking at the scale of his spending plans. But it clearly sets out his ambitious plans to remake the US after the coronavirus pandemic.

DR Congo volcano leaves smouldering wreckage but major city spared

We've been extremely lucky that it was very brief," said Dario Tedesco, a volcanologist based in Goma. "From the little information we have, it was just the lava within the crater that came out, there was no additional lava from below."

UN says lives of children in Gaza ‘Hell on Earth’

More than 90,000 people in Gaza have been displace over the past 11 days due to ongoing Israeli bombardment, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the Occupied Palestinian territory said in a report

Police officer charged with death by dangerous driving in crash that killed child actor and his aunt

After pleading guilty, Dobby was jailed for 12 years concurrently after admitting two counts of manslaughter as well as three years and four months in prison for causing serious injury by dangerous driving on August 31, 2016, and 16 months for dangerous driving five days earlier

Bill Gates once probed over ‘intimate relationship’ with Microsoft employee -Report

This was “an affair almost 20 years ago which ended amicably,” a spokeswoman for Gates told the Journal.

Fighting resumes in southern Afghanistan as ceasefire ends

An Afghan army spokesman in the south confirmed fighting had resumed.

Myanmar anti-coup fighters retreat from town as U.S. makes appeal

The United States and Britain called on the army to avoid civilian casualties and a shadow National Unity Government formed by loyalists of Myanmar's detained elected leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, appealed for international help.

President Joe Biden has ‘short fuse’ and is ‘obsessed with detail’, aides reveal in new portrait

Three people who work closely with him said he even occasionally hangs up the phone on someone who he thinks is wasting his time.”

U.S. report confirms insecurity increased under Buhari’s govt

According to security experts, this criminal activity increased in volume, geographic scope, and attendant violence during the year.

Israeli-Palestinian Crisis: Fears of ‘full-scale war’ as death toll rises

The Arab minority in Israel makes up about 20 per cent of the population of 9 million. They face discrimination, and right-wing politicians often portray them as enemies of the Jewish state.

Brazil buys 100 million more doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

About 15% of Brazil's population has received at least one dose of vaccine, according to the ministry, far less than most European and North American countries.

Police officer dismissed after hitting disabled girl with baton ‘at least 30 times’

The panel heard PC Kemp had hit a 17-year-old girl with learning disabilities with a baton “at least 30 times”.

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I have no anointed candidate, delegates will decide my successor — Ganduje

on the complexity of politics in Kano, so many aspirants for governorship, House of Representatives, Senate, how do I tackle it? Well looking at the antecedents of the Governor, his politics dexterity, he too is complicated complex in politics. So time will tell. The issue will be resolved democratically,” the Governor said.

Elections will continue to be a sham until we amend electoral act, says Senator

“The national assembly must pass an electoral act amendment bill that makes provision for electronic transmission of results from voting points.

We have no regrets leaving PDP ― C’River Commissioner

the decision of governor Ayade has opened the eyes of the people of the state to see the good in being in the same party with the ruling party

Nigerians are hungry, frustrated, unsafe — Northern CAN tells FG

We urged the President to go beyond rhetorics and match his words with action this time around in order to inspire confidence among Nigerians.