Politics

China, Burkina Faso to strengthen parliamentary exchanges

China and Burkina Faso on Tuesday agreed to enhance parliamentary exchanges. The consensus was reached between Li Zhanshu, chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC), and Alassane Bala Sakande, speaker of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso. Hailing the political decision made by Burkina Faso to resume diplomatic ties with China […]

Security

India shoots down satellite in space

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India had shot down a satellite in space on Wednesday with an anti-satellite missile, hailing the test as a major breakthrough in its space program.Modi made the announcement in a television address to the nation. He said India would only be the fourth country to have used such an anti-satellite […]

Diplomatic Channel

UK Government rejects petition to revoke Brexit

The UK ggovernment says in a statement  that it will not request the European Union to abort the procedure of the country’s withdrawal and would keep its work on Brexit. The statement came as a response to a petition, headlined “Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU” and signed by almost 5.8 million of […]

Sports

Osimhen turns the tables against Libya with hat trick

Former Golden Eaglets star, Victor Osimhen, grabbed a hat-trick on Monday as Nigeria ‘s under-23 male national football team defeated their Libyan counterparts 4-0 on Monday in Asaba, to reach the third qualifying round of the 2020 Olympic Games football tournament. The match, which was played at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, was also the second […]

Sports

Drogba returns to Stamford bridge

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba will make an emotional playing return to Stamford Bridge this summer as part of Soccer Aid 2019. The Blues hero, who won 12 major honours with Chelsea, is set to be confirmed as one of the former professionals to play in the annual charity match, scheduled to take place on June […]

Sports

Onuachu scores world’s fastest goal in Egypt

Paul Onuachu scored one of the fastest goals in world football, as Nigeria beat Egypt 1-0 in an international friendly played on Tuesday in Asaba. The Denmark-based striker scored in the opening five seconds of the first half, when he fired a thunderous shot past Egyptian goalkeeper, Abdelrehim Mahmoud from outside the 18 yard box. […]