*Lagos to charge Chrisland School, others with manslaughter, negligence (ThisDay)*#EndSARS memorial: Lagos right to appeal N5m awarded to driver – Ministry (Punch)

Lagos to charge Chrisland School, others with manslaughter, negligence (ThisDay) The Lagos State Government has said it would charge Chrisland High School, Ikeja, some members of staff and one of the vendors with the offences of “Involuntary Manslaughter and Reckless…

Haiti crisis looms large as Biden visits Canada’s Trudeau

For many months, daily life in Haiti’s capital has been marked by widespread violence and deepening political instability since powerful armed gangs seized control of the streets of Port-au-Prince. The still-unfolding crisis is expected to figure prominently in discussions this…

US approves contentious oil drilling project in Alaska

The United States has approved a contentious oil-and-gas drilling project in the northwestern state of Alaska, drawing condemnation from environmentalists who say the move flies in the face of President Joe Biden’s climate pledges. The US Department of the Interior…

*Bandits kidnap 23, kill one in Kaduna community (Vanguard)*Presidential polls: Outcome of election results manipulated –TMG (Sun)

Bandits kidnap 23, kill one in Kaduna community (Vanguard) Twenty three people were allegedly kidnapped while one was killed by bandits at  the Dogon-Daji community along the Abuja-Kaduna road near Kagarko in Kaduna State. Although the police could not be…

US vows more weapons for Ukraine, says ‘difficult times’ ahead

The U.S. government announced a new two billion dollar aid package for Ukraine on Friday being the anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion. The government also condemned the Kremlin for creating “the most urgent danger to European security since the end…

US puts forward Ajay Banga to lead World Bank

US President Joe Biden is nominating Indian-American businessman Ajay Banga to lead the World Bank, after its current head resigned early. The move comes as the US calls for reforms at the bank, including more action to address climate change.…

Joe Biden announces new Ukraine assistance package as he makes surprise visit to Kyiv

US President Joe Biden has made an unannounced visit to the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, days before the first anniversary of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022. Air raid sirens blared across the Ukrainian capital as Mr Biden visited Kyiv…

US fighter jet shoots down unidentified object over Canada

A United States fighter jet has shot down an unidentified cylindrical object over Canada in a joint operation by the North American neighbours. The shootdown on Saturday was the second such action in as many days and comes as North…

State of the Union 2023: Biden urges Congress to finish economic fightback

US President Joe Biden called on Republicans to help “finish the job” of delivering for hardworking families, in his annual State of the Union address. The Democrat stressed the importance of bipartisanship to a divided Congress where the lower chamber…

FBI search President Biden’s home in Delaware

The FBI is searching US President Joe Biden’s home in Rehoboth, Delaware as part of an investigation into classified documents, his lawyer says. In a statement, Mr Biden’s attorney said the search was “planned” with the president’s “full support”. CBS…

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