Long-serving Belarusian President, Alexander Lukashenko, won a sixth term with 80.23 per cent of the vote, according to a preliminary count from the presidential election, Belta state news agency reported. The central electoral commission reported that the strongman’s main challenger Svetlana Tikhanovskaya won 9.9 per cent in Sunday’s vote, whichContinue Reading

U.S. National Security Adviser claimed on Sunday that Chinese government-linked hackers have been targeting U.S. election infrastructure ahead of the 2020 presidential election. Robert O’Brien comments appeared to go beyond a statement released on Friday by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence which said China “has been expandingContinue Reading

Gunmen suspected to be armed bandits have reportedly invaded Kurfi town in Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State, northwest Nigeria on Sunday night. Katsina state which borders Niger Republic has suffered a series of attacks from bandits and other terrorist groups operating in the area. WITHIN NIGERIA learnt that the banditsContinue Reading

Celebrity chef Rachael Ray and her husband John Cusimano were not harmed after a fire roared through their upstate New York home Sunday night. “Thanks for the concern. Rachael, her husband and their dog Bella are safe,” Ray’s representative Charlie Dougiello told USA TODAY in a statement. “The house is unfortunately damaged and we don’t yetContinue Reading

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, explaining his wealth following calls for his removal over corruption allegations. The Minister in the letter informed the President that he owned lucrative businesses before becoming a minister of the federation. InContinue Reading

The Executive Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has revealed why he was treated at a medical facility in Abuja after he was diagnosed with the COVID-19 despite reports that the state’s isolation and treatment facilities have one of the best survival rates. WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that theContinue Reading

Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, the Chief Justice of Nigeria has disclosed that he will support judicial reforms that will whittle down his power on judicial appointments. This disclosure was made by the Chief Justice of Nigeria at a webinar tagged ‘Selection and appointment of judges: Lessons for Nigeria’ which was organised byContinue Reading