Category: World News

High Inflation Rate Pushed 7 Million Nigerians Into Poverty In 2020 – World Bank

  The World Bank has disclosed that an estimated 7 million Nigerians may have been pushed into poverty in 2020 due to rising prices alone without considering the...

Ned Beatty ‘Superman’ actor is dead

Ned Beatty, one of Hollywood’s most renowned character actors, passed away on Sunday in his sleep, at the age of 83. The famed actor’s death was confirmed by a...

Lagos Emerges 2nd worst city to live in the world in 2021

Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial hub, has been ranked second among the least liveable cities in the world. VAM News learnt that Lagos state was behind only Damascus, the...

Hajj 2021: Saudi Arabia bars Nigeria, others

Saudi Arabia has barred travellers from Nigeria and other countries from performing 2021 Hajj over coronavirus concerns. This is as Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it...

Just In: Bystander Slaps President Of France, Emmanuel Macron At Public Event, Video Emerge

  French President, Emmanuel Macron got more than he expected during a visit to the southeast part of the country on Tuesday.   The embarrassing incident...

Any Action Taken By Government Must Be Measured, UK Reacts To Twitter Suspension In Nigeria

  The United Kingdom Government has kicked against the indefinite suspension slammed on Twitter by President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government.   The UK...

Nigeria blocks access to twitter as FG enforces controversial ban

Telecommunication operators in Nigeria have blocked access to Twitter after the government slammed an indefinite ban on the social media platform on Friday. The telcos,...

Twitter says FG’s suspension is deeply concerning.., Discloses Next Action in Nigeria

Twitter has expressed “deep concern” over the federal government’s decision to suspend its operations in Nigeria. Sarah Hart, Twitter’s Senior Policy...

Derek Chauvin Pleads Lighter Sentence Following Conviction In George Floyd’s Case

  Eric Nelson, the attorney for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has filed a motion seeking a lesser sentence in the murder of George Floyd ahead of...

UN Reacts To Abduction Of Niger Pupils, Says Abductions In Nigeria Are Developing Into An “Abhorrent Pattern”

    United Nations (UN) secretary-general, António Guterres has stated that school abductions in Nigeria are developing into an “abhorrent pattern”....