Lagos Traffic Officials To Wear Body Cameras – LASTMA GM

The General Manager of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, Olajide Oduyoye says the agency will employ…

Nigeria Loses $500m Over Extended EU Ban On Beans

Beans growers have estimated that the country is losing about $500 mil­lion due to the continuous…

No Support From FG On Rescue Of Kagara Students, Gov Bello Laments

Governor Abubakar Bello has lamented the lack of support from the Federal Government in the rescue…

RwandAir to Become First in Africa to Implement IATA Travel Pass

RwandAir is set to become the first African airline to trial the International Air Transport Association…

UK Supreme Court rejects IS bride’s legal bid to return

Britain’s highest court on Friday rejected a bid by a woman who was stripped of her…

Niger State Governor Says Federal Government Not Helping in Securing Kagara Schoolboys’ Release

The Niger State Government in Nigeria on Thursday accused the federal government of not doing enough…

We Will Deal With Banditry, Insurgency – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said there will be no softening of the ongoing measures aimed…

Gunmen abduct over 300 girls in Zamfara school

Some gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted over 300 schoolgirls at Government Girls Secondary School,…

US Conducts Air Strikes on ‘Iran-backed Militia’ in Syria

US President Joe Biden on Thursday directed military air strikes in eastern Syria against facilities belonging…

Biden seeks to ‘reinvigorate’ US-Canada relations in first bilateral meeting with Trudeau

President Joe Biden will hold a virtual tête-à-tête with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday –…

Senate Confirms Nomination Of Ex-Service Chiefs As Ambassadors

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of the immediate past service chiefs as non-career ambassadors,…

Alleged ₦2.2bn Fraud: Court Grants Fayose’s Request To Travel Abroad For Treatment

The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted permission to former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele…

Taraba Resident Doctors Suspend Strike, Lose Member To COVID-19

The Association of Resident Doctors in Taraba State has suspended its over seven-week-old indefinite strike action.…

Nigerian Air Force Confirms Seven Personnel Dead in Military Plane Crash

Nigeria’s Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao has ordered an immediate investigation into…

With Rising Poverty and Unemployment, Nigeria Sitting on Time Bomb, Report Says

The Financial Derivatives Company Limited (FDC) has stressed that Nigeria’s high unemployment (27.1%), its large youth…

Gunmen Abduct UNIPORT Lecturer, Rivers Traditional Ruler

Gunmen have abducted a lecturer with the University of Port Harcourt, Dr Jones Ayuwo, and a…

Ortom Slams Bala Mohammed, Calls Him ‘Terrorist Terrorising Nigeria’

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Monday accused his Bauchi State counterpart, Bala Mohammed, of being…

US Supreme Court Allows Release of Trump Tax Returns

In a significant defeat for former President Donald Trump, the Supreme Court has declined to step…

Goods, Shops Destroyed As Fire Guts Market In Port Harcourt

Goods worth millions of naira have been destroyed following the fire that gutted a market in…

Govt Will Not Pay Ransom To Secure Release Of Kagara Students, Says Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed, has said that no ransom will be paid for…

Herders Don’t Need Your Consent to Reside in Forests, Bauchi Governor Mohammed Tells Ondo Governor Akeredolu

Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, on Friday said citizens do not need the permission of his…

Taiwan Deploys Missiles after Chinese Jets ‘Enter Its Air Zone’

Taiwan’s air force has activated its missile system after eight Chinese fighter jets flew into the…

Bitcoin Gains 92% in 2021, Hits Fresh High of $56,000

Bitcoin hit a fresh high in Asian trading on Saturday, extending a two-month rally that saw…

Shell Rattled By Bank Accounts Restrictions, as Aiteo Seeks $4bn for ‘16 Million Barrels of Crude Diverted’

There are strong indications that Tuesday’s injunction of a Federal High Court, Lagos, barring Royal Dutch…

WTO to UK: Don’t Wait for Surplus, Send Vaccines to Poorer Nations Now

The UK should donate vaccines to developing countries now rather than waiting until it has a…

Nigeria Labour Congress Declares Strike in 18 States over Minimum Wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Thursday directed workers in all the states where the national…

Africa Surpasses 100,000 Confirmed Covid-19 Death

Africa has surpassed 100,000 confirmed deaths from Covid-19 as a second wave of infections overwhelms hospitals. Praised…

G7 Summit: UK Pledges Covid-19 Vaccine Surplus to Poorer Countries

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pledging to donate most of the UK’s surplus vaccine supply…

Biden Withdraws Trump’s Restoration of UN Sanctions on Iran

The Biden administration on Thursday rescinded former president Donald Trump’s restoration of UN sanctions on Iran,…

Seventy-year-old Man Arrested in Hit-And-Run Death of Nicki Minaj’s Father

A 70-year-old man has been arrested  in the hit-and-run death of rapper Nicki Minaj’s father. Charles…

NAFDAC Approves AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine For Use In Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has approved the use of…

Nigeria: PDP Governors Restate Case for Decentralised Police

Amidst the worsening insecurity in the country, governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic…

New York Governor Cuomo under Investigation By FBI for Nursing Home Deaths

The FBI and federal prosecutors in Brooklyn are investigating Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s coronavirus task force with…

Osaka Reaches Australian Open Final, Ends Williams’ Bid for Record-equalling 24th Grand Slam

Naomi Osaka ended Serena Williams’ bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in a storm…

Facebook Blocks News Content in Australia

Facebook announced Thursday it has blocked Australians from viewing and sharing news on the platform because…

IMF Backs CBN, Cautions against Cryptocurrency Transactions

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cautioned against transacting in cryptocurrency, saying regulating the digital currency…

Don’t Be Cowards, Stand Up to Bandits, Defence Minister Tells Nigerians

Nigeria’s Minister of Defence, Maj. Gen. Bashir Magashi (rtd), on Wednesday rallied Nigerians to defend themselves…

Analysts Project $100 Supercycle for Oil Post-pandemic

A steady rise in oil prices since late last year could presage a new ‘supercycle’ in…

Arsenal Legend Thierry Henry Front Runner to Become Next Bournemouth Manager

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry is the front runner to become Bournemouth’s new boss. The Cherries board…

Man City Beat Everton, Go 10 Points Clear With 17th Straight Win

Manchester City moved 10 points clear at the Premier League summit with a 1-3 win over…

Porto 2 Juventus 1: Ronaldo and Co Fall to First Leg Loss in Portugal

Porto stunned Juventus by punishing a huge error to score after 63 seconds of Wednesday’s Champions…

Niger Govt Releases Names Of Students, Teachers, Others Abducted From Kagara School

The Niger State Government has released the names of the students, teachers, and other residents abducted…

Nigeria: It’s Criminal to Equate N’Delta Militants with Bandits, Clark Says

Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has faulted the attempts to equate Niger Delta militants with Northern…

Okonjo-Iweala: My Emergence will Open Doors for Women

Nigeria’s former Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has said…

Nigerians Use #BelikeNgozi Challenge to Pay Tribute to New WTO Boss Okonjo-Iweala

Nigeria’s former minister of finance Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Monday made history by becoming the first…

Invictus Obi: US Court Sentences Obinwanne Okeke to 10 Years in Jail for $11m Fraud

Obinwanne Okeke, popularly known as Invictus Obi, was on Tuesday sentenced in the United States to…

Strike hits varsities hard, students battle filth, water, power problems

The strike by non-academic unions in public universities has taken its toll on the institutions as…

How things have changed since Barcelona beat PSG 6-1

Barcelona and Paris Saint-Germain meet again in this season’s Champions League last 16, and it’s not…

Liverpool target David Alaba confirms negotiations remain ongoing

Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has been expected to leave the Bavarian club this summer for some time…

UEFA Champions League Round of 16: Barcelona vs. PSG live stream, TV channel, start time, lineups, odds

The UEFA Champions League knockout stage is here with the Round of 16 starting on Tuesday.…

‘It’s like we’re trying our best to help the virus’: A fourth wave is looming if US fails to contain COVID-19 variants, experts say

COVID-19 infection and hospitalization rates are falling nationwide, but experts talk in dire terms about what will happen…

Fabinho and James Milner to face late fitness tests before RB Leipzig clash

Liverpool will give late fitness tests to Fabinho and James Milner before their Champions League clash…

World’s Largest Miner BHP Reports Best First Half Profit in Seven Years

BHP Group on Tuesday reported its best first-half profit in seven years and declared a record…

Pelosi Says lndependent Commission to Investigate Capitol Riots

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Congress will establish an “outside, independent” commission to investigate the…

Luxury Car Brand Jaguar to Go All-electric by 2025

Struggling luxury car brand Jaguar will be fully electric by 2025, the British company said Monday…

WTO DG Okonjo-Iweala Promises to Reform WTO, Prioritise Fair Access to Covid-19 Vaccines

With her emergence on Monday as the first African and first female to be the Director-General…

Belarusian Police Mount Raids On Journalists, Activists

Police in Belarus on Tuesday raided the homes and offices of more than 20 journalists, rights…

North Korea ‘Tried To Hack’ Pfizer For Vaccine Info – South’s Spies

North Korean hackers tried to break into the computer systems of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer in a…

Tuesday Update: Okonjo-Iweala, Security Meetings And COVID-19 Vaccines

Good morning. We are reporting on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s landmark achievement, a series of security meetings to…

Buhari Asks Senate To Confirm 40-Year-Old Abdulrasheed Bawa As EFCC Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of…

Justice Zondo Seeks Jail for Former SA President Zuma Over ‘Contempt of Court’

The Chairman of an official inquiry into “state capture” in South Africa, Justice Zondo has said…

Risk of global food shortages due to Covid has increased, says UN envoy

People living in poverty around the world are in danger of food shortages as the coronavirus…

Buhari Condemns Nationwide Ethnic Violence, Vows to Protect All Nigerian Groups

President Muhammadu Buhari has flayed the reported cases of ethnic violence across the country, saying his…

China Overtakes US As EU’s Biggest Trading Partner

China last year overtook the United States as the EU’s biggest trading partner, the EU statistics…

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Makes History as First Female, First African DG of WTO

A former Nigerian Minister of Finance and coordinating minister of the Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has…

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Expecting Second Child

Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle are expecting their second child, the couple revealed in a…

Myanmar Protests Resume Despite Heavy Military Presence, Internet Restored

Pro-democracy protests resumed in Yangon, Myanmar’s biggest city, on Monday two weeks after the military seized…

Bill Gates Says Solving Covid Easy Compared With Climate

Fifty-one billion and zero – the two numbers Bill Gates says you need to know about…

President Erdogan Accuses US Of Supporting Terrorists In Iraq

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday accused the United States of siding with “terrorists” after blaming…

Okonjo-Iweala To Be Confirmed As WTO Boss Today

Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala looks set to be confirmed Monday as the first woman and first African leader of…

Criminal Herders Are Being Tried And Convicted Across Nigeria – Presidency

The Presidency on Monday said “thousands of” herdsmen are being tried and convicted across the country…

Support Grows for Capitol Riot Inquiry After Trump Acquittal

A day after former President Donald Trump won his second Senate impeachment trial, bipartisan support appeared…

Nigeria: Outrage as Bandits Kill 121 in Kaduna This Year

The Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) and the Kaduna State chapter of the Miyetti Allah Cattle…

Julian Assange: Biden administration appeals UK ruling against WikiLeaks co-founder’s extradition

The US government has appealed against a UK judge’s ruling blocking the extradition of WikiLeaks co-founder…

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Believes the WTO Can Change the World. But First It Needs Reform

On its surface, the mandate of the World Trade Organization is relatively circumscribed: to make and…

Popular Comedian, Mr Macaroni, Arrested At Lekki Toll Gate Protest

Popular entertainer and activist, Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni, was on Saturday arrested at…

Mourinho Questions Bale’s Social Media Post Ahead of Spurs-Man City Clash

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho says a midweek social media post by Gareth Bale was a “contradiction”…

COVID-19 Will Remain With Us – ECDC Chief

The world should be prepared for the coronavirus to continue to circulate long-term despite the roll-out…

Progressive Governors’ Forum DG Faults Fani-Kayode’s Planned Defection To APC

The Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, Salihu Lukman, has described the recent attempt to accept…

Trump Impeachment Trial Nears End With Verdict Expected

The US Senate was expected to deliver a verdict in Donald Trump’s impeachment trial this weekend…

Taraba Governor’s Aide Regains Freedom

After spending four days in captivity, the kidnapped Taraba State Governor’s aide Baba Bala has been…

Leicester 3-1 Liverpool: Champions Fall Apart Again as Alisson Howler Gifts Foxes Victory

Liverpool’s woeful run of form hit a new low as they capitulated late on to hand…

Governor Ortom Writes Buhari, Asks President to Act Speedily Before Herdsmen Drag Nigeria Into Civil War

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has asked the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to act speedily before herdsmen in the…

Violence: Oyo Shuts Down Shasha Market, Imposes Curfew

The Oyo State Government on Saturday ordered the immediate closure of Shasha market in Akinyele Local…

Nigeria: Prepare to Receive Herders who May Be Forced Home, Northern Elders Tell Northern Governors

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) on Friday urged governors of the Northern states to start preparing…

#DefendLagos Group Suspends Protest, Describes #OccupyLekkiTollGate Organisers as Money-grabbers

The #DefendLagos protest scheduled to hold Saturday and aimed at countering the #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest has been…

Nigeria Police Douse Tension Over Alleged Herders’ Invasion of Soyinka’s Compound

Controversy continues to trail Tuesday’s alleged grazing of cattle by a herdsman at the Abeokuta home…

Lagos State Intensifies Effort to Avert #OccupyLekkiTollgate Protest

The Lagos State Government says it is intensifying efforts to ensure the planned #OccupyLekkiTollGate protest is…

Former Rebel Chiefs Named in Sudan’s New Cabinet

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok announced Monday a new cabinet bringing in seven ex-rebel chiefs as…

WHO Expresses Concern About SA Vaccine Rollout Halt

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against jumping to conclusions about the efficacy of coronavirus…

Covid-19 Test: Nigerian Government Bans Another 100 Defaulting Travellers

The federal government has published the passport details of another 100 travellers who had failed to…

Bandits Kill 19, Raze Houses In Two Kaduna LGAs

At least nineteen people have been killed and several others injured in two separate attacks by…

IGP’s Tenure Extension: Mr President’s Action Is Illegal, Unconstitutional – Ozekhome

Human Rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, has faulted the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the…

WTO DG Race: Coast Clear For Okonjo-Iweala As South Korean Candidate Withdraws

South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hee on Friday abandoned her bid to become head of the…

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi Visits Zamfara Ruga Settlement, Preaches Peace To Active Bandits

Nigerians have been enjoined to avoid dividing themselves along the ethnic line but instead, learn to…

2023 Elections: No Doubt Nigerians Will Vote APC Again – Uzodinma

Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma is confident that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will continue to…

Three Chinese Kidnapped, Police Escort Killed In Osun

Three Chinese employees have been abducted and their police escort killed following a dispute with local…

Buhari’s Ally Bakare Calls for an End to ‘Obsolete’ Open Grazing in Nigeria

Tunde Bakare, General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church has called for an end to open grazing…

UK Trial to Test Combining Pfizer and AstraZeneca Vaccines in Two-shot Regimen

Britain on Thursday launched a trial to assess the immune responses generated if doses of the…

Myanmar Blocks Facebook as Resistance Grows to Coup

Myanmar’s new military government has blocked access to Facebook as resistance to Monday’s coup surged amid…

Oil Price Rises to $58, OPEC Exceeds Output Cut Target

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Wednesday said its members had achieved 101% adherence…

Covid-19: Court Orders Reopening of Popular Abuja Markets

A Nigerian court has ordered the reopening of popular Wuse, UTC markets and Murg Shopping Plaza…

Herders Crisis: Kaduna Governor el-Rufai Says ‘State and Community Policing Ultimate Panacea’

Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir el-Rufai says state and community policing “is the ultimate panacea for…

Facebook Colluding with Nigeria, Seperatist Group Reacts as Social Media Giant Blocks Nnamdi Kanu’s Account

The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has reacted after Facebook, a social media platform blocked…

Aston Villa 1-3 West Ham: Jesse Lingard Scores Twice on Dream Debut as Hammers Return to Winning Ways

Jesse Lingard scored two goals on his West Ham debut as the Hammers returned to winning…

Mourinho Hints Tuchel Has No Excuses if He Fails at Chelsea

Jose Mourinho has suggested that Thomas Tuchel will have no excuses if he fails at Chelsea…

Man City Restore Title Gap on Rivals With Comfortable Win Over Burnley

Manchester City have restored a three-point gap at the top of the Premier League as they…

Oil Rises to Near One-Year Highs After US Stock Drawdown

Oil prices rose almost 2% on and hovered near their highest levels in about a year,…

Rwandan Government Stretches Lockdown Over Capital Kigali by one Week

Rwandan Government has said the capital city, Kigali will remain locked down for seven more days.…

US, Russia Extend Last Major Nuclear Arms Control Treaty Despite Disputes

The United States and Russia have extended the New START arms control treaty for five years,…

Nigeria’s ‘Lizard’ Wins Grand Jury Prize for Short Film at Sundance

British-Nigerian filmmaker Akinola Davies Jr has won the short film grand jury prize at the Sundance…

2023 Polls: APC Governors Forum DG Accuses Transparency Int’l Of Attempting To Influence Outcome

The Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Salihu Lukman, has accused Transparency International of attempting to…

Youth Party Submits Letter Of Intent To Participate In 2023 Poll

The Nigeria Youths Democratic Party (NYPD) on Tuesday submitted its letter of intent to register as…

Myanmar Coup: Detained Aung San Suu Kyi Faces Charges

Police in Myanmar have filed several charges against the elected civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi…

WHO Team Visits Wuhan Virus Lab at Center of Origin Speculation

World Health Organization investigators on Wednesday visited a research center in the Chinese city of Wuhan…

NDDC Is Not The Birthright Of Any Ethnic Group Or State – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has condemned the posture of some ethnic groups in the…

Chadwick Boseman has received a posthumous nomination for the 2021 Golden Globes.

Taraji P. Henson announced a handful of the nominations, revealing that the actor, who passed away in…

Despite Police Act’s Single Term, Nigeria’s Police Boss Adamu May Get Extended Tenure

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, who was billed to retire on Monday after spending…

Nigeria Puts Recovered Assets up for Sale, Invites Bids

Nigeria’s federal government is gearing up for the sale of recovered assets, including vehicles, boats, ships,…

#EndSARS: Again, Nigeria’s Information Minister Lai Mohammed Berates CNN over Lekki Toll Gate Shooting

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has condemned the Cable News Network (CNN)…