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Nigeria’s Ex-President Jonathan Confident Mali will Meet Return to Civil Rule Deadline

After two days of meetings with Malian political and civil society figures, the mediator for the…

Nigeria: No Harm Must Befall Sokoto Bishop Kukah, Christian Association Warns

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has cautioned those threatening the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese,…

Biden Unveils $1.9tn US Economic Relief Package

US President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan for the coronavirus-sapped economy before…

Andy Murray Tests Positive for Coronavirus Leaving Australian Open Hopes in Doubt

Andy Murray has tested positive for coronavirus just weeks ahead of the Australian Open, according to…

Nigerian Governors Criticise Federal Government’s Allocation of Covid-19 Vaccines

Several governors in Nigeria have criticised the number of doses of Covid-19 vaccines allocated to their…

NYC to Terminate Trump Contracts After Capitol Insurrection

New York City will terminate business contracts with President Donald Trump after last week’s insurrection at…

No Provision Yet for Covid-19 Vaccines in Nigeria’s 2021 Budget, Finance Minister Says

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said there is no…

Germany and France Oppose Trump’s Twitter Exile

Germany and France attacked Twitter Inc. and Facebook Inc. after US President Donald Trump was shut…

Several Gorillas at San Diego Zoo in US Test Positive for Covid

Several gorillas at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park have tested positive for the coronavirus in…

Man United to Host Liverpool in FA Cup Fourth Round

Premier League rivals Manchester United and Liverpool will meet at Old Trafford in the fourth round…

SSANU, NASU Members Commence Three-Day National Protest

The Joint Action Committee of Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities…

Coca-Cola Nigeria Announces Alfred Olajide as New Managing Director

The Coca-Cola Company has appointed Alfred Olajide as its new Vice President and Managing Director for…

US to Designate Yemen’s Houthi Movement as Foreign Terror Group

The United States plans to designate Yemen’s Houthi movement as a foreign terrorist organization, a move…

Oil Prices Fall on Renewed Coronavirus Concerns as China Cases Mount

Oil prices fell on georMonday on renewed concerns about global fuel demand amid strict coronavirus lockdowns…

Nigerian Military Reports Killing of 50 Bandits in Zamfara, 28 Insurgents in Yobe

Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji at the weekend eliminated 50 armed bandits in Kaura Namoda Local…

Ronaldo, Ramsey Score to Keep Juventus in Serie A Title Race

Aaron Ramsey and Cristiano Ronaldo both struck late goals as Juventus saw off 10-man Sassuolo to…

Lowly Crawley Crush Leeds in Stunning FA Cup Upset

Crawley Town delivered one of the FA Cup third round’s most emphatic upsets as the League…

More Nigerian Banks to Adopt HoldCo Structure to Diversify Earnings, Analysts Say

Analysts have predicted that more commercial banks will soon convert to a holding company (HoldCo) structure…

Dangote to Leverage Expansion, New Trade Routes under AfCFTA

Dangote Industries Ltd has expressed optimism that its cement expansion plan and fertiliser investments will open…

VP Osinbajo Rallies Nigerians to Commit to National Unity

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has emphasised the need for Nigeria to remain an indivisible entity despite…

‘We’ll Act with Urgency’: Pelosi Says House Will Impeach Trump, Pushes VP to Oust Him

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald…

Mass Covid Vaccination Centres to Open in England

Thousands more people will receive a Covid-19 vaccine this week as seven mass centres open across…

Trump Remains Defiant Amid Calls to Resign

President Donald Trump enters the last days of his presidency isolated and shunned by former allies…

Police Deploy More Personnel To Tackle Crime On Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Highway

Police authorities in Kaduna State have deployed more personnel along the Kaduna-Birnin Gwari Highway in the…

Newlyweds, 35 Others Kidnapped By Bandits In Katsina Regain Freedom

A new couple and 35 other people kidnapped by bandits in Katsina State have regained freedom…

Solskjaer: Manchester United want to keep Van de Beek

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has underlined his desire to keep Donny van de Beek at Manchester United…

Leonard warns Clippers after Curry inspires storming Warriors fightback

Kawhi Leonard warned the Los Angeles Clippers “have to change” after they were made to pay…

Rumour Has It: PSG eye Aguero, Arsenal find Brandt alternative

Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly eyeing Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero. Aguero, 32, is out of contract…

Brighton in line to pip Premier League rivals to Moisés Caicedo signing

Brighton are hopeful of winning the race to sign Moisés Caicedo after holding talks with the…

US Is North Korea’s ‘Biggest Enemy’, Says Kim Jong Un

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said the United States is his nuclear-armed nation’s “biggest enemy”, state…

Cameroon Rebels Kill Six At Army Post, Says Govt

Separatist fighters in Cameroon killed six people in a raid on an army post in the…

Three Tonnes Of Cocaine, Hidden In Salt Shipment, Discovered In The Gambia

Law enforcement officers in The Gambia discovered nearly three tonnes of cocaine in a salt shipment…

Indonesia Plane Missing Shortly After Take-Off

Indonesia’s Sriwijaya Air lost contact with one of its Boeing 737 passenger planes shortly after take-off…

Microsoft Backs Nigeria’s Digital Transformation Plan

American multinational technology company, Microsoft Corporation has joined the list of other global technology giants including…

Citing Increased Credit Exposure Risks, IMF Board Raises Reserve Target

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund has agreed to raise the medium-term target for…

Nigerian Governors Concerned About Covid Vaccine Availability, Urge Local Production

Nigerian state governors want the federal government to expedite actions on local production of Covid-19 vaccine…

Google Suspends Parler Social Networking App from Play Store, Apple Gives 24-hour Warning

Alphabet Inc’s Google on Friday suspended the Parler social networking service from its app store, citing…

Twitter Permanently Bans Trump Over Risk of Violent Incitement

US President Donald Trump has been permanently suspended from Twitter “due to the risk of further…

NIN: Minister Blames Nigerians For Flouting COVID-19 Protocols At NIMC Centres

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy has blamed Nigerians for flouting COVID-19 protocols while participating…

Amnesty International Asks FG To Drop Charges Against Sowore, Others

Global human rights organisation, Amnesty International has condemned the arrest of the convener of the #RevolutionNow…

Coronavirus Outbreaks Make It ‘Morally Wrong’ to Continue Playing, Says Newcastle Boss Bruce

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce says it is “morally wrong” for football to continue amid increasing coronavirus…

103 Kidnapped Victims Rescued in Katsina, Governor Says

Katsina State Governor Aminu Masari on Friday said security forces have rescued 103 kidnapped victims, describing…

Capitol Riot: Trump Presidency Set For An ‘Ugly Ending’ – Italian PM

Former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi bemoaned Friday the “ugly ending” to Donald Trump’s time at the…

Nigeria Records Six More Deaths As COVID-19 Cases Near 96,000

Nigeria’s COVID-19 death toll hit 1,330 on Thursday after six more people battling the disease lost…

Over 100 People Kidnapped By Bandits Regain Freedom – Katsina Govt

No fewer than 104 people kidnapped by bandits in Katsina State have been rescued, the government…

‘Profit Over Candour’: Boeing to Pay $2.5bn Settlement for 737 Max Conspiracy

Boeing has agreed to pay $2.5bn (£1.8bn) to settle US criminal charges that it hid information…

Analysts Project Nigerian Banks to Emerge Highest Beneficiaries of AfTCA

With the commencement of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement on January 1, 2021,…

Two Million Displaced by Insecurity in Nigeria’s North

No fewer than two million Nigerians are living as internally displaced persons (IDP) as a result…

Nigerian Varsities to Reopen January 18 After 10-month Closure

Nigeria’s National Universities Commission (NUC) has directed vice-chancellors of universities to commence academic activities on January…

Bitcoin Slides More Than 5% After Topping $40,000 for First Time

Bitcoin fell more than 5% on Friday, a day after topping $40,000 for the first time.…

Hyundai in Early Talks with Apple Over Electric Vehicles

South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co said on Friday it was in early, unspecified talks with Apple…

US Transport, Education Secretaries, Four More Trump Aides Quit After Capitol Violence

US Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos resigned on Thursday, joining a list…

Madrid Striker Benzema to Face Trial Over Sex Tape

Karim Benzema will face trial for his alleged involvement in an attempted blackmail case linked to…

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo Sworn in for Second Term

Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in for a second term as Ghana’s president, hours after scuffles…

Sanwo-Olu Meets Buhari, Seeks FG’s Collaboration On Rebuilding Lagos

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the…

US Crisis: Better To Lose Power Than Disrupt Peace, Says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday said leaders across the world should look out not just…

Kaduna PDP Spokesman, Four Others Arraigned Over Aborted Sex Party

The Kaduna State Government has arraigned five persons for alleged attempted adultery and organising a nude…

FG Suspends Hike In Electricity Tariffs Till End Of January

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has been directed to suspend the planned bi-annual adjustment in electricity…

Electricity Tariff Increase: NLC Threatens ‘Industrial Resistance’

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has threatened industrial resistance following the increase in electricity tariffs by…

Violence Erupts in Senegal as Citizens Protest New Covid-19 Measures

Youths protesting a coronavirus curfew fought with security forces in the Senegalese capital Dakar overnight Wednesday,…

Ghanaian Lawmakers Fight Nasty in Parliament’s Election

There was chaos on the floor of Ghana’s parliament on Wednesday as legislators voted to choose…

Volvo Cars Posts 6% December Sales as Recovery Continues

Car maker Volvo Cars said on Thursday its sales grew 6% in December, marking a continued…

BREAKING: 40,000 Litre Oil Tanker on Fire in Lagos

The tanker was conveying more than forty thousand litres of fuel. Eye witnesses say the tanker…

More Frustration for Nigerians as Identity Card Workers Embark on Strike Over Funding, Exposure to Covid-19

Thousands of citizens have been left stranded and frustrated outside offices of the National Identity Management…

Trump Pledges Orderly Transfer of Power, as Congress Affirms Biden’s Electoral College Victory

US President Donald Trump has pledged an orderly transfer of power, saying the formal affirmation of…

Nigeria Government Should Hands-off Power Sector, Allow Private Sector Drive Competition, Power Expert Umeh Says

The Nigerian government has been advised to hands-off the country’s power sector and should only provide…

Officials of Trump Cabinet Discussing Invoking 25th Amendment Following Violence at Capitol

Discussions are ongoing among some members of the Trump Cabinet and allies of President Donald Trump about…

La Liga: Messi Nets Brace as Barcelona Go Third

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao to go third in La Liga. Athletic…

Nigeria Needs Urgent Salvation, Says Sokoto Bishop Kukah

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, has called for a sense of urgency…

Twitter, Facebook Freeze Trump’s Accounts After Congress Assault

Social media giants Twitter and Facebook temporarily locked the accounts of US President Donald Trump, as…

Serie A: Sampdoria Defeat Inter Milan, End Conte’s Men Winning Streak

Alexis Sanchez had a penalty saved as Inter Milan’s attempt to keep pace with Serie A…

Stocks Ride Higher on Democrat Senate Win, Dollar Flounders

US Treasuries suffered their steepest selloff in months and the S&P 500 index made a record…

Enyimba Crash out of CAF Champions League, Drop to Confed Cup

For the third year running, no Nigerian club side will be featuring in the group stage…

Biden Calls on Trump to End ‘Unprecedented Assault’

US President-elect Joe Biden has denounced the violence at the Capitol after a mob of Trump…

US Army Activates D.C. National Guard to Deploy Troops to Capitol Hill

The US Army is activating the entire District of Columbia National Guard — 1,100 troops —…

Nigeria Owes IMF, World Bank, Others $31.98bn

Nigeria’s bilateral and multilateral debts stood at $31.98 billion as of September 2020, according to the…

WHO Endorses Pfizer Vaccine for Covid-19 Immunisation in Nigeria

As Nigeria prepares to take delivery of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of January,  the  World…

FCMB CEO Proceeds on Leave as Bank Intensifies Probe into Paternity Allegation

The Chief Executive Officer of First City Monument Bank Limited (FCMB), Mr. Adam Nuru, has voluntarily…

Dozens of Hong Kong Activists Arrested as Crackdown Intensifies

Hong Kong police arrested dozens of democracy activists on Wednesday on suspicion of violating a new…

US Congress Set to Certify Joe Biden Election Victory Amid Protests

US lawmakers are set to meet on Wednesday to confirm Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential…

#COVID-19: Buhari Approves Establishment Of One Oxygen Plant In Each State

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of at least one oxygen plant in each of…

Klopp Laments Penalty Chances after Shock Defeat at Southampton

Liverpool’s manager, Jurgen Klopp, has insisted that it was baffling that the Premier League champions were…

Killings: Desperate Politicians Aligning With Bandits To Destabilise Nigeria – Umahi

The South-East Governors Forum have accused desperate politicians of aligning with bandits to stabilise Nigeria. Chairman…

Georgia Senate Election on Knife-edge in Vote Count

Elections in the US state of Georgia that will decide control of the Senate are too…

Cuadrado tests positive for coronavirus in new Juventus blow

Juventus wide player Juan Cuadrado has tested positive for coronavirus and will miss the clash with…

Trump says he’ll ‘fight like hell’ to hold on to presidency

DALTON, Ga. (AP) — With mounting desperation, Donald Trump declared he would “fight like hell” to…

Saudi Arabia Ends Three-year Blockade with Qatar, Opens Airspace, Land and Sea Borders

Saudi Arabia will reopen its airspace and land and sea border to Qatar as of Monday,…

ADF Militia Kills 21 Civilians In Eastern DR Congo

At least 21 civilians in eastern DR Congo have been massacred by the Allied Democratic Forces…

No Sustainable Development Without Adequate Infrastructure, Says Buhari At China Meeting

Sustainable development is impossible when a country is struggling with severe infrastructural deficits, President Muhammadu Buhari…

Six Killed, Nine Injured In Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Crash

Six persons have been confirmed dead while nine others sustained various degrees of injuries on Tuesday…

Electricity Consumers To Pay More As NERC Adjusts Tariff

Consumers in the country will begin to pay more for electricity following an adjustment of tariff…

#EndSARS: Lagos Govt Pays For Forensic Examination Of Lekki Toll Gate

The Lagos State Government has paid a huge sum of money to forensic experts to unearth…

Court Adjourns Ruling On Sowore, Others’ Bail Application

A Chief Magistrate Court in Abuja has fixed January 8, for ruling on the bail application…

Nigeria Raises Electricity Tariff Again

The Nigerian government has again approved an increase in electricity tariff payable by electricity consumers across the country.…

Intels Says Buhari’s Administration Not Interfering in Its Business, Attributes Severance from Atiku to Economic Decision

Intels Nigeria Limited with its parent company Orlean Invest Holding has denied reports that its business…

ICC, Human Rights Groups Aggravating Nigeria’s Security Challenges, Government Claims

Nigeria’s federal government on Monday squared up to the International Criminal Court (ICC) and some human…

In Sudden Reversal, NYSE Will Not Delist Three Chinese Telecom Firm

The New York Stock Exchange said it no longer intends to delist three Chinese telecom giants…

Upcoming Decision on Japan Virus Measures Derided as ‘Too Little, Too Late’

A Japanese government decision on a state of emergency in and around Tokyo will be made…

England Enters Toughest National Lockdown Since March as Covid-19 Variant Rages

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday ordered England into a new national lockdown to contain…

Nigeria Records Highest Single-Day COVID-19 Cases As Lagos Orders Reopening Of Schools

Nigeria on Monday recorded its highest figure of COVID-19 cases in a day since the outbreak…

Trump May Launch ‘Reckless’ Attack on Iran in Final Days, Experts Fear

US President Donald Trump could take “reckless” military action against Iran in his final days in…

US Senators Launch Final Bid to Derail Biden Win

A group of US senators say they will refuse to certify Joe Biden’s election victory unless…

Lautaro Hat-Trick Sends Six-Goal Inter Milan Top Of Serie A

Lautaro Martinez scored a hat-trick as Inter Milan kicked off 2021 in blistering form with a…

19 Killed, Nine Injured In Kaduna Attacks

No fewer than 19 people have been killed in fresh and reprisal attacks in Giwa Local…

Zimbabwe Imposes National Lockdown

Authorities in Zimbabwe on Saturday imposed a national lockdown following a surge in Covid-19 cases, stating that only…

Ogun Govt Suspends Commissioner Over Alleged Sexual Harassment

The Ogun State government has suspended the Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun. Mr Abudu-Balogun was suspended…

SERAP Asks Buhari To Probe Missing ₦3.8bn In Health Ministry, NAFDAC, Others

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to “probe allegations that…

Lagos Govt Asks Civil Servants To Work From Home For Another Two Weeks

The Lagos State government has directed all public servants on Grade Levels 14 and below to…

‘We Lost a Legend’: Fashion Industry Pays Tribute to Designer Pierre Cardin Who Passed Away at 98

Pierre Cardin, the French designer whose Space Age style was among the iconic looks of 20th-century…

Biden Says Trump Vaccine Plan Falling ‘Far Behind’

US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday vowed a relentless effort to fight COVID-19 the moment he…

Molestation: We Will Not Cover Up Any Immoral Act – Deeper Life High School

The management of the Deeper Life High School has reacted to the controversy trailing the molestation…

Lampard’s Chelsea Situation ‘Could Turn Ugly’, Former Striker Sutton Says

Frank Lampard’s situation at Chelsea could “turn ugly” if they do not go on a winning…

IMF: Nigeria Remains Largest Economy in Africa

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that Nigeria maintained its lead as the biggest economy…

Ohio Police Officer Fired in Fatal Shooting of Black Man

A white police officer in Columbus, Ohio, has been fired for fatally shooting an unarmed Black…

India Confirms Six Cases of New Coronavirus Variant

India has found six people who returned from Britain in recent weeks with a more infectious…

China Hopes to Conclude Talks on EU Investment Deal By ‘Early Date’

China hopes lengthy negotiations for an investment deal with the European Union can wrap up at…

US House Republicans Join Vote to Override Trump’s Veto of Defence Bill

The Democratic-led US House of Representatives has voted to override President Donald Trump’s veto of a…

South Africa Bans Alcohol Sales, Tightens Curfew in New Covid-19 Restrictions

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has reimposed a ban on alcohol sales and ordered the closure…

London Stocks Soar On Post-Brexit Trade Deal

London stocks surged Tuesday with investors relieved over Britain’s long-awaited Brexit deal with the EU, while…

S/West Caretaker Committee Nullifies Suspension Of Five Ondo PDP Chieftains

The South-West Zonal Caretaker Committee of the People’s DemocraticParty (PDP) has nullified the suspension of five…