G20 Leaders Seek to Help Poorest Nations in Post-Covid World

Leaders of the world’s 20 biggest economies on Saturday vowed to ensure a fair distribution of…

Tottenham Top of Premier League After Outwitting Man City

Tottenham Hotspur went top of the Premier League after producing a display of clinical efficiency and…

Europe Set to Lift Boeing 737 MAX Ban in January

Europe is set to lift its flight ban on the Boeing 737 MAX passenger jetliner in…

Medvedev Beats Nadal, Thiem Overcomes Djokovic to Set Up ATP 2020 Finale

Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic were knocked out of the ATP Finals as Daniil Medvedev and…

Haaland Scores Four as Dortmund Thrash Hertha Berlin

Erling Braut Haaland scored four second-half goals as Borussia Dortmund recovered from a goal down to…

Vatican Vows To Get To The Bottom Of Racy Papal Instagram ‘Like’

The Vatican has launched an investigation into how Pope Francis’s Instagram account “liked” a raunchy photograph…

Malaria Cases Rise In Jigawa After Flood Hits 17 LGAs

Malaria cases in Jigawa State have risen as a result of the flood that killed dozens…

Lekki Shooting: Army Admits Live, Blank Bullets Were Taken To Protest Venue

The Nigerian Army has admitted that it took live and blank bullets to the Lekki tollgate…

Chelsea Top of Premier League Temporarily With Comfortable Win at Newcastle

Chelsea moved top of the Premier League – for a few hours at least – after…

Several Killed as Rockets Hit Afghan Capital Kabul

Several rockets hit residential areas in the early rush hour in the Afghan capital Kabul on…

Nigerian Content Board, Enactus Launch Science and Tech Innovation Challenge

In a quest to provide homegrown solutions to economic issues and to create employment opportunities for…

Black Panther Sequel to Begin Filming in July

The sequel to the box office smash ‘Black Panther’ is set to begin shooting in Atlanta,…

Nigerian Film ‘Eyimofe’ to Screen at Italy’s Torino Film Festival

Nigerian feature film, ‘Eyimofe (This Is My Desire)’ will screen at the 2020 Torino Film Festival…

Twitter Will Transfer POTUS Account to Biden on Inauguration Day

Twitter said Friday it will hand control of the @POTUS account to the new Biden administration…

Nigeria Officially Falls into Recession, Expects Quick Recovery By Q1 2021

Nigeria’s gross domestic product shrank 3.6% in the three months through September from a year earlier,…

Ethiopia Not Interested in Mediation, Refutes Tigray Conflict Talks After AU Names Envoys

Ethiopia denied on Saturday that talks on the growing conflict in its northern Tigray region were…

Tinubu greatest builders of men in Yoruba nation — Fayose

Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju…

At Least Eight Dead As Barrage Of Rockets Hit Kabul

At least eight people were killed Saturday when a barrage of rockets struck densely populated parts…

Two Schoolchildren Die In Ogun During Deworming Exercise

Two public primary schoolchildren have allegedly died from complications in the ongoing deworming exercise embarked upon…

Pfizer Seeks Emergency Use Authorization For Coronavirus Vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech on Friday submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use…

Trump’s Options of Reversing Election Defeat Narrow as Michigan Backs Biden Win

Donald Trump has had a fresh setback in his bid to overturn his loss in the…

Buhari Begins Search for New EFCC Chairman Outside Police, Says ‘No One Too Big to Tackle’ in Anti-corruption War

Feelers from Nigeria’s Presidency on Friday revealed that the search for a new Chairman for the…

Nigeria’s Ruling Party Continues to Woo Ex-President Jonathan as Governors Show Support on 63rd Birthday

Apparently in continuation of pressure on former president Goodluck Jonathan to run for president in 2023…

Arsenal Boss Arteta Angered That Training Ground Fight Between Luiz and Ceballos Was Leaked

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says there will be “consequences” for the source who leaked a story…

New York Governor Cuomo to Receive International Emmy for Virus Briefings

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to soon receive an International Emmy award for his…

Again, Pandemic Restrictions Trigger Panic Buying of Toilet Paper in US

Toilet paper aisles are emptying again across the US as Covid-19 curfews and shutdowns in states…

Donald Trump Jr. Tests Positive for Covid-19

Donald Trump Jr., the son of US President Donald Trump, tested positive for Covid-19 this week,…

GTBank Posts Profit After Tax of $368m in First Nine Months 2020

Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has announced its nine months results for the period ended September 30,…

Nigerian University Lecturers May Call Off Strike Next Week After Breakthrough in Negotiations With Government

After over nine months strike, the doors of Nigeria’s universities look set for opening latest Friday…

‘Man City Favoured By England’: Mourinho Questions Sterling’s Withdrawal From International Games

Tottenham Hotspur head coach, Jose Mourinho on Friday called on England manager Gareth Southgate to name…

LCC Presents Footages From Lekki Toll Gate To Lagos Judicial Panel

Footage presented by the Lekki Concession Company (LCC) has shown that several trucks said to belong…

Armenia appoints new defence minister after Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

Armenia’s president appointed a new defence minister on Friday after widespread criticism of the government over…

Lionel Messi transfer questions lead to angry refusal from Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman

Ronald Koeman refused to answer questions over Lionel Messi’s long-term future as he called for more…

Arsenal to deal with Willian’s Dubai trip internally

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta said he has dealt with winger Willian’s unauthorised trip to Dubai, but…

Here’s what happens if a U.S. president refuses to leave office

In the time since the U.S. presidential election was called in favor of former Vice President…

ATP Finals: Rafael Nadal edges closer to Novak Djokovic meeting with Daniil Medvedev hurdle to overcome

Daniil Medvedev knows he should already boast a career win against Rafael Nadal but, instead, the three times they…

Ugandan Presidential Candidate Bobi Wine Charged With ‘Acts to Spread Covid-19’

An eastern Uganda magistrate’s court has charged presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine,…

$200M Needed For Ethiopian Refugees In Sudan: UN

UN officials said on Friday around $200 million is needed to provide assistance to the thousands…

Mexico Passes 100,000 Coronavirus Deaths

Mexico has passed the 100,000 mark in COVID-19 deaths, becoming only the fourth country, behind the…

Nigeria’s Constitution Will Never Transform Her Economy, Says Former Presidential Candidate Moghalu

A former Nigerian Presidential Candidate Professor Kingsley Moghalu has said the country needs a new constitution…

FG Offers N65bn To ASUU For Earned Allowances, Revitalisation Fund

The Federal Government has offered a cumulative sum of N65 billion to the Academic Staff Union…

Vote Us Out in 2023 If You’re Uncomfortable With Current Lawmakers, Senate President Tells Nigerians

Nigeria’s Senate President Ahmad Lawan has asked citizens to focus and engage more on debates of what the…

Buzzfeed Acquires HuffPost from Verizon Wireless

HuffPost has a new owner, with its current parent company Verizon Media reaching an agreement to…

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp reveals talks with Mohamed Salah after second positive coronavirus test

Jurgen Klopp has revealed he has spoken to Mohamed Salah about his attendance at his brother’s wedding prior to…

50 Cent confident Lil Wayne was paid for Trump endorsement

50 Cent is “sure” Lil Wayne was paid to support U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of…

Jeremih still in critical condition as he battles COVID-19

Singer and rapper Jeremih is still fighting for his life in the hospital after contracting COVID-19.…

Jennifer Lopez: ‘Lockdown helped me connect with my kids’

Jennifer Lopez discovered some home truths about parenting after spending quality time with her twins during…

Ondo workers issue eight-day ultimatum over unpaid allowances

The organised labour unions in Ondo State on Thursday alleged that the state government had not…

India’s COVID-19 Cases Surpasses Nine Million As Delhi Struggles

India’s coronavirus caseload passed nine million on Friday, as hospitals in the capital New Delhi came under increasing…

S. African Police Fire Teargas At Anti-Racism Protesters

South Africa police on Friday fired teargas at opposition activists protesting against alleged racism at a…

COVID-19 Vaccine Roll Out Approachers As US Closes Early For Holidays

US giant Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech prepared Friday to file an emergency request to…

Panel Set Up To Investigate Allegations Of Corruption Against Magu Submits Report

After over three months of investigations into the activities of the Economic And Financial Crimes Commission…

Turmoil in CAF as President Ahmad, VP Omari Face Fresh FIFA Probe

There are strong indications that CAF President Ahmad Ahmad’s quest for a second term in office…

Arsenal ‘May Stop’ Aubameyang from Representing Gabon after Gambia Airport Debacle

Arsenal have been left furious by the way top player Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was treated while away…

Ethiopia’s Tigray Rebels Fire Rockets into City, WHO Boss Denies Supporting Rebellion

Ethiopia’s Tigray rebel forces fired rockets into the city of Bahir Dar in the Amhara region…

Government’s Threat to Close New Afrika Shrine Tyrannical, Says Seun Kuti

Nigerian musician Seun Kuti has criticised the Lagos State Government’s threat to ban his family’s entertainment…

Trump, Xi to Meet at Virtual Asia Pacific Forum as Trade Spat Continues

US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will attend a virtual summit of…

Gbajabiamila Confirms Death Of Vendor Shot By His Security Aide, Suspends Officer

The Speaker of the House of Representative, Femi Gbajabiamila has confirmed the death of a newspaper…

Nadal Makes ATP Finals Last Four

Rafael Nadal reached the ATP Finals last four by beating 2019 champion Stefanos Tsitsipas in three…

Biden Says Trump ‘Will Go Down in History as One of the Most Irresponsible Presidents’

US President-elect Joe Biden said Thursday that US President Donald Trump “will go down in history…

Biden Wins Georgia Recount as Trump Setbacks Mount

US President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia has been confirmed by a recount, as legal efforts…

Super Eagles Stalwart Wilfred Ndidi Back from Injury

Leicester City manger Brendan Rodgers has expressed his excitement following the return of Super Eagles’ holding…

Eight Players of Nigerian Heritage Make 2020 NBA Draft History

Nigeria’s good fortunes in basketball played out on Wednesday night as eight players with the country’s…

EU Collaborates with Nigeria to Fight Terrorism in Lake Chad Region

The European Union and Nigeria have resolved to adopt an integrated approach to tackle terrorism in…

Three PDP Governors Negotiate with APC, May Trigger Floodgate of Defections from Opposition Party

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may shed more gubernatorial weight if ongoing negotiations between three of…

South Africa Bail Skipping Bushiris Freed By Malawi Court

Malawi’s self-styled prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary have been unconditionally released by a magistrate…

Lufthansa Cargo Prepared to Fly Covid Vaccines Worldwide

Germany’s largest airline Lufthansa says it’s cargo unit is ready to fly a possible coronavirus vaccine…

South Africa’s Central Bank Leaves Benchmark Interest Rate Unchanged at 3.5%

South Africa’s Central Bank on Thursday left its benchmark interest rate at 3.5%. While holding a…

Lingering Strike: ASUU Says 25 Lecturers Poached By Private University in Two Months

While the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have failed to arrive…

#EndSARS Protester, Eromosele Released From Police Custody

An #EndSARS protester, Peter Eromosele Adene, has been released after spending 12 days in police custody.…

Protests in Uganda over Arrest of Popular Musician-Politician Seeking Presidency

Police in Uganda said three people died and 38 were injured in protests that broke out…

Kane ‘Learning a Lot From Mourinho’

Harry Kane has spoken of his developing relationship with Jose Mourinho as he targets silverware with…

Guardiola Signs Two-Year Contract Extension as Man City Manager

Pep Guardiola has ended speculation over his Manchester City future after signing a new two-year contract…

#LekkiShooting: Nigerian Government Says CNN’s Report Irresponsible, DJ Switch a ‘Fraud’ That Will Be Exposed Soon

The Nigerian government has described an exclusive investigative report of the Cable News Network (CNN), an…

Umahi’s Defection: Wike, Eight More PDP Governors To Join APC, Says Bello

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, believes more governors from the main opposition party, the Peoples Democratic…

#EndSARS: Nigeria’s Information Minister Says Soldiers Were Professional, Criticizes Rights Organisations

Despite several criticisms of how security agencies handled the #EndSARS protests, the Nigerian government has expressed…

Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine Deliveries Could Start ‘Before Christmas’

Pfizer could secure emergency U.S. and European authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine next month after final…

Australian Special Forces Allegedly Killed 39 Unarmed Afghans

Australian special forces allegedly killed 39 unarmed prisoners and civilians in Afghanistan, with senior commandos reportedly…

US MasterChef Junior Star Dies Aged 14 from Rare Cancer

MasterChef Junior star Ben Watkins has died aged 14 from a rare form of cancer, his…

Thai PM Says All Laws to Be Used against Protesters

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Thursday that all laws would be used against protesters…

Super Eagles Performance To Be Reviewed, Says Sports Minister

The entire Nigerian Super Eagles team will undergo a performance review, according to the Minister of…

Okada Ban: Lagos Govt Reads Riot Act To Motorcyle Operators

The Lagos State government has read the riot act to motorcycle and tricycle operators noting that…

Ebonyi Gov Umahi Officially Defects To APC

Stakeholders and governors of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday visited Ebonyi State as the state…

New York Orders Schools to Close on Thursday as US Records 250,000 Covid Deaths

The US has recorded more than 250,000 deaths from Covid-19, a bleak marker as cases soar…

Trump Election Campaign Asks Judge to Declare Him Winner in Pennsylvania

President Donald Trump’s election campaign on Wednesday asked a judge to declare him the winner in…

Ahead of Thursday Recount Results, Biden Likely to Remain Winner in Georgia

A key battleground state in the 2020 US presidential election is expected on Thursday to affirm…

#EndSARS: Reps Will Ensure Policing System Works For All Citizens – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has assured that the 9th House…

N69.4bn Debt: AMCON Takes Over Jimoh Ibrahim’s Assets

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has taken over 12 “prime assets” belonging to the…

‘Politics Is Strategy, You Can’t Unveil Yourself Too Early,’ Rivers Governor Wike Tells Ebonyi Governor Umahi

The build-up to Nigeria’s 2023 presidential election is already taking an unusually exciting form by the…

European Fintech Start- up Mintos Smashes Crowdfunding Records by Raising €5.3 million in 24hrs

European Fintech start-up Mintos has broken crowdfunding records on Crowdcube by raising €5.3 million from nearly…

US Aviation Clears Boeing 737 Max to Fly Again

US Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Boeing 737 Max to fly again after 20 months and…

Autochek Raises $3.4m Pre-Seed Funding for Expansion

Nigerian automotive technology company Autochek which reports the history of used vehicles, has raised a US$3.4…

Wike Slams Umahi, Says Nobody Should Have To Threaten Anyone Just For Personal Gain

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has criticised his Ebonyi State counterpart Dave Umahi for…

Supreme Court Affirms Diri As Bayelsa Governor

A seven-man panel of the Supreme Court has affirmed Douye Diri as the duly elected Governor…

Court Issues Warrant Of Arrest On Maina

A Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a warrant of arrest against former Chairman of…

Nigerian Content Board GM Says Partnership with Enactus Will Help Youth Acquire Tech Skills

The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) has said it’s monitoring happenings in the technological…

Malawian Preacher Wanted in South Africa Turns Himself In

Malawian preacher Shepherd Bushiri and his wife Mary have handed themselves over to police in their…

DR Congo Announces End of Ebola Outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo has said it is now Ebola-free after more than 40 days without…

Claims By PDP That They Made Me is Rubbish, They Want Me to Castigate Buhari, Says Ebonyi Governor

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has described claims that the People’s Democratic Party made him what he is as…

Ebonyi National Lawmakers Disown Governor Umahi, Say He Should Be Grateful to PDP

National Lawmakers from Ebonyi state have announced their decision to remain in the opposition People’s Democratic…

Nigerian Government Not Serious in Resolving University Lecturers’ Strike, Senator Ogunlewe Says

Ogunlewe was a guest on the ARISE News programme, The Morning Show where he noted that…

Health Commissioner Claims No Strange Death In Kogi, Says 43 People Died In Enugu Border Town

Following an alarm raised by a lawmaker representing Olamaboro Constituency in the Kogi State House of…

Facebook’s Zuckerberg, Twitter’s Dorsey Grilled over US Election Actions

Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his Twitter counterpart Jack Dorsey have both been challenged over…

UK to Ban Petrol Car Sales by 2030 as Part of Green Plan

Britain will ban the sale of new gasoline and diesel cars by 2030, a decade earlier…

Lil Wayne Charged with Gun Offense in Florida, at Risk of 10-year Jail Time

Rapper Lil Wayne was charged Tuesday in Florida with possession of a firearm by a convicted…

La Liga President Tebas ‘Ready’ for Messi’s Departure From Spain

La Liga president Javier Tebas says he is “ready” for the exit of Lionel Messi –…

Buhari Treating Judiciary Like an Agency of the Executive, Says Former APC Legal Adviser

A former National Legal Adviser of the governing All Progressive Congress Muiz Banire has asked the…

Spain Humiliate Germany 6-0, Qualify for Nations League Finals

Manchester City winger Ferran Torres scored his first career hat-trick as Spain inflicted Germany’s heaviest competitive…

S&P Ratings: Nigeria, South Africa, Egypt at Risk of Three-year Banking System Depression

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on banking systems around the world will last for some…

Seun Kuti Relaunches Fela’s ‘Movement of the People’ Political Party

Nigerian musician Seun Kuti has announced the revival of his father’s political party, the Movement of…

Hyundai Faces Seoul Lawsuit over EV Fires as GM Launches Recall

Hyundai Motor Co is being sued over a string of battery fires in its electric vehicles…

Orlando Magic Sign Rookie Chuma Okeke

The Orlando Magic have signed rookie forward Chuma Okeke, President of Basketball Operations Jeff Weltman announced…

Peru Swears in 76-year-old President After Tumultuous Week of Protests

Peruvian lawmaker Francisco Sagasti was sworn in as interim president on Tuesday, voted for by Congress…

Nigeria: Governor Umahi Confirms Swapping PDP for APC, Cites Injustice For Leaving

Ebonyi State Governor David Umahi has confirmed his defection from the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP)…

Trump ‘Sought Options for Possible Strike on Iran Nuclear Site’

President Donald Trump asked senior advisers last Thursday about potential options for attacking Iran’s main nuclear…

Ghana Made To Wait For AFCON Spot After Losing to Sudan

Ghana will have to wait for the final matches to ensure qualification for the Africa Cup…

US Needs to Set Rules Rather Than Have China Dictate Global Trade, Biden Says

President-elect Joe Biden has plans for US trade on the international stage, but is unable to…

Covid-19: Don’t Let Down Your Guard, Lagos Warns Churches, Mosques

The Lagos State Government Monday warned worship centres and residents of the state not to let…

Nigeria’s Labour Unions Say Increased Petrol Price Violates Agreement, ‘Worsens Citizens’ Agony’

The Nigeria Labour Congress, an umbrella organization for trade unions in the country is criticizing the…

#FreeEromz: Court Grants N1m Bail To Eromosele

A Magistrate court in Yaba, Lagos State, has granted bail to the embattled #EndSARS protester, Peter…