Edo Election: Atiku Asks PDP Leaders, Members To Shun Personal Differences

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on leaders and members of the Peoples Democratic Party…

335 Stranded Nigerians Return From U.S.

More Nigerians stranded outside the country have arrived at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos.…

Inter Milan’s Serie A Title Hopes All But Gone After Bologna Defeat

Inter Milan blew a goal and a man advantage to lose 2-1 at home to Bologna…

Ghana President Self-Isolates Despite Negative COVID-19 Test

Ghana’s president has gone into self-isolation for two weeks as a precautionary measure despite testing negative…

Seven Injured In Somalia Car Bombing

At least seven people were wounded on Saturday as police shot a suicide car bomber at…

Hachalu Hundessa: Ethiopia singer’s death unrest killed 166

Ethnic unrest in the aftermath of the killing of Ethiopian singer Hachalu Hundessa has left at…

Four Days After Thrashing Liverpool, Man City Fall To Southampton

Manchester City lost for the ninth time in the Premier League this season as Che Adams’s…

SERAP Gives Buhari 14 Days To Probe ‘Over N300bn’ Missing Public Funds

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari 14 days to “direct the…

109 Nigerians Evacuated From India

One hundred and nine more Nigerians stranded in India as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19)…

UN Suspends Air Operations In North East Over Helicopter Attack

The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon has suspended the operations of the UN…

Nigeria Records 603 New COVID-19 Cases, 393 More Recover

Nigeria has recorded 603 more coronavirus (COVID-19) cases, raising the nation’s total confirmed infections above the…

COVID-19: Osun Governor Orders Lockdown In Four LGAs

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has ordered a total lockdown in four local government areas of…

Saka’s First Premier League Goal Keeps Arsenal In Euro Race

Arsenal climbed back into the race to qualify for the Champions League as Bukayo Saka’s first…

Court Dismisses Appeals Challenging Yahaya Bello’s Re-election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has dismissed the appeals challenging the election of Mr…

Messi Doubts Reflect Chaos At Barcelona

Barcelona may be about to lose the league but losing Lionel Messi would be much harder…

Gridlock On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway After Fuel Tankers Collide

The Lagos-Ibadan expressway is on standstill, after two tankers carrying Premium Motor Spirit, collided with each…

Five Dead As Boat Capsizes In Lagos

Five persons have lost their lives in Lagos State, following a boat accident that occurred at…

No Need For Talks With US – North Korea

North Korea does “not feel any need” to resume talks with Washington, a senior diplomat for…

World Number Three, Thiem, Waits On US Open Decision

World number three Dominic Thiem said in an Austrian media interview published Saturday that he was…

Fire Guts Market In Calabar

Traders at the Marian market in Calabar, the Cross River State Capital are counting their losses…

Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, Tests Positive For COVID-19

The Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The Governor confirmed…

FG okays primary six, JSS 3, SSS3 resumption, ends interstate lockdown

• Day care, other primary, secondary schools’ classes, higher institutions remain shut • Domestic flights to…

Abia governor, Ikpeazu, recovers from COVID-19

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has recovered from coronavirus, the state government said in a statement on…

APC Accuses PDP Of Links With ‘Hushpuppi’, Demands EFCC Investigation

The All Progressives Congress on Saturday said there were links between major opposition party, the Peoples…

Nigeria Records 790 New COVID-19 Cases As Total Infections Exceed 26,000

Nigeria has recorded 790 new COVID-19 cases, the highest in a single day, bringing its total…

FG Announces Resumption Of Domestic Flights

The Federal Government has announced the resumption of domestic flights in the country. The Minister of…

Buhari Mourns Former Oyo State Gov, Abiola Ajimobi

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Oyo State over the passing of…

Nigeria Records 667 New Cases Of COVID-19 As Total Infections Exceed 19,000

Nigeria on Friday recorded 667 new cases of the novel coronavirus pushing its total infections past…

Controversy As Giadom, Etta Lay Claim To APC Chairmanship Seat

The controversy surrounding the Chairmanship of the All Progressives Congress has deepened as two persons lay…

Nigeria Records 490 New Cases Of COVID-19, 31 More Deaths

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Wednesday said Nigeria has recorded 490 new cases…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Spread Worsens As NCDC Records 587 New Cases

Nigeria on Wednesday recorded 587 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the nation’s total infections towards the…

Oshiomhole Leads APC’s NWC Members To Meet With Chief Of Staff, Gambari

The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on Monday led some…

Oyo Reviews Curfew, Orders Worship Places To Operate At 25 Per Cent Capacity

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force announced on Monday that it has relaxed the curfew imposed…

Nigeria Records 573 New COVID-19 Cases, 4 More Deaths

Nigeria on Monday recorded 573 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre…

Police Arrest 799 Rape Suspects In Five Months

Incidents of rape and other gender-based violence have been around but have escalated during the COVID-19…

China Reports Dozens Of New COVID-19 Cases For Second Consecutive Day

China reported dozens of new coronavirus cases for the second consecutive day on Monday as a…

Resident Doctors Embark On Indefinite Strike

Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) have embarked on an indefinite nationwide strike.…

Edo APC Recommends Sack Of Obaseki, Others Over Alleged Anti-Party Activities

The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo State, has recommended the expulsion of Governor Godwin Obaseki,…

Gombe Tops Daily Infections As NCDC Reports 403 COVID-19 Cases

Gombe State had the highest number of infections for the day as Nigeria recorded 403 new…

Nigeria Records 501 New COVID-19 Cases, Eight More Deaths

Nigeria on Saturday recorded 501 new cases of the novel coronavirus, according to the Nigeria Centre…

269 Stranded Nigerians Arrive From India

The Federal Government has continued to evacuate Nigerians trapped in countries around the world as a…

Anti-racism and far-right protesters rally in London

Police clash with far-right demonstrators as rival rallies are held in parts of central London. Anti-racism…

Black Lives Matter protests across the US and world

Protesters gather in London as statues boarded up amid fears of violence from far-right hate groups…

Gov Fintiri Pledges To Pay N33,000 Minimum Wage To Local Govt Staff

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri has pledged to pay N33 minimum wage to local government workers in Adamawa…

Edo gov poll: PDP opens door as Obaseki loses APC ticket

Disqualification unjust, I won’t appeal, says embattled governor No law stops party from screening Obaseki again…

Borno, Katsina Killings: Criminals Taking Advantage Of COVID-19 Restrictions – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the recent attacks that left several dead in Borno and Katsina…

Nigeria’s COVID-19 Spread Worsens As NCDC Records 600-Plus New Cases For Two Consecutive Days

Nigeria on Friday reported 627 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the nation’s total infections past the…

Court Orders Swearing-In Of President-Elect Days After Nkurunziza’s Death

Burundi’s constitutional court on Friday ruled that the country’s newly elected leader Evariste Ndayishimiye be sworn…

Buhari Praises Heroes Of Democracy, Promises Press Freedom

President Muhammadu Buhari has paid tribute to Nigerians who paid the price to ensure democracy thrives…

APC Primaries: We’ll Not Appeal Outcome Of ‘Unjust’ Screening Exercise – Obaseki

Governor Godwin Obaseki says he will not appeal the outcome of the screening exercise which disqualified…

APC Committee Disqualifies Obaseki, Others From Edo Primary Election

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has been disqualified from participating in the primary election of the…

Burundi cabinet wants court to declare presidency vacant

Burundi will seek constitutional interpretation on how to proceed over the power vacuum created by the…

Democracy Day: Pray For Nigeria To Overcome Its Myriads Of Security Challenges – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has congratulated Nigerians for marking this…

Infectious Disease Bill confers much power on DG, says Ihekweazu

The Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu says the Infectious Disease…

We’ll never forget’: George Floyd’s funeral in pictures

Houston said farewell to George Floyd in a rousing hometown funeral on Tuesday, with poignant tributes…

Nigeria Records Highest Daily Increase Of COVID-19 Cases As Infections Exceed 14,000

Nigeria on Thursday recorded its highest daily increase of COVID-19 cases with 681 new infections, bringing…

There’ll be no plea bargain with rape suspects – AGF

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Thursday that…

How Ghana paid tribute to George Floyd

In our series of letters from African writers, Ghana's Elizabeth Ohene writes that George Floyd, whose…

Democracy Day: Buhari addresses Nigerians on Friday

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will on Friday (tomorrow) address the nation in commemoration…

Kaduna Lawmakers Exchange Blows As Deputy Speaker Is Impeached

There was a fracas in the Kaduna State House of Assembly on Thursday as members exchanged…

Govs declare state of emergency on rape

The Nigeria Governors Forum has agreed to declare a state of emergency on sexual and gender-based…

Airlines Improvise Gradual Liftoff As Lockdowns Ease

Cabin crews on standby with destinations revealed only hours before the flight, pilots put on simulators…

Court Declares Rivers APC Caretaker Committee Illegal

The High Court in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital has declared a former member of…

Aisha Buhari Loses Protocol Officer Yekini

The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has lost one of her staff, Sani Yekini, according…

US Major League Soccer Set To Return In July

Major League Soccer will return from its coronavirus shutdown with a 26-team tournament behind closed doors…

Sagamu Company Reported 104 Of 108 COVID-19 Cases – Ogun Govt

The Ogun State government has clarified the recent confirmation of 108 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19)…

COVID-19 Spike: Ogun Govt Urges Residents To Remain Calm

The Ogun state government has asked residents to remain calm in the wake of a spike…

Buhari Condemns Boko Haram Killings, Charges Military To Extract Heavy Price From Terrorists

Following news of one of the most brutal terrorist attacks on innocent people emerging from the…

Nigeria Records 409 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Hit 13,873

Nigeria on Wednesday June 10, recorded 409 new coronavirus cases taking the country’s total confirmed tally…

Michael O’Neill: Stoke City manager tests positive for Covid-19

Stoke City manager Michael O’Neill has tested positive for Covid-19 after the latest round of testing…

El-Rufai Orders Reopening Of Churches, Mosques In Kaduna

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ordered the reopening of worship centres across the state. He,…

WTO Acknowledges Nigeria’s Nomination Of Okonjo-Iweala

The World Trade Organisation on Tuesday acknowledged Nigeria’s nominee for the post of its Director-General. Earlier…

Nigeria Records 663 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 13,464

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 663 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19)…

George Floyd’s funeral under way in Houston

The funeral is under way in Houston, Texas, for African American George Floyd whose shocking death…

IBM abandons ‘biased’ facial recognition tech

Tech giant IBM is to stop offering facial recognition software for “mass surveillance or racial profiling”.…

Ekiti Sues AGF, Others Over Constitutionality Of Virtual Court Hearings

The Ekiti State Government has filed a suit against the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF)…

Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza Dies Of Heart Attack

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of heart failure, the government said Tuesday. “The Government of…

Edo Governorship: APC displays aspirants’ credentials, speaks on Obaseki-Oshiomhole feud

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has displayed the credentials presented by the six aspirants seeking to be its…

Burial without govt approval attracts N10m fine, says Wike.

A new Executive Order signed by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to check the spread of…

FG considers reopening schools after interstate travel ban

The Federal Government has said it is considering reopening schools in the country after lifting the…

Nigeria Records 315 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 12,801

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 315 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19)…

George Floyd murder suspect Derek Chauvin has bail set at $1.25m

The Minneapolis ex-policeman accused of killing unarmed black man George Floyd has made his first court…

Coronavirus: John Magufuli declares Tanzania free of Covid-19

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has declared the country “coronavirus-free” thanks to prayers by citizens. “The corona…

Triplet sisters marry triplets brothers in rare marriage

Two sets of triplets married each other over the weekend in Ngwo, Enugu Photos from the…

N50 Billion COVID-19 Fund: CBN to credit successful loan applicants in 48hrs

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced this evening that households and SMEs applying for the…

Personal Assistant To Adamawa Senator, Elisha Abbo, In Police Custody For Alleged Forgery

Abasiriyu was alleged to have written to the Director-General of the Department of State Services using…

FG declares June 12 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, June 12, as public holiday to mark this year’s Democracy…

5 Consumer stocks you should consider for your portfolio

The month of May may have been considered an uncertain period for businesses, given the prevalence of the COVID-19…

Reps grill PTF over COVID-19 funds

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 is appearing before the House of Representatives to account for…

We’ve no plans to absorb N-Power beneficiaries into civil service – FG

The federal government has said it has no plans to absorb the yet to be disengaged…

Abia gov tests positive for COVID-19

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has tested positive for coronavirus. The state Commissioner for Information, John…

Nigeria Records 260 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 12, 486

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 260 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19)…

Edo Govt Calls For Caution As COVID-19 Cases Rise To 387

The Edo State government has called on residents to be cautious and observe precautionary measures against…

OPEC, Allies Agree To Extend Output Cuts Through July

OPEC members led by Saudi Arabia and other key oil producers agreed Saturday to extend historic…

Umahi: There are moles in my government

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has openly acknowledged the existence of moles in his government but…

Omo-Agege Denies Asking EFCC To Probe Akpabio

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has denied asking the Economic and Financial…

Jack Grealish: Manchester United interest will depend on Aston Villa’s survival, say Sunday Supplement panel

“If Villa do stay up, do Manchester United have the stomach to spend £80m on Grealish?”…

AfDB approves 288.5 mln USD to support Nigeria’s COVID-19 response

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Saturday said it has approved 288.5 million U.S. dollar loan…

FG Confiscates Dan Etete’s $57million Jet In Canada

The investigation into allegations of corruption and money laundering against Nigeria’s former Minister of Petroleum, Dan…

9-year-old Kenyan wins presidential award for building wooden handwashing machine

A 9-year-old Kenyan boy who made a wooden hand washing machine to limit the spread of…

George Floyd: Thousands protest against racism across US

Huge peaceful rallies are taking place across the US against racism and police brutality on the…

Anthony Joshua says ‘racism is a pandemic’ at Black Lives Matter march

Britain’s world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua described racism as a “pandemic” when he addressed protesters at…

Nigeria Records 389 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now Exceed 12,000

Nigeria has recorded 389 new cases of the novel coronavirus, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control…

Nigeria Records 328 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Now 11,844

Nigeria has recorded 328 new cases of the COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in…

Fayemi Signs Bill On Children Sexual Violence

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi has signed into law a bill making treatment and care compulsory…

PHOTOS: Lawan leads senators to Orji Kalu’s residence

Senate President Ahmad Lawan led his colleagues to the residence of Orji Uzor Kalu, chief whip…

43-year-old patient dies of COVID-19 in Ogun FMC

A coronavirus patient has reportedly died at the Federal Medical Centre, Idi-Aba, Abeokuta. DAILY POST reports…

EU Launches Anti-Virus Air Bridge For DR Congo

The European Union will on Sunday launch a humanitarian air bridge to support the fight against…

PHOTOS: Buhari, Top Officials Attend Juma’at Prayers At State House Mosque

President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) Ibrahim…

APC To Screen Obaseki, Ize-Iyamu, Four Others For Edo Gov. Primary Election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has announced six governorship aspirants to be screened for the party’s…

Ganduje Directs House-To-House Sample Collection For COVID-19 Test

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has directed the commencement of house-to-house sample collection exercise in the…

Bello Lifts Lockdown In Kabba-Bunu, Insists Kogi Is COVID-19 Free

The Kogi State government has lifted the lockdown imposed on Kabba-Bunu Local Government Area of the…

Kogi Attack: IGP Orders Search For Perpetrators

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a full-scale search for the perpetrators of the…

Kano: Over 3,000 corps members test negative for COVID-19 – NYSC

Kano State Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Aisha Tata Mohammed has disclosed that…

Lekki regional road: Sanwo-Olu revokes land titles of Elegushi Royal family

Babajide Sanwo-Olu to reclaim the encroached alignments of the Lekki Regional Road, the state government has revoked the land titles. In…

Umahi shuts Ebonyi govt offices as Executive Council members get infected with COVID-19

Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state on Thursday suspended all government activities for one week following…

NAFDAC cries out over fake COVID-19 drugs in Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned of fake COVID-19…

Nigeria Records 348 New COVID-19 Cases, Total Infections Exceed 11,000

Nigeria has recorded an additional 348 COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of infections in the country…

COVID-19: Oyo State activates 3 community testing sites

The Oyo State Task Force  on COVID-19 on Wednesday activated three sites for COVID-19 samples collection in different communities…

Bandits Kill 9 In Fresh Kaduna Village Attack

At least nine people have been killed and many others injured following an attack on Avong…