Tigrayan Forces Looted Aid Warehouses, US Agency Says

Forces from Ethiopia’s Tigray region in recent weeks looted warehouses belonging to the US government’s humanitarian…

Nigeria: Lagos, 6 Other Southern States Fail to Meet September 1 Deadline to Ban Open Grazing

Seven states in the southern part Nigeria have failed to meet the deadline set for Wednesday,…

China’s Pupils Get Schooled in ‘Xi Jinping Thought’

Chinese pupils returned to school on Wednesday with new textbooks peppered with “Xi Jinping thought”, as…

With No Evacuation Flights, Afghans Weigh Risky Overland Trips to Borders

As the last U.S. troops prepared to leave Afghanistan, Hussain, a U.S. passport holder who worked…

Nigeria: Buhari Sacks Agriculture and Power Ministers, Redeploys Others

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday relieved two ministers of their duties.The Ministers leaving the cabinet…

Atletico Madrid Sign Former Player and Barcelona Forward Griezmann on Loan

Antoine Griezmann has yet to win a league title in his career, joining Atletico Madrid just…

Premier League Spending Tops £1bn on Transfer Deadline Day But Still Less Than Previous Year

Cristiano Ronaldo completed his shock move back to Manchester United on transfer deadline day to help…

Passenger Traffic Remains at 40% One Year after Nigeria Reopened Airspace

Almost one year after the federal government reopened Nigeria’s airspace to international travel after the Covid-19…

Driven By Demand in US and China, Pernod Ricard’s Annual Profit Beats Expectations

French spirits maker Pernod Ricard posted a stronger-than-expected 18.3% organic rise in full-year 2020/21 operating profit,…

Dangote: Only A Third of NNPC’s Investment in Refinery Will Be Paid in Cash

Africa’s richest man and the President of the Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote on Tuesday disclosed…

Nigeria’s Disease Control Chief Ihekweazu Named WHO Assistant DG

Nigeria’s Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu has been appointed Assistant Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) in…

Maina To Remain In Custody As Court Rejects Fresh Bail Application

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to hear a fresh bail application filed by…

Boko Haram Surrender Is A Welcome Development – Senate President

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan believes the recent surrender of Boko Haram insurgents to Nigerian troops…

Nigeria: Digital Currency Gains Traction as CBN Appoints Technical Partner

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Monday announced the formal engagement of global fintech company, Bitt…

Sudan, Chad Begin Talks to Tackle Cross-border Terror Threats

The transitional governments of Sudan and Chad on Monday began a round of bilateral talks to…

Former Mozambique President’s Son Denies Involvement in $2bn Secret Debt

The eldest son of former Mozambican president Armando Guebuza on Monday denied allegations he took bribes…

Nigeria: Parents of Released Tegina Islamiyya Students Vow Not to Allow Children Return to School

Some parents of the pupils of the Salihu Tanko Islamiyya School, Tegina, in the Rafi local…

Nigeria: DSS Releases Supporters of Yoruba Nation Agitator Sunday Igboho After 60 Days

After more than sixty days in custody, the Department of State Services (DSS), on Monday, released…

Nigeria Lucky to Have Buhari, Shehu of Borno Says

The Shehu of Borno, Abubakar El-Kanemi, Monday, said the people of Borno State were lucky to…

Nigeria Has Spent $3.6bn on Covid Management, FG Says

The Nigerian government on Monday revealed that it spent over $3.6 billion in managing the effects…

Nigeria, Other African Countries to Share 10m Doses of AstraZeneca, Pfizer Vaccines

Nigeria and other African Union (AU) member states will receive an additional 10 million doses of…

Monsoon Floods Threaten Hundreds of Thousands in Eastern India

Floodwaters are rising across eastern India, where hundreds of thousands of people are stranded on the…

Repentant Insurgents: Borno Leaders Seek Proper Profiling, Warn Against Hasty Release

Stakeholders in Borno State have called for stringent profiling of repentant insurgents as many Boko Haram…

Taliban Says Afghanistan ‘Free Nation’ as It Hails US Exit

The Afghan group says the US defeat is lesson for everyone else, and says it wants…

China Limits Children to 3 Hours of Online Gaming a Week

China is banning children from playing online games for more than three hours a week, the…

Last US Military Flight Departs Afghanistan, Ending America’s Longest War

The last US military flight has left Kabul airport, marking the end of a 20-year presence…

US Open: Naomi Osaka Wins in First Grand Slam Since French Open Withdrawal

Defending champion Naomi Osaka claimed a straight-set victory at the US Open on her first Grand…

South African Scientists Discover New Coronavirus Variant with Multiple Mutations

South African scientists have detected a new coronavirus variant with multiple mutations but are yet to…

Nigeria: Judgement on VAT Will Strengthen Campaign for Restructuring, Falana Says

Nigerian human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, on Sunday, said the judgement of the Federal High…

Nigeria: Middle Belt Accuses Presidency of Plot to Declare Emergency in Benue

The Middle Belt Forum (MBF) has alleged a plot by the presidency to aggravate the crisis…

Alibaba Fires 10 Employees for Leaking Details of Sexual Assault

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has dismissed 10 staffers for publicizing an employee’s account of sexual assault…

CJN Summons Heads Of Courts Over Conflicting Orders

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, (NJC), Justice Tanko…

Raila ups bid to dislodge Ruto from Mt Kenya

ODM leader Raila Odinga on Sunday took his unity campaigns to Mt Kenya as he intensifies…

21-day notice: Strike dangerous now, FG begs doctors, NMA, ministry disagree

The Federal Government, on Sunday, expressed concern about the 21-day strike notice issued by the Nigerian…

Messi Makes PSG Debut As Mbappe Steals The Show

Lionel Messi came on as a substitute to make his Paris Saint-Germain debut on Sunday but…

Buhari Vows To Crush Perpetrators Of Plateau Violence

President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to rooting out the elements behind the recent killings in Plateau…

Man United Punish Wasteful Wolves After David De Gea Save to Set New Unbeaten Run Record

Mason Greenwood drove home with just 10 minutes left to deny a dominant Wolves side as…

Rockets Target US Troops as Afghanistan Withdrawal Enters Final Stage

U.S. anti-missile defences intercepted as many as five rockets that were fired at Kabul’s airport early…

US: Hurricane Ida Plunges New Orleans Into Darkness Amid Louisiana Flooding

Hurricane Ida blasted ashore Sunday as one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the…

Nigeria: Governing APC States Align With FG on 15% Annual Release to Healthcare Services

The All Progressives Congress (APC) controlled states have stated their resolve to align with the federal…

Court has voided my suspension as APC boss – Oshiomhole declares, reveals next move

The former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshimhole, has spoken about his…

Concerns Mount as Court Injunctions, Orders Threaten Nigeria’s Democracy: THISDAY

The increasing meddlesome interventions of the judiciary in almost every stratum of the political turf is…

Nigeria: Governor Lalong Says People Using Politics and Religion to Perpetuate Crisis in Plateau

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has said there’s a clear desire by people to use politics,…

Flood submerges 15 houses in Imo community, residents count losses

The people of Amauzairi in the Isiala Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State have been…

Rockets fired at Kabul airport ‘intercepted by missile defence system’ – US official

Multiple rockets fired at Kabul airport have been intercepted by a missile defence system, a US…

Nigeria’s physically challenged athletes are suffering – Paralympics gold-medallist, Omolayo

TOKYO 2020 Paralympics gold-medallist, Bose Omolayo, has lamented the plight of the country’s physically challenged athletes.…

How eNaira will work: CBN gives latest update to know as government plans to track Nigeria’s digital currency users

In July, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced that it will introduce the country’s official…

FG Rejects 21-Day Ultimatum Issued By NMA

The Ministry of Labour and Employment has rejected the 21-day ultimatum given to the Federal Government…

Ejike, Olaitan win bronze for Nigeria in para powerlifting

Nigerian powerlifters Lucy Ejike and Ibrahim Olaitan have earned the country two new medals at the ongoing…

Greenwood flying and Fred flailing: How does Ronaldo fit in at Man Utd?

Manchester United have a goal-scoring hero heading back to the club, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer might have…

NNPC Spends $1.3bn on Petrol Subsidy in Six Months

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) expended N541.65 billion subsidy on petrol between February and July…

Nigeria at $432bn Still Africa’s Biggest Economy Despite South Africa’s Rebased GDP of $370bn

Nigeria has maintained her position as Africa’s biggest economy after South Africa released the report of…

Son’s Strike Takes Tottenham Top of Premier League in Win Over Watford

Tottenham moved to the top of the table with a 1-0 win over Watford as Harry…

US Drone Strikes ISIS-K Vehicle Packed With Explosives in Kabul

The United States says it carried out a military strike on Sunday against an “imminent ISIS-K…

Nigerian Senator’s Pilot Son Murdered in Northwest Kaduna State

The eldest son of a Nigerian Senator, Captain Abdulkarim Bala Na Allah, has been found dead…

NDLEA Arrests Kingpin at Abuja Airport for ingesting 87 Wraps of Cocaine

A Nigerian,, Ibeh Ejike returning from Kigali, Rwanda has been arrested for ingestion of 87 wraps…

Lagos to Begin Administration of AstraZeneca Covid Vaccine August 30

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) quotes the Director, Public Affairs in the state Ministry of…

Nigeria: Plateau Assembly Gives Governor Lalong Two-week Ultimatum to End Killings

The Plateau State House of Assembly has given Governor Simon Lalong two weeks to address the…

Taliban Blocks Kabul Airport to Most as Foreign Airlifts Wane

Taliban forces have sealed off Kabul’s airport to most Afghans hoping for evacuation, as the United…

NDA Attack: Falana Asks FG To Secure Release Of Abducted Officer, Arrest Suspect

The interim Chairman, Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond (ASCAB), Femi Falana, has asked the Federal…

NMA Issues FG 21-Day Ultimatum To Resolve Industrial Disputes With NARD, Others

The Nigerian Medical Association has issued a 21-day ultimatum to the Federal Government to resolve all…

Several Civilians Burned, Hacked to Death by Rebels in DR Congo

Nineteen civilians in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo have been burned and hacked to…

Bolsonaro Sees Three Options for Future: Prison, Death or Victory

Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, facing plummeting popularity and criticism for his unsubstantiated voting fraud claims,…

Kabul Airlift in Final Phase as US Warns of More attack; Taliban Ready to Take Over Airport

U.S. forces are in the final phase of leaving Kabul, ending two decades of involvement in…

Powerful Hurricane Ida Closing in on Louisiana Landfall

Hurricane Ida strengthened into a major hurricane early Sunday, which could potentially bring devastating damage to…

Biden Travels to Air Base to Honour Troops Killed in Afghanistan

U.S. President Joe Biden arrived at Dover Air Force Base on Sunday to honor members of…

Brazilian Wife of Greek Ambassador Jailed 31 Years Over His Murder

A Brazilian woman has been sentenced to 31 years in prison for conspiring the murder of…

We shed tears of joy after receiving first pay in Saudi Arabia, UK, others – Nigerian doctors

Some Nigerian doctors in Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America have…

Two Children ‘Abducted’ From Lagos By Nanny Rescued In Benin-City

Two siblings based in Lagos have been rescued following their abduction allegedly by a nanny simply…

Legendary Nigerian Guitarist Victor Uwaifo Dies at 80

Legendary Nigerian musician and guitarist, Sir Victor Uwaifo has died. The “Joromi” crooner and highlife music…

Norwich 1-2 Leicester: Vardy, Albrighton earn Foxes the victory

Jamie Vardy and Marc Albrighton scored in either half to earn Leicester City a valuable three…

‘Just the clothes on me’: Afghans escape to new US life

Wazhma left everything behind to escape Taliban rule after the extremist group took control of Afghanistan,…

How a Volcanic Surge 56 Million Years Ago Cut Off The Arctic Ocean From The Atlantic

Travel back in time 56 million years, and you’d arrive during a period of heightened volcanic…

What are the records that Cristiano Ronaldo can break after joining Manchester United?

Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to Manchester United 12 years after he left for Real Madrid following…

Kabul airport bombing underscores Taliban’s challenges in securing a volatile Afghanistan

KABUL —Despite its brutality and harsh Islamic codes, the Taliban was accepted by many Afghans who…

Khamenei says Biden has same demands as Trump on Iran nuclear issue

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday accused US President Joe Biden’s administration of making…

China to Cleanse Online Content That ‘Bad-Mouths’ Its Economy

(Bloomberg) — China kicked off a two-month campaign to crack down on commercial platforms and social…

Increase revenue base to address increasing public debts, CIBN urges FG

The Chairman, Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria, Lagos Branch, Peter Ashade, has urged the Federal…

FG yet to recover N5.15tn debt, says minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, indicated on Friday that the…

FG designates 3,363 vaccination sites, cholera cases hit 47,000

The Federal Government has designated 3,363 vaccination sites across the 36 States of the Federation and…

Zamfara Govt Restricts Fuel Sales, Announces New Measures To Tackle Banditry

The Zamfara State government has announced a set of new measures aimed at tackling the growing…

Secondus Complies With New Court Order, Asks Akinwonmi to Preside over PDP’s NEC Meeting

In compliance with the second court order that restrained him from presiding over the National Executive…

Paralympic coverage airs on NBC for the first time on Sunday

NBC’s Olympics coverage has long been built on a foundation of human-interest stories and showcasing athletes’…

Nigeria: Again Court Sacks Uche Secondus as PDP Chairman

Again Uche Secondus has been sacked as the National Chairman of Nigeria’s opposition People’s Democratic Party…

Nigerian gunmen free scores abducted from schools this year

Nigerian gunmen have freed scores of students abducted from three schools in the northwest this year,…

Harris holds steady on Southeast Asia trip as crises loom

HONOLULU (AP) — In Singapore, in between a foreign policy speech and a roundtable talk about…

Afghanistan’s economic crisis deepens as airlift winds down

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Hundreds of Afghans protested outside a bank in Kabul on Saturday and…

Lupita Nyong’o pays poignant tribute to Chadwick Boseman

Lupita Nyong’o has paid tribute to Chadwick Boseman on the first anniversary of his death. The…

US Airstrike Kills ‘Islamic State Planner’ in Afghanistan Following Deadly Kabul Attack

Acting swiftly on President Joe Biden’s promise to retaliate for the deadly suicide bombing at Kabul…

Convoke National Dialogue Now to Save Nigeria, Delta Governor Okowa Tells FG

Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has expressed worry about the various challenges confronting the country,…

Taliban Planning ‘Inclusive Caretaker Government’ in Afghanistan: Al Jazeera

The Taliban says it is planning an inclusive caretaker government in Afghanistan after the group toppled…

American Forces Keep Up Kabul Airlift Under High Threat Warnings

American forces working under heightened security and threats of another attack pressed ahead in the closing…

US Braces for Category 4 Hurricane Ida after Cuba Takes Hit

Hurricane Ida battered Cuba with roof-ripping force on Friday as it churned toward a weekend US…

It’ll Cost Nigeria More to Break up Than to Remain One, Obasanjo Says

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Friday reiterated his support for a united Nigeria, saying the cost…

UK Donates Additional 592,880 Covid Vaccine Doses to Nigeria

The United Kingdom (UK) has donated another 592,880 COVID-19 vaccine doses to Nigeria, bringing the total…

Nigeria Government Orders Stoppage of Striking Doctors’ Salaries

Nigeria’s federal government has commenced the implementation of the no work, no pay rule on striking…

Mali Releases Ex-Interim President and PM from House Arrest

Former Malian interim President Bah Ndaw and his prime minister, Moctar Ouane, have been freed from…

Nigeria: Following Court Judgement, Secondus Returns as PDP National Chairman

Uche Secondus on Friday took over as the National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.…

Champions League: Messi’s PSG to Face Man City, Champions Chelsea Play Ronaldo’s Juventus

Manchester City have been drawn against Paris Saint-Germain in group stages of the 2021-22 Champions League,…

US Open: Focus on History-Chasing Djokovic as Federer, Nadal Missing

Serbian top seed Novak Djokovic will be the centre of attention as he bids to win…

Qatar 2022 Qualifiers: Togolese Officials to Take Charge of Nigeria, Liberia Clash

World football governing body, FIFA has appointed Togolese official, Kouassi Attisso Attiogbe as the referee for…

Man United in Advanced Talks to Sign Juventus Forward Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United are in advanced talks to sign Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo from Juventus. BBC Sport…

Pipeline Leaks In Lagos Community After Suspected Vandalism

There was panic in the Ikotun area of Lagos State on Friday following the leakage at…

Abducted Zamfara College Students Regain Freedom

The abducted students of the College Of Agriculture and Animal Science Bakura, Zamfara State, have regained…

Champions League: Messi’s PSG to Face Man City, Champions Chelsea Play Ronaldo’s Juventus

Manchester City have been drawn against Paris Saint-Germain in group stages of the 2021-22 Champions League,…

We Won’t Forgive, We Won’t Forget, We’ll Hunt You Down,’ Biden Tells Kabul Airport Attackers

President Joe Biden, his voice breaking with emotion, vowed on Thursday the United States would hunt…

Kogi confirms eight deaths from diarrhoea, 129 cases

THE Kogi State Government has confirmed the death of eight persons from diarrhoea-related diseases in five…

Presidency “attacks” prominent PDP governor, blames him for death of innocent Nigerians

The presidency has hit Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, accusing him of inciting ethnic violence…

Nigeria signs military agreement with Russia, photos emerge

The Nigerian government has signed a military-technical cooperation agreement with the Russian federation. A statement released…

2023 presidency: PDP group tells Atiku not to contest, gives reason, reveals the position he should take

A group called the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Action 2023 has asked a former vice president,…

Super TV CEO’s Family Writes IGP, Demands Thorough Probe And Justice

The family of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, has asked the…

Explosion Outside Kabul Airport, No Word On Casualties

The US military confirmed a large explosion Thursday outside the Kabul airport in Afghanistan, where the…

Aubameyang Going Nowhere, Says Arteta

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is and will remain an Arsenal player, the Premier League side’s manager Mikel Arteta…

Attack on Nigeria’s Elite Military College Will Accelerate Total Uprooting of Evil in Country, Buhari Says

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, said Tuesday’s attack on the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, had…

Nigeria: Dreadful Culture of Silence on Sexual Harassment Must Be Broken, Says Ekiti First Lady Fayemi

Ekiti State First Lady, Erelu Bisi Fayemi on Wednesday posited that the dreadful culture of silence…

Confusion, Condemnation as Gunmen Kill Another 35 Persons in Fresh Attack on Jos

There was palpable confusion in Jos, Plateau State on Wednesday as unknown gunmen again attacked Yelwa-Zangam,…

Afghans Told to Leave Kabul Airport Over ‘Very Credible’ Islamic State Terrorist Threat

The United States and allies urged people to move away from Kabul airport on Thursday due…

Ethiopia Developing Local Social Media Platform to Rival Twitter, Facebook

Ethiopia’s communications security agency says the East African country is developing its own social media platform to rival Facebook,…

Japan Suspends 1.63 Million Doses of Moderna Over Contamination

Japan suspended use of about 1.63 million doses of Moderna vaccine Thursday after contamination was found…

South Africa’s Economy is $37bn Bigger Than Previously Thought

South Africa’s economy is 11% bigger than previously estimated after statistics authorities changed the way they…

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