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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…

Crossover Services: CAN Chapter Directs Lagos Churches To End By 11pm

The Lagos State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has directed all churches in…

Again, Large Crowds Defy COVID-19 Restrictions, Storm NIMC For NIN

Dozens of people have gathered at the headquarters of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in…

At Least 20 Abducted, Others Injured As Gunmen Attack Niger Communities

No fewer than 20 people have been abducted and scores of others injured by gunmen who…

Messi To Miss Barcelona’s Last Match Of The Year Against Eibar

Lionel Messi will miss Barcelona’s last match of the calendar year after the Catalan giants announced…

Millions Losing Benefits As Trump Refuses To Sign Aid Bill

Millions of Americans struggling through the pandemic faced the loss of unemployment benefits on Sunday as…

US COVID-19 Outbreak May Worsen After Holidays – Scientist Fauci

Top US government scientist Anthony Fauci warned Sunday the worst of the pandemic may be yet…

COVID-19: Lagos Govt Seals Landmark, Rumors Night Club, Others

The Lagos State Government has sealed about 12 facilities for defying the Federal Government’s directive on…

Abducted Kaduna PFN Chairman, Wife Regain Freedom

The kidnapped chairman of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria in Kaduna State, Apostle Emmanuel Bako and…

Yuletide: Third Mainland Bridge To Be Reopened Midnight

The Third Mainland Bridge will be reopened at midnight following the closure for repairs on the…

Churches In Kaduna Hold Christmas Service Amid COVID-19 Restrictions

Christians in Kaduna State on Friday joined their counterparts all over the world to celebrate Christmas…

COVID-19: Nigerians Celebrate Christmas In An ‘Unusual’ Way

It is Christmas again and Christians in Nigeria have joined their fellow believers in various parts…

Lagos Govt Directs Churches, Mosques To Suspend Crossover Events, Vigils

The Lagos State government has directed all churches and mosques to suspend all-night services, including vigils…

Czech government imposes its toughest COVID restrictions over holidays

The Czech government will close non-essential shops, services and ski lifts and enforce a stricter curfew…

Trump pardons 15, commutes 5 sentences, including GOP allies

President Donald Trump has pardoned 15 people, including a pair of congressional Republicans who were strong…

UK Latest to Impose Travel Ban on South Africa After Discovery of New Coronavirus Variant

A new variant of the coronavirus, which appears to be more transmissible, has been discovered in South…

Hellas Verona 1-2 Inter: Skriniar secures seventh straight success

Milan Skriniar bailed out goalkeeper Samir Handanovic and maintained Inter’s winning run in a 2-1 victory…

More than 100 Killed in Latest Violence in Ethiopia

More than 100 people were killed by unknown gunmen in Ethiopia’s western region of Benishangul-Gumuz, the…

12 Killed, 25 Injured In Kaduna-Abuja Road Accident

Twelve people have been confirmed dead and 25 others injured in a road accident that occurred…

Kankara Abduction: IGP Visits Katsina, Vows Such Incident Won’t Happen Again

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu on Wednesday visited the Katsina State Police Command to…

ASUU Suspends Nine-Month-Old Strike

The Academic Staff Union of University (ASUU) on Wednesday “conditionally” suspended its strike, ending a protracted…

Yuletide: FG Declares December 25, 28 And January 1 As Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared December 25, 28 and January 1, 2021 as public holidays to…

COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Administered Free To Nigerians, Says PTF Coordinator

The National Coordinator of Presidential Taskforce (PTF) on COVID-19 Sani Aliyu says the COVID-19 vaccine will…

France Reopens UK Borders Closed over New Coronavirus Strain

France will reopen its borders to people travelling from the United Kingdom on Wednesday, ending a…

‘I Am Ready for Tyson Fury’: Anthony Joshua Throws Down the Gauntlet

British-Nigerian unified heavyweight champion of the world Anthony Joshua has set his sights on a title…

Ngige Anticipates End To Strike As FG, ASUU Resume Negotiations

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, is hopeful that the ongoing strike by university…

COVID-19: Stay At Home From Wednesday, Yemi-Esan Directs Federal Workers

Federal Government workers on Grade Level (GL) 12 and below have been directed to stay at…

Buhari Extends PTF Mandate Till March 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the mandate of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 until…

‘Out Of Control’: Countries That Have Blocked Travel From UK Over New Virus Strain

Countries around the world have begun banning flights and travellers from Britain as London said Sunday…

US Lawmakers Agree $900bn COVID-19 Stimulus Package

US lawmakers agreed on a nearly $900 billion Covid-19 relief package for millions of Americans on…

COVID-19: Kaduna Bans Large Gathering, Imposes Restrictions On Worship Centers

The Kaduna State Government on Sunday announced new measures to stem the rising COVID-19 infections in…

Insecurity: Things Have Deteriorated To A Level That Was Inconceivable – Bugaje

A political historian, Dr Usman Bugaje, has lamented the security situation in the country, saying things…

Bandits Attack Emir Of Kaura Namoda’s Convoy, Kill Three Policemen, Five Others

Bandits have attacked the convoy of the Emir of Kaura Namoda, HRH Sanusi Muhammad Asha, along…

‘How I Became President’, Buhari Inspires Kankara Boys To Return To School

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the rescued students of Government Science Secondary School in Kankara,…

Lagos Govt Shuts Down Schools Indefinitely, Directs Civil Servants To Work Remotely

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has directed that all government and private schools in the state…

President Buhari Meets With Freed Kankara Schoolboys

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with the released students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara,…

Ghana Opposition Supporters Protest Against Election Results

Police in the Ghanaian capital Accra used water cannon on Thursday to disperse opposition supporters contesting…

Ghana Postpones Jerry Rawlings’ Funeral

Ghana on Thursday postponed the funeral of its charismatic former president Jerry Rawlings, saying the delay was…

Twitter Cracks Down On False Posts About Coronavirus Vaccines

Twitter said on Wednesday that it would crack down on false posts about COVID-19 vaccines beginning…

Liverpool’s Klopp Wins FIFA Best Men Coach

Liverpool’s coach, Jurgen Klopp, has been crowned as the best male coach in football at the…

Challenge NASS To Begin Impeachment Proceedings Against Buhari, PDP Reps Tell Nigerians

Members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives have again called for…

Senate Confirms HYPADEC Chairman, MD, Council Members

Members of the Senate have confirmed the appointment of eight persons as chairman, managing director, and…

EU Agency Fast Tracks Moderna Vaccine Decision To Jan 6

The EU’s medicines watchdog said on Thursday that it had brought forward the date for a…

Lewandowski Beats Ronaldo, Messi To Win FIFA Best Player Award

Bayern Munich forward, Robert Lewandowski, has won the award for The Best FIFA Men’s Player of…

Hundreds Of Schoolboys Abducted In Katsina Released, Says Govt

Hundreds of students abducted from a school in Kankara Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State…

Northern Groups Demand Rescue Of Katsina Students, Shelve Plan To Protest In Daura

The Coalition of Northern Groups have demanded the rescue of abducted students of Government Science Secondary…

COVID-19: Behave Responsibly During Holidays To Avoid Another Lockdown, FG Warns Nigerians

The federal government on Thursday asked Nigerians to comply with COVID-19 health guidelines as the holiday…

West Brom Sack Slaven Bilic, Allardyce Among Favourites To Take Over

Slaven Bilic became the first Premier League manager to lose his job this season when he…

Allardyce Appointed Manager Of Struggling West Brom

Sam Allardyce has been named manager of Premier League strugglers West Brom to replace Slaven Bilic…

French Court Jails 13 Accomplices Over Charlie Hebdo Attack

A Paris court on Wednesday handed jail terms ranging from four years to life to 13…

Reps Ask NCC To Extend Deadline On Blocking SIM Cards Without NIN

The House of Representatives has asked the National Communications Commission (NCC) to extend the 31st December…

Appeal Court Nullifies Olisa Metuh’s Conviction, Orders Fresh Trial

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has nullified the conviction and seven years jail term…

Buhari Orders Immediate Opening Of Four Land Borders

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate opening of four land borders. The borders are Seme…

Nigerian Army Spokesman Not Aware Military Seeking Assistance from US to Rescue Abducted Katsina Schoolboys

The Nigerian Military has denied reports that suggest it’s considering seeking assistance from the United States…

Nigerians To Receive COVID-19 Vaccine By End Of January – FG

The Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, has said that Nigerians should expect to receive the COVID-19…

Kankara Abduction: Parents Assemble At School Premises, Keep Vigil

Parents of the abducted Government Science Secondary School students in Kankara area of Katsina State have…

CJN Tanko Muhammad Tests Positive For COVID-19, Says Justice Saulawa

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammad, has tested positive for COVID-19, Justice Ibrahim Saulawa…

COVID- 19: Kaduna Shuts Schools Over Spike In Infections

The Kaduna State Ministry of Education has shut down all public schools across the 23 Local…

Banditry: Zamfara Govt Orders Closure Of 10 Schools

The Zamfara State government has ordered the immediate closure of some Boarding and Day Schools in…

774,00 Jobs: Reps Halt Implementation Of FG’s Special Public Works Programme

House of Representatives has passed a resolution mandating the Minister Of State For Labour Festus Keyamo…

Brazil Says China ‘Not Transparent’ on Covid-19 Vaccine Emergency Use

Brazil’s health regulator Anvisa said on Monday that China’s health authorities are not transparent in authorizing…

#EndSARS Protests: We Lost ₦807m To Vandalism, Says NPA Boss

The Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Usman says the agency has incurred…

Electoral College Confirms Joe Biden’s Victory

Joe Biden was confirmed as the next US president on Monday as the Electoral College formalized…

Talks to Agree Joshua-Fury Superfight Could ‘Take Just Two Days’

Talks to agree a bout between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury for 2021 could take just…

Neymar Stretchered Off In PSG’s Defeat To Lyon

Paris Saint-Germain surrendered top spot in Ligue 1 after losing 1-0 at home to Lyon on…

Omah Lay, Tems Appear in Ugandan Court as Burna Boy Joins Growing Calls for Release

Nigerian musicians Omah Lay and Tems have been charged to court in Uganda after being arrested…

Police Arrest Suspected Operator Of Baby Factory In Ogun

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 51-year-old mother of nine from Abia State for…

US Electoral College Set To Confirm Biden Victory

Joe Biden’s US election victory was set for formal confirmation Monday by the Electoral College, further…

Insecurity: Killings Have Taken New Dimension, Sultan Of Sokoto Laments

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar has lamented the spate of killings arising from the security…

Gunmen Kidnap 19 People, Kill Clergyman In Niger State

At least 19 people have been kidnapped by gunmen in Ogu and Tegina communities in Rafi…

Nigeria’s Service Chiefs Have Outlived Their Usefulness, No Synergy Between Security Forces, Says Former Borno Governor Shettima

A former Borno state governor Kashim Shettima says the current Service Chiefs of Nigeria have outlived…

Ivory Coast’s Alassane Ouattara Inaugurated for Third Term

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has been inaugurated for a third term in office amid ongoing…

Kidnappers of 333 Schoolboys Make Contact with Katsina Governor Masari

The insurgents who abducted more than 300 students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, have contacted…

Biden team says it’s ‘no surprise’ Supreme Court rejected Texas lawsuit

Joe Biden’s campaign said it’s “no surprise” that the Supreme Court shot down a lawsuit filed…

Anthony Joshua Squares Off With Pulev Ahead Of Saturday Showdown

Anthony Joshua warned Kubrat Pulev he faces “the real one” in Saturday’s world heavyweight title bout in London…

Peru Temporarily Suspends Clinical Trials Of Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine

Peru has temporarily suspended clinical trials of a Covid vaccine made by Chinese drug giant Sinopharm…

Reining In The Tech Giants

Tech giants have changed our daily lives, but governments around the world are worried that they…

President Buhari Expresses Shock Over Death of Leadership Newspaper Publisher Nda-Isaiah

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and sadness over the death of Sam Nda-Isaiah, the…

US Approves Pfizer Vaccine As Millions Of Doses Begin Shipping

The US green-lighted the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine late Friday, paving the way for millions of vulnerable…

Black Panther Will Not Be Recast Following Chadwick Boseman’s Death

Chadwick Boseman’s character in Black Panther will not be recast with a new actor for the…

Trump Loses Wisconsin Lawsuit in Latest Legal Defeat

President Donald Trump has lost a Wisconsin lawsuit seeking to disqualify more than 221,000 ballots and…

Messi to Man City: Could Barcelona star still join Premier League in 2021 free transfer?

Lionel Messi shocked the football world when he announced he wanted to leave Barcelona at the…

Alleged Money Laundering: Court Grants Former AGF Adoke Permission To Travel For Medical Treatment

A Federal High Court in Abuja has granted permission to a former Attorney General of the…

Nigeria warned of possible new COVID-19 wave, authorities eye vaccine in early 2021

Nigeria may be on the verge of a second wave of COVID-19 infections, the health minister…

Pandemic sees Everton report record losses of $185 million

English Premier League club Everton announced record losses of 140 million pounds ($185 million) on Friday…

Soccer-Chelsea’s Havertz says returning from COVID-19 was a challenge

Chelsea midfielder Kai Havertz has said that contracting COVID-19 opened his eyes to the debilitating effect…

ICC Prosecutor Seeks Investigation Of Nigeria For War Crimes

The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said Friday she had enough evidence to open a full probe…

COVID-19: Governor Sanwo-Olu Goes Into Self-Isolation

Lagos State Governor Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu will go into self-isolation immediately after one of his close…

Justice Nsofor Is Dead, Second Nigeria Ambassador to US

Nigeria’s 85-year old Ambassador to the US Justice Sylvanus Nsofor is dead. He passed away on…

Wizkid, Asa, WurlD, Wande Coal, Others to Thrill Global Audience on ARISE FASHION WEEK Runway

Some of Nigeria’s biggest stars, including Wizkid, Asa and Wande Coal, are set to take to…

Palace, Houses Burnt As Communal Clash Breaks Out In Ondo Community

The communal clash between Isinigbo and Ode communities in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo…

Yakubu begins second term, plans voter register’s audit

The Independent National Electoral Commission will undertake an audit of its voter register ahead of the…

Buhari congratulates Akufo-Addo of Ghana on re-election

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday congratulated President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana on…

New ‘Star Wars’ Film ‘Rogue Squadron’ Due In 2023

Disney announced on Thursday a new “Star Wars” film from the director of “Wonder Woman” and…

China Leads Auto Industry Recovery as Sales Top Expectations

China’s vehicle sales are likely to hit 25 million units this year, an industry body said…

Barbara Windsor, UK Star Of ‘Carry On’ Films, Dies At 83

Actress Barbara Windsor, best known as the buxom, blonde-haired star of Britain’s hit “Carry On” film…

DR Congo parliament votes to remove speaker

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s lower house of parliament has voted to remove its speaker…

Obama reunion? Biden fills Cabinet with former WH leaders

President-elect Joe Biden is getting the old gang back together. Increasingly deep into the process of…

Umahi Was PDP In The Exterior, But APC At Heart – Adesina

President Muhammadu Buhari’s special adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, says Ebonyi State Governor, Dave…

Morocco Latest Country to Normalise Ties with Israel in US-brokered Deal

Morocco has become the latest Arab League country to agree to normalise relations with Israel in…

First Execution of Trump’s Final Days Goes Ahead

Death row inmate Brandon Bernard has been executed in Indiana after last-minute clemency pleas were rejected…

Kardashians Move To Disney, Launching Streaming Content In 2021

Reality television’s royal family, the Kardashians, have inked a deal with Disney and will launch new…

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Jointly Named Time’s ‘Person of the Year’

US President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris were jointly named Time magazine’s 2020 “Person…

Kaduna Govt, Police Say 16 Kano Indigenes Not Killed By Gunmen

The Kaduna State government and the police command in the state have disagreed with the Kano…

Tribunal Dismisses AA’s Petition Challenging Obaseki’s Re-Election

The Edo State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Benin City has dismissed the petition filed…

Lufthansa CEO Sees Bookings Tripling in Summer 2021

Bookings at Lufthansa have tripled for next Summer boosted by the imminent approval of a Covid-19…

Luther King’s Daughter, US Lawmaker, Others Ask Buhari To Release Jailed Protesters, Journalists

Global activists and celebrities have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the release of all…

Covid-19: Isolation Centres Prepare for Reopening as Fear of ‘Second Wave’ Hits Nigeria

The Nigerian government has directed health workers to be on red alert and has asked Covid-19…

US Panel Endorses Widespread Use of Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine

A US government advisory panel endorsed widespread use of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine Thursday, putting the country…

Lawmakers Right to Invite Buhari, Says House Spokesman

The Nigerian House of Representatives has said it was right to invite President Muhammadu Buhari and…

Nigerian Lawmakers Stand Up to Attorney General, Insist on Powers to Summon President

The House of Representatives Thursday faulted the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice,…

Nigeria Tolerates Religious Violence, US Insists

The United States has shed more light on why it added Nigeria to the religious freedom…

International Observers Hail Ghana’s Electoral Process

International observer groups from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Commonwealth have hailed the…

Court Orders Kenyan Government to Pay Sex Attack Survivors

A High Court has ordered the Kenyan government to give compensation of about $30,000 each to four…

In Many Instances, Nobody is in Charge of Nigeria, Says Nobel Laurette Soyinka

Nigeria’s Nobel Laurette, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said no one is in charge of the country and noted…

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Says Nigeria Negotiating Access to Covid-19 Vaccines by January 2021

Nigeria’s Former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has assured Nigeria and other African countries of access…

South Africa Enters Second Wave of Covid-19 Pandemic

South Africa has officially entered a second wave of the new coronavirus as the number of…

No Place For Racism In Football Or Life – Neymar

Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar defended the decision of his team and Istanbul Basaksehir to walk off the pitch…