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Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House with paid Wall Street speeches less than a year after leaving office, a practice which drew stinging rebukes for Hillary Clinton during last year’s presidential campaign.
A group of American anti-slavery activists were denied entry to Mauritania on Friday after landing at the airport in Nouakchott, local activists and the US embassy said.
Rapper DMX was ordered confined to his suburban New York City home Friday by a judge who said he repeatedly violated bail conditions on tax fraud charges.
The federal government has requested the extradition of a United States-based Nigerian, Jim-Daniels Nnah, accused of defrauding two companies of the sum of $712,000 approximately N261.3 million.
North Korea said on Wednesday it is "carefully examining" a plan to strike the US Pacific territory of Guam with missiles, just hours after US President Donald Trump told the North that any threat to the United States would be met with "fire and fury".
US authorities have arrested employees of two prestigious universities accused in the grisly stabbing death of a Chicago hairstylist, following Friday’s nationwide manhunt.
The new Resident Electoral Commissioner in Ekiti State, Prof. Abdul-Ganiy Raji, has warned politicians to stop subtle or overt campaigns ahead of the 2018 governorship poll in the state or risk jail term.
The Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) have directed their members in federal hospitals to proceed on an indefinite strike.
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that he was praying for the global crude oil prices to remain low for a longer period to enable resource-rich countries turn to other sectors to grow their economies.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the federal executive council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in US for the 72nd United Nations General Assembly.
Plateau State Government, in collaboration with Saving One Million Lives (SOML), an NGO, and UNICEF, on Wednesday in Jos, inaugurated a 40-man committee for State Strategic Health Development Plan (SSHDP).
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State has called for an additional state in the South East zone to check current agitation in the zone.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has accepted the proposal of government but asked to be given until Tuesday for words on ending their strike.
Veteran movie producer Jason Blum has turned filmmaking on its head -- delighting investors and annoying competitors -- with his innovative "micro-budget" approach to the craft.
Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has said the declaration by the Nigerian military that the Indigenous People of Biafra is a terrorist organisation is unconstitutional.
The Nigeria Police says it will pass out and post 817 newly-trained fresh personnel from the Oji River Police College to various state commands in the country, especially those in the South-East.