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It was a tragic start to New Year for migrants from Nigeria and other countries as hundreds of them crossing to Italy and Spain were feared dead in the Mediterranean Sea, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) has said.
At least 21 refugees and migrants drowned on Friday and up to nine others were missing after a Europe-bound boat sunk off Turkey's Black Sea coast, the Turkish coast guard said.
Hurricane Harvey left a deadly trail of devastation Saturday in Texas, as officials warned of "catastrophic" flooding and said that recovering from the most powerful storm to hit the United States in more than a decade could take years.
Gov. Eddie Calvo of Guam said on Wednesday North Korea’s warning of a possible missile strike on the U.S. Pacific territory was no threat.
A top Cameroonian civil servant has been abducted by suspected Anglophone separatists.
The vice president's daughter, Damilola Osinbajo and her sweetheart, Oluseun Bakare, were joined in holy matrimony at the National Ecumenical Centre in Abuja.
Qatar's health system has been ranked first in the Middle East and 13th best in the world by the 2017 Legatum Prosperity Index. The annual index measures and ranks the health of people living in 149 countries.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN), says plans are ongoing by the Federal Government to enforce regulations against abuses on federal roads.
Qatar's government communications office has filed a US lawsuit against people who it said are conducting an illegal social media and internet campaign to spread false information and hurt the country's businesses.
Russia issued a mocking reaction to the surprise sacking of Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State, with a foreign ministry spokeswoman asking if the finger of blame was already being pointed at Moscow.
Senator Omotayo Alasoadura, chairman, senate committee on upstream, says the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) will be harmonised and presented for presidential assent by March 30.
Kano state government has dispelled rumours making the rounds, especially on social media platforms over an alleged security threat in form of invasion and kidnapping of students in boarding schools in the state.
Annual inflation in Nigeria stood at 14.33 per cent in February, slowing for the 13th month in a row.
The Minister of State for Health, Dr Ehanire Osagie, says the Federal Government is committed to improved standard of health facilities in the country to discourage patients from medical tourism.