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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for the building of bridges across religions and ethnic nationalities in order to ensure a better society.
Twelve African-Americans, exploring their ancestry in West Africa, have been given native Nigerian names in commemoration of the four centuries of the first Africans slaves to arrive in Virginia, United States.
Some Nigerians have expressed mixed feelings following President Donald Trump’s announcement of “seriously’’ considering ending birthright citizenship for children born in America.
It's called the "Year of Return," where people of African descent are encouraged to go to Ghana to mark 400 years since the first enslaved Africans were brought to what became the United States. This week, a delegation from the U.S. civil rights organization National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is in Ghana visiting the sites of their ancestors.
Expect bare-knuckle political sparring when 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden battles his Democratic rivals this week, with challengers criticizing him on racial issues and low-polling candidates seeking last-gasp breakouts for their sagging campaigns.
The captain of the US women’s football squad, Megan Rapinoe, has accepted an invitation from a high-profile Democrat to visit the House of Representatives, just days after bluntly saying she would refuse a similar offer from President Donald Trump.
Burna Boy’s mother Bose Ogulu got a rapturous response following an epic acceptance speech at the BET Awards on Monday.
A veteran artist, Lemi Ghariokwu, has condemned the lyrical contents of most Nigerian music which he says are very evasive of the realities in our society.
Sicley Williams was ready to escape what she found an unfriendly climate in the United States and take a leap of faith, leaving her native Chicago for Ghana.
A Psychiatrist, Dr Maymunah Kadiri, on Friday appealed to the National Assembly to ensure the speedy passage of the Mental Health Bill currently before it.
Kachikwu was also conferred with honorary doctorate degree by the Trinity International University of Ambassadors, and Keys to the State of South Carolina and City of Stonecrest, State of Georgia.
Newly released surveillance footage shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting and wounding an unarmed autistic black teenager in an incident the police department described as an armed confrontation.
Kanye West has decided that he now wants to be called Ye. But on political matters, nothing has changed for the pro-Trump rapper."The being formally (sic) known as Kanye West. I am Ye," he wrote on Twitter.
Fans queued en masse Tuesday to pay their respects to legendary US singer and “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin, whose body lay in a golden casket dressed in a ruffled red dress and matching heels in Detroit.
Protesters in Chicago are demanding answers after the fatal shooting of a man by police prompted violent confrontations in the Illinois city.
Manchester United’s failure to qualify for the Champions League is beginning to erode the club’s finances, but increased commercial income helped the English giants post revenues of £135.4 million ($174 million) for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 season on Monday.
Justice Bolanle Okikiolu-Ighile of the Lagos High Court, Igbosere on Monday, November 18, granted the application of a Dane, Peter Nielsen, accused of killing his wife and daughter, to revisit the scene of the crime which was sealed off after the incident last year.
Cost of used and new imported vehicles is set to drop if the Ministry of Finance approves the proposal of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) which recommended a reduction of the levy from 35% to 5 or 10%.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan has congratulated the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its candidates on their victory in the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states.
Bayelsa/Kogi elections: APC governors welcome David Lyon, pledge further cooperation with Yahaya Bello
The Progressive Governors’ Forum (PGF) has welcomed the Bayelsa State governor-elect, Chief David Lyon, into its fold, congratulating him on his victory during last Saturday’s election.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern about some reported cases of violence in the Saturday governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections.
The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has got messier with State Working Committee of the party passing a vote of no confidence in the state chairman, Anselm Ojezua.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has raised concerns over the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) directive to banks on lending, saying it could pose a risk to financial stability.
Bill Gates, a foremost philanthropist who co-founded Microsoft, has returned this year as the world’s richest man.
Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday, called on the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, and the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party to apologise or resign over the loss of Bayelsa State which has been under PDP’s control since 1999.