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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has said that the introduction of the Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA) beauty pageant is to reawaken cultural values and responsibilities among Nigerian youths, especially, girls.
Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra has hailed the Super Eagles of Nigeria for emerging the first African country to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
English Premier League side, Arsenal FC, have celebrated their youngster, Alex Iwobi, who scored Nigeria’s solitary match-winner against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
Liberians head to the polls on Tuesday to elect a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, with hopes for a leader who will kickstart the economy and safeguard a fragile peace.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has congratulated the Super Eagles for becoming the first African team to qualify for next year’s soccer World Cup dubbed Russia 2018.
Witnesses and rights groups said troops and attack helicopters opened fire on protesters at the height of separatist rallies in English-speaking areas of Cameroon over the weekend, killing and wounding people.
Nigeria became the first African country to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after they beat Zambia 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital.
Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has expressed confidence that Nigeria will secure the the 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket with an outright win over Zambia in Uyo through hard work and God’s grace.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has listed the factors that will determine his starting team for Saturday’s Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia here in Uyo.
Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), will represent His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo.
Brazilian authorities investigating Olympic official Carlos Nuzman in a vote-buying case have asked for help from prosecutors in Switzerland, where he is believed to have stored gold bars.
Some 14,000 migrants returned to their home countries from Greece since the beginning of 2017, abandoning hopes of legal passage and asylum in wealthier parts of Europe.
President Robert Mugabe's wife has unveiled her plans for the Mazowe business empire just over a month after Zanu-PF youths raided and destroyed temporary shelters housing several families in the area, says a report.
Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Salisu Yusuf, on Thursday said the players were in good mood and ready to conquer Zambia on Saturday in their World Cup qualifying match.
Nigeria, Egypt and Tunisia could all book their spots at next year’s World Cup in the penultimate round of African qualifiers at the weekend, but the other two slots will only be decided next month.
Former Nigeria International, Jonathan Akpoborie, says the Super Eagles and not Chipolopolo of Zambia are under pressure to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
A former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, has said American President Donald Trump deserves commendation for extending his visa restriction policy to Nigeria.
Immediate past representative of the Rivers South-East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has declared that leadership without sacrifice is meaningless.
President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.
Allegations of corruption swirling around his predecessor's daughter have set a crucial test for Angolan President Joao Lourenco in his vow to reform a country rich in oil and tainted by graft.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is set to file for a review of the Supreme Court judgment that nullified the election of its candidate, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo State, before the end of this week.
Following last Monday Supreme Court Judgement that upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as duly elected Governor of Bauchi State, commercial and social activities stood still on Tuesday as thousands of supporters and residents of Bauchi trooped to the state capital from across the 20 LGAs to receive the Governor back to Bauchi saying that he has forgiven all those who wronged him in the process.
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), the Royal Ambassador Organisation of Nigeria, has declared support for the Governor Godwin Obaseki-led administration’s policies and programmes, targeted at ensuring sustainable peace across Edo.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to arrest leaders of the Miyetti Allah organisation over killings in Southern Kaduna, Benue, Plateau and Taraba states, among others.