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An explosion near an election rally attended by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani killed 24 people and injured 31 others, a health official said, but Ghani was unhurt according to an aide.
Obinwanne Okeke, the 31-year-old Nigerian held by American authorities for alleged fraud, entered a plea of not guilty to two counts of wire and computer fraud at his first hearing on Monday.
Former England forward Wayne Rooney says that American players in the Major League Soccer are underpaid as the league heads towards negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement this winter.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), the Cuban Ambassador to Nigeria, Carlos Sosa, and other civil society and women groups on Monday demanded the immediate lifting of the 56-year old American economic embargo, placed on the Republic of Cuba.
Norway’s Suzann Pettersen sealed a 14-1/2 to 13-1/2 win over the U.S. with the final putt of the three-day battle around Gleneagles.
An American lady named Tracy won a lottery of $5,000 (N1.8 million) but the Lottery Corporation said it would not be paying the prize because she failed to present the ticket for the game. Tracy claimed the ticket was stolen in her house.
American singer, Chris Brown, on Saturday, brought out Nigerian popular singer, Davido, to perform alongside him at the Barclays Centre stop of his Indigo Tour.
British American Tobacco on Thursday said it planned to cut 2,300 jobs globally by January as its new boss seeks to drive revenues in controversial e-cigarettes.
Award-winning Nigerian poet, essayist, translator and author of short stories, Tade Ipadeola, has been selected to participate in the International Writing Program (IWP) Fall Residency at the University of Iowa, courtesy of the United States (U.S) Department of State.
Rudy Gobert scored 21 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as France handed the United States their first loss in the FIBA World Cup in 13 years on Wednesday to advance to the semi-finals in China with an 89-79 win.
The Federal High Court on Wednesday convicted Chidera Ozirigbo, an internet fraudster and ordered him to forfeit 1,980 dollars recovered during investigation to the Federal Government.
Universal Music Group also known in the United States as UMG Recordings is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate, Vivendi.
The Taliban on Tuesday vowed to continue fighting against US forces in Afghanistan after President Donald Trump said talks with the insurgents were “dead”, saying Washington would regret abandoning negotiations.
A US federal judge on Monday blocked a Trump administration move that would have prevented most Central American migrants from seeking asylum at the US border.
Dr. Jonathan Nnaji, chairman board of trustees of Igbo speaking community in Lagos State, has said that Nigerians who have chosen to remain in South Africa than return to the country should not be blamed because the country has refused to set its priorities right.
Coach of Nigeria’s women senior Christopher Danjuma has stated that his attention is solely on ensuring Nigeria qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he was a step away from joining Arsenal prior to signing for Manchester United in 2003.
Legendary boxing trainer Ronnie Shields believes that Efe Ajagba can rule the heavyweight division in the near future.
A number of Egyptian weightlifters were included in the entry list for the world championships, which begin in Thailand tomorrow.
Dr Yinka Ayandele, Permanent Secretary, Education District 3, Ikoyi, says more attention will be given to the study of technology in schools across the state to engender digital economy.
Everton winger Alex Iwobi has said that he left Arsenal this summer in part because he had become too comfortable at the club.
Spokesman, Rivers Police Command, Nnamdi Omoni, confirmed that the latest incident, fifth in recent time, happened in a hotel in Omoku, headquarters of Ogba, Egbema, Ndoni Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Company on Wednesday announced the SCD Group as preferred bidder for the $10bn NLNG Train 7 project.
The Nigeria Football Federation has reinstated Salisu Yusuf to the national team after serving a one-year ban for receiving bribe.