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Iraq has been told to find neutral venues for this month’s home qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asia Cup because of ongoing protests, officials said on Wednesday.
A Public Affairs Analyst, Mr. Carl Umegboro, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the recent 15 places rise rating of Nigeria in the latest index from the World Bank.
China and India made the top 10 list of governments that have done the most in the past year to improve the ease of doing business in their countries, the World Bank said Wednesday.
Eighteen-year-old Burundi’s Sada Nahimana has emerged the winner of the women’s singles of first leg of the 2019 Lagos Open International Tennis Championship.
Two Bahrain athletes of Nigerian descent Abass Abubakar and Musa Isah have given reasons for changing their nationalities.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said his country will present a regional cooperation plan to create security in the Gulf when he attends the United Nations General Assembly this week.
The UK is considering playing a leading role in any maritime protection force that is ultimately agreed upon, according to two Whitehall sources.
Iran’s Football Federation has agreed to allow women to attend upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers of their men’s national team but that approval from the government is still needed.
The cancellation of a concert by rapper Nicki Minaj in Saudi Arabia triggered a fresh social media storm on Wednesday, with many fans in the ultra-conservative kingdom voicing disappointment and demanding ticket refunds.
Two military training aircraft have collided in mid-air without causing any casualties in Qatar as both pilots ejected safely, according to the Gulf nation's defence ministry.
Bahrain on Friday summoned an Iraqi diplomat in the kingdom over an attack the previous evening on its embassy in Baghdad, condemning the protesters who stormed the mission and urging Iraqi authorities to protect the diplomatic compound, Bahrain’s state-run news agency reported.
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard force said Thursday it shot down a US "spy drone" over its territory, Iranian state television reported.
Political leaders and heads of state from Islamic nations on Saturday condemned countries who have made the "illegal and irresponsible decision" to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and aide Jared Kushner was in Jerusalem on Thursday as part of a Middle East trip focused on the White House’s expected plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace.
Steps to certify Nigeria polio free by the World Health Organization (WHO) has commenced, with the arrival of officials of the Africa Regional Certification Commission (ARCC) for a two-week visit to the country to conduct critical analysis and verify the accuracy of certification documents prepared by the Federal Government of Nigeria.
The Minister of Power, Mr Saleh Mamman, has assured Nigerians that effective metering will tackle the challenges of liquidity and energy theft in the power sector.
Popular singer Teniola Apata, a.k.a Teni as a songwriter and an entertainer has evolved in character and so has her music in the last year.
Abia State government will on Monday in Umuahia, the state capital inaugurate a committee that will verify ongoing and completed projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) across the 17 local governments in the state.
In line with the United Nation’s agenda to end extreme poverty by year 2030 under the Sustainable Development Goals, Global Citizen, a global movement for citizen-led actions to eradicate poverty and improve human living conditions, is working with the Nigerian private sector to harness resources to achieve the objective of ending poverty.
Fourteen people, including two Red Cross workers and an army sergeant, have been kidnapped in Borno State.
Jack Merritt, 25, and Saskia Jones, 23, were commemorated at the services, which included a minute’s silence. They were stabbed to death by convicted terrorist Usman Khan, 28, at a prisoner rehabilitation conference on Friday.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday dismissed the case instituted by the Police Service Commission over the recruitment of 10, 000 constables into the Nigeria Police Force.
An international NGO, Centre for Information Technology and Development, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that he diligently followed to the end the prosecution of those held for the death of the Kogi PDP woman leader, Mrs Acheju Abuh, to serve as a deterrent to others.
Nigeria’s Federal Government (FG) on Friday filed a new and substantive challenge in the English Courts in the ongoing fight against the vulture-fund-backed P&ID.