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A senior leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood died Thursday in an Egyptian prison where he was serving multiple sentences including on terror-related charges, his lawyer said.
“Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, the executive governor, is our cousin. Generally, the Obasekis have their own way of doing things; we are a different branch of faith, we are supporting our brother, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, with an unalloyed support fully for him. I have supported him before, and I would continue to support him, we would do all our campaigns for him without let or hindrance, fully from the bottom of our hearts”, Obaseki said.
Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The entire Ijaw nation was thrown into mourning Wednesday, following the death of 42-year-old businessman, politician and philanthropist, Mr Keniebi Okoko, in a Lagos hospital after a failed surgery.
President Buhari applauds Tony Elumelu, Abdulsamad Rabiu, Aliko Dangote, Atiku Abubakar, others over donations...
President Muhammadu Buhari Friday applauded the generous interventions of affluent Nigerians such as Aliko Dangote, Atiku Abubakar, Abdulsamad Rabiu, among others in the fight against COVID-19.
Shoppers threaded their way between stalls hawking everything from watches to pigs’ feet in Sierra Leone’s capital on Wednesday, two days after the government banned large gatherings to combat the coronavirus but exempted markets such as this.
A novel coronavirus case has been confirmed in the central Senegalese city of Touba, the country’s health ministry said Wednesday, ahead of a large religious gathering planned there later this month.
Brad Pitt’s Oscar win on Sunday marks a fitting comeback for the veteran actor whose personal life, rather than his on-screen roles, have dominated headlines in recent years.
No one will be assigned to host the 2020 Oscar event on Sunday night after 2019’s host-free experiment merited a rating spike.
Nigerians everywhere, those of belief and those of none, are mourning the death of pastor Lawan Andimi, taken from us by Boko Haram for his refusal to denounce his Christian faith.
An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced eight people to life in prison after they were convicted of joining a local affiliate of the Islamic State group spearheading an insurgency in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.
Former Deputy National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode Ibiyinka George, has urged Nigerians to begin the new year 2020 with a renewal of hope, belief in a bright new beginning without discord, malice and selfishness, even as he called for an end to blood-shedding and grim recourse to ethnic and sectarian malady.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Abuja promised that his government would adequately fund the development of golf and other sports in the country.
Since ousting Islamist leader Mohamed Morsi in 2011, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has moved to crush opponents, whether Islamists or liberals.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerian government and other countries whose citizens were victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa to initiate sanctions against the latter should the government fail to take satisfactory steps at dealing with the menace.
Egyptian court hands 11 Muslim Brotherhood leaders life sentence, drops charges against Mohamed Morsi
An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 prominent figures of the currently-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, including the group’s top chief, to life sentence in jail on charges of spying for foreign organisations.
The youngest son of deceased ex-president Mohamed Morsi himself died Wednesday night of a heart attack in Cairo, a family lawyer said.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has urged the electorate in the state to go out and vote massively on the Sept 19, governorship election.
Premier League CEO Richard Masters has said Newcastle's proposed new owners turned down the league's offer of independent arbitration regarding their takeover bid, resulting in the collapse of the club's sale.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in Abia State in 2015 and 2019 elections, Alex Otti, has declared for the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Kano State Government says it has distributed 500 improved stoves and Liquefied Natural Gas (LPG) cylinders to encourage development of alternative sources of energy.
The British government on Friday announced that it had secured early access to 90 million doses of two new promising vaccine candidates.
Former Governor of Anambra State and Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections, Mr. Peter Obi, has revealed that he was touched to pay off an accumulated pension and gratuity debt of N35 billion, which he inherited from the previous administration, because of the sufferings of the elderly people who were being denied their rights.
Defender Austin Opara has parted ways with Enyimba International of Aba, despite joining the club twelve months ago.
Ex-Governor of Ogun State, Gbenga Daniel, on Tuesday, said ex-Senator Buruji Kashamu’s late wish was to make peace with everyone including those he disagreed with politically.
The former spokesperson to President Goodluck Jonathan between 2011 and 2015, Reuben Abati, has spoken of how he was mentored politically by the late Buruji Kashamu.
A shooting outside the White House fence on Monday evening prompted security agents to suddenly usher United States President Donald Trump out of the briefing room.