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Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has again attacked at his predecessor in office, Sen. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, describing his foreign scholarship programme as a ‘fraud’.
Madiha Yousri, an Egyptian actress known for her iconic, classical romance roles in the heyday of Egypt's cinema in the second half of the 20th century, has died. She was 97.
The oil-producing nation splintered following the 2011 NATO-backed revolt that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, and since 2014 has been divided between competing political and military groups based in Tripoli and the east.
Egypt's president has defended his government's surprise decision to hike Cairo subway fares, which sparked rare protests in which 21 people were arrested.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday urged Israel and the Palestinians to abstain from further steps that could lead to more Palestinian deaths, following Monday's deadly violence on the Gaza-Israel border.
Libya's prosecutors say they have handed over the bodies of 20 Coptic Christian workers, who were beheaded on a beach in the coastal city of Sirte by Islamic State militants, to their families in Egypt.
An Egyptian court has acquitted two police officers who were previously convicted and sentenced to five years over the killing of a detained lawyer.
Israelis basked in national pride and prepared for a Jerusalem march expected to draw tens of thousands Sunday, a day ahead of the controversial US embassy move to the disputed city.
The head of Gaza's Islamist rulers Hamas left for Cairo on Sunday, sources in the movement said, a day before major protests are expected in the enclave over Washington's controversial Jerusalem embassy move.
Egypt said it protested on Saturday to Moscow about an online poll by Russian state-owned channel RT on whether readers view a disputed border territory as Egyptian or Sudanese.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s announcement that he is withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal was “silly and superficial”, Iran’s supreme leader said on Wednesday, according to his official website.
An Egyptian blogger known for his YouTube and Facebook videos has been held on charges including "spreading false information", his family and lawyer said on Tuesday.
Nigeria U20 team will fly out of the country to Bissau on Wednesday, May 9 for their 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualification against Guinea Bissau on Saturday.
No fewer than 7, 727 ad-hoc staff would be recruited by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct bye-election into Katsina North Senatorial District in Katsina State.
The Ekiti State Governor-elect, Kayode Fayemi, has said that his administration will examine the receipt and expenditure of the state and also determine why workers salaries have been unpaid, under the incumbent governor, Ayodele Fayose
Spain's high tax rate was a contributing factor in Cristiano Ronaldo's decision to join Juventus, according to La Liga president Javier Tebas.
The electoral panel set up by the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for Osun state governorship primary has assured the 17 aspirants of the party of transparency and level playing ground.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, under the leadership of Ambassador Chris Giwa has called for an emergency congress with a view to finding a lasting solution to the lingering crises rocking the football in the country.
The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson, on Thursday picked holes on the position of President Muhammadu Buhari on the agitation for the restructuring of Nigeria, describing it as threat to national security.
An All Progressives Congress (APC) lawmaker in Edo, Mr Ojo Asein, has been suspended by his Uhonmora Ward 2 for alleged anti-party activities.
The China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) is to invest an additional three billion dollars in its existing stakes in offshore oil and gas operations in Nigeria.
Despite a disappointing World Cup in Russia, Super Eagles forward Odion Jude Ighalo has now been crowned the all-time leading for Changchun Yatai after he netted against Chongqing.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Wednesday described the death of the former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Aloysius Katsina-Alu, as shocking and irreparable loss to the nation.