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The U.S. Treasury announced its borrowing will reach a record $3 trillion in the current quarter, as the coronavirus batters the economy and government spending increased, including through massive stimulus programmes.
Jordyn Huitema scored in the 72nd minute and Canada punched their ticket to Tokyo on Friday with a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica in the CONCACAF women’s Olympic football qualifying tournament.
The United States men's football team has cancelled it plans to go to Qatar for a winter training camp amid heightened tensions in the Middle East following the US assassination of Iran's top general.
Following the recent damning report by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) wherein at least 77 Nigerians were indicted in what was described as one of the largest fraud cases in US history, the Federal Government has asked those indicted to turn themselves in or risk being extradited to the US.
A 47-year-old Nigerian man, Ayodeji Fatunmbi, has been sentenced to 46 months in an American prison for his role in a durable medical equipment scheme, in which more than $8m was fraudulently billed to the United States Government Medicare programme.
A Nigerian man has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding the United States government up to $8.3 million Medicare charges.
A 252-count federal grand jury indictment unsealed Thursday charged 77 Nigerian nationals with participating in a massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes and launder the funds through a Los Angeles-based money laundering network.
After search warrants were executed at multiple locations across L.A. County on Thursday morning, federal prosecutors announced a 252-count indictment that accuses 80 people in the U.S. and Nigeria of participating in a “massive conspiracy to steal millions of dollars through a variety of fraud schemes.”
Matteo Darmian wants to leave Manchester United even if Antonio Valencia and Diogo Dalot are ruled out for the start of the season.
Alexis Sanchez was on target as Manchester United defeated AC Milan on penalties in their International Champions Cup friendly here Wednesday.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Major League Soccer debut for the Los Angeles Galaxy could come as soon as Saturday, said Galaxy manager Sigi Schmid who described the Swede as "not a normal, mortal human'.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, Tuesday advised Biafrans to dedicate three days to pray for her fallen heroes.
Afghan officials said Saturday a bomb exploded and killed a journalist and a driver of a private television channel in the capital, Kabul. Six other people were injured.
The Kwara State Government says it has recorded six more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases as of Wednesday in the state to 85.
The turn out at the polling units was fair bearing the COVID-19 pandemic but the state chairman of the Cross River State Independent Electoral Commission, Mike Ushie, explained that the commission adopted and strictly followed the Covid-19 election protocols recently released by INEC for elections in Edo and Ondo.
Popular Nigerian Singer Tiwa Savage has bemoaned the poor supply of electricity in the country.