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The ECOWAS Court sitting in Abuja has scheduled June 24 for ruling on Cape Verdean government’s application asking for the reversal of the earlier judgment ordering the release of a Venezuelan, Alex Saab.
Members of George Floyd’s family spoke with U.S. lawmakers before a scheduled meeting with President Joe Biden on Tuesday, urging them to pass police reform legislation in Floyd’s name on the anniversary of his death in Minneapolis.
He was for many years a columnist and essayist for Nigerian publications contributing mostly politics and governance in Nigeria, aside his full time vocation as a medical doctor.
Former United States Vice President Walter Mondale, a liberal icon who famously told voters to expect a tax increase should he win the presidency, died on Monday, US media reported. He was 93 years old.
A new global study on digital quality of life has ranked Nigeria as the country with the least affordable internet service in the world.
President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly used his clemency authority as a political tool rather than an act of mercy, issued a final wave of pardons and commutations on his last night in office, delivering relief for a mix of beneficiaries that included former strategist Stephen Bannon, Republican Party and Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy, and former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, found guilty in 2013 of corruption charges.
A U.S. Justice Department official on Friday said there is currently no direct evidence of efforts to capture or assassinate lawmakers in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
U.S. prosecutors say they have identified more than 170 people for potential criminal charges in connection with the January 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol and that they expect that number to run into the hundreds in the coming weeks as a massive nationwide hunt for the pro-Trump rioters continues.
US Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf announced his resignation unexpectedly Monday as worries rose over more violence during President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration next week.
Concerns are mounting about the health of lawmakers and other people in the Capitol last week, after the first member to test positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) since Wednesday’s chaos, said she believed she was exposed in a crowded hiding place with hundreds of other legislators.
Vice President Mike Pence says the violence must end after supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the U.S. Capitol.
United States Senator Ted Cruz is among 11 Republican lawmakers that plan to object to the certification of US Electoral College votes next week, one of the final steps before President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is confirmed.
Nearly 1,640,000 children in the United States (U.S.) have been diagnosed with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) since the onset of the pandemic, representing 12.2 per cent of the caseload nationwide, according to a new report.
Electors will gather in state capitols across the country on Monday to formally vote for Joe Biden as the next U.S. president, effectively ending President Donald Trump’s frenzied but failing attempt to overturn his loss in the Nov. 3 election.
President Donald Trump lambasted the Supreme Court on Saturday for declining to take a case he hoped would overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s election victory and called Attorney General William Barr a “disappointment.”
President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. has selected Xavier Becerra, the Democratic attorney general of California, as his nominee for secretary of health and human services, tapping a former congressman who would be the first Latino to run the department as it battles the surging coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Friday to decriminalize marijuana at the federal level, but the legislation is not expected to advance further as long as the Senate remains in Republican hands.
The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM) on Tuesday commended the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for its new policy to grant unfettered access to Foreign Exchange (Forex) on Diaspora Remittances.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Thursday, described the feat achieved by 31-year old Oye Owolewa in the 2020 United States election as national pride.
Protesters turned out in multiple U.S. cities Wednesday to call for a complete count of presidential election votes, while smaller pro-Trump groups rallied outside vote-counting centers in Michigan and Arizona.
Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor has met with retired senior military officers in the South-West to discuss ways out of the current security challenges in the country.
Last week, an incredible development occurred wherein 75 organisations from northern Nigeria placed a N100m bounty on fugitive leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has stated that the National Assembly will work with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in its bid to properly delineate electoral constituencies across the country ahead of the 2023 general election.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has applauded the efforts of troops of 3 Brigade of the Nigerian Army for securing Falgore forest and other notorious forests in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has registered 26 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 167,401.
The United States Consulate’s Public Affairs Officer, Mr. Stephen Ibelli, has disclosed that about 13, 000 Nigerian students are admitted in US annually.
Media personality, Denrele Edun, has said his blood sister, sometimes, denies being related to him for reasons best known to her.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe says the future of the All Progressives Congress (APC) lies in the hands of Nigerian Youths.
Caf president Patrice Motsepe, the former Mamelodi Sundowns president, has given the green light for an African Super League.
Netherlands are on an unprecedented goalscoring run following their 3-0 win against North Macedonia on Monday.