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A joint team from the Commonwealth and the African Union is travelling to Cameroon to meet its leaders over the crisis that has hit the central African nation for years.
Ugandan pop star turned politician known as Bobi Wine, Wanuri Kahiu -movie producer and director- and Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi - Nigerian gender rights activist- together with other Africans make the list of TIME 100 Next.
It also took a swipe at critics that have condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s alleged frequent foreign trips, declaring that the President could govern the country from anywhere, saying the overseas trips have yielded a lot of advantages to the country.
Eminent Nigerians on Saturday canvassed support for President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration on the closure of Nigeria’s border aimed at boosting the nation’s economic growth.
President of the West African Boxing Union (WABU), Remi Aboderin, has commended GOtv for introducing GOtv Boxing Night Mini, a smaller version of the popular GOtv Boxing Night.
The best fighters across the country will today converge in Lagos for the 10th Korean Ambassador’s Taekwondo Cup holding at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium.
Britain’s Prince Harry on Monday inaugurated a “looking up” campaign to preserve trees, urging people to post their photographs to a National Geographic Instagram account that he would guest-edit.
Imo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Emeka Felix Ebiliekwe, has refuted claims by the immediate past governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, that he handed over N48billion to his successor, Governor Emeka Ihedioha.
Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye has dedicated the bronze medal she won at the ongoing 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, to her late in-law, Remilekun Adekuoroye.
Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.
A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has called on the Federal Government to scale up its budgetary allocation to the education sector.
A 17-year-old Nigerian student, Nnemdi Ozoemena, has emerged the runner-up in the senior category of the 2019 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition.
Nigeria-born Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie is looking forward to facing Belgium’s Yves Ngabu for the European Boxing Union (EBU) European Cruiser Title in London next month.
Several countries hailed Zimbabwe's late ex-president Robert Mugabe on Tuesday as a liberation hero -- though his fierce critic, former colonial power Britain, recalled the suffering and repression of his rule.
Six wrestlers (five female and one male) will represent Nigeria at the 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships, which are set to take place September 14-22 at the Barys Arena in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, is leading the Nigerian delegation to the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (Africa Region) Conference holding in Zanzibar, Tanzania, from Sunday.
Former Edo state Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Osagie Obayuwana, has urged the National Assembly to repeal the law setting up the Department of State Services (DSS), saying it has outlived its usefulness.
A senator representing Ondo South Senatorial District, Nicholas Tofowomo, on Saturday condemned the re-arrest of Omoyele Sowore by the personnel of the Department of State Services (DSS) inside the courtroom on Friday where Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu was presiding.
The Police in Niger have arrested one Mohammed Isa, 27, of Dogon Ruwa village of Bosso Local Government Area of the state, for allegedly shooting and killing his neighbour, Umaru Abubakar, 30, with a Dane gun.
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.
Thobile Mbopkwa from South Africa has emerged the champion of the IAU African Championship held in Remo on Saturday.
The National chairman, Phase 2 ex-militants, Mr Stephen Ebisinte, has appealed to the federal government to give speedy attention to the ongoing East-West road project, saying that the state of its dilapidation was horrible.
Protesters clashed with police as thousands took to the streets of Chile’s capital Friday for a demonstration that marked 50 days since the outbreak of the country’s worst civil unrest in decades.
Taraba State House of Assembly on Monday elected Joseph Kunini as the new Speaker, following the resignation of the former Speaker, Abel Diah, on Sunday evening.
The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Thursday honoured 69 students of both junior and senior secondary schools with various awards for their outstanding performances in the 2018/2019 Nigeria National Olympiad competition.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said that he had never at any time prevented the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from performing its functions as widely misreported.