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All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has congratulated Alhaji Kashim Ibrahim-Imam over his appointment as Chairman, Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND).
Mr Orji Kalu, a former governor of Abia state has reacted to nullification of his conviction by the Supreme Court on Friday.
The Kano State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission has issued a 24-hour ultimatum to traders engaged in hoarding food items and essential commodities to dispose the goods or risk seizure.
A Kwara State magistrate court presided over by Chief Magistrate Bio Saliu, has sentenced three violators of the lockdown order of the state government over coronavirus pandemic to one-month community service.
A coalition of Abia North Community Youths Organizations, (ANCYO), has warned the Ohanaeze Youths Council (OYC) and the Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, (AYCF) to steer clear of the politics of Abia North or be prepared for a showdown.
A defrocked Catholic priest was given a five-year jail term Monday for sexually abusing boy scouts in his care several decades ago, a case that roiled the French Church over claims he was shielded from prosecution by his superiors.
The former spokesperson for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, will appeal his conviction and sentencing handed by the Federal High Court in Abuja Tuesday, his lawyer said.
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak – ousted by the military in 2011 – has died in hospital in Cairo aged 91.
A group of farmers in Abia North Senatorial District of Abia State under the aerie’s of Isun Cooperative Society with bias in agriculture has given a 21 day ultimatum to the leadership of the Senate to declare the seat of their district vacant or face mass action.
Dr Stella Nyanzi collapsed at the International War Crimes Division of the High Court in Kampala on Thursday minutes after the judge ordered for her release from Luzira Prison where she has been for months.
A General Court Martial in Abuja on Friday sentenced Majors Akeem Oseni, Ogbemudia Osawe, Captain S. Amosu and Second Lieutenant Nuhu Dogary to 10 years in prison for torturing L/Corporal Benjamin Collins to death.
Randy medical personnel would be facing a fine not less than N200,000 or a jail term of one year or both upon conviction over sleeping with their patients being treated for mental related case.
Spain’s electoral board ordered Friday that Catalan separatist president Quim Torra be disqualified from being a member of Catalonia’s regional parliament, meaning he would lose his presidential post.
The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, on Thursday dismissed an appeal by a former Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Dr. Joseph Nwobike.
Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commiserated with the management and staff of the New Telegraph Newspaper on the death of its Saturday editor, Alhaji Waheed Bakare, describing the loss as the painful end of a promising journalistic career.
Landlords and traders in Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital have been urged to be mindful of fraudsters promising to protect their illegal structures from removal by the security sub-committee, of the state task force on COVID-19.
According to a statement by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari said the almost five-decade reign of the monarch has witnessed peace, prosperity and development, with natives and settlers alike in Ogbomoso enjoying the amity that has attended the time of the respected Oba.
The FBI and the Minneapolis Police Department are investigating the arrest of a black man who died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer’s knee, in an episode filmed by a bystander and denounced by the mayor on Tuesday.
Facebook is renaming Calibra, the digital wallet it hopes will one day be used to access the Libra digital currencies, Novi. In a blog post the company said that the new name was inspired by the Latin words “novus” and “via,” which mean “new” and “way,” respectively. Novi Financial is the new name of the Facebook subsidiary that will develop the company’s digital wallet.
No fewer than eight doctors are confirmed to have tested positive to coronavirus disease in Zamfara, the state’s branch of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) has said.
Guinean singer, Mory Kante, who helped introduce African music to a world audience in the 1980s, died on Friday in the capital Conakry, his son Balla Kante told AFP.
U.S. President Donald Trump said he was considering conducting the upcoming G7 summit in Camp David, indicating he would want an in-person meeting rather than a teleconferencing session.
The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire, on Thursday said that daily testing capacity is currently at 2,500 but the nation tests less than 1,500 per day.
The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa has reached 20,125, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Friday.