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The coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on shortcomings in health care in several North African countries, even as governments moved quickly to announce restrictions to limit the spread of the virus.
Osun State House of Assembly has suspended the embattled Chairman of Osogbo South Local Council Development Area over gross misconduct.
Barely 24 hours after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the police to arrest the killer of the Women Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at Ochadamu, Ofu Local Government Area (LGA) of Kogi State, Mrs. Salome Abu, the state Police Command has announced the arrest of six suspects in connection with the murder.
Former House of Representatives member Abdul Oroh has urged the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to investigate allegations of invasion and disruption of lawful Assembly by some chieftains of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State.
A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kaduna Zonal Office has arraigned a Councillor, Theophilus Madami, on a two-count charge bordering on criminal breach of trust and obtaining by false pretence before Justice Mohammed Tukur of the State high court in Kaduna State.
The All Progressive Congress (APC) of Kebbi State has disclosed that over 800 aspirants have shown interest to contest for the Chairmanship and Councillor’s positions in the state’s 21 local government areas in the October 26 local government elections.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the spate of vandalism of telecoms infrastructure across the country has resulted in slowing the pace of growth of services.
A local councillor in Akwa Ibom state has appeared before a state High Court in Uyo for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked in the public.
Alhaji Yakubu Mohammad, Hadejia Zonal Officer, Jigawa Muslims Pilgrims Welfare Board, has advised the state 2019 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia, to always guard their luggage against drug syndicates.
A Divisional Police Officer in Mashi, Katsina State, SP Garba Talawai, has been arrested along with his girlfriend, Sadiya Danyaya, over the death of the latter’s 16-year-old housemaid.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office, on March 28, 2019 secured the conviction of Ishiyaku Garba, Councillor of Bolari East, Gombe, who was arraigned before Justice Sa’ad Moh’d of a State High Court, on a three-count charge bordering on bribery.
La Liga players have been told it should be "normal" for them to have their salaries reduced because everyone else is being impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic.
The European Union is set to give 15 billion euros’ (16.3 billion dollars’) worth of support to Africa and other regions of the world for their efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Barcelona superstar Ronaldinho has been released from a Paraguayan prison after just 32 days over forged documentation.
Mr Adamu Mohammad, an elder brother to Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State, who was kidnapped by unknown armed gunmen has been released.
Nigeria has announced 16 more cases of COVID-19, the virus that has killed six people so far in the country.
Scribe of the Nigeria Olympic Committee Olabanji Oladapo has stated that the NOC will not slow down its Olympic preparation and has stated that no matter how you prepare, the Olympics comes with its own tension and anxiety the closer you get to it.
Italy’s record death toll from the novel coronavirus grew by more than 700 on Wednesday, as a top official said that social restrictions were getting harder to bear for the population.
Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi has signed a contract extension with the Serie A side through to June 2021.
Amazon has stopped selling N95 respirators, paper surgical masks, face shields, surgical gowns and gloves, and large-volume containers of sanitizer to general consumers, according to Recode.
A virologist has suggested that there is hope of completing the Bundesliga season, but it will mean completing matches behind closed doors and keeping the players under exceptionally close observation.