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Dr Habib Yakoob, UniAbuja’s Head of information and public relations, in a statement on Wednesday, noted that the other universities are the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology, Arusha, Tanzania; Moi University, Moi, Kenya; Kabale University, Kabale, Uganda; École Supérieure Multinationale des Télécommunications, Dakar, Senegal and Université Nangui Abrogoua, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
The outbreak in the Thies region has killed 58,000 birds, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said.
The African Development Bank Group has announced the appointment of directors-general for the East, Central and Southern Africa regions and deputy general for the East, Central, Northern, Southern and West Africa regions.
Youths protesting a coronavirus curfew clashed with security forces overnight in the Senegalese capital, burning tyres and erecting barricades as police fired tear gas in Dakar's Ngor district, an AFP photographer reported.
Qatari Dakar rally driver Nasser Al-Attiyah is preparing for the race’s second edition in Saudi Arabia with a strict training regimen to build muscle adapted to coronavirus restrictions.
Nigeria’s only representative at the championships, Enku Ekuta, defeated Billet Sandrine of Cape Verde with an ippon to win bronze in the 63kg women on Friday, December 18.
Former Senegalese soccer international, Papa Bouba Diop, who died last Sunday in Arras, northern France, will receive a post-humous national award on Friday, after his body arrived in Dakar, before his burial on Saturday in Rufisque, his hometown.
Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Kano Pillars FC, touched down in Dakar, the capital of Senegal ahead of their CAF Confederation Cup on Friday.
The airline’s Chief Operating Officer, Mrs. Toyin Olajide, said the COVID-19 pandemic devastated airlines worldwide, Nigerian airlines inclusive and that Air Peace is not immune from this.
Senegalese children resumed classes on Thursday after the government closed schools in March in a bid to curb the spread of coronavirus in the West African nation.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje, has appointed a 12-member committee to guide Kano Pillars to a successful outing in the forthcoming 2020 to 2021 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Cup.
With fears of resurgence of COVID-19 still in the air, Nigerians have been confronted with another major health scare with what many state governments had initially described as ‘strange killer disease’ turning out to be yellow fever.
The Delta state Commissioner for Health, Dr Mordi Ononye, has said tests conducted to ascertain the cause of strange deaths recorded in Ute-Okpu and Idumesa communities in Ika North East Local Government Area of the state came back positive for yellow fever infection.
Delta State Government, Friday, said it has unravelled the cause of deaths of over 30 youths in Ute-Okpu, Ute-Erumu and Idumesa communities in Ika North East Local Government Area of the State, saying the deaths were caused by yellow fever.
Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani spoke to his Australian counterpart Marisa Payne on Friday, weeks after the October 2 incident that saw airport staff take women off several planes to examine them to check whether they were the mother of a baby abandoned at Hamad International Airport (HIA).
Waymo today signed a partnership with Daimler to develop autonomous trucks, the companies announced in a press release. A driverless, Waymo-powered version of Daimler’s Freightliner Cascadia will become available to U.S. customers within the next few years, with other markets and brands to follow.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it will continue to deepen partnership with the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) to fight trafficking in person in the country.
However, the 22-year-old has played just five minutes in the last six games and earlier today, reports in the Spanish press indicated that the player had told Zinedine Zidane of his intention to leave on loan during the window.
Pope Francis told U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday that he was praying that God would guide his efforts to bring reconciliation in the United States, while the nation’s bishops condemned Biden’s pro-choice stand on abortion.
A Deputy Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), DCG John Mrabure, has been appointed as acting Comptroller General of the Service.
The Jigawa State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has inaugurated a 29-member reconciliation committee to unite and bring back its lost glory in the state.
Sammy Ameobi has been named in Sky Bet Championship Team of the Week following his impressive performance in Nottingham Forest’s 3-1 win against Millwall on Saturday.
”Regarding Moses Simon, he raced more or less normally this Friday. Not yet with his teammates but on straight races, that’s fine,” Domenech told the club website.
The US drugmaker and its German partner “have developed a plan that will allow the scale-up of manufacturing capacities in Europe and deliver significantly more doses in the second quarter,” they said in a joint statement.
The Chairman House Committee on information, Hon. Aminu Zakari Tsubut, who disclosed the news in Dutse, said the house received with great shock the demise of one of their patriotic and selfless members in the person of Hon. Adamu Babban Bare.
Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole on Tuesday eliminated scores of Boko Haram terrorists and destroyed three of the terrorists’ gun trucks in an air raid at Mainok in Borno, Defence Headquarters says.