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South Korea’s ruling party has called for the country to buy millions of additional coronavirus vaccine doses after a spike in infection numbers raised concerns about the government’s existing plans.
South Korea appears to have decided to withdraw its Minister of Trade, Ms. Yoo Myung-hee, from the race for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) director-general, paving the way for Nigeria’s candidate, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to be confirmed as the head of the global trade body.
United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel group a “foreign terrorist organisation”, saying it would worsen the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
Former Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the former Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as one of the greatest builders of men in Yoruba land and Nigeria at large.
The U.S. state of Georgia has confirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the Nov. 3 election after a painstaking hand recount of its five million presidential ballots.
Sani, a former member of the National Assembly from Kaduna State took to his verified Twitter account on Sunday to express the view. He said apart from lowering the global perception of the USA. as the flagship of democracy, Trump’s behaviour can increase tyranny in other parts of the world like Africa and Asia.
U.S. President Donald Trump has admitted that Joe Biden of the Democratic Party won the just concluded US presidential election.
The US presidential election was a tight battle between President Donald Trump of the Republican Party and Joe Biden, candidate of the Democratic Party.
The inauguration of Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo will hold on Thursday in strict compliance with COVID-19 protocols.
Shares of firearms sellers tumbled on Monday as promising data from a COVID-19 vaccine trial knocked stay-at-home stocks and as civil unrest failed to materialize after Democratic candidate Joe Biden emerged as the winner of last week’s United States presidential election.
The political magazine outlet said Mr. Trump’s advisers familiar with the matter said the president has started admitting privately that there was no basis for him to continue fighting the victory of Joe Biden.
The Democratic Party candidate in the US presidential election, former Vice President Joe Biden, on Friday afternoon took the lead in Pennsylvania, hitherto a stronghold of the Republican Party, clearing the coast for him to garner the expected 270 electoral college votes.
The Secret Service sent an extra squad of agents to Biden’s campaign headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware as expectations rose that the Democratic candidate would be able to declare victory over President Donald Trump as early as Friday, the Post reported.
It wrote, “DYK – Adeoye Owolewa was the first Nigerian-American elected to Congress?! Historic numbers of young Americans voting reaffirming pillars of democracy: transparency and accountability. #USDecides #NigeriaDecides #USElections2020.”
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.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, ordered the final forfeiture of former Governor of Zamfara, Abdulaziz Yari’s funds domiciled in Zenith and Polaris Banks.
Delta Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Major-General Leo Irabor on his appointment as Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, January 26, 2021.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has expressed confidence that the new service chiefs will consolidate on the remarkable achievements of their predecessors in keeping the country safe and peaceful.
The 47-year-old will be charged with the task of reviving the fortunes of a side sat in ninth in the Premier League table, with Champions League qualification the likely target for the remainder of the season.
A mobile court in Benin, Edo State, on Tuesday sentenced 32 persons to community services for not wearing face masks.
Professor Mohammed Kirfi, the Principal Private Secretary to the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has resigned his appointment.
Long queues formed in some districts in Beijing, where mass testing was launched following several consecutive days of new cases. City officials said there were some “leaks” in epidemic control in some rural areas, with inadequate adherance to rules on wearing masks, social distancing and temperature checks.
The Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, Engr. Adedeji Doherty, has called on Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, to exercise caution in handling the tension created by insecurity in the state, saying calling for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adeyemo (aka Sunday Ighoho) will not solve the problems.
The Ghana government has rejected the decision by British Airways to switch London-Accra-London route from Heathrow to Gatwick Airport.
Rangers have held talks with Bournemouth over midfielder Nnamdi Oforboh.