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Global response to the outbreak of the Coronavirus in Africa has been remarkable, especially following fears that should the virus take hold, its impact on the continent could be catastrophic.
Facebook’s new content oversight board will include a former prime minister, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and several constitutional law experts and rights advocates among its first 20 members, the company announced on Wednesday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has written a litigation threat to the PUNCH (Nig) Limited, publishers of The PUNCH Newspapers, demanding for the retraction of its libellous publication against the Acting Chairman of the Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, as well as an unreserved apology over the defamatory publication against Mr. Magu.
Unknown gunmen have kidnapped Madam Appolonia Amaechi, the mother of Ikechukwu Amaechi, the Managing Director/Editor-in-Chief of TheNiche Newspapers.
The Department of State Services (DSS) has denied reports that its officials visited the home of a Premium Times editor over a story published by the online newspaper on the presidency.
Former United States (US) Secretary of State John Kerry has condemned the methodology employed by the American president, Donald Trump in handling global challenges.
The Executive Director of Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center, Auwal Rafsanjani, has cautioned against squandering of recovered looted funds as they are to be judiciously utilised in the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday called for stronger partnership with the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria in order to take advantage of opportunities that would be mutually beneficial to them.
Former Governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba, has called on journalists and media houses to be united in resisting the Hate Speech Bill before the Senate.
By last week, the governorship/senatorial election in Kogi State had been reduced to a sex duel, with Senator Dino Melaye inviting his arch rival, Governor Yahaya Bello, to a mojo contest.
A Professor of Mathematics from the Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU, Ile Ife, Samuel Segun Okoya, has hinged attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 4, which is ‘Quality Education’ by 2030 in Nigeria on effective passage of knowledge and its correct application by the society.
Now, my introduction to Professor Tam David-West was on this wise: I was brought up by a very strict, educationist father, who would not allow his seven children travel during holidays, particularly the long vacation at the end of the session. He had his own way of keeping us busy.
Safiyya Ahmad has won the 2019 BBC Hausa Short Story Writing Competition, with a story titled: “Maraici” (Ophanhood) after beating 25 other contestants.
Former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega, has warned that the prediction on the disintegration of Nigeria will come to pass if preventive measures were not taken.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says he stands by what he said in 2015, that the Boko Haram terrorists have been technically defeated.
The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.
A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.
The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission on Friday arraigned a Lagos-based cosmetic surgeon, Dr Anuoluwapo Adepoju, whose services allegedly resulted in the death of one Mrs Nneka Onwuzuligbo.
South Sudanese women activists are urging President Salva Kiir to revoke the appointments of state governors in order to include women’s representatives in accordance with the provisions of the revitalised peace agreement.
Super Eagles star Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo banged first career hat-trick in Crotone 3-0 big win over Benevento in the Serie B encounter at Stadio Ezio Scida.
The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has denied shielding from trial the 10 soldiers who allegedly killed three policemen in Taraba State while rescuing suspected kidnap kingpin, Wadume, from the police team.
The 33-year-old Nigeria legend is currently without a club having left Turkish Super Lig outfit Trabzonspor by mutual consent in March.