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Scientists developing COVID-19 vaccines are optimistic that by the end of next year, all people everywhere will have access to safe and effective treatments against a disease which has disrupted the entire planet.
President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate the Lagos-Ibadan railway in January, next year, the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has said.
Ministers of Environment from Africa on Friday agreed to support a comprehensive green recovery plan to boost economies and social systems aimed at building back better from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja at the inauguration of elected members of the Chartered Institute of Transport Administration of Nigeria (CIoTA).
Venezuela will hold parliamentary elections this Sunday in a vote that the United States, European Union and many citizens view as a fraudulent effort by the ruling socialist party to seize control of the last institution in opposition hands.
Public Relations Officer, Ogun 1 Command, Hammed Bukoye Oloyede, who confirmed the incident said on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at about 12:10 pm, a team of officers from the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun I Command while on routine mobile patrol along Olorunlere village, near Alapoti, Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State intercepted some vehicles loaded with bags of foreign parboiled rice.
Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele said beneficiaries of diaspora remittances will now be paid in dollars from today, Friday, 4th December, 2020.
An officer of the Nigeria Customs Service, Ogun 1 Area Command, has been declared missing as operatives of the command clashed with suspected smugglers along Olorunlere Village, near Alapoti town in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State.
Global equitable access to the vaccine against the coronavirus can result in at least $153 billion worth of profits for 10 major economies, a report by Eurasia Group said.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), had announced a new policy initiative, which would help to boost remittance inflows and foster an environment of faster, cheaper, and more convenient flow of remittances back to the country.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has compensated the families of six police officers lynched in Lagos State in the wake of the violence that trailed the recent nationwide EndSARS protests with N10 million each, totaling N60 million.
A court-appointed committee has yet to find the parents of 628 children separated at the United States-Mexico border early in the Trump administration, according to a court filing on Wednesday that also said the government last week provided additional phone numbers to aid the long-running search.
The Jigawa State Government says that it has already secured 11 mining licenses from the Federal Ministry of Steel and Mines for interested investors to harness in the State.
US President Donald Trump repeated unproven claims of voter fraud in a 46-minute-long video address posted on social media on Wednesday.
Milestones are just around the corner for Cristiano Ronaldo with almost every game and, on Wednesday, he scored his 750th career goal as Juventus cruised past Dynamo Kyiv 3-0 in the UEFA Champions League.
A firm, Nacenn Nigeria Limited, has filed a petition against Prof. Yemi Akinseye-George, SAN, before the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN/Chairman of the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee, LPPC, and the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA.
The Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Dr Joseph Albasu Kunini, on Friday said that following the COVID-19 global pandemic and the lessons drawn, the House was set to be transformed into an E-Paliarment where members can participate in the proceedings of the House even from remote locations. The Speaker of the Taraba State House of Assembly, Dr Joseph Albasu Kunini, on Friday said that following the COVID-19 global pandemic and the lessons drawn, the House was set to be transformed into an E-Paliarment where members can participate in the proceedings of the House even from remote locations.
Management of Air Peace on Saturday in Lagos announced the arrival of one of its aircraft, a Boeing 737, which has been undergoing C-Check maintenance in Europe.
The Police Command in Benue says it has arrested Mr Jeremiah Nnamdi, a student of Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (FUAM) over the alleged killing of an associate professor at the institution, Karl Kwaghger.
The Nigeria Police, Bauchi State Command said it has arrested suspected kidnappers who murdered the lawmaker, Musa Mante Baraza representing Dass constituency in the Bauchi State House of Assembly, few months ago.
Emir of Zuru Emirate, Kebbi State, Retired Major-General Muhammad Sani Sami, Sami Gomo II, has been enrolled into the Kebbi State Contributory Health Insurance Scheme (KECHEMA).
Katsina State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Home Affairs, AbdulKarim Sirika, said on Friday that 50 persons lost their lives in various fire outbreaks in the state this year.
The national leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has said it is still consulting on what its reply will be to the offers the Federal Government made for it to end its eight-month-old strike.
Ethiopian federal forces have taken "full control" of the Tigray region's capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military's chief of staff said on Saturday evening.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), with supports from the British High Commission, has provided equipment to 19 Ports of Entry (POE) in Nigeria to boost response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The prime minister of Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, has been taken to South Africa for treatment more than two weeks after he contracted Covid-19, the government said Tuesday.