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Washington has become increasingly concerned about the dispute over Ethiopia’s move to keep filling the reservoir behind the 145-meter (475-foot) tall hydropower dam, which the two downstream countries say threatens their water supplies, the State Department said.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has revealed that about 44,000 people are registered as missing across the African continent, with nearly half of them being children.
Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a wheelchair basketball player and also enjoys swimming and kayaking.
The regional branch of West Africa’s BCEAO central bank has reopened in Mali for the first time since a military coup last week, Hamadoun Ba, the president of Mali’s banking lobby, told Reuters on Monday.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria will resume their 2021 African cup of Nations qualifiers campaign in November 2020 according to Confederation of African Football.
Telephone calls began ringing Sunday between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, marking the first concrete step of a U.S.-brokered diplomatic deal between the nations that required Israel to halt plans to annex land sought by the Palestinians.
Sudanese and Egyptian prime ministers on Saturday called for a permanent agreement on the controversial Ethiopian dam, saying that it will be the only way to end the squabble over waters of the world’s longest river.
Iran on Saturday hailed a UN Security Council vote rejecting a US bid to extend an arms embargo on the Islamic republic, saying its foe has “never been so isolated”.
The World Health Organisation has commended Nigeria for being able to set up 61 laboratories that can test for COVID-19 in the last six months.
Inter Miami have confirmed the signing of midfielder Blaise Matuidi following the Frenchman's departure from Juventus.
The number of COVID-19 cases on the African continent have surpassed 1 million, figures from the Centre of Disease Control (CDC) showed on Friday, with South Africa the worst-affected.
Egypt withdrew from the Nile dam talks scheduled today with Ethiopia claiming that the proposal put forth by the nation lacked regulations on dam operations and any legal mechanism for settling disputes.
A dollar rebound faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a United States relief plan and the gloomy outlook weighed on the currency.
Confederation of Africa Football Emergency Committee has approved the revised calendar for the Interclubs competitions which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Edo State Deputy Governor and deputy governor-elect, Philip Shaibu, has commended voters for turning out en masse to reelect him and his principal, Governor Godwin Obaseki, in Saturday’s governorship election in the state, with a vow to fulfill all promises made during the electioneering campaign.
Evicted Big Brother Naija, BBNaija, housemate, Erica Nlewedim, has given reasons she would take a bullet for ex-housemate, Kiddwaya.
Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has stressed the need to harness and deploy technology and innovation to address emerging challenges crucial to Nigeria’s recovery from the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Senate Minority Leader, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Abia South, said Monday that his life has been full of coincidences in the cause of fighting for what is right.
The Lagos State Government has assured residents of its commitment to fulfilling all its promises, in spite of disruption occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic and other challenges not envisaged.
The Ekiti State Government says it has trained no fewer than two thousands public school administrators on COVID-19 protocols, ahead of full resumption of schools in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced 221 new infections of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
Director-General of the Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET), Prof. Sani Mashi, has said the Meteorological Institute of Technology, Katsina, is ready for accreditation by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) to run National Diploma and Higher National Diploma courses in meteorology.
The Federal Civil Service Commission (FCSC) has released the time-table for the conduct of this year’s directorate level examinations in the Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) under the purview of the commission.
Victor Osimhen made a winning start in his Serie A debut following Napoli’s 2-0 win at Parma Calcio on Sunday.