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Misinformation risks worsening ethnic and religious tensions in Nigeria, media commentators and researchers say, at a time of heightened concern about internal security and fragile community relations.
Russians on Tuesday paid their last respects to human rights icon Lyudmila Alexeyeva, with President Vladimir Putin expected to attend a memorial ceremony despite the activist’s criticism of his rule.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Tuesday inaugurated his re-election campaign organisation, just as he challenged the opposition in the state to a public debate.
Dr Obafemi Hamzat, one of the major contenders for the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship ticket in Lagos, on Saturday, stepped down for Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Days after a widely slammed summit with his Russian counterpart, President Donald Trump drew fresh scorn Wednesday for questioning NATO's undergirding principle and for attacking "tiny" Montenegro, whose accession to the alliance enraged Moscow.
French defender Adil Rami has announced his retirement from international football after winning the World Cup with the Les Bleus on Sunday.
Spanish federation president Luis Rubiales said a decision on whether Hierro will stay in his post would be made in the "coming weeks," but the coach was composed and calm after the loss.
Mrs Maryam Uwais, presidential aide on National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), says that the Federal Government has captured 455,000 vulnerable households in the National Social Register.
The Haitian community in the US is "shocked" and "speechless" after President Donald Trump's administration announced that it was ending its humanitarian protection for Haiti.
Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism has warned Jews about the potential dangers of wearing the traditional kippah cap in the face of rising anti-Jewish attacks.
The Federal Government on Friday in Abuja said it would intensify efforts toward ensuring research findings in the country were commercialised.
Anambra State Police command said it has rescued one Emmanuel Loco abducted in Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government area of the state.
Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has declared his assets ahead of his second term inauguration slated for May 29.
A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday.
The Chief Executive Officer, Forte Oil Plc, Femi Otedola, paid a courtesy visit to Christain Chukwu who is recuperating at the Wellington Hospital, Circus London.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that his administration is working with security agencies to tackle rising insecurity and cultism in Ogoniland.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has presented the instrument of appointment and staff of office to the new Alaaye of Oke Ayedun Ekiti, Oba Olufemi Aribisala, with a call on the traditional institution to partner his administration in ensuring better standard of living for the citizenry.
Thomas Dennerby has praised Nigeria after they defeated hosts Cote d'Ivoire 5-4 on penalties to clinch the 2019 WAFU Women's Cup title.
A 300 level medical student of the Niger Delta University (NDU), Bayelsa State, Uzakah Timi Ebiweni, has committed suicide for failing his exams.