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Brazil's Paulinho swaps the World Cup and Barcelona for the Chinese Super League this week as he returns on loan to rescue Guangzhou Evergrande's flagging bid for an eighth straight title.
The outgoing French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Denys Gauer, has identified impunity and injustice as the factors driving the killings and bloodshed in Plateau, Benue, Kaduna States and other parts of the country.
Outgoing French Ambassador to Nigeria, Denys Gauer, has dismissed insinuations that the continuous attacks by Boko Haram terrorists in the North East, in spite of international presence, meant the insurgents had the backing of the international community.
Former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, said it was insane for anyone to link President Muhammadu Buhari with herdsmen killings in the country.
Ten people were burnt to death in ethnic attacks in DR Congo's volatile east and seven fishermen were missing Saturday in Lake Edward, where tensions have spiked with the Ugandan navy.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino told President Vladimir Putin on Friday the world was “in love” with World Cup hosts Russia and praised him for overcoming negative stereotypes about the country.
The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) from the 19 Northern states on Thursday gave subtle conditions to the presidency to restore peace and normalcy in the troubled region.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has suspended the issuance of biometric visa-on-arrival to foreigners arriving into the country indefinitely.
The Private Telecommunication and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria on Monday called for the implementation of the President’s Executive Order on local contents.
Russian women should refrain from sleeping with visiting World Cup fans, or getting pregnant for them, so as to avoid becoming single mothers with mixed-race children, a lawmaker who heads the parliament’s family committee said Wednesday.
Keen to prevent a repeat of ugly scenes from previous tournaments, authorities in Russia have imposed draconian measures during the World Cup, cracking down on everything from alcohol to kebabs.
Philippine police arrested on Thursday almost 500 people, including some foreigners, allegedly involved in an online multi-million investment fraud that had victimised people overseas, including in Australia, Russia and South Africa.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said it would be difficult to get a replacement for Kayode Fayemi, former Minister of Solid Minerals and Steel Development.
The House of Representatives has called on the federal government to mandate the Localisation of Data and Operations by Telecoms firms in the country in the interest of national security.
The bodies of eight young men were discovered in Cameroon's restive Northwest anglophone region, an opposition MP and eyewitnesses told AFP on Friday.
A leader of Cameroon's English-speaking community was handed a 15-year prison sentence on Friday over his alleged role in the anglophones' fight for their rights in the French-majority country.
National Cashew Association of Nigeria (NCAN), has entered into partnership with Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to tackle foreigners’ encroachment at farm gates across the country.
The minister stated this when he received a delegation from the Africa-Asia Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) led by Secretary General of the Organisation, Eng. Wassfi Hassan El Sreihin in his office in Abuja.
The Federal Government said that electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.
President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course Tuesday after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election during his face-to-face with Vladimir Putin.
The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR), Ayawei Nimbofa, has attributed the rise in Bayelsa’s monthly internally generated revenue above N1billion mark to deployment of electronic collection system.
Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.
The governorship bid of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has received a boost as he has been adopted by twenty five political parties.
Swiss authorities have released around 60 million dollars seized in an investigation into the suspected laundering of money diverted from Angola’s sovereign wealth fund and its central bank, federal prosecutors said on Friday.
Winifred Oyo-Ita: Federal government resolute to reposition civil service for better service delivery
The Head of the Federal Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita, has re-emphasized the commitment of the Federal Government to reposition the Nigerian Civil Service for a better and more efficient service delivery in line with the change agenda of the present administration.
National President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Ayuba Wabba, on Tuesday, urged Ekiti State governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, not to renege on his electioneering campaign promises of prompt settlement of workers’ backlog of salaries.
18 men have been arrested for raping an 11-year-old school girl for several months in an apartment complex in the eastern Indian city of Chennai.