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The European Commission added Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive disclosed on Wednesday.
Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah, one of the most influential figures in international sport on Wednesday officially stepped down from a powerful Olympic body as he fights forgery charges in Switzerland.
China’s most senior envoy has inaugurated a new embassy in the Dominican Republic after the Caribbean country cut ties with Taiwan in a move that prompted U.S. concern over the Asian island’s dwindling number of allies.
The UN listed 38 “shameful” countries including China and Russia on Wednesday which it said had carried out reprisals or intimidation against people cooperating with it on human rights, through killings, torture and arbitrary arrests.
More than a dozen countries have recalled their ambassadors from Venezuela for consultations after President Nicolas Maduro won re-election amid accusations of voter manipulation and fraud.
Queen Elizabeth II marked her 92nd birthday on Saturday with traditional gun salutes and a Commonwealth-themed charity concert featuring Tom Jones, Kylie and Shaggy.
Team Nigeria finished in the ninth position in the final medal standing at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games which ended on Sunday.
A young Nigerian, Miss Omowumi Ogunrotimi, has been shortlisted for the 2018 Commonwealth Youth Awards in recognition of her contribution towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal 5, gender equality, in Nigeria.
Iran's president warned the United States on Thursday that his country will "respond decisively" to any violation of the agreement that reins in Tehran's nuclear program and called U.S. President Donald Trump's "ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric" about Iran unfit for the United Nations.
A renowned historian and social political activist, Mr Edward Nikagbatse-Oki, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as the candidate of the masses, urging voters not to be deceived by the campaign gimmicks of some self seeking leaders.
The Nigerian government Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s threat to ballot papers snatchers should be “seen as a strong message against the long history of savagery associated with elections in the country.”
Nigeria's top opposition candidate urged the military not to be involved in the upcoming presidential election, saying the army "has no role to play in the conduct" of the poll.
Senior figures at Chelsea have held discussions over Maurizio Sarri's future as head coach, according to a report.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council Directorate of Contact and Mobilisation has charged Civil Society Organisations (CSO) and Election Observers to ensure effective monitoring of the electoral process ahead of the rescheduled elections.
Deputy Chairman of the Atiku Presidential Campaign Organization (South), Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on Thursday, said the failure of the Peoples Democratic Party’s presidential candidate of the party, Atiku Abubakar, to have a major campaign in Ogun State was strategic.
Former Super Falcons skipper Evelyn Nwabuoku says she is worried that her impressive form as one of the best in the Nigerian women football scene has failed to earn her a recall to the senior national team.
Two renowned academics, Prof. Akin Oyebode and Prof. Bola Akinteriwa, have criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for postponing the general elections.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested one Kola Al-Amin, a former staff of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, over alleged forgery and obtaining money by false pretences.
A scathing British parliamentary report on Monday branded Facebook “digital gangsters” who failed to fight the spread of fake news and violated data privacy.