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Peruvians will pick a president on Sunday in an election that has bitterly divided them by class and geography, with urban and higher-income citizens preferring right-wing Keiko Fujimori while the rural poor support leftist political novice Pedro Castillo.
Human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu, says she isn’t afraid as she continues to speak against the “incompetence” of the Muhammadu Buhari Government.
In a flowing cream hijab, Karima M. Imam walks through her fields in scrubland in northern Nigeria as workers harvest a gnarled brown root that has turned gold since COVID struck: ginger.
A global rights group, Amnesty International, has faulted the shooting of tear gas at the Convener of Revolution Now Movement, Omoyele Sowore, during a rally in Abuja yesterday.
The South South Reawakening Group, has called for the immediate suspension of the ongoing forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), describing it as a “circus of corruption”.
Douglas Fabeke, the President, Ogoni Liberation Initiative (OLI) a Niger Delta group has accused the Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF), of mounting pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack Mele Kyari, Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation.
The Weeknd and BTS emerged biggest winners at the 2021 edition of the iHeartRadio Music Awards with three prizes each.
Over 500 former workers of the moribund Aluminum Smelter Company of Nigeria (ALSCON) in Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State, on Wednesday embarked on a peaceful protest over the non-payment of their severance benefits.
Israel based Nigeria footballer Ibezito Ogbonna survived a rocket strike fired from Gaza during the 11 days clash between Israel and Gaza last week.
As the United States searches for a path back to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, it is tiptoeing through a minefield laid by former U.S. President Donald Trump.
Amid renewed attacks by terrorists in the North-East, the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army, Senator Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South), says the bulk of the arms Boko Haram Islamist group is using to terrorize the region, particularly his native Borno State, were stolen from the military and other security forces.
Construction is booming in Dakar, where unfinished apartment blocks tower over most streets, their exposed concrete bricks a dull uniform grey.
The Agbekoya Hunters and Farmers Society, a foremost professional group of farmers and hunters in the southwest region of Nigeria created in 1939, has given reasons why its members may join in the agitations for the creation of a Yoruba Republic.
The Oyo State Police Command on Monday showed its commitment towards ensuring free and fair local government elections in the state.
The Catholic Bishops of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province weekend, rose from an emergency meeting in Owerri, expressing deep worry that every part of the country is bleeding, as the level of insecurity escalates.
A large segment of a Chinese rocket re-entered the Earth’s atmosphere and disintegrated over the Indian Ocean on Sunday, the Chinese space agency said, following fevered speculation over where the 18-tonne object would come down.
If the qualification window for the Tokyo Olympics were to be shut today, Nigeria will have the women’s 4x100m relay team battling for one of the three medals on offer at the Games.
Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has cautioned against the politicisation of security issues, saying it would be inimical to the corporate existence of any country.
The World Bank says Russia, Iraq, Iran, the United States, Algeria, Venezuela and Nigeria remain the top seven gas flaring countries for nine years running.
Methodist Church Nigeria Bishop, Diocese of Onitsha, Rt Rev Livinus Onuagha, has called on the States in the South East and South South to flush out all illegal occupants of the zones’ farmlands and forests with immediate effect as he described Nigeria as a failed State.
Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yoruba land, Chief Gani Adams, has said that the late Chief MKO Abiola represented hope, liberty and freedom during his lifetime.
The Ekiti State Police Command has described as untrue the reports that miscreants have invaded Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
The protem chairman of the Coalition of Yoruba Liberation Movement, Yemi Farounbi, has called on south-west governors to strengthen the Western Nigeria Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.
Ghana failed to score for the second straight game as their international friendly encounter against Ivory Coast ended in a goalless draw at the Cape Coast stadium on Saturday.
Tochukwu Oluehi has revealed Nigeria are raring to bounce back from their defeat to Jamaica when they take on Portugal.
The Chief pathologist of the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), John Obafunwa has informed the Lagos State Judicial Panel on Restitution for victims of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad and other Related matters that only three of the bodies deposited at the morgue were linked to the Lekki tollgate #EndSARS protest.
"The Bench", which looks at the relationship between father and son through a mother's eyes, hit bookstands days after the couple welcomed their daughter Lilibet Diana, named after Queen Elizabeth and Harry's late mother Princess Diana, last week.
Greek giants Olympiacos have joined the race to sign Nigeria winger Henry Onyekuru from Monaco.
If the spread of COVID-19 continues at current rates it will be years before the virus is controlled in the Americas, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday, as it called for countries to share excess vaccine doses.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a draft supplementary budget of N895 billion for the year 2021.