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The United States on Tuesday imposed sanctions on a ship involved in building the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to take Russian natural gas to Europe, as the Trump administration sought to raise pressure on the project on its last full day in office.
President Muhammadu Buhari has named Dr Uzoma Emenike as Nigeria's new Ambassador-designate to the United States of America.
The USFK said in a statement that 31 USFK-affiliated individuals were confirmed with the COVID-19 after arriving in South Korea between Dec. 29, and Jan. 18.
Two Australian Open tennis players have tested positive for Covid-19 after arriving in the city of Melbourne, amid growing controversy over the event.
Rebels killed two peacekeepers in the Central African Republic on Monday, the UN mission MINUSCA said, hours after the top court confirmed President Faustin Archange Touadera's re-election in a December vote marred by low turnout.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control recorded 1,617 new cases of the CoronaVirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country.
The number of health workers, including doctors infected with COVID-19 in Edo State has risen to 143, in the wake of the second wave of the pandemic.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has said no part of the comment made by the Bishop, Catholic Diocese of Sokoto, Mathew Hassan Kukah, against President Muhammadu Buhari denigrated Islam.
Ekiti State Government on Sunday night announced that the curfew it imposed on the state from 8 pm to 6 am, including various other restrictions, had been relaxed.
Brazilian health regulator Anvisa’s board on Sunday voted to approve emergency use of COVID-19 vaccines from China’s Sinovac Biotech and Britain’s AstraZeneca and to begin immunizations as the pandemic enters a deadly second wave.
The Defence Headquarters of the Nigerian military said the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed additional seven gun trucks, and eliminated scores of ISWAP terrorists who attempted to reinforce attack at Marte, in Borno.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Agba, has called for the inclusion of compulsory community service in the curriculum of secondary and tertiary schools in the country to encourage charitable and volunteer work.
Dana Air announced that the airline has introduced a flexible ‘no change fee’ policy as part of its promises to serve its customers better.
As primary and secondary schools in Lagos State resume for the second term of the 2020/21 academic year, government-owned schools are to still maintain the shift-system introduced last year when they reopened for the first term of the year.
Within hours of being sworn in, Biden is expected to use executive orders to fulfill many of his previous campaign promises — including: rejoining the Paris climate accord, and reversing Trump's ban on the entry of people from certain Muslim majority nations.
Edo State has recorded eight new coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and one death from the disease as at Thursday, January 14, while 53 healthcare workers have been infected with the virus since the second wave of the disease outbreak in the state.
Super Eagles winger Ahmed Musa has extended his charitable hands to Kano as he donated N2million to Army Day Secondary School, Bukavu Barrack.
The Kaduna state Environmental Protection Authority (KEPA), has issued 305 relocation notices to residents of flood-prone areas across the state, its General Manager, Mr Lawal Jibrin, has said.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) will go after owners and operators of supermarkets and confectionery selling cookies, biscuits and other products laced with illicit substances.
Mr Abdullahi Sabo, the incumbent Chairman of Kuje Area Council, FCT, has been declared winner of the Chairmanship Primary Election of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the area.
The Divisonal Police Officer (DPO) of Onireke, Ojo Lagos, CSP Olarenwaju Smith, says community policing has been instrumental to crime reduction in the area.
The total revenue generated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) from crude oil and gas exports fell from $4.84 billion in 2019 to $2.62 billion in 2020.
The Petroleum Products Retail Outlets Owners Association of Nigeria (PETROAN) has listed at least 100 filling stations throughout the country that would be used in the federal government’s auto gas pilot scheme rollout.
The Spanish government has expressed opposition to the new European Super League and called on the breakaway clubs to negotiate with the likes of Uefa and LaLiga.
Some medical experts say usage of sex enhancement drugs have both positive and negative implications on human health.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 67 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 164,147 with 154,304 recoveries.