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A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advised Commonwealth member-nations to adopt a grading system for elections towards improving the quality of elections, promoting democracy and strengthening institutions.
Indian Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan said on Thursday that India would have a vaccine against the coronavirus disease by early next year.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Special Area Command, has intercepted 1.6 kilogramme of controlled drugs suspected to be Tramadol and Flunitrazepam.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama called on world leaders Saturday to join forces in fighting climate change.
US rural telecommunications companies that rely on federal subsidies would have to spend at least $1.837 billion ($1.4bn) to remove and replace equipment from Huawei and ZTE, the country’s telecoms regulator has estimated.
India overtook Brazil on Monday to become the second-worst affected country in terms of coronavirus cases behind the United States, according to an AFP tally.
Two-time Grand Slam winner Naomi Osaka booked a place in the quarter-finals of the US Open Sunday with a straight-sets win over Estonia’s Anett Kontaveit.
According to the Principal Lead MasterCard Advisors for Sub-Saharan Africa, Bola Asiru, “POS transaction volume along with mobile transactions (Interscheme) value, reached four years high with N416 billion and N275 billion transactions in July respectively.
Emirates has announced that it will resume passenger services to Lagos on 7 September and Abuja on 9 September in Nigeria.
India’s Health Ministry reported Sunday that it had recorded 90,632 new COVID-19 infections in the previous 24-hour period, setting a world record for a one-day tally of new cases.
Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has warned staff of the commission including those on ad hoc services against conferring undue advantage on any candidate or political party in Saturday’s governorship election in Edo State.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has no plans to resign from his role despite a vote of no confidence being proposed after over 20,000 signatures of club members were collected.
Hundreds of Ijaw women from oil-producing communities in Bayelsa State on Friday staged a peaceful protest against the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, over the neglect of their oil impacted communities by the Commission.
After three consecutive days of losses, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index on Friday rebounded by 0.16 per cent.
Alex Iwobi has returned to the Everton squad ahead of their Premier League outing against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday after recovering from a knock.
Candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Edo governorship election, Godwin Obaseki, and Osagie Ize-Iyamu, have signed a peace accord for the September 19 exercise in the state.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration, on Wednesday, demolished makeshift houses and brothels in Daki biyu community, Jabi District, Abuja.
A 35-year-old pregnant woman, Risikat Saliman, was shot dead during a bloody clash between suspected cult groups at Aleke community in Ikorodu, Lagos State on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that Nigeria will within the limits of resources do her best to support the consolidation of democracy in West African countries.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, has eliminated 16 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist and arrested 11 in the North East in the last one week.