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Janet Jackson, 50 Cent and Chris Brown were among artists who performed Thursday at a concert in Saudi Arabia that rapper Nicki Minaj pulled out of citing human rights concerns.
The cancellation of a concert by rapper Nicki Minaj in Saudi Arabia triggered a fresh social media storm on Wednesday, with many fans in the ultra-conservative kingdom voicing disappointment and demanding ticket refunds.
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr Bismarck Rewane, has said fuel subsidies are a huge drain on government’s revenue.
The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government will continue to deploy fiscal policies that will protect its industries and also encourage investments in critical sectors of the economy.
The federal government has assured ministers of member countries of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) of Nigeria’s support for regional common tariff and customs union towards trade liberalisation, industrialisation and integration.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia says the 2020 election will be free and not be delayed by his sweeping reforms to the African nation’s politics, economy and diplomacy.
The ruling All Progressives Congress has been gripped by a fever of cross-carpeting. Publicly, the party is saying it will not lose sleep. The most dramatic statement yet was by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, that providence is removing stones from the party’s rice, the same rice they have been eating for three years now.
A group, Aviation Round Table (ART) says Nigeria needs strong carriers to reap the benefits of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended indefinitely, the Aviation Security Unit Heads who were on duty when an unidentified man climbed an Azman aircraft at Lagos airport on Friday morning.
The Governor of Ogun State governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed the determination of his administration to reposition the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital to a world class medical facility.
Reigning Commonwealth champion, Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye has set a gold medal target for herself at both the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and next month’s Africa Games billed for next month in Morocco.
Transporters plying the Elele-Omudioga-Omoku route and its environs led by the Rivers State chapter of National Union Road Transport Workers on Thursday embarked on peaceful protest over incessant robbery attacks, kidnapping of commuters and the attendant loss of lives and property.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic lived up to the bravado on Friday, scoring all three goals to power the LA Galaxy to a hard fought 3-2 victory over MLS rivals Los Angeles Football Club.
Over 500 witnesses are to appear before Kano state Governorship Election tribunal presided by Justice Halima Shamnaki in defense of the March 2019 governorship elections won by Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has approved the appointment and reappointment of heads of government agencies and departments in the state.
Tunisia goalkeeper Mouez Hassen and captain Youssef Msakni have been ruled out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations third/fourth-place playoff against Nigeria on Wednesday.
The Zamfara State Governor, Dr. Bello Matawalle, has commended the Speaker House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Abdulhakeem Olufemi Gbjabiamila, for his nationalistic approach over the honour done to the state in the appointment of former Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alh. Sanusi Garba Rikiji, as his Chief of Staff.
Cameroon's Sports and Education Minister Narcisse Mouelle Kombi has called for national team head coach Clarence Seedorf to be relieved of his job following their disappointing Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) campaign in Egypt.