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Charles Sirleaf, the son of former Liberian president and Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was among the five originally indicted, as an ex-deputy governor at the central bank.
While Hansi Flick's side have endured a tough battle to date in their bid to win an eighth consecutive Bundesliga title, they have enjoyed better fortunes in Europe.
Over 20 million Nigerians on Monday scrambled to prepare for lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa's biggest city Lagos and the capital Abuja, as the continent struggled to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Liberian President George Weah on Monday said that all travel from countries with over 200 coronavirus cases would be banned after the West African state recorded its first infection.
The Sierra Leonean citizen, born in 1969, is alleged to have carried out “aggravated war crimes and crimes against humanity” while he held a senior position in the Revolutionary United Front, a Sierra Leonean rebel army that fought in Liberia’s brutal civil war between 1999 and 2003.
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Calabar, Prof. Zanna Akpagu, says the university will confer an honorary doctorate degree on the Liberian Vice President, Dr Jewel-Haward Taylor, during its convocation on Saturday.
The Federal Government has announced plans to review the 2020 budget as crude oil revenue comes under pressure from the effects of the raging coronavirus infection globally.
Botswana’s former President Festus Mogae has been appointed chair of the committee that decides winners of the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, the foundation announced.
The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has said Nigeria’s ship registry is currently the largest in Africa after the Liberian.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday, granted the request by the Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Raymond Dokpesi, to travel abroad for medical attention.
African leaders led by President of Niger and Chairman of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government, Mahamadou Issoufou, and former Liberian President, Amos Sawyer, on Wednesday paid tribute to former President Goodluck Jonathan for leaving office voluntarily and masterminding peaceful power transition, describing it as an exemplary show of leadership that should motivate those in power.
For the second time, the U.S. Town of Hempstead on Tuesday honoured Nigeria by hoisting the nation’s flag in commemoration of its 59th Independence anniversary.
The film will feature Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, Jermaine Fowler, Leslie Jones, Shari Headley, John Amos, Tracy Morgan, Wesley Snipes, and James Earl Jones. The film is scheduled to be released on December 18, 2020 in the United States.
A huge fire at a Liberian Koranic school killed at least 26 pupils and two teachers on Wednesday when flames engulfed their dormitory, in one of the worst disasters of its kind for the West African nation.
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has selected a Nigerian general to lead a U.N. Board of Inquiry to investigate a series of attacks on hospitals in Syria’s last opposition stronghold in the northwest.
Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police in Liberia's capital Monrovia on Wednesday during a march against corruption and economic mismanagement under former footballer turned president George Weah.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday bagged Liberia’s highest national award as the “Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneers of the Republic of Liberia with Grade of the Knight Grand Cordon.”
Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma has reaffirmed his determination to correct all illegal and fraudulent alterations of the original Owerri Master Plan, promising that his government will work to ensure that the State is the best planned in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) says it will not be deterred by attacks from thugs in carrying out their lawful procession against Kaduna State government on mass disengagement of staff in the state.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will continue to pay attention to medical needs of its personnel for efficient and effective service delivery.
Owners of relaxation spots in parts of Kaduna are recording increase in patronage in spite of the ongoing strike by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in Kaduna State.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has ordered the dismissal of Kaduna State University’s lecturers who join other workers on strike in the state.
The German arrived at the Stamford Bridge club midway through the season, replacing the sacked Frank Lampard.
Continental powerhouses Nigeria and Ghana have been surprisingly drawn against each other in the first round of the qualifying series for the 12th Women African Cup of Nations that Morocco will host in the summer of next year.
The No Alternative to Buhari-Osinbajo 2019 (NATBO 2019) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ignore calls for secession and self-determination.
West Brom Super Eagles defender Semi Ajayi was the victim of racist abuse on social media after Sunday’s Premier League home defeat by Liverpool.
Public Relations Officer of the university, Victor Akinpelumi, confirmed the incident but did not go into details.