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A trans-border trafficker, Emeka Okoro, and another drug dealer, Ibrahim Bello, have been arrested in Abuja by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, with cocaine weighing 1.1kilogramme, which has a street value of N264million.
Most Nigerian private universities do not produce high quality graduates despite the exorbitant fees they receive in tuition from students, the chairman of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in Plateau State, Dr. Lazarus Maigoro, said on Thursday in Jos.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N35 billion for the building of power station by the Nigerian Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA), in Akamkpa, Cross River State.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of additional 20 private universities across the country.
Dozens of campaign staff working for Bobi Wine, Uganda's leading opposition candidate in next week's presidential election, are being held in a military barracks after authorities defied court orders to release them, Wine's lawyer said on Friday.
Ugandan presidential candidate and pop star Bobi Wine said one of his bodyguards was killed on Sunday when police ran him over while Wine's convoy was taking a journalist injured by police to seek medical help.
West African gold producer Ghana is preparing to elect a president on Dec. 7, in a race dubbed the “battle of two giants.”
The trial of former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, on money laundering charges continued in his absence on Wednesday, as a witness, Mrs. Rouquayya Ibrahim, narrated how he stole over N14billion from the federal pension account.
Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that they need the required support to meet the target of semi-finals of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League.
The Police Command in Nasarawa State has vowed to fish out the killers of the District Head of Odu Village in Nasarawa Local Government Area, Mr Amos Obere.
Power has been restored in the East African nations of Kenya and Uganda after they were hit by nationwide outages in the morning, the countries’ electricity providers said.
The Chairman of Bosso Local Government Area in Niger State, Architect Abubakar Gomna has urged Nigerians not to deceive themselves on government palliatives.
Uganda will receive an emergency loan worth $491.5 million from the International Monetary Fund to help cushion its economy from the impact of the new coronavirus, the fund said on Wednesday.
Esther Mbayo, the minister in charge of the presidency, told newsmen that gains made in the fight against HIV/AIDS may be reversed if efforts to combat the disease, that has leftover two million Ugandans dead since the 1980s, are relaxed.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with the designer of the National Flag, Pa Michael Taiwo Akinkunmi, on the occasion of his 85th birthday.
Manchester United are reportedly eyeing up an £80million summer swoop for Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho.
The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the immediate sacking, investigation and prosecution of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, as well as the suspended Managing Director of the Nigeria Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman.
Due to the current Covid-19 upsurge in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is currently under pressure to impose a lockdown in the country.
The interest of Stefano Pioli’s AC Milan in trying to keep Brahim Diaz, their loanee from La Liga club Real Madrid was heightened when the 21-year-old turned up a brilliant display in Sunday’s unwinding of Serie A former champions Juventus. Pioli intends to open a negotiation with Real Madrid, about keeping Spanish forward, who has plugged comfortably into the Milan team.
Barring any last-minute change, the National Assembly (NASS) has concluded plans to repeal the establishing law of the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST) and re-enact the law to grant the agency the status of a commission.
The Education Secretariat of FCT Administration has debunked reports that schools in the Bwari Area Council have been closed due to the fear of the residents that the area might have been infiltrated by bandits after sighting trucks loaded with strangers in the communities bordering Kaduna State on Wednesday.
Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes set another club record with his goal in victory at Aston Villa on Sunday.
Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen was full of praise for Eden Hazard ahead of the Real Madrid winger's return to Stamford Bridge.
Police on Thursday urged residents of Bwari Area Council of the FCT to remain calm and not get tensed over rumours of security breach in the area.