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Russia says it is expecting African governments and businesses to come to Sochi summit with a “solid package of proposals” on expanding ties with the continent.
US Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has fired back at Hillary Clinton after the former secretary of state appeared to call her "the favourite of the Russians" in the 2020 elections race.
Turkey remained defiant against mounting international pressure to curb its military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syria, raising tensions with Washington as Vice President Mike Pence headed for Ankara on Wednesday to demand a ceasefire.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Saudi Arabia on Monday, where he is set to seal oil agreements as well as use his influence to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf.
Alexei Leonov, a Soviet-era cosmonaut who was the first man to conduct a spacewalk in 1965, died in Moscow on Friday aged 85 after a long illness.
Ese Brume won the first medal for Nigeria at the 2019 Athletics World Championship in Doha.
While the US banned Huawei for alleged espionage and asked its allies to do the same, Moscow has rolled out the red carpet for the Chinese tech company, letting it develop 5G networks in Russia.
Democrats charged aggressively into an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump on Friday, ordering Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to turn over Ukraine-related documents and scheduling testimony for witnesses to alleged abuse of power by the US leader.
The United Nations reports human rights violations in both government and separatist-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine continue with impunity. The report, which was examined by the U.N. human rights council this week also documents violations perpetrated by the Russian occupiers of Crimea.
Sebastian Coe was re-elected as president of the International Association of Athletics Federations on Wednesday, and will begin his second term facing the same Russian problems that have dogged the sport through the Briton’s first stint.
The 2021 UEFA Champions League final will be played in Saint Petersburg, European football’s governing body announced on Tuesday.
Stakeholders in track and field have lambasted the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) over list of athletes that will be donning the white and green colours of Nigeria at the IAAF World Championships which begins later this month in Doha, Qatar.
Nigerian forward Slyvester Igbonu will be looking to make his debut for FC Dynamo Moscow, at home against his parent club, FC Ufa – a matchday-9 clash of the Russian Premier League today (Monday) at the VTB Arena in Moscow.
Russian investigators on Thursday raided dozens of regional offices of top protest leader Alexei Navalny, as well as the homes of his supporters, after mass opposition rallies this summer.
The Management of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN) says it has promoted 968 staffs in the 2019 promotion examination.
Nigeria born England international Tammy Abraham is on the verge of landing a boost on his Chelsea contract it has been revealed.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
Veteran Nollywood actress, producer and TV personality, Monalisa Chinda, has called for improved welfare and better working environment for Nigerian actors.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the interim forfeiture of two properties in Ikoyi, Lagos, belonging to former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki.
Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the agency, made this known while delivering a paper entitled, ‘Strategic change administration and innovation to curb corruption in Nigeria’, at the third all administrators national conference of the Chartered Institute of Administration, in Lagos, on Thursday.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced late American international music legends, Whitney Houston and Notorious B.I.G among its inductees for the 35th annual Hall of Fame ceremony, years after their death.
Some Nigerians in Pragati Nagar, Nalasopara Mumbai went on rampage on Wednesday after a Nigerian was beaten to death by fellow Nigerians while drinking overnight.
The news agency said the troops traveled over the Sahela border to Iraq's northern province of Dohuk.
Responding to the development, Acting Head of Service, Folashade Yemi, said: “We have had a very peaceful engagement. But we discovered that there are some grey areas that need to be ironed out. By the grace of God, tomorrow, discussions will continue and we believe that we will be able to get everything resolved.”