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According to the country director, Google Nigeria, Juliet Ehimuan, empowering women and girls in Africa to reach their full economic potential, and to thrive, is more critical now than ever before, as they bear the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A flight carrying 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India landed in Ghana’s capital Accra, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), said in a joint statement.
President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly used his clemency authority as a political tool rather than an act of mercy, issued a final wave of pardons and commutations on his last night in office, delivering relief for a mix of beneficiaries that included former strategist Stephen Bannon, Republican Party and Trump fundraiser Elliott Broidy, and former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, found guilty in 2013 of corruption charges.
The Nigeria in Diaspora Commission ,NIDCOM, has commended the Nigeria Humanitarian Action,NIHA, for bringing humanitarian actors together, to give succour to the more than 235 million people in need of humanitarian assistance and protection in 2021.
A British academic, who was detained in the United Arab Emirates two years ago on spying charges, has launched legal action against a number of senior officials from the Gulf state, accusing them of assault, torture and false imprisonment.
Amongst the suspects is: one Mohammed Musa 30 years a member of a notorious 4-man car snatching syndicate arrested by eagle-eyed Police detectives from Gwagwalada Division during a routine patrol on Friday 30th April, 2021.
Popular US singer and rapper, Sean “Diddy” Combs, has announced the change of his middle name.
The teaser trailer for an upcoming documentary about one of the greatest managers in English Premier League history, Sir Alex Ferguson, with the eponymous title “Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In,” has been made public to draw attention to the release.
The Board of Directors of First Bank of Nigeria Limited has approved the appointment of Mr. Gbenga Shobo as its Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective today (Wednesday).
The National Security Adviser, NSA, Major General Babagana Monguno (retd), said the Security meeting on Friday was adjourned to Tuesday next week in order to receive further briefings from the Security Chiefs.
Moses Simon has earned his first selection this season in the French Ligue 1 Team of Week by L’Equipe after a superlative showing for FC Nantes.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's two main political rivals each asked the president on Wednesday for the chance to try to form a government, after Netanyahu failed to meet an overnight deadline to assemble a coalition.
Iran's supreme leader on Sunday criticised its foreign minister, who said in a leaked interview that the elite Revolutionary Guards had more influence in foreign affairs and Tehran's nuclear dossier than him.