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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concern over worldwide negligence of vaccination against measles and some other diseases.
Pakistan expressed hopes Tuesday that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s maiden trip to the White House later this month would help repair its acrimonious relationship with Washington as the US seeks its help in ending the war in Afghanistan.
Flash flooding and landslides caused by heavy rain have claimed at least 24 in Pakistan administered Kashmir on Monday, officials said.
The National Democratic Forum has in strong terms condemned the invasion of the National Assembly by members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, otherwise known as Shiites, on Tuesday.
Pakistan’s largest media house has forced three journalists known for criticism of the country’s powerful military to deactivate their social media accounts.
Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has been arrested by the country’s top anti-corruption body in a case involving fake bank accounts.
British Airways on Monday resumed flight operations to Pakistan, more than ten years after halting the service in the wake of a suicide bombing attack that had killed more than 50 people at Islamabad’s Marriott Hotel.
The Independent Hajj Reporters, a civil society organisation that monitors and reports hajj activities, has commended Muslim Pilgrims Welfare boards in the states for their efforts in keeping the cost of hajj within N1.5 million, despite the increased in some hajj services in Saudi Arabia.
Hundreds of international companies defied U.S. sanctions pressure and attended an international trade fair in North Korea this week making it the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday.
A doctor in Pakistan has been arrested amid an investigation into the outbreak of HIV in hundreds of children.
Islamabad and Beijing are jointly investigating the trafficking of young Pakistani women to China by criminal gangs, the Foreign Ministry said on Saturday.
Six London residents of Nigerian origin have been jailed in the United Kingdom for their role in a series of online scams that fetched them over £10 million.
The Federal Government has extradited to the United States of America (USA) a Pakistani citizen indicted for drug dealing and money laundering, Muhammad Khalid Khan.
A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has left for Canada to be reunited with her daughters, Pakistani officials and others involved in the case said Wednesday.
Thousands of supporters rallied behind Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as he set out for prison on Tuesday after his temporary release for heart treatment expired.
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.