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China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud.
A dwindling core of hardline protesters held their ground on Thursday at a Hong Kong university besieged for days by police, as the US passed a bill lauding the city’s pro-democracy movement, setting up a likely clash between Washington and Beijing.
China called on Britain on Friday to seek “severe punishment” for those involved in the deaths of 39 people, believed to be Chinese nationals, found in a truck container near London, while British police quizzed the driver on suspicion of murder.
Apple is the latest in a series of foreign companies and organisations to have come under fire in China for their alleged support of Hong Kong protesters.
Beijing has cast doubt on whether trade talks are set to resume, with its foreign ministry contradicting US President Donald Trump’s claim that China had sought a return to the negotiating table and state media saying the countries were in touch only at a “technical level”.
Nasarawa State Governor, Engr Abdullahi Sule, has appointed former political editor of People’s Daily, Mallam Ali Abare, as his Special Assistant on Media.
Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has pleaded guilty to charges of accepting bribes, Chinese state media reported.
Russia’s Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday, vowing to seek closer ties as they look to counter US influence.
A zoo in southern China says the only known female member of one of the world's rarest turtle species has died.
The Nigeria Union of Journalists has called for the immediate sack of officials of the Nasarawa State Pension Bureau over their involvement in the assault of two of its members.
Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps attached to the Nasarawa State Pensions Bureau in Lafia, have attacked journalists for taking pictures of a document pasted on the board’s notice board.
Jack Ma, founder of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, is among the world's richest people but he has now emerged as a member of another club: China's 89-million-strong Communist Party.
Nigeria’s minister of information and culture Lai Mohammed on Thursday accused media houses of denigrating the country under president Muhammadu Buhari.
Chinese state media kept up their criticism of U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies, with a newspaper on Tuesday describing as “wishful thinking” Trump’s belief that a fall in Chinese stocks was a sign of his winning the trade war.
Baidu is prepared to win against Alphabet’s Google in China, its chief executive officer said on social media, amid rumblings the U.S. search engine giant was planning to re-enter a market it left eight years ago.
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Laurent Koscielny has spoken about his reasons for leaving Arsenal in the summer; a decision which surprised many at the club including the fans he believes did not expect him to go.
The statement said energy professionals and consultants gathered by the ministry agreed that to achieve the new targets set by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration for the Oil and Gas sector, there is need to put a sound and stress-free acreage management policy in place.
Manchester United have rediscovered a spark and the return of Paul Pogba can see them take the “next step” as the Frenchman has the ability to “unlock the door”, says Ryan Giggs.
The main political party leaders are continuing to push their election pledges to voters, as the campaign enters its final few days.
Barcelona could terminate Ernesto Valverde's contract at the end of the season, according to the club’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu.
The Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) has insisted that Aisha Buhari’s criticism of government’s poor performance is not limited to the state level.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, on Sunday, lost his ninety-year-old father, the Late Elder Gabriel Emmanuel Nkanang.
The National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has said that the presidential taskforce set up to clear the gridlock in Apapa cannot achieve the task, adding that they have failed.
Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, has expressed sadness over the death of a member representing Magama/Rijau Federal Constituency of Niger State, Ja’afaru Iliyasu.
Former Nigeria’s President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan and Benin Republic’s ex-President Nicéphore Soglo have been nominated to co-lead a pre-election assessment mission to the Republic of Guinea’s parliamentary elections scheduled for February 2020.