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Thiago Alcantara is capable of replicating the success he enjoyed at Bayern Munich with Liverpool says Xabi Alonso, with the 29-year-old considered to be “one of the best midfielders” on the planet.
More cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the past four weeks than in the first six months of the pandemic, the UN health agency chief told journalists on Friday as he launched a new report on the threat posed by antimicrobial resistance.
NASA plans to launch a satellite tomorrow that will follow the effects of climate change on the world’s oceans and gather data to improve weather forecasts. The satellite will continue NASA’s three decades-long work to document rising sea levels and will give scientists a more precise view of the coastlines than they’ve ever had from space.
Too many multinational companies are neglecting to protect human rights despite investors and customers urging them to do so, according to the 2020 Corporate Human Rights Benchmark.
Manchester City aren't forgetting about Leo Messi. In Man City's offices, the Argentinian's name keeps on being mentioned. So much so that 'The Sun' says that the English club are preparing an offer of around 50 or 60 million euros for the Barcelona striker in January.
The United Nations (UN) said Tuesday it is releasing $100 million in aid for seven countries that include Nigeria and Ethiopia to help them avoid famine because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The UN climate change secretariat, UNFCCC, has underlined its commitment to work with stakeholders in the United States and beyond, to accelerate climate action, in line with an historic treaty on limiting global warming and curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
The Minister of Environment, Dr. Mohammad Abubakar, has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to end open defecation in the country.
Dr Juliana Olunuga, Medical Director, Ebute Meta Comprehensive Health Centre, Lagos, has encouraged breastfeeding mothers to embrace the six-month exclusive breastfeeding.
North Korea declared its first suspected coronavirus case on Sunday, becoming one of the last countries to do so as the number of people infected worldwide passed 16 million.
Skywatchers along a narrow band from west Africa to the Arabian Peninsula, India and the Far East witnessed Sunday a dramatic “ring of fire” solar eclipse.
The World Health Organization (WHO) voiced “regret” Wednesday at US President Donald Trump’s suspension of funding for the UN agency over suspicions that it had mismanaged the response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 37-year-old pop star was poised to kick off her 2020 Las Vegas residency at the Zappos Theater in Planet Hollywood on April 1, but she’s now decided to delay those plans due to the global health crisis.
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The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) has handed over the Afam Power Plant in Oyigbo Local Government of Rivers State to Transcorp Power Consortium, which emerged the preferred bidder of the power asset, with a bid offer of N105 billion.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has provided dry season farm inputs to 14,250 households for the 2020-2021 dry season farming in troubled Borno State.
The outgoing administration of US President Donald Trump issued a new temporary rule that could require tourist and business travellers from two dozen countries – most in Africa – to pay a bond of as much as $15,000 to visit the United States.
Rising from its monthly meeting held at the country home of its national leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti in Akure, the Ondo state capital, the Group opposed the proposed rail line and an N30bn highway to connect the Niger Republic with Nigeria.
StarTimes GO, an e-shopping channel on pay-TV platform StarTimes, has partnered top retail and tech brands on Black Friday Sales on November 27.
Many cases of sexual assault are under-reported, and most times the cases are poorly prosecuted due to lack of evidence to prove rape, the minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has said.
Some newspaper vendors in the federal capital territory (FCT) have taken to the streets to protest against the killing of Ifeanyi Elechi, a colleague of theirs, by a security aide of Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives.
Stakeholders in the agricultural sector have said that Nigeria is currently spending about $500 million importing oil palm annually.
The Lagos State Government is set to establish Youth Affairs Department in all Local Government and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of the state.
Chief Oluchukwu Ezeali, Commissioner for Project Monitoring and Evaluation in Ebonyi, has said that Governor David Umahi’s defection to the All Progressive Congress would enhance national unity.