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Miss South Africa was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday in Atlanta after a lavish ceremony filled with glitter and heartfelt speeches about female empowerment.
A group of U.S.-based scientists is rushing to document indigenous sites along Puerto Rico's coast dating back a couple of thousand years before rising sea levels linked to climate change destroy a large chunk of the island's heritage that is still being discovered.
Nigeria women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, has been seeded in pot three alongside Japan, Brazil and Great Britain ahead of the draw ceremony for the 2020 Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament.
The African Champions are in pot three alongside Japan , Brazil and Great Britain, while the other Africa representatives Mozambique landed in pot four alongside Korea, Puerto Rico and Sweden.
Attorneys general from 48 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico formally opened an antitrust probe on Monday into Alphabet’s Google, in a sign of growing government scrutiny of U.S. technology giants.
Angola on Wednesday in Foshan needed five extra minutes to beat Philippines 84-81 in the last game of Group D at the ongoing FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China.
A spirited fight from Nigeria inspired them to their first win at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 after seeing off Korea 108-66 in a one-sided Group B tie on Wednesday at the Wuhan Sports Center.
A young girl has died after slipping from her grandfather's arms on the 11th deck of a cruise ship while it was docked in Puerto Rico, according to reports.
Nigeria’s 3×3 men basketball team will play no part at the FIBA 3×3 World Cup Qualifiers 2019 in San Juan, Puerto Rico after they pulled out of the competition due to visa issues.
A United States team packed with NBA stars will begin its bid for an unprecedented third Basketball World Cup title in a row with a clash against debutants the Czech Republic.
The senior men’s 3×3 national basketball team has been grouped alongside France, Germany and Italy in the qualification Group A for a place in the 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Cup.
The European Commission added Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive disclosed on Wednesday.
The 24-year-old musician, known as Latin trap music's first openly gay artist who has been credited with "transforming the genre", was killed in the country's capital San Juan on Thursday, according to police.
The Senate President Bukola Saraki says the Rediscover Heritage Bikers tour of 11 states will promote the Nigerian Brand around the world.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has pledged to make tourism a veritable earner for the country.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.
A bill seeking to reduce frequent accidents by petroleum trucks on Nigerian roads on Tuesday scaled through the second reading in the Senate.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has appealed to youths to stay off crimes, but defend their rights for the development of the nation.
Fatima Abdullahi, the sister of the ex-chairman of the Pension Reform Task Force, Abdulrasheed Maina, told the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday that she was not aware of the companies and bank accounts opened in her name by the defendant.
North Korea on Monday slammed US President Donald Trump for “bluffing” and called him “an old man bereft of patience” as Pyongyang ramps up pressure on Washington over stalled nuclear talks.
Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has congratulated Nigerian-born British boxer, Anthony Joshua, for defeating his opponent, Andy Ruiz Jr, in Saturday’s World Heavyweight Boxing fight in Saudi Arabia, to reclaim his World Heavyweight titles.