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The number of coronavirus infections worldwide has hit 60 million, nearly a year since the highly infectious disease began spreading around the globe.
South Korea appears to have decided to withdraw its Minister of Trade, Ms. Yoo Myung-hee, from the race for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) director-general, paving the way for Nigeria’s candidate, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to be confirmed as the head of the global trade body.
Seventy-nine days to the expiration of the three-year tenure of Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s President-General, Chief Nnia Nwodo, former Nigeria Ambassador to United States, Professor George Obiozor, has emerged as the consensus candidate to succeed Nwodo.
Wall Street’s main stock indexes pushed higher on Monday kicking off another week on a shot of positive vaccines news – this time from AstraZeneca and Oxford University.
Lewis Hamilton is set to be awarded a knighthood in the New Year’s Honours list after clinching his seventh Formula One World Championship and equalling the overall tally of Michael Schumacher
A United States (US) federal court on Saturday evening dismissed President Donald Trump’s suit that sought to cancel millions of mail-in votes in the November 3 election in Pennsylvania.
Burkina Faso opposition candidate Zephirin Diabre said President Roch Kabore is orchestrating a “massive fraud” to secure re-election in Sunday’s presidential vote, and that he will not accept results marred by irregularities.
The maiden 21 km Kaduna Half marathon ended successfully on Saturday with Kenyan athletes, John Muirurri Mburu and Caren Jebet Maiyo winning.
Romelu Lukaku says that Christian Eriksen must learn Italian if he is to truly fit in with his Inter team-mates.
Managing director of the National Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA, Chief George Moghalu has said that efforts had been intensified to ensure that Onitsha River Port in Anambra State became port of final destination before long.
The U.S. state of Georgia has confirmed President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the Nov. 3 election after a painstaking hand recount of its five million presidential ballots.
A final analysis of the Phase 3 trial of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine shows it was 95% effective in preventing infections, even in older adults, and caused no serious safety concerns, the company said Wednesday.
The candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) for Lagos East senatorial bye-election, Mr. Tokunbo Abiru has endorsed Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s rebuilding Lagos initiative, a post-#EndSARS violence programme aimed at repositioning the state.
‘Gratitude’ is both Timaya’s most anticipated new album and his most unique collection yet. The 15-track piece is his 7th studio offering, and it sees him take center-stage of his rock-solid artistry with no guest features.
Mitch McConnell appeared to finally accept Joe Biden as president-elect on Tuesday as he promised that the US will have an 'orderly' transfer of power in January.
Ghana’s special anti-corruption prosecutor has quit, accusing President Nana Akufo-Addo of “political interference” over a report into a controversial gold royalties deal.
The member representing Ezza South/Ikwo Federal Constituency at the National Assembly, Comrade Chinedu Ogah, weekend commended Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State for taking the bold step to join the All Progressives Congress, APC fold in the country.
The United States President, Donald Trump, has declared himself the winner of the presidential election in the country.
Last week, an incredible development occurred wherein 75 organisations from northern Nigeria placed a N100m bounty on fugitive leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu.
President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Lawan, has stated that the National Assembly will work with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in its bid to properly delineate electoral constituencies across the country ahead of the 2023 general election.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has applauded the efforts of troops of 3 Brigade of the Nigerian Army for securing Falgore forest and other notorious forests in the state.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), has registered 26 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 167,401.
Ms Ulla Mueller, the Country Representative of the UN Population Fund in Nigeria, has urged government at all levels to implement laws and policies that will empower and guarantee women and girls their bodily autonomy.
The Executive Secretary, Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) and Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Northern Nigeria, Rev Yakubu Pam, has urged villagers to collaborate with government and security agencies to combats brutal attacks by bandits in rural communities in the country.
Private jet owners risk having their airplanes impounded by the Nigeria Customs Service if they fail to verify their documents before July 6, 2021 when a month grace period would have expired.
Ethiopians vote on Monday in national and regional elections that the prime minister has billed as proof of his commitment to democracy after decades of repressive rule in Africa's second-most populous nation.
A former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, has said the need to ensure that the rule concerning federal character and quota system is enforced in employment and promotion in civil and public service should not be elevated over merit.
Nigeria's Central Bank is preparing a digital currency pilot that could launch as early as the end of this year, its director of information technology said in a recording heard by Reuters on Friday.