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Nigeria on Saturday recorded 84 new COVID-19 infections and a single fatality from the disease, according to health authorities.
President Hassan Rouhani reiterated Iran’s commitment to nuclear non-proliferation on Saturday while overseeing the launch of advanced centrifuges at the underground Natanz nuclear plant to mark National Nuclear Technology Day.
DMX, an American hip-hop star, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is not dead and still on life support.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Thursday, disclosed that eight members of the church kidnapped in Kaduna State have been released.
Kim Jong Un says North Korea is facing its “worst-ever situation” and called on “grassroots” members of the ruling Workers’ Party to be more proactive and responsible in carrying out the country’s new five-year economic plan.
Porto coach Sergio Conceicao is eager to talk up their underdog status facing Chelsea.
Russia is amassing unprecedented military might in the Arctic and testing its newest weapons in a region freshly ice-free due to the climate emergency, in a bid to secure its northern coast and open up a key shipping route from Asia to Europe.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday confirmed pubs and restaurants could reopen to serve outdoors in a week’s time, as Covid restrictions are lifted, but sounded a note of caution on international travel resuming.
Singapore will, from May, accept visitors who use a mobile travel pass containing digital certificates for COVID-19 tests and vaccines.
All party members and leaders should prioritise ensuring that the Caretaker Committee is able to complete the task of organising a National Convention where new leaders of the party will be elected. The first test therefore is whether the challenges leading to the dissolution of the Comrade Oshiomhole-led NWC are being resolved by the Caretaker Committee. To what extent, are the resolution of challenges facing the party conforming to both democratic principles and progressive ideals?
Spain is about to ask hundreds of companies to join in one of the biggest-ever tests of whether a four-day workweek can be implemented without harming the economy.
Athletes and officials in the Kogi contingent to the 20th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Benin have tested negative for COVID-19, the state Director of Sports, Onipe Halli, has said.
Benin striker Steve Mounie has recalled the harrowing experience his team went through in Sierra Leone after he and four other top stars were reported to have tested positive for Coronavirus and as such were ruled out of a decisive AFCON qualifier in Freetown.
Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Serie A on Saturday with Juventus looking to reboot their title defence against struggling city rivals Torino.
The Africa Cup of Nations tournament will be staged in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6 next year, a Confederation of African Football (CAF) official confirmed on Thursday.
Chinese tech giant Alibaba said on Monday that it accepted a record penalty imposed by the country’s anti-monopoly regulator.
Minister of State, FCT, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged Team FCT to work harder and win more medals for the nation’s capital at the ongoing Edo 2020 National Sports Festival in Benin City, Edo State.
Newsmen gathered that the then Minister of State for Transport in charge of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika in 2018, allegedly made a request to President Muhammadu Buhari for the establishment of a passenger airport in Wasimi.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics (SSANIP) has warned of “industrial disharmony” should the federal and state governments refuse to implement the new minimum wage, pay promotion arrears and adjust the current tax charged its members by the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS).
The National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has cautioned Nigerians against adding chemicals and additives to food and drinks to enhance taste.
The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday the world economy could recover faster than expected in 2021, revising its January projection up by 0.5 per cent points to 6 per cent.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Niger State has mocked the ruling All Progressives Congress for threatening to seek action over an allegation purportedly raised by the PDP in Chanchaga Local Government Area of the state in its letter suspending former Governor Babangida Aliyu, adding that the APC should mind its business.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said he will never pay ransom to bandits even if they kidnap his son.
Labour unions at the Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa, Ondo State, on Wednesday embarked on an indefinite strike over unpaid salaries and other issues.
Mohamed Salah has tied a Champions League mark achieved by Barcelona legend Samuel Eto’o by scoring against Real Madrid on Tuesday at Estadio Alfredo Di Stefano.