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TIME named Nigerian physician Tunji Funsho to the 2020 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The full list and related tributes are available now at time.com/time100, and...
Protesters gathered on Sunday in drought-hit northern Mexico in an attempt to retain control of a dam key to government efforts to diffuse tensions over a water-sharing pact with the United States.
US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he supported a deal in principle that would allow TikTok to continue to operate in the US, even as it appeared to conflict with his earlier order for China’s ByteDance to divest the video app.
China’s ByteDance Ltd. is seeking a valuation of $60 billion for TikTok as Oracle Corp. and Walmart Inc. take stakes in the short-video app’s business to address U.S. security concerns, according to a person familiar with the matter.
US President Donald Trump will host a ceremony Tuesday where Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalize relations with Israel, redrawing the Middle East’s diplomatic map – and boosting the Republican’s reelection hopes.
The Joe Biden campaign is taking over a popular Instagram account from a teen supporter, who built a huge following over their summer break. Formerly a fan account, @VoteJoe account will now serve as the campaign’s primary point of grassroots outreach on Instagram, supplementing Biden’s personal account.
Chinese authorities have stopped renewing press credentials for foreign journalists working for U.S. news organizations in China, the latest move in a continuing cycle of tit-for-tat retaliations between Beijing and Washington over economic and diplomatic disputes.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame denied on Sunday that his government had kidnapped from abroad Paul Rusesabagina, whose widely acclaimed heroism inspired a Hollywood movie but who has been detained on terrorism and other charges.
Police arrested dozens of people and used tear gas against hundreds of demonstrators in Portland late Saturday as the western US city marked 100 days since Black Lives Matter protests erupted against racism and police brutality.
Alhaji Popoola Ogundoyin, an Executive Member of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), says that unless Nigeria produces petroleum products through its refineries, the problems in the petroleum sector will persist. Ogundoyin stated this...
Oil prices edged up on Thursday, but held near multi-week lows hit overnight after U.S. data showed gasoline demand fell and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic was lagging.
The man portrayed in the film “Hotel Rwanda” as saving the lives of more than 1,200 people from genocide was “kidnapped” while in Dubai, his daughter asserts, while a video shared by Rwandan authorities allegedly backing his arrest on suspicion of terrorism was challenged by his foundation.
Alphonse Mwimba Makiese, DR Congo’s wrestling champion, who campaigned for fellow albinos facing stigma, was lauded Monday for his work fighting discrimination following his death at 54.
A group of athletes led by NBA star LeBron James will roll out a multimillion-dollar programme in the next few weeks to recruit poll workers in heavily Black electoral districts for November’s election.
Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to United States President Donald Trump, said she will be leaving the White House this month, citing the need to focus on her four children.
Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus is set to be sidelined until at least the middle of next month after he was withdrawn from Brazil’s squad to face Bolivia and Peru in their opening 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Reigning African champions Algeria have replaced Cote d’Ivoire as the opponents of the Super Eagles in the first of two international friendly matches arranged by the Nigeria Football Federation to be played in Austria in October.
The Selma actor took to his verified Instagram page to announce the death of his father. Eulogizing his father, the actor simply said, “My brothers and I knew him as our protector, guardian, hero, encourager and our lovely Daddy.”
No fewer than nine people in Kwara United FC of Ilorin have tested positive to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his single desire is to make sure that innocent Nigerians don’t suffer regardless of party affiliation.
Yobe state governor and Chairman Caretaker/Extra-Ordinary National Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, his Kogi state counterpart Yahaya Bello and the candidate of the party at the just concluded Edo governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, have met behind closed doors in Abuja.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Nigerian International Securities Limited (NISL) and the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) on Monday commited to expanding retail investment opportunities in the capital market.
The president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, has fired back at Meghan Markle and her husband, Prince Harry, after the couple released a message in honour of the National Voter Registration Day, US Weekly reports.
The Sokoto State Hisbah Commission on Monday confirmed the arrest of three people alleged to have circulated a video on social media while sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl.
American Williams, who turns 39 on Saturday, had hoped to stay at her French apartment as she attempts to win a record-equalling 24th Singles major. She has three French Open titles on her CV.