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US President Joe Biden on Friday said “well over 600,000” Americans could die of the coronavirus as he stepped up federal aid in the world’s worst-hit country, while less wealthy nations anticipated better access to tests and vaccines thanks to several international deals.
The newly elected President-General of Ohaneze Ndi Igbo, Prof George Obiozor has admonished the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu to thread cautiously his agitation for a separate country from Nigeria.
According to the Times, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who was working remotely from a private island the day the riot occurred, was not totally convinced a temporary ban on the president that day was the right decision. Twitter executives told Dorsey that the response to Trump’s tweets in the day after the riot suggested there was great potential for more real-world violence, ultimately leading to the permanent suspension.
For months, Nextdoor moderators have struggled with the challenge of addressing QAnon content on its neighborhood sites — but after last week’s deadly attack on the Capitol, the pressure between moderators and the company’s policy team may have reached a breaking point.
The Oku Ibom Ibibio and patriarch of Ibibio people worldwide, His Eminence, Ntenyin Solomon Etuk, has expressed deep disappointment at the rancour generated by the appointment of Mr Effiong Akwa as the sole administrator of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) by President Muhammadu Buhari.
A person with disability, Dr Chike Okogwu, has accused Dana Air of discrimination stating the airline barred him from boarding with a claim that ”a new policy forbids carrying” passengers ”with wheelchair”.
Thousands of Indian farmers protesting against deregulation of agriculture markets are drawing strength from Sikhs around the world who are urging foreign governments to intercede with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has expressed happiness over the release of kidnapped students of Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State.
The South East Zonal leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the allegation by the Ebonyi State governor, David Umahi, that some of its leaders in the state were cultists and members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. They dismissed the accusation by the governor as a bait to incite security operatives against PDP leadership.
Antonio Conte is in the firing line with another Champions League failure looming as his Inter Milan side head to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Tuesday with their hopes of reaching the knock-out stage hanging by a thread.
Many Nigerians have castigated the Cable News Network (CNN) for projecting misinformation, inconsistent reportage on the EndSARs protests and alleged number of deaths at the Lekki Toll Gate on Oct. 20.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised the executive that the 2021 proposed budget is no longer tenable.
The Former Chairman of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria and APC Chieftain in Lagos, Muiz Banire, on Sunday described the freezing of bank accounts of End SARS promoters by the Central Bank of Nigeria as “meddlesome interloper.”
Sierra Leone national head coach John Keister has urged his players to have the right mentality and belief going into the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria today.
Sierra Leone national head coach John Keister has urged his players to have the right mentality and belief going into the African Cup of Nations qualifier against Nigeria.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the release of an Islamist convicted of beheading U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, a decision that has left his family in “complete shock”, lawyers said.
The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has called on the Yoruba activist, Sunday ‘Igboho’ Adeyemo, not to take the law into his own hands while fighting against criminals alleged to be herdsmen.
Former Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov believes that Frank Lampard was not given enough time in the Chelsea dugout.
A pro youths group, the North Central Coalition For Leadership (NCCL), has promised to purchase the All Progressives Congress (APC) Expression of Interest and Nomination Form for Governor Yahaya Bello if he decides to contest for the 2023 presidential election.
The African Union has secured an additional 400 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines for its members, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday.
Everton manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed Alex Iwobi is fit and available for Wednesday’s Premier League clash against Leicester City at Goodison Park.
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, has appealed to public-spirited Nigerians to assist indigent candidates to get tablets, as the university gets set for the non-physical post-UTME test.
The state-run religious authority has caused alarm by proclaiming the use of talismans to ward off “the evil eye” prohibited under Islam.
Director-General of the Progressive Governors’ Forum, PGF, Salihu Moh. Lukman has weighed in on the seeming altercation between the Federal Government and the Ondo State Government regarding the ultimatum given to unregistered Fulani herdsmen to vacate the forest reserves of the state in seven days and also halt night grazing with immediate effect.
Since the beginning of 2021 and as a follow-up of the events of last year, the food security situation in Western Africa is a mixed picture. Although COVID-19 infection rates remained low compared to global figures, the impact of the pandemic led to reduced economic growth stemming from national restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the virus.