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President Muhammadu Buhari together with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Saturday in Abuja received the first doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny is sharing a quarantine cell in central Russia, allies said on Wednesday, revealing his location for the first time since he was moved from jail in Moscow last week to serve a 2-1/2 year sentence in a penal colony.
In 2008 the research topic for my 2nd Masters programme was titled “International Small Arms Regime And The State:” The focus was on Africa and Nigeria.
Presidential advisor on health, Dr. Anthony Nsiah Asare, who made this known says the move will help with monitoring and also encourage more Ghanaians to avail themselves for the vaccination, which comes at no cost.
With N9.4 billion paid to stakeholders, including service providers, approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), and with 31 states to cover, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the federal government has no more excuses for not rapidly rolling out the Digital Switch Over (DSO).
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday Iran might enrich uranium up to 60% purity if the country needed it and would never yield to U.S. pressure over its nuclear activity, state television reported.
Though still basking in the euphoria of his successful debut for Manchester United, Nigeria born Shola Shoretire has expressed regret that his big moment was showcased in an empty stadium.
The Catholic Church has asked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to immediately shut down the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuals, Transgender and Queer Individuals (LGBTQI) office in Accra.
“I’m just happy to be back playing, and in the thick of things which is the most important thing. Coming here I think one of the goals personally was to get back on the pitch and try to win a trophy, that would be amazing.”
Fikayo Tomori has described the Italian top flight Serie A as more tactical than the Premier League.
Facebook faced an angry backlash on Thursday after blocking news feeds in Australia in a surprise escalation of a dispute with the government which could be a test for the future of online publishing worldwide.
Real Madrid loanee Martin Odegaard has opened the door to staying at Arsenal permanently.
DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi on Monday named Jean-Michel Sama Lukonde Kyenge, head of the state mining giant Gecamines, as prime minister following a prolonged tussle for power with allies of his predecessor.
Archbishop Sam Zuga has reacted to the Central Bank of Nigeria’s (CBN) new order on Cryptocurrency. The Apex bank had directed Deposit Money Banks (DMBs) and other financial institutions to close accounts of persons who are using their systems for cryptocurrency trading.
China has begun using anal swabs to test those it considers at high risk of contracting Covid-19, state TV reported.
Christopher Plummer, the dashing award-winning actor who played Captain von Trapp in the film “The Sound of Music” and at 82 became the oldest Academy Award acting winner in history, has died. He was 91.
There was a furore on Sunday when Spanish newspaper El Mundo ran leaked documents detailing the contract of the world’s best player.
The Myanmar military said on Monday that it will rerun the multi-party general elections after a one-year state of emergency declared earlier in the day.
Actors with disabilities will be included in auditions for each new film and television production at NBCUniversal, which becomes the second major media company to make such a commitment.
A councillor from Southern Kaduna and few others have escaped and ran through the bush when gunmen abducted about 21 people along the Kaduna – Kachia road late Friday.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Judiciary and Human Rights Matters, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, has debunked reports that he is indebted to defunct Oceanic Bank, Sterling Bank or any other bank.
The Nigerian Army has announced the appointment of new General Officers Commanding, Principal Staff Officers, commandant of tri-service institution and army training centres, corps commanders, among other positions to man the various divisions, units and commands of the service.
Rivers governor: Good infrastructure reward for people’s resistance when army ‘tried to rig’ election
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said the construction of eight flyover bridges in Port Harcourt alongside other critical infrastructure is in a mark of appreciation to the people of Rivers whom he commended for, in his words, having resisted ‘the Army and other security agencies [when they] tried to rig [the 2019] election’ in the state.
The Academic Staff Union of Secondary Schools (ASUSS) has commended the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for granting recognition to the trade union in spite of an alleged deregistration plot against it by a rival union.
The Nigerian Army has buried a commanding officer and four other soldiers killed in the attack on the military base in Marte local government of Borno state.
Bruno Fernandes has responded to critics who claim he hasn’t done enough in the big games this season.
Stefano Pioli says AC Milan have reached a decisive moment in the Serie A season ahead of their league game against Udinese and has faith that his side can cope in the absence of injured striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Worried by the current wave of insecurity in the country, the Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN) has called on the National Assembly to as a matter of urgency pass the Nigerian Peace Corps (NPC) Bill, pending before the two legislative chambers.
The Yobe State Government has ordered boarding school students in the state to go home amidst fear of a Boko Haram attack.
The All Progressives Congress, Oyo State Chapter has praised members of Zenith Labour Party and loyalists of former Governor Rasheed Ladoja for defecting to the APC on Tuesday in the state.
Senate refers President Buhari’s request to confirm NASRDA, correctional chiefs to relevant committees
The Senate on Wednesday referred President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the confirmation of Dr Halilu Ahmad Shaba as the new Director-General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) and Muhammad Usman as Federal Commissioner as well as Haliru Nababa as Controller General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCS) to its relevant committees for screening.