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In less than five days, a million new coronavirus infections were confirmed across the globe, a milestone that not just reflects the pathogen’s devastating spread but also the upscale in testing. On Sunday, the World...
Venezuela’s Attorney General Tarek William Saab Friday reported that the two former U.S. military officers Luke Denmnan and Airan Berry, who participated in the failed invasion attempt in Venezuela, were sentenced to 20 years in prison.
The U.S. has imposed sanctions against a rebel leader in the Central African Republic, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said in a statement on Friday.
The sixth evacuation flight from the U.S. has departed for Abuja and Lagos with 325 passengers on board.
The United States has announced a 10-million-dollar (N3.8 billion) reward for information on foreign interference in its elections.
A Nigerian, Mr Gabe Okoye, is on the ballot in a forthcoming Democratic Party’s senatorial primary runoff election in the U.S.
A Florida teen was identified Friday as the mastermind of a scheme earlier this month that commandeered Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls and scammed people around the globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin. Two other men were also charged in the case.
“The exceptionally broad nature of the Commission’s requests means we would be required to turn over predominantly irrelevant documents that have nothing to do with the Commission’s investigations, including highly sensitive personal information such as employees’ medical information, personal financial documents, and private information about family members of employees,” Facebook associate general counsel Tim Lamb said in a statement
The U.S. government abruptly ordered China to close its consulate in Houston in an “unprecedented escalation,” the Foreign Ministry said, in the latest sign of deteriorating ties between the world’s biggest economies.
Democratic Republic of Congo President Felix Tshisekedi has appointed a new head of the army to replace General John Numbi, state television said on Friday.
UK and its allies accused Russian intelligence services on Thursday of attempting to steal information on the development of COVID-19 vaccines through “irresponsible cyberattacks.”
South Africa’s rand firmed in early trade on Wednesday ahead of consumer inflation data and as hopes of economic recovery increased global risk appetite.
The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has clashed with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) over the latter’s allegation that the Federal Government plans to loot the recovered $311 million repatriated funds from United States (U.S.) and the Island of Jersey.
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Manchester United are targeting Atletico Madrid star Saul Niguez again after losing out on Jadon Sancho, according to The Daily Star.
Arsenal are prepared to step up their pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey, a report from The Daily Star claims.
Borno State Government, says it has resettled 2,800 displaced persons at Ajiri community in Mafa Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigerian Agricultural Insurance Corporation (NAIC) says it is partnering with All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN) to insure over 40 million farmers across Nigeria against flooding and other disasters.
Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka says it was fun inflicting a humiliating defeat on Lionel Messi after Friday night’s 8-2 win over Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), says it has registered 790 mentally unstable persons in 13 rehabilitation centres in the state.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration FCTA has warned principals of government-owned secondary schools in the territory against non-compliance with Covid-19 safety guidelines.
President Muhammadu Buhari and State Governors on Tuesday ended their meeting on the state of the nation’s security with call for a joint strategy to bring various conflicts to an end within time limits.
The Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, on Saturday, warned Miyetti Allah Kautal Haure not to allow the Fulani Security group to operate in the Southeast and Southsouth to avoid bloody confrontation by both groups.
The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that Nigeria’s next president in 2023 should emerge from the southern part of the country.