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The dollar edged lower versus its peers on Wednesday, as rising hopes of a breakthrough in U.S.-China trade talks led investors to put money into the euro and Asian currencies.
Chinese President Xi Jinping plans to meet top American officials in Beijing this week, a report said on Wednesday, as the world's two biggest economies rush to patch up their trade differences amid threats of an expanded trade war.
China has hit back at claims by Turkey over its treatment of Uighur people, and denied reports a prominent poet and musician from the ethnic Muslim minority was tortured to death in prison.
Oil prices were stable on Monday, largely maintaining gains from the previous session as OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against Venezuela provided the market with support.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated his Chinese counterpart, President Xi Jinping on the celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year.
US President Donald Trump said on Thursday trade talks between US and Chinese negotiators are "going well", but no deal will be finalised until he meets Chinese President Xi Jinping "in the near future".
A court in China has sentenced prominent rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang to four and a half years in jail for "subverting state power", in a verdict that sparked criticism from human rights activists.
The Australian government has urged China to treat the case of detained writer Yang Hengjun "transparently and fairly", amid a growing row over the fate of the Chinese-Australian.
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s special representative Yang Jiechi and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi agreed on Wednesday to promote pragmatic cooperation between the two countries in all fields, CGTN has reported.
The United States and China concluded on Wednesday three days of extended talks to resolve their trade war, with a member of the American delegation saying negotiations “went just fine”.
Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says there were attempts to sabotage the commission during preparations for the elections.
The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, has suspended 18 referees from officiating matches in the ongoing 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of a planned second summit with President Donald Trump, three sources with direct knowledge of Kim's schedule told the Reuters news agency on Saturday.
The chairman of People Democratic Change, PDC, Anambra state, Prince Isaac Onuka, has expressed shock at the postponement of the general elections, stating that it’s party suspected sabotage from either inside or outside the agency.
Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Saturday that Washington’s plan to swiftly pull its soldiers out of Syria risks allowing Russia and Iran to boost their role in the region.
As the campaign for a review of the National Health Insurance Scheme Act gathers momentum, Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has called for the coverage of cancer treatment in the scheme.
Manchester United’s return to Champions League action against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday has come at the perfect time, according to caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after a run of 10 wins and one draw since the Norwegian took charge.
Nigerians in the diaspora under the umbrella of Buhari/Osinbajo Diaspora Support Organisation (BDSO) has called on Nigerians to re-elect President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in next Saturday polls.
A Dutch court will today hear the first arguments in an historic case against Shell, in which the oil giant stands accused of instigating a raft of horrifying human rights violations committed by the Nigerian government against the Ogoni people in the 1990s.