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UAE plans to land spacecraft on moon in 2024

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced it had launched a new project to explore the moon and would land an unmanned spacecraft on it...

Rohr to learn fate as Eagles coach Tuesday

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the ministry and the Nigeria Football Federation will discuss the suitability of Gernot Rohr as...

COVID-19 scare for Moses

How we will take Nigeria out of recession, by govt

Nduka Chiejina, Abuja THE government on Monday raised the hope that Nigeria will exit its second recession in five years within a short time. It also...
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“Inform us before wearing NYSC uniforms in movies” – NYSC warn Nollywood filmmakers

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has warned the Nigerian film industry against using her...

Labour denies endorsing petrol price hike

Labour unions are demanding a reversal of recent hike in the petrol price and did...

Ethiopia premier gives Tigray forces 72-hour ultimatum to surrender regional capital

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave Tigrayan regional forces 72 hours to surrender before the...

Court reduces sentence for Quebec City mosque attacker

The man convicted of fatally shooting six Muslim men at a mosque in the Canadian...

INEC: 652,759 voters for Bayelsa senatorial bye-elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said a total of 652,759 registered voters will...

#GRAMMYs: Wizkid and Beyonce’s ”BROWN SKIN GIRL” nominated for Best Music Video

Popular Nigerian Singer, Wizkid has gotten a Grammy Nomination and his fans can’t keep calm...

CJN for Arbitrators’ conference

The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), Nigeria Branch, will hold its Annual Conference virtually from...

SGF urges inter-religious council to support government, preach peace

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Thursday charged the...

PDP: Governor Bello’s claim on more opposition governors defection an ‘entertainment on television’

The Peoples Democratic Party has described the claim by the Kogi Gov. Yahaya Bello, that...

Kano government to recruit 2,000 teachers to teach in girls’ schools

The Kano State Government on Monday said it had commenced plans to recruit and deploy...

UNICEF: Perpetrators of violence against children in Nigeria are parents, teachers, caregivers

The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has identified parents, teachers, caregivers as well as neighbours...

Rwanda calls for strengthening measures against online child abuse

Rwanda on Friday marked the World children’s Day with a call to strengthen the protection...

Donald Trump’s treasury secretary denies trying to hinder incoming administration

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin denied Friday that by ending several emergency loan programs being run...

Interpol nabs three Nigerians ‘who scammed 50,000 victims worldwide’

Three Nigerians have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a criminal organisation which is...

Kenya to host 2020 Virtual Africa Delivery Exchange Summit

Kenya will host the Virtual Africa Delivery Exchange (ADX) Summit 2020 to deliberate on service...

Borno government donates 50 housing units to university junior staff

Gov. Babagana Zulum of Borno has donated 50 units of one-bedroom semi-detached houses to the...

CAPPA launches #SmokeFreeNollywood campaign

The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called for adult rating for films...

Governor Abiodun: Ogun roads deserve special status from federal government

The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appealed to the federal government to pay...

PDP speaks on ‘suspension’ of Senator Egwu, 23 others in Ebonyi

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has dismissed publications suggesting that some of its key leaders...

MASSOB berates South-East governors for nonchalance to Biafran cause

Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has taken a swipe at...