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Israel’s parliament approved a new coalition government on Sunday that sent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu into the opposition after a record 12 years in office and a political crisis that sparked...

Men of the Nigerian Police have fired tear gas to disperse anti-government protesters in Lagos and the nation’s capital, Abuja, with reports of arrests and injuries. Activists had called for nationwide...

A delegation from the Federal Government led by the Minister of Defence, Retired Maj. Gen. Bashir Magashi, governors of the five states of the South East and other leaders of political, religious...

The University of Nigeria Nsukka, UNN has conferred academic degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as honorary degrees on 11,010 deserving persons found worthy in character and learning. The graduation...

Fellow Nigerians, I join you all today to commemorate and celebrate our Democracy Day. It is a celebration of freedom and a victory for one people, one country and one Nigeria. 2. As with all democracies...

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has broken his silence on suspension of micro blogging and social network platform Twitter by the Federal Government. Lawan stated this at a news briefing in Abuja to mark...

Firmin Ngrebada on Thursday resigned as prime minister of the Central African Republic along with his entire cabinet. The development on Thursday came during a turbulent week after France announced it...

Ghana is aiming to plant over 5 million trees on Friday in an effort to preserve and protect the country’s forest cover and the environment at large. President Nana Akufo was expected to lead the occasion...

The National Association of Nigerian Students has suspended its planned June 12 nationwide protest, saying politicians have hijacked the protest to pursue their personal agenda. NANS President, Sunday...

As COVID-19 cases in Africa rise for the third week running and vaccines are increasingly scarce, 47 of Africa’s 54 countries—nearly 90%—are set to miss the September target of vaccinating 10% of...

Eight students and two lecturers have been kidnapped after gunmen invaded Nuhu Bamali Polytechnic in the Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State. The bandits attacked the school located along the...

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr Balarabe Shehu Ilelah, a veteran broadcaster, as the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). The Minister of Information and Culture,...

The Nigerian Army has released the list of the appointees of new postings and appointments of senior officers in a statement signed on Thursday, by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General,...

The Nigerian Senate has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for its efforts towards entrenching transparency and stamping out corruption from its system. The commendation was given...

A high-level UN-led committee that focuses on rapid responses to humanitarian crises estimated about 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region are facing famine conditions. The 350,000 figure...

President Joe Biden arrived in Europe Wednesday on his first overseas trip as the U.S. leader, set to hold high-level talks with other Western heads of state before meeting next week with Russian President...

Twelve people were killed when a Myanmar military plane carrying a senior monk and several donors to a religious event crashed in a central region of the country, a junta spokesman said Thursday. The...

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has revealed the reason behind his determination to construct a rail line as well as roads to connect Nigeria to neighbouring Niger Republic. According to him, it is...

Imo Deputy Governor Prof. Placid Njoku has denied reports he has resigned, dismissing them as baseless. Njoku, in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Ozioma Ukwuoma, said the resignation reports...

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday officially inaugurated the 157km double track Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line. Top government functionaries  at the launch included Ministers of Information...