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At least 83 killed in fighting in Sudan's Darfur: medics

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Comments

More than 80 people have been killed in two days of ongoing clashes in Sudan’s restive Darfur, doctors said Sunday, just over two weeks since a long-running peacekeeping mission ended... Read More →

NDLEA intercepts 21.9kg of cocaine in NAIA

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Comments

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA) Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja has intercepted 21.9kg of Cocaine. This contained in a statement signed by the NDLEA airport... Read More →

Kano LG election: APC sweeps chairmanship, councillorship seats

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Comments

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has won all 44 Chairmanship and 484 councillorship seats and returned elected in Kano Local Government election. The winners were declared despite Kano... Read More →

Calls abroad grow for release of Putin critic Navalny

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Comments

Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was being held in a Moscow police cell on Monday after his dramatic airport arrest, as calls grew in the West for his immediate release. President Vladimir... Read More →

Samsung chief jailed for 2.5 years over corruption scandal

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Comments

Lee Jae-yong (C), vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, arrives at a court for a trial in his bribery scandal involving former South Korean president Park Geun-hye in Seoul on January 18, 2021.... Read More →

NCDC records 1,444 new infections, total now 110,387

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Comments

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has recorded 1,444 new cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The NCDC disclosed this on its official website late on Sunday. x The News... Read More →

WAFU U-17 final: Win the trophy, get ‘handsomely’ rewarded, Senate president tells Eaglets

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Comments

Golden Eaglets The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has pledged to handsomely reward the Golden Eaglets if they win the ongoing WAFU Zone B Under-17 championship in Togo, the News Agency of Nigeria... Read More →

NNPC sells $120.49m volume of oil, gas as trading surplus dips

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Comments

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), yesterday, said the country exported $120.49 million worth of crude oil and gas in September 2020. Although the development is a 16.28 per cent... Read More →

‘Don’t cry for Flying Eagles’

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Comments

[FILES] Flying Eagles. Photo/Twitter/henffFrom late 1980 till 2015, there were, perhaps, no more beloved and famous African U-20 teams than the Flying Eagles of Nigeria and Black Satellites of... Read More →

Outdated NIMC facilities stalling NIN-SIM linkage

Mon Jan 18th, 2021     Comments

With about 22 days to the February 9 deadline for the enrolment, verification and linking of the National Identification Numbers (NIN) to Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) cards, telecoms... Read More →