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World - Africa
8/11/2022 2:50:59 PM
Mounting attacks from jihadists and criminal gangs, including a brazen assault close to the capital, are creating a headache for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari as he sees out his last six months in office.

World - Africa
8/9/2022 9:54:54 PM
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken’s whirlwind visit to three African countries is the second in less than 12 months, as he visited key US regional partners Senegal, Kenya and Nigeria in November 2021.

World - Africa
7/31/2022 9:55:34 PM
At least 16 people were killed in two-midweek attacks in northeastern Mali by suspected jihadists on encampments of nomadic tribesmen, local sources told AFP on Sunday.

Sports - Egyptian Football
7/31/2022 3:00:21 PM
Egyptian Premier League side Smouha have announced the signing of Ahly’s former Nigerian forward Junior Ajayi in a free transfer for three seasons.

World - Africa
7/29/2022 4:39:15 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will travel next month to South Africa, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda, the State Department announced Friday, as Washington ramps up diplomacy in Africa to counter a Russian charm offensive.

Sports - Omni sports
7/25/2022 10:55:44 AM
Nigeria's Tobi Amusan set a new world record in the women's 100m hurdles at the World Athletics championships in Eugene on Sunday.

Business - Energy
7/19/2022 6:46:02 PM
President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday Nigeria's state-run oil firm would now operate as a fully commercial business without government intervention or funding.

World - Africa
7/17/2022 10:50:36 PM
In recent times, security, or, more accurately, the lack of it, has been one of the most prominent items on the news agenda in Nigeria.

World - Africa
7/17/2022 12:59:56 PM
Nigeria's main opposition party has won the governorship election in southwest Osun state, the electoral commission said on Sunday, in a major upset against President Muhammadu Buhari's ruling All Progressives Congress.

World - Africa
7/15/2022 3:14:01 PM
A total of 44 West African migrants seeking to reach Libya have been rescued in the desert in northern Niger, the United Nations said Thursday.

Arts & Culture - Music
7/15/2022 3:09:08 PM
Ivorian reggae singer Alpha Blondy, Nigeria's CKay and K-pop band B.I.G are among the stars lined up for Tunisia's Carthage music festival which kicked off Thursday, after a two-year Covid-imposed recess.

World - International
7/7/2022 12:33:23 PM
A staggering 71 million more people around the world are experiencing poverty as a result of soaring food and energy prices that climbed in the weeks following Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the United Nations Development Program said in a report Thursday.

World - Africa
7/6/2022 3:06:28 PM
Gunmen late Tuesday used explosives to blast into a jail near Nigeria's capital and free hundreds of inmates, although prison authorities said they later recaptured most of those who escaped.

World - Region
7/6/2022 10:05:06 AM
The Secretary-General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries has died, Nigerian authorities announced Wednesday.

World - Africa
7/3/2022 9:29:04 PM
West African leaders on Sunday lifted financial and trade sanctions they imposed on Mali's military regime, accepting the junta's date for a March 2024 return to civilian rule, a delegate at a regional summit said.

Life & Style - Health
7/1/2022 5:11:18 PM
The World Health Organization's Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the previously rare disease does not become entrenched on the continent.

World - Africa
7/1/2022 4:21:20 PM
Health authorities in Africa say they are treating the expanding monkeypox outbreak there as an emergency and are calling on rich countries to share the world's limited supply of vaccines in an effort to avoid the glaring equity problems seen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sports - Omni sports
6/28/2022 12:44:35 PM
Sprinter Blessing Okagbare has been given an additional one-year ban for doping violations on top of her existing 10-year suspension, a decision that rules Nigeria out of the sprint relay at the world championships.

Sports - Africa
6/25/2022 12:43:57 PM
Nottingham Forest has signed forward Taiwo Awoniyi after paying a club-record transfer fee to Union Berlin, making the Nigerian its first international signing since returning to the Premier League.

World - Africa
6/21/2022 2:34:47 PM
Gunmen from a criminal gang have kidnapped 36 people after attacking several villages and two churches in northwest Nigeria, a local government official said Monday.

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