The president’s office of Liberia say at least 26 children and two teachers are feared dead in an  overnight blaze at a Koranic school near the Liberian capital Monrovia.   President George Weah visited the site in Paynesville, on the outskirts of the capital, and said the cause was still unknown. Weah said encouraged parents […]

The National Assembly Elections Petitions Tribunal in Owerri has sacked a member of the House of Representatives, Obinna Onwubuariri who represented Isiala Mbano/Onuimo/Okigwe federal constituency of Imo State on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. Chairman of the Panel, R. Harriman, ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct a fresh poll in the […]

  Nigerian female football player and Barcelona striker Asisat Oshoala has been named the new captain of the Super Falcons. The spokesperson of the Nigeria Football Federation, Ademola Olajire, confirmed Oshoala’s appointment. Oshoala is replacing Desire Oparanozie, who led the team to the 2019 Women’s World Cup in June to reach the knockout stage for the […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria say withdrawals and deposits of physical cash in Nigeria will now attract processing fees payable by individuals or corporate owners of bank accounts involved. The CBN Director of Payments System Management Department Sam Okojere,  in a memo to deposit banks said the measure is put in place to encourage its […]

Moroccan club Wydad Casablanca says it will return to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over May’s African Champions League final result. According to reports, Wydad’s president, Said Naciri said this when he was re-elected as the president of the Moroccan Football League, that they would go to Cas as permitted by the Caf statutes. […]

Big Brother Naija, housemate Mercy has bought her way to the semi finals of the reality show. Big Brother last night gave the housemates first opportunity to make purchase with the coins they received in the reality show. This means that Mercy will not be nominated for possible eviction next week. Diane booked a spa […]

A Nigerian Muhammad-Bande has assumed office as the 74th president of United Nations General Assembly. Muhammad-Bande took over from Maria Espinosa, the 73rd President at a ceremony to mark the end of the 73rd session at the General Assembly Hall of the UN headquarters in New York. The 74th session will formally begin today with […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa’s apology to Nigeria over the persistent xenophobic attacks against Nigerians. Buhari received President Ramaphosa’s Special Envoys K. Mbatta and Jeff Radebe who delivered their leader’s message at a meeting in Aso Villa, Abuja. He said the attacks and violence is “very unfortunate”,and assured the South […]

A Coalition of Southeast Civil Society Activists and Human Rights Defenders, say they have petition a case of marginalisation and exclusion allegedly orchestrated against them by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to the United Nations. National Convener of the group, Ibuchukwu Ezike, and Secretary-General of Igbo Civil Society Coalition, Jasper Uche said in a media […]

Youths and Sports Development Minister, Sunday Dare, says the ministry is planning to have a camping system to nurture athletes discovered at the ongoing 5th National Youth Games. Dare said that after addressing some of the discovered athletes that the ministry would go beyond handing the athletes over to the national sports federations. He said […]

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