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Nigerian and American vice presidents Osinbajo and Pence discuss terrorism, economy and guns at White House

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his American counterpart, Mike Pence, held discussions yesterday in the White House, with both leaders affirming the mutual benefit inherent in a deeper bilateral relationship between both countries.

Again, another Nigerian baby lover who “romance-scammed” American woman jailed

Justice M.L. Abubakar of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has convicted and sentenced Efedjare Maxwell to seven months imprisonment for duping foreigners of the sum of $13,700 (Thirteen Thousand, Seven Hundred...

Illinois becomes 11th state to legalize marijuana in the United States

There are now 11 states in the United States of America where marijuana is legal. Illinois on Tuesday joined other states in legalizing the sale and use of recreational marijuana for adults.

My executive order on Iran sanctions – By President Donald Trump

 11:47 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Okay, thank you very much.  In a few moments, I’ll be signing an executive order imposing hard-hitting sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran and the Office of the Supreme Leader of Iran,...

The Wildfire of Hate Speech | Opinion by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

Around the world, hate is on the march.  A menacing wave of intolerance and hate-based violence is targeting worshippers of many faiths across the globe.  Sadly – and disturbingly – such vicious...

Joint Statement by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and the United States on Yemen and the Region

The text of the following statement on Yemen was released by the Governments of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.Begin Text:The...

National mourning day in Cameroon after 17 soldiers killed by Boko Haram

President Paul Biya of Cameroon announced on Monday that Cameroon would on Friday June 21 mourn 17 soldiers killed by Boko Haram in the night of June 9-10 in the country's far north.

Nigeria’s most corrupt agency, the Code of Conduct Bureau, refuses to diclose details on asset declarations by presidents and governors

In Nigeria, presidents, state governors and other senior public officials are required by law to declare their assets when they take office and at the end of their term. But officials in charge of the asset...

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi faints in court, then dies

Mohamed Morsi, the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, who was toppled by the military in 2013 after a brief stay in power, fainted in court on Monday and later died, state television said.

Eniola Aluko, 19-year old Nigerian shot dead in London

Eniola Aluko, a 19-year old Nigerian was shot dead in Plumstead area of south east London on Friday.Scotland Yard have arrested five people in connection with the shooting, including four men aged...
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Full list of commissioners and advisers appointed by Lagos Governor

Here is the full list of commissioners and special advisers appointed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
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Three months after inauguration, Nigeria’s ‘baba-go-slow’ will finally swear in ministers on Wednesday

The two-day retreat hosted by President Muhammadu Buhari came to an end on Tuesday, with a charge from the President to...

Nigerian Supreme Court declines Atiku’s request to access INEC’s central server that would have shown massive fraud

The lawyer for Atiku Abubakar, the main opposition candidate in the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria, has reacted to the Supreme...

German expertise behind West Africa’s first LNG storage and regasification plant

German companies ESC Engineers and Noordtec worked closely with Equatoguinean contractor Elite Construcciones on the design, development and construction of the...

Equatorial Guinea driving the gas business in Africa

Equatorial Guinea made yet another step closer to becoming a gas hub for Africa on Tuesday as it inaugurated the first...