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Catching up with Wambui, a sister from another mother; By Osmund...

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When you find yourself in the minority, there is a tendency to seek out and develop kinship with anyone who in some ways, looks...

Afreximbank, APPO urge establishment of African energy bank

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By OKEOGHENE AKUBUIKE Abuja- The African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO), and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) have called for the establishment of an African Energy Transition...

Africa to feel food security impact from Russian invasion- commissioner

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European Economic Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni, says the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on food security will potentially have “dramatic consequences” for African countries...

Buhari excited as Nigeria becomes 1 of 6 COVID-19 vaccine manufacturing...

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President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday in Brussels, Belgium, welcomed the designation of Nigeria as one of the six countries in Africa designated as manufacturing...

Africa’s COVID-19 cases near 10.9m – Africa CDC

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A total of 10,896,302 COVID-19 cases were reported in Africa as of Saturday evening, the Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)...

Another military coup as soldiers storm Guinea-Bissau Presidential Villa

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Armed soldiers on Tuesday open fire over the presidential palace in Guinea-Bissau, according to media reports and confirmation by the regional body ECOWAS. The soldiers...

FAO launches $138m plan to avert hunger crisis in Horn of...

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 The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), on Monday launched a comprehensive response plan for the Horn of Africa as more than US$ 138...

PH Club, championing polo in Nigeria, Africa — Edochie

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 Former President, Port Harcourt Polo Club (PHPC), Leo Edochie, on Thursday said the club had taken the lead in championing polo in Nigeria and...

“Akwa Ibom, the fast-rising Silicon Valley of Africa”

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COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on world economies, Nigeria inclusive. Restriction of movement of people and goods occasioned by lockdowns and slow...

CAF to use VAR in all 52 AFCON matches

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The TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations will for the first time in the history of the competition use the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for...

Wizkid Wins 5 Awards at 2021 African Entertainment Awards USA (Video)

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Nigerian Music star, Ayodeji Balogun Ibrahim aka Wizkid has clinched five awards at the 2021 African Entertainment Awards USA. He was declared winner in five...

U.S. sanctions militia leader in Central African Republic

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The U.S. government on Friday imposed sanctions on Ali Darassa, a militia leader in Central African Republic (CAR) whose forces it accused of murder,...

We’ve not sacked Rohr as Super Eagles coach, says NFF

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The Nigeria Football Federation says it has not sacked Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr, amid reports that the Franco-German has been sent packing by...

US removes Nigeria from religious violators’ list

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The United States has removed Nigeria from its list of religious violators, even as it blacklisted Russia, China and eight other countries “as Countries...

“My Dad Did Not Support My Creative Career Till I Started...

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Nigerian actress and disc jockey, Dorcas Fapson, has disclosed that her father did not support her career till she started making money from it. She...

Nigeria’s powerlifter Latifat Tijani wins first gold at Tokyo Paralympics

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Latifat Tijani has won Nigeria’s first gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympic Games. She won the gold on Thursday in women’s 45kg powerlifting. Tijani defeated...

AfCFTA will promote made in Africa Goods — Perm Sec.

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Inauguration of the Technical Working Group of the African Continental Free Trade Area ( AfCFTA) for Agriculture and Agribusiness work stream will promote made...

FEC backs regularisation of certificates across Africa

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has ratified the convention seeking to regularise the recognition of diplomas and certificates across Africa. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, Minister of State...

Fact file for CAF Champions League final

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Factfile for 2021 CAF Champions League finalists Kaizer Chiefs of South Africa: Popular name: Amakhosi (Chiefs) Captain: Bernard Parker Caretaker coaches: Arthur Zwane, Dillon Sheppard (both RSA) Possible...

FIRS appoints banks to freeze and recover N1.8trn from Multichoice

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ABUJA - The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has appointed some commercial banks as agents to recover the sum of N1.8 trillion from accounts...