Nigeria’s senior male basketball team, D’Tigers, made it two straight wins at the 2019 FIBA World Cup Africa qualifiers in Bamako, Mali on Saturday by defeating Rwanda 103-53. Talib Zanna was Nige
The UNSC is holding a vote on a resolution imposing a 30-day ceasefire in Syria for aid deliveries and medical evacuations. The draft was submitted earlier by Sweden and Kuwait. Russia
A former Vice-Chancellor of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Prof Garba Babaji, shares his experience with ARMSTRONG BAKAM How would you describe your tenure as the Vice-Chancellor of Abubak
Mudiaga Affe, Calabar The All Progressives Congress in Cross River State chapter on Saturday elected Mr. Etim John as its new chairman. John polled 56 votes to beat Dr. Mathew Achigbe, who got 36 vo
Real coach Zinedine Zidane hailed Cristiano Ronaldo’s selflessness after the forward gave up the chance of a hat-trick by allowing Karim Benzema to take a late penalty in Saturday’s 4-0 th
The president reportedly said no peacekeepers must come "from a country that is an ally of an aggressor state".
A rare, yellow-colored American Northern Cardinal was spotted in an Alabama backyard in January. The “one-in-a-million” cardinal has excited birdwatchers across the US. Read Full A
Toluwani Eniola Six months ago, a civil servant in Enugu State, Mr. Edward Uchendu, could not contain his annoyance when he saw a teacher pushed a four-year-old child to the ground and beat her with h
Jesusegun Alagbe The Nigeria Police Force has said it cannot arrest herdsmen who allow their cattle to stray onto and graze on airport runways in the country. The Commissioner of Police, Airport Comma
A Cristiano Ronaldo double and Gareth Bale’s first goal in seven matches helped Real Madrid thrash Alaves 4-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday to strengthen their grip on a top-three spot in
China has called on the US to “immediately stop” unilateral sanctions targeting North Korea. Beijing has been angered after a number of Chinese businesses were included on a new san
A drug kingpin dubbed Ecuador’s “Pablo Escobar” who was under arrest in Colombia was extradited to the United States early Saturday, local officials said here. Washington Prado, also
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait
Sky Moon was detained by Ukraine's coast patrol on the Danube in late 2016.
The Swedish armed forces have called for military spending and the number of servicemen to be more than doubled by 2035 to combat future challenges, with Russia listed as the main one.
Mohamed Salah scored for the sixth straight game as Liverpool took advantage of being the only Premier League top six side in action on Saturday to move into second with a 4-1 thrashing of West Ham at
Apple’s case against the tax campaign group Attac was thrown out of a Paris court on Friday. To add insult to injury, the tech giant was ordered to pay Attac’s legal fees. Read Ful
Kunle Falayi Among the myriad of strange things Nigerians have seen on the social media and the country’s blogosphere in the last one year, young men marrying two wives at the same time takes a vita
Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission, says it has deployed its e-voting machines in mock election across the 255 electoral wards in the state to familiarize voters with the electronic voting