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Indonesian capital, Jakarta, closes schools for two weeks due to coronavirus concerns

Indonesia’s capital city will close all schools and ordered remote teaching for at least two weeks starting next week to curb the...

Breaking news: Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board, focuses on philanthropy.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is stepping down from the company's board to spend more time on philanthropic activities. He...

Breaking news: Saudi Arabia floods Europe with $25 oil as fight with Russia escalates

By Olga Yagova Saudi Arabia is flooding Europe with oil at prices as low as $25 per barrel, specifically...

Breaking: 18 African nations confirmed coronavirus spread, Kenya and Ethiopia among.

By Duncan Miriri, Omar Mohammed Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and Guinea all confirmed their first cases of the new coronavirus on...

BREAKING! 2020 budget: FG releases N295b, $220m for capital projects

The federal government has released the sum of N295 billion for some selected critical infrastructural projects under the 2020 budget.

Breaking! Sanusi to chair LASU convocation lecture

The former Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, will on March 26 chair the convocation lecture of the Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo.

Breaking: Court orders immediate release of deposed Emir Sanusi from confinement

Justice Anwuli Chikere of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Friday, ordered the immediate release of deposed Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido...

Breaking news: New York City declares state of emergency to fight coronavirus spread

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio declared a state of emergency to fight the coronavirus outbreak on Thursday, allowing him to...

The U.S. suspends travel from Europe as coronavirus forces Italy to tighten lockdown

Steve Holland, William Schomberg The U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States will suspend all passenger travel from continental...

NBA suspends season after Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus

The National Basketball Association (NBA) said on Wednesday it was suspending the season until further notice after a Utah Jazz player tested...

Italy to ramp up spending on coronavirus as death toll soars to 827

By Giuseppe Fonte, Crispian Balmer. Italy will ramp up spending to soften the blow from coronavirus and could restrict...

US-UK Base hit by “rocket attack” in Iraq.

A base hosting US and UK troops in Iraq has been hit in a rocket attack, US officials have told US and...

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Nigeria’s Burna Boy set to perform at the Grammys 2021 premiere ceremony

This is Burna Boy’s second Grammy nomination after losing to the iconic Angelique Kidjo during the last ceremony in 2020.

FG approves 39 licences for fish imports

Some people got approval last year but did not utilise their licences last year maybe because they did not have the capacity to import.

Breaking: Osun in turmoil as gunmen kill one, abduct passengers

The gunmen had reportedly attacked travellers and shot dead a man, whose name is not immediately available, while an unspecified number of passengers were also abducted.

Young man arrested for stabbing and raping 18-year-old girl in Bauchi

Wakil said the suspect was arrested afterwards while investigation is still in progress.