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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...

Obasanjo writes fresh Open Letter to President Buhari, warns diversity must be well managed

No one can stop hate speech, violent agitation and smouldering violent agitation if he fans the embers of hatred, disaffection and violence. It will continue to snowball until it is out of control. A stich in time saves nine, goes the old wise saying.

Muhammadu Sanusi II named Chancellor of Kaduna State University

On behalf of the government and people of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufai is delighted to appoint His Highness, Muhammadu Sanusi II as the Chancellor of the Kaduna State University. In public life, His Highness has demonstrated a strong commitment to education.

The UK health minister, Nadine Dorries, tests positive for coronavirus

Nadine Dorries says she has taken all the advised precautions and has been self-isolating at home

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Fighting resumes in southern Afghanistan as ceasefire ends

An Afghan army spokesman in the south confirmed fighting had resumed.

Insecurity: 218 deceased, injured Prison officers get N154.57m

The Corrections boss while commiserating with the families of the fallen heroes, charged serving personnel to brace up for the emerging security challenges confronting the Service.

17 arrested in Enugu over armed robbery, cultism, other vices

Preliminary investigation shows that the car was stolen from where it was parked at Abakaliki Road, Enugu by the criminal gang, who abandoned the vehicle and fled due to intense pressure mounted by the Operatives. However, discreet investigation to fish out the fleeing suspects has commenced.

Bitcoin rises 5.6% to $49,337.72

Bitcoin, the world's biggest and best-known cryptocurrency is up 77.9% from the year's low of $27,734 on Jan. 4, and down 24% from the year's high of $64,895.22 hit on April 14.