Morocco has become the latest Arab League country to agree to normalise relations with Israel in a deal brokered with US help. As part of the deal, the US has
The House of Representatives Thursday faulted the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mr. AbubakarMalami (SAN), for querying its power to summon President Muhammadu Buhari. It fired
ARISE Fashion Week, one of the biggest fashion events in Africa, is underway in Lagos, Nigeria, as 30 young designers converge on Africa’s entertainment capital to compete for prize money
The Nigerian House of Representatives has said it was right to invite President Muhammadu Buhari and was not aimed at ridiculing him over security matters. House spokesman, Benjamin Kalu told
Arise Fashion Week, Nigeria’s biggest fashion show, is the perfect stepping stone for emerging talents in the country and the continent to international recognition, according to its co-creative director, Ruth
Local media in Kenya reports that the country’s High Court has ordered the country’s 416 lawmakers to pay back 1.2 billion shillings ($10 million) after ruling that the money had been unlawfully given
International observer groups from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Commonwealth have hailed the Ghanaian government for its conduct of the 2020 presidential and parliamentary elections, describing the election
A High Court has ordered the Kenyan government to give compensation of about $30,000 each to four people for failing to protect them from sexual and gender-based attacks during the violence
Naomi Campbell in Lagos for ARISE FASHION WEEK, Dedicated to Exposing Fresh African Talent to the World
Supermodel and businesswoman Naomi Campbell is in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital, for Arise Fashion Week, an event she’s backed since its launch in 2018. This season, the main attraction is the
Nigeria’s Former minister of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has assured Nigeria and other African countries of access to COVID-19 vaccines from the end of January through the first quarter of 2021.
A former chairman of the Nigerian Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT) Abdulrasheed Maina collapsed before a federal high court in the nation’s capital, Abuja where he is being tried on charges of money laundering. On Wednesday,
South Africa is now officially experiencing a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s health minister has said. Minister Zweli Mkhize said four provinces – Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu Natal and
Ethiopia’s federal forces say it has freed 1,000 soldiers who were “kidnapped” in the northern state of Tigray by fighters linked to the now-overthrown regional administration. Among those freed was the
Nigeria’s Nobel Laurette, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said no one is in charge of the country and noted that the year has also been a pessimistic one for Nigeria. Soyinka stated this during the
Ghana’s opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) says it will not accept the result of the 2020 presidential elections as announced by the country’s Electoral Commission (EC). Speaking at a press conference, a
A day before his commitment to honour an invitation by the House of Representatives to address lawmakers on what his administration is doing to combat rising insecurity, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu
The Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Mr. Uche Orji, has again stressed the need for Nigeria to turn its infrastructure into investible assets by investing more in
President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina, has called on policymakers in Nigeria and other African countries to unlock over $1 trillion funds locked in pension and
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed mobile network operators to immediately suspend the sale and activation of new SIM cards to allow an audit of the Subscriber Registration Database.
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