HT Exclusive: Nigerians Are Rejecting The Return Of UAE’s Emirates Airlines

By Emmanuel Nduka On Thursday, May 16, 2024, Emirates Airlines announced that it will resume flight…

Djibouti: Friendly Mosquitoes Take Flight In Country’s Fight Against Malaria

By John Ikani Djibouti has launched a pilot program using a novel weapon in the fight…

Lawmakers Consider Reverting To Nigeria’s First National Anthem

By John Ikani Nigeria’s Senate is taking a step back in time, with a bill seeking…

Nigeria: I Won’t Stop Seeking Presidency As Long As I Live — Ex-VP

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar says he will continue to seek the…

Nigeria: Controversy Trails Approval For Tinubu’s Ally To Build $13 Billion Highway

By Emmanuel Nduka Controversy is trailing last week’s approval by Nigeria’s federal cabinet for construction work…

UEFA Awards Budapest Hosting Right For 2026 Champions League Final 

By Victor Kanayo UEFA has announced that Budapest’s Puskas Arena will play host to the 2026 Champions…

Nigeria: Sanusi Lamido, Dethroned First-Class Monarch Reinstated 

By Lucy Adautin On Thursday, the Kano State House of Assembly passed the proposed Kano State…

Kenya To Receive 16 Helicopters, 150 Armored Vehicles From USA

By Ebi Kesiena Kenya is set to significantly bolster its security operations and peacekeeping missions with…

ECOWAS Parliament Elects First Female Speaker From Togo

By Ebi Kesiena The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament has elected its first…

Zambia: “I’m Under House Arrest”, Ex-President Lungu Cries Out

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Former President of Zambia, Edgar Lungu says he was “practically under house arrest”,…

Biden Hosts Kenya’s President Ruto To Bolster Tech Collaboration

By Lucy Adautin President Joe Biden hosted Kenyan President William Ruto at the White House for…

Nigeria: Zamfara To Commence Payment Of N30,000 Minimum Wage June As Labour Pushes For N497,000

By Enyichukwu Enemanna As Organised Labour in Nigeria makes fresh proposal for N497,000 ($343.35) to the…

JUST IN: Nigeria’s Lookman On Fire As Atalanta Win Europa League In Style

By Victor Kanayo  It was a memorable night of celebration on Wednesday for Atalanta as Nigeria’s…

Zuma Criticizes Judges Following Election Ban

By Ebi Kesiena Former South African President Jacob Zuma has launched a fierce critique of some…

South African Rand Drops Against US Dollars

By Ebi Kesiena The South African rand declined against the dollar on Wednesday as traders eagerly…

WFP Seeks $400m To Feed Millions In Zimbabwe, Zambia, Others

UN agency’s World Food Programme (WFP) says it needs at least $400 million to feed millions…

Nigeria Bans Depictions Of Money Rituals, Vices In Films And Skits

By John Ikani Nigeria has enacted a ban on the depiction of money rituals and the…

Nigeria Debunks Debt Fears, Ranks Second Least Indebted In Africa

By John Ikani Nigeria, often perceived as over-burdened by debt, has surprised many by securing the…

Africa Must Develop Indigenous Democratic Systems, Obasanjo Urges

By John Ikani Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on African countries to reassess the…

President Ruto Entices US Investors, Declares Kenya Open For Business

By Ebi Kesiena President William Ruto has called on both the private and public sectors in…

Premier League Club Extend Nigeria’s Aina Contract

By Victor Kanayo One of the surviving Premier League clubs, Nottingham Forest, have confirmed the extension…

Chelsea: Coaches Lined Up To Replace Pochettino 

By Victor Kanayo  Day after Argentine coach Mauricio Pochettino left his job at Chelsea, a number…

Nigeria: Parliament Stop Granting Consent To Divesting IOCs

By Emmanuel Nduka Nigeria’s House of Representatives has passed a resolution against granting of consent by…

Nigerian Students Protest Eviction From UK Varsity

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Nigerian students studying in Teesside University UK have staged protest against their eviction…

S’East Dev. Comm. bill to be transmitted to Tinubu for assent soon -Kalu

…seeks de-radicalization programme for weapon bearers in South East …as Nnamdi Azikiwe varsity partners PISE-P for…

Nigeria: Terrorists Kill Top Police Officer In Borno

By Emmanuel Nduka Gunmen of the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP) have killed the…

Chad: Prime Minister Masra Quits

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Chadian Prime Minister Succes Masra has announced his resignation from transitional government over…

Ireland, Norland, Spain, Recognise Palestine As Independent State

By Lucy Adautin Ireland, Norway, and Spain have officially recognized Palestine as an independent state, leading…

Nigeria: Sacked Dana Air Staff Says Airline Has Only One Serviceable Plane

By Emmanuel Nduka Over 100 sacked employees of Dana Air on Tuesday picketed the airline’s head…

JUST IN: Pochettino Leaves Chelsea 

By Victor Kanayo Reports from England indicate that Coach Mauricio Pochettino has left Chelsea by mutual consent,…

TotalEnergies, Partners Approve $6bn Deepwater Oil Project in Angola

By Ebi Kesiena TotalEnergies SE, along with its partners, has approved a $6 billion deepwater oil…

Nigeria: NCDMB Boss, Felix Ogbe Bags Fellowship Of Engineering Society

By John Ikani The Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr.…

Nigeria Hikes Interest Rates To Tame Soaring Food Prices

By John Ikani Nigeria’s central bank, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), swung the hammer on…

South Africa Ranked Premier Meeting Destination In Africa, Nigeria Relegated To 14th

By John Ikani The International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) has unveiled its 2024 ranking for…

Nigeria: Senate Rejects Bid To Create New Grazing Routes For Herders

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Nigerian Senate on Tuesday dismissed a move for the creation of fresh grazing…

African Day: Instagram Unveils Women In ‘Made By Africa’ 2024 Campaign

By Ebi Kesiena Ahead of the Africa Day on May 25, Instagram has launched its international…

2024: Rashford Out Of England For Euro, Real Madrid’s Kroos Quits

By Victor Kanayo  Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has been left out of Gareth Southgate’s provisional England…

Donald Trump Declines To Testify In Hush Money Trial

By Emmanuel Nduka The defence of former US President Donald Trump opted out of the Manhattan…

Mali: Bamako Varsity Professor Jailed For Criticising Military Junta

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Malian authorities have slammed two years jail term on a prominent economist and…

Ghana: Clergyman Decries Poor Economic Condition Amidst Doctors Exodus

By Ebi Kesiena Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, Founder and General Overseer of Action Chapel International, has expressed…

Syria: President al-Assad’s Wife Down With Leukemia After Breast Cancer

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Office of the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday announced that the First…

South Africa Applauds ICC’s Call For Arrest Warrants Against Netanyahu, Hamas Leaders

By Lucy Adautin  The South African presidency has expressed approval of the recent announcement by the…

Boxing: Nigeria, Other Athletes Storm Bangkok For Final Paris Olympics Qualifier

By Victor Kanayo Nigerian contingent comprising five females and a male have arrived at the Thai…

Liverpool: Klopp Signs Off, Slot Takes Over

By Victor Kanayo After the official departure of Jurgen Klopp at the end of the season…

3 Americans Detained Over Alleged Role In Failed DR Congo Coup

By Ebi Kesiena Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have detained three US citizens…

Dead Iran President Had ‘Lot Of Blood On His Hands’ — White House

By Emmanuel Nduka Dead Iranian President, Ebrahim Raisi had a “lot of blood on his hands”,…

Stop The Threat Against Taiwan, New President Tells China

Taiwan’s newly inaugurated President William Lai has called on China to stop threatening the island and…

UK Calls Out Nigerian Govt Over Unpaid £8.4m Embassy Ground Rent 

By Emmanuel Nduka The UK has asked the Nigerian government to pay up its embassy congestion…

Benin Considers Citizenship For Descendants Of Enslaved Africans

By John Ikani Lawmakers in Benin are evaluating a proposal to grant citizenship by descent to…

ICC Prosecutor Initiates Arrest Proceedings Against Israeli And Hamas Leaders

By John Ikani The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has filed for arrest…

Nigeria’s Naira Faces Further Depreciation Despite Rise In External Reserves

By John Ikani The Nigerian foreign exchange (FX) market is projected to experience further naira depreciation,…

Kenya’s Export Earnings Hit Historic Sh1 Trillion Mark

By Ebi Kesiena Kenya’s export earnings surged by 15.4%, reaching an unprecedented Sh1 trillion for the…

UK Accuses Nigeria’s Air Peace Of Violating Safety Regulations

By Enyichukwu Enemanna The United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has accused Nigerian carrier, Air Peace…

Kenya Proposes Mandatory Registration For ICT Service Providers

By Ebi Kesiena Kenya’s ICT professionals will be required to obtain a license to operate if…

South Africa: Top Court Rules Zuma ‘Not Eligible’ For Presidential Election

By Lucy Adautin  On Monday, South Africa’s highest court ruled that Jacob Zuma, a former president…

Tunisian Migrants Plead For Safe Passage To Europe Amid Rising Tensions

By Lucy Adautin In El Amra, a coastal town in Tunisia, migrants hailing from sub-Saharan Africa…

CAF Confederation Cup Produces New Champions 

By Victor Kanayo  Egyptian club Zamalek on Sunday edged RS Berkane 1-0 to win this season’s CAF…

AFCON Best Player Wins Greece Super League With PAOK

By Victor Kanayo Nigeria’s Super Eagles on-field captain and 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) best…

Iran President Dies After Helicopter Crash

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has died after a helicopter carrying him and other officials crashed in…

Fury Vs Usyk: Drake Loses Huge Money

By Victor Kanayo Just as it had happened before, Canadian rapper, Drake, has lost $565,000 after…

Inflation, Forex Crisis Forcing Nigerian Students To Abandon Foreign Education – Study

By Emmanuel Nduka Recent data released by Studyportals, an Eindhoven-based company in the Netherlands, has revealed…

US Forces To Finalize Pullout From Niger By September 15

By John Ikani Niger and the United States have formalized an agreement to withdraw American troops…

JUST IN: Again, Arsenal Miss Out As Manchester City Win 10th Premier League Title 

By Victor Kanayo Manchester City on Sunday defeated West Ham 3-1 to win a 10th Premier…

Nigeria: Female Journalists Urges Govt To Subsidize Sanitary Pads

By Ebi Kesiena In anticipation of International Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, the Nigeria Association…

Uganda Captures Rebel Bomb Expert In Eastern DRC

By Ebi Kesiena Uganda’s military announced on Sunday that it has captured Anywari Al Iraq, a…

Inflation, Forex Crisis Forcing Nigerians Students To Abandon Foreign Education – Study

By Emmanuel Nduka Recent data released by Studyportals, an Eindhoven-based company in the Netherlands, has revealed…

Iranian President Involved In Helicopter Crash

By Emmanuel Nduka A helicopter carrying Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was involved in “an accident” amid…

DRC: Three Killed As Military Foils “Coup”

At least three persons have been reportedly feared dead in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC)…

Usyk Hospitalised, To Face Fury Again In October 

By Victor Kanayo Undisputed heavyweight champion, Oleksandr Usyk, was hospitalised moments after he was declared winner…

Israel: War Minister, Gantz Threatens To Quit Netanyahu’s Cabinet Over Gaza’s Post-war Governance

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Israeli war cabinet minister Benny Gantz on Saturday threatened that he would resign…

South Africa: Zuma Holds Rally At ANC’s Soweto Stronghold

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Ahead of the May 29 presidential election, South Africa’s former President, Jacob Zuma…

Usyk Down Fury To Become Undisputed Heavyweight Champ

By Victor Kanayo  Oleksandr Usyk early Sunday morning defeated arch rival Tyson Fury by split decision to…

U17 Women’s World Cup Qualifier: Nigeria, Zambia, Morocco, Burundi Through To Final Round 

By Victor Kanayo  Nigeria, Zambia and Morocco have played their way to the final round of…

Libya: Lawmaker Declared Missing After Robbery Attack At His Home

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Authorities in Libya have declared the House of Representatives member representing Benghazi, Ibrahim…

“One Africa, 35 Visas”: Africa’s Richest Man Calls For Visa Reforms To Boost Investment

By John Ikani Aliko Dangote, Africa’s wealthiest businessman and head of Dangote Group, has urged significant…

Boniface Scores As Leverkusen Becomes First Bundesliga Club To End Season Unbeaten

By Victor Kanayo Nigeria’s Super Eagles Victor Boniface was on the score sheet as Bayer Leverkusen…

Predictions, Uncertainty As Fury, Usyk Clash In Riyadh

By Victor Kanayo Sports pundits and boxing enthusiasts have continued to predict the outcome of a…

6 Reasons Why Exercise Should Be Part Of Your Daily Routine

By Ebi Kesiena As adults with many demands seeking for our attention even when we lay…

Junta-led Burkina Faso, Mali And Niger Move To Finalise Defence Alliance

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, three West African countries run by military junta…

20 Million West Africans In Humanitarian Crisis Over Terrorism, Political Instability — ECOWAS

By Enyichukwu Enemanna The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) says no fewer than 20…

Again, Juventus Sack Coach, Van Persie Secures First Managerial Role

By Victor Kanayo Naija News Massimiliano Allegri has been sacked as Juventus Manager. His removal came two…

151 Ghanaian Migrants Return From Libya

By Ebi Kesiena A group of 151 Ghanaian migrants, including 140 men, 5 women, and 6…

Nigeria: Court Denies Bail To Binance Executive 

By Emmanuel Nduka A Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Friday denied bail to…

Israel Rejects Genocide Allegations Before UN Court

By Emmanuel Nduka Benjamin Netanyahu’s Israel has rejected accusations of committing genocide in the Gaza Strip,…

Osimhen Out Of Serie A Clash, World Cup Qualifier

By Victor Kanayo Nigerian international Victor Osimhen is likely not going to be featured during his…

Ronaldo Topples Messi, Others In Highest Paid Athletes’ List

By Victor Kanayo Portuguese international Cristiano Ronaldo has remained the highest-paid athlete for the fourth time in his…

Nigerian Court Jails Two Chinese Nationals Over Illegal Mining

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Two Chinese nationals, Duan Ya Hong and Xiao Yi have bagged one-year jail…

Kenyan Govt Decries Lack Of Funds To Secure Man’s Release From Saudi Execution

By Ebi Kesiena Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi has stated that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…

Prime Minister Sonko Questions French Troop Presence in Senegal

By John Ikani Senegalese Prime Minister, Ousmane Sonko, has suggested the closure of French military bases…

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame Officially Submits Candidacy For July Elections

By John Ikani President Paul Kagame has formally entered his candidacy for Rwanda’s upcoming presidential elections,…

Nigeria’s President Tasks Senegalese Counterpart With Reuniting ECOWAS

By John Ikani President Bola Tinubu has called upon his Senegalese counterpart to engage with neighbouring…

Kenya: Nairobi Residents Tasked On Vigilance After Escape Of Three Lions

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Authorities have urged residents of Nairobi to remain cautious and exercise vigilance following…

UK Journalists Slam Royal Visit, Say Nigeria Dangerous Destination

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Two UK journalists have criticised the visit of Duke and Duchess of Sussex,…

South Sudan Government, Rebel Groups Sign Commitment To Peace

By Ebi Kesiena The government of South Sudan and various rebel opposition groups have signed a…

Court Okays Central Bank’s Policy On Submission Of Social Media Handles By Customers

By Enyichukwu Enemanna Policy of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) mandating customers to submit their social…

Bayern Munich Make U-turn, Move To Retain Tuchel

By Victor Kanayo Coach Thomas Tuchel will most likely remain the Manager of German side, Bayern…

JUST IN: Brazil Get FIFA Nod To Host 2027 Women’s World Cup 

By Victor Kanayo  Global football governing body, FIFA, on Friday awarded Brazil the hosting right for…

After Spending 42 Years In UK, Ghanaian Man Told He Is Not British

By Ebi Kesiena A 74-year-old Ghanaian man, Nelson Shardey, who has resided and worked in the…

Nigeria: NGX Equity Market Rebounds By N467bn

By Emmanuel Nduka The Nigerian Exchange Ltd. (NGX) positively gained on Thursday with the market capitalisation…

In Tit-For-Tat Move, Russia Expels UK Defence Attache 

By Emmanuel Nduka Russian President, Vladimir Putin has ordered the expulsion of the United Kingdom’s defence…