President Muhammadu Buhari has called for global action on corruption, security and UN reforms at the ongoing 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.
Justice Benjamin Iheaka of the Owerri High Court has declared the impeachment of the Deputy Governor of Imo State, Eze Madumere, illegal.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the immediate resignation of the Chairman of INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu.
Disgraced US television icon Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in prison by Judge Steven O’Neil on Tuesday.
Derby goalkeeper Scott Carson saved Phil Jones' penalty as the Championship club won 8-7 on penalties to knock Manchester United out of the Carabao Cup.
The organised labour has urged Nigerians to prepare for its nationwide strike over Government's delay in the implementation of a new National Minimum wage.
An Abuja area court has ordered a public summon to be published against Senator Hope Uzodinma, accused of issuing N200 million dud cheque.
The Aide De Camp (ADC) to the wife of the president, Aisha Buhari is in the custody of the State Security Service (SSS), Concise News has learned.
(TCN) says it has successfully rectified the electricity supply to the north-eastern states following a fault on the Jos-Gombe 330kV transmission line.
A pregnant woman and two other family members have reportedly died in their sleep in Bayelsa State, southern Nigeria after having a dinner suspected to have been poisoned.
A female kidnap suspect, Fatima Muhammed, says she has no regrets kidnapping the four-year-old son of Bukar Dalori, the Borno Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Nigeria's ruling party.
The Lagos State Special Offences Court at Gbolade, Oshodi, has convicted 53 persons who contravened the building regulations in the state. The 53 persons were convicted...
Ekiti State Governor-elect Dr Kayode Fayemi says he visited Senator Iyiola Omisore, the candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) in last Saturday's governorship in Osun, in order to show his concern and care for his welfare.
Governor Mohammed Bindow of Adamawa, says his re-election would end “the politics of godfatherism in the state”.
The Edo state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has nullified the expulsion of the Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives, Pally Iriase.
Former Kano state governor Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso says he wants son-in-law, Abba Yusuf (pictured left) to succeed Abdullahi Ganduje, the incumbent governor because Yusuf performed well when he served as a commissioner under him.
The resident electoral commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Osun state, Segun Agbaje, has clarified the controversy surrounding the election result of Ayedaade local government area in the governorship election.
The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has released the types of primaries approved for its various state chapters.
Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso sneaked into the state to appeal to his supporters to vote for his son-in-law as next governor of the state.
The candidate of the PDP in the Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, has told electorates not to be afraid to vote for him on Thursday.
Roman Abramovich has rejected claims that his Swiss residency application was rejected because he posed a risk to public security and reputational risk.
D'Tigress have qualified for the quarter-final of the ongoing FIBA Women’s Basketball W/Cup in Spain after they defeated their counterparts from Argentina.
Fifa has approved a limit on player loans, but yet to agree a number, just as the world football governing body is also set to reintroduce licences for player agents.
Stoke City striker Saido Berahino is involved in a legal battle over claims he has fathered three children in less than two months, The Sun reports.
Anthony Joshua has said that he felt like a gust of wind would knock him down ahead of his successful world heavyweight title defence last Saturday.
American actor Will Smith successfully bungee jumped from a helicopter over the Grand Canyon to celebrate his 50th birthday.
US TV personally Bill Cosby faces up to 10 years in prison as a Pennsylvania judge has ruled the comic is a sexually violent predator.
Nollywood star and fitness coach Kate Henshaw has called on her followers to be confidently unapologetic about who they are.
Artist of the Davido Music Worldwide, Peruzzi has taken to his twitter to appreciate his boss, Davido for setting his part right in the music industry.
Head of Editorial and Editor-In-Chief of Pulse.africa, Osagie Alonge has apologised to Starboy boss, Wizkid, over his last podcast.
Nollywood actress, Ireti Doyle has commended Davido for his active participation in the Osun State governorship election.
American rap stars Kanye West and Nick Cannon have reportedly settled their grievance over Kim Kardashian's misunderstanding.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Monetary Policy Committee has left the Monetary Policy Rate at 14 percent after a meeting on Tuesday.
The federal government should use borrowed funds to build capital projects, an ex-Director, Budgetary Department, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Titus Okunronmu has advised.
The suspension of the Nigeria Air project is a dent on the country's image and may scare investors away, a former Anambra Governor Peter Obi has said.
The federal government is finalizing plans for the sale of 10 state-owned companies in the fourth quarter of the year to fund the 2018 budget.
The second tranche of the N100bn Sukuk Islamic bond would be advertised from October 2018, a year after the first tranche was issued.
Former Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has raised the alarm over rising debt levels by African countries, especially those indebted to China.
The federal government has said it would punish any Ministry, Department or Agency of government that discredit patronage of Made in Nigeria goods.
The Abuja Rail Mass Transit commenced commercial rail services on the Airport-Idu-Central Area metro line on Monday.
Global crude oil prices have gotten to $80 per barrel, reaching a four-year high on Monday with indications showing that it might hit $100 by next year.
Nigeria and other members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Nations (OPEC) are ripping off the rest of the world, US President Donald Trump has said.
President Donald Trump has said the US will only be interested in giving foreign aides to nations who "respect us and frankly our — our friends."
The son of Angola’s ex-president Jose Eduardo dos Santos was remanded in custody in a $1.5-billion corruption case, a state prosecutor said on Monday.
Britain has been mandated by the European Union to recover 2.7 billion euros ($3.3 billion) in lost customs duties in two months.
Tanzania was in mourning on Sunday as the first dozen bodies were buried from a devastating ferry capsize on Lake Victoria that left people 224 dead.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has said that Internet users in Nigeria increased marginally to 104.6 million in August.
WhatsApp has appointed to fill a new role of grievance officer it created to fight the spread of fake news in India through the messaging app.
Selena Scola has lodged a suit against Facebook, claiming "constant and unmitigated exposure to highly toxic and extremely disturbing images" had left her with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Google is updating Google Search with some new features in celebration of the search engine's 20 years arrival on the web.
Co-founders of photo-sharing platform Instagram bought by Facebook six years ago for a billion dollars, Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have quit the company.
Spending on digital marketing grew by 44 per cent last year in the United States and Britain to 52 billion dollars, a study has found.
A Professor of Physiology, University of Ibadan, Yinusa Raji, has warned people to desist from taking excessive coffee saying it may affect their reproductive organs and their offsprings later in life.
Scientists working to bio-engineer the entire human gastrointestinal system in a laboratory has reportedly successfully used pluripotent stem cells to grow human esophageal organoids in the lab.
A medical officer with Mass Medical Mission Dr Kin Egwuchim has advised women to stop washing their private part with unhealthy chemicals as preventive measures for Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
A recent medical report on Friday said the devastating Zika virus could be used in the fight against brain cancer.
The Yobe State Government on Friday confirmed 906 fresh cases of cholera with 61 deaths and 50 others still on admission in hospitals across the state.
Russian healthcare ministry has developed a new dry powder vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus disease, Health Minister, Veronika Skvortsova announced on Thursday.
LASUTH, Ikeja, said it would soon inaugurate a cleft lip and palate centre to properly care for patients with such conditions.
When Sowore was rude to the Ooni of Ife, he was strategically ignorant of the fact that he was not only rude to the Ooni (the Centre of influence) but to 40 million Yorùbá within, the sphere of influence of the traditional ruler!