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TRIBUTE: The Death of Bunny Wailer and the lesson for Nigerian Wailers, By Femi Adesina

Nigeria, March 5 -- It was the end of an era Tuesday when Bunny Wailer, the last of the original Wailing Wailers passed away, aged 73. Bunny Wailer (original name Neville O'Rilley Livingston) complet... Read More


U.S. tightens trade restrictions against Myanmar after bloody protest crackdown

Nigeria, March 5 -- The United States on Thursday unveiled new measures to punish Myanmar's army for its February 1 coup, blocking the ministries of defence and home affairs and top military conglomer... Read More


UPDATED: Nigeria's COVID-19 cases rise again: 708 new infections, 12 deaths

Nigeria, March 5 -- After almost two weeks of reporting relatively low daily infection figures, Nigeria recorded 709 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. Nigeria suffered its worst phase of the COVID-19 o... Read More


War Crimes: Witnesses describe 'Angel Gabriel's' rape, killing spree

Nigeria, March 5 -- A witness testifying on Thursday in the Finnish war crimes trial of Gibril Massaquoi in Liberia described harrowing details when he said, 'Angel Gabriel' beheaded a man after telli... Read More


The Zamfara Model: The Dismal Tunnel To Self-Destruction, By Jibrin Ibrahim

Nigeria, March 5 -- The governor of Zamfara is implementing what he calls a successful model for handling terrorism and banditry in the State. On March 1, a long interview with him, carried out before... Read More


Your approval of hijab in our schools ill-informed, Baptist leaders tell Kwara govt

Nigeria, March 5 -- The Kwara Baptist Conference says it will not allow the use of the hijab in its grant-aided schools, describing the state governor's order permitting the use as ill-informed. The ... Read More


Supreme Court affirms sacking of Aguma as APC chairman in Rivers

Nigeria, March 5 -- The Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the sacking of Igo Aguma as the chairman of the caretaker committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State. The apex court's d... Read More


Nigerians in the NBA: Achiuwa named among best rookies

Nigeria, March 5 -- Despite the limited playing time that has been Precious Achiuwa's lot all season, the 21-year-old has been hailed for the sterling displays that has seen him secure an inclusion in... Read More


With Vaccine Deliveries To Africa, the Race For Equity Begins, By Solomon Zewdu

Nigeria, March 5 -- On February 24, 600,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Accra, Ghana. Two days later, another 504,000 doses arrived in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. On Tuesday, 3.92 million vaccine... Read More


Tinubu praises Sanwo-Olu's administration 'for not letting us down'

Nigeria, March 5 -- The national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, has praised the administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for putting the state on the path to progress. Mr ... Read More