Ajax vow to appeal 12-month doping ban slammed on Onana

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- Dutch giants AFC Ajax have confirmed they will be appealing the 12-month ban slammed on their goalkeeper Andre Onana for doping violations. The disciplinary body of the European Fo... Read More

Kwara Speaker's aide sacked after 'rescuing' Ex-APC chairman from attack

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- The Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly, Salihu Danladi, has sacked his media aide, Ibrahim Sheriff, over his role in the violent clash at a meeting of All Progressives Con... Read More

CBN orders Nigerian banks to close cryptocurrency accounts

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has directed banks in the country to close all cryptocurrency-related accounts. The bank said this in a statement on Friday. The statement reads:... Read More

EXCLUSIVE: P&G lays off more workers but firm says not exiting Nigeria

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- Procter and Gamble Nigeria, the local subsidiary of the American consumer goods maker, has laid off another batch of workers, and has significantly scaled down its operations in the... Read More

Why we evicted herdsmen, cattle from Ondo forests- Amotekun

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- Over 37 herdsmen with 5,000 cattle were on Thursday evicted from forest reserves by the Ondo State Government. The state's security network, also called Amotekun Corps, which effec... Read More

Hoodlums raze Ebonyi police station

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- Two days after a similar attack in Abia State, some hoodlums on Thursday attacked the police divisional headquarters in Isu, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria's ... Read More

Herders Crisis: Government must end open grazing now - Tunde Bakare

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- The General Overseer of the Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Tunde Bakare, has explained why open grazing must end in Nigeria. The practice,... Read More

Nigeria records 14 more deaths from COVID-19

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- At least 14 people died from COVID-19 on Thursday in Nigeria, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) announced Thursday night. The latest death toll which indicated a sharp ... Read More

Herders Eviction: Why Ooni forgave Sunday Igboho - Palace

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- The Palace of the Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwusi, on Thursday said the monarch has forgiven a self-styled activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho for describing him... Read More

'America is back': Biden signals break from Trump in first diplomatic speech

Nigeria, Feb. 5 -- U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday promised a new era after the scattershot foreign policy of his predecessor, Donald Trump, declaring "America is back" on the global stage in his... Read More