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Buhari, Osinbajo receive COVID-19 vaccines

Nigeria, March 6 -- President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo received jabs of the COVID-19 vaccines on LIVE TV at about 11: 55 a.m. on Saturday. Mr Buhari was vaccinated by the Chi... Read More


VIDEO: Nigerians react to taking COVID-19 vaccines

Nigeria, March 6 -- Nigeria on Tuesday received the first batch of the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines through COVAX, the global sharing programme designed to make vaccine access more equal. This makes N... Read More


Aruna Quadri knocked out of World Table Tennis Championship

Nigeria, March 6 -- Africa's No.1 one male Table Tennis player, Aruna Quadri, was shown the exit door at the World Table Tennis [WTT] championship in Doha on Friday. Quadri, ranked 21st in the world ... Read More


COVID-19: Nigeria records 371 new cases, three deaths as vaccination begins

Nigeria, March 6 -- Nigeria on Friday recorded 371 new COVID-19 infections in 20 states, health authorities have said. The new figure was a significant decrease from the 709 reported in the previous ... Read More


Ivory Coast heads into elections after political turmoil

Nigeria, March 6 -- Ivory Coast is set to vote in a parliamentary ballot on Saturday in a key test of stability after presidential elections last year marked by violence. Grappling with a deep politi... Read More


Deadly riots in Senegal after opposition leader held

Nigeria, March 6 -- The Senegal government on Friday vowed to use "all means necessary" to return order after police fired tear gas in clashes with supporters of opposition leader Ousmane Sonko as the... Read More


Again, Falana denies buying property from EFCC

Nigeria, March 6 -- Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has again denied buying property from the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Mr Falana's earlier denial came on the heels of the cl... Read More


Borno governor appoints Kwara-born retired general as security adviser

Nigeria, March 6 -- Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum on Thursday appointed a retired army general, Abdullahi Ishaq, as his adviser on security. The governor announced the appointment on Friday thr... Read More


Court convicts fraudster who disguised as soldier to dupe victims

Nigeria, March 6 -- A Federal High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Friday found Henry Asuquo guilty on a two-count charge of impersonation, cybercrime and fraud. Mr Asuquo, who had been parading hi... Read More


#EndSARS Panel: 'Police lured, tortured, detained me to arrest my husband'- Petitioner

Nigeria, March 6 -- A victim of police abuse has approached the Judicial Panel of Inquiry in Lagos to seek restitution for the brutality she suffered at the hands of police officers. Ebere Okpara was... Read More