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Court frees El-Zakzaky, Wife

A Kaduna High Court has discharged and acquitted the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zeenat. In a ruling that...

AU joins global call for calm and talks in Tunisia

The African Union (AU) has joined the European Union and the US in calling for dialogue and calm in Tunisia after the president suspended parliament and sacked...

Nigeria’s D’Tigers blow 11-point lead to lose against Germany

Nigeria’s D’Tigers lost against Germany in their basketball second group game at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympic games. The Nigerians blew an 11-point lead from the...

Oil prices gain on U.S. fuel drawdown despite rising COVID-19 cases

Oil prices climbed on Wednesday after industry data showed U.S. crude and product stockpiles dropped more than expected last week, bolstering expectations that demand...

Nigeria’s capital importation fell to $875.62m in Q2

The total value of capital importation into Nigeria declined to $875.62m in the second quarter of 2021 from $1.91bn in the first quarter of 2021. The National Bureau of...

10 Nigerian athletes disqualified from Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Ten Nigerian athletes have been disqualified from participating in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. This was contained in a statement on Wednesday from the Athletics...

Washington Post to make COVID vaccination compulsory for staff

A US-based newspaper, Washington Post, says all employees will be required to present proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 by September as a prerequisite of...

Bitcoin rises above $40,000, first time since mid-June

The world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation, Bitcoin, has surged above $40,000, for the first time since mid-June. The price of the cryptocurrency...

Gunmen abduct naval college students in Edo

Unknown gunmen have abducted several students of the Naval College of Engineering, Sapele, Delta State. The incident happened on Monday in Edo state while the students...

Ex-Imo Governor, Ohakim officially decamps to APC

After months of speculations, former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has finally joined the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Ohakim, who was a staunch ally...