Wayde van Niekerk

South Africa’s Van Niekerk: ‘I’m ready to be the next Usain Bolt’

Wayde van Niekerk, the athlete identified by Usain Bolt as the next trailblazer for global athletics, was adamant on Wednesday that he was not afraid to take over the responsibility of being the face...

Ivory Coast celebrates Marie-Josee Ta Lou for IAAF silver medal

Ivorian athlete Marie-Josee Ta Lou missed the gold medal in the women’s 100 metres world championship in London on Sunday, but won a consolation silver and praises from her country. 28-year-old Ta Lou was denied...

7 killed in suicide bomb attack in northern Cameroon

A suicide bomber has killed at least seven people in a small town in northern Cameroon near the Nigeria border, a local official and a military source said on Sunday. The attack occurred on Saturday...

PDP describes Anambra church attack as barbaric, sacrilegious

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned Sunday’s attack at St. Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu, Ekwusigo Local Government Area of Anambra State, describing  it as barbaric and sacrilegious. The PDP made this kwown in...

Anambra Massacre: Bring perpetrators to justice, Saraki, Ekweremadu urge police

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has expressed sadness over the killing of some worshipers at St. Philip’s Catholic Church, Ozubulu, Anambra, on Sunday. The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, also...

Nigeria is doing well with scarce resources – Osinbajo

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Sunday said the problem in Nigeria was not unavailability of resources, but their management. According to him, the Federal Government is now doing more when funds are scarce...

190,000 sign petition against Macron’s plan to introduce first lady status in France

More than 190,000 people have expressed their opposition toward French President Emmanuel Macron’s initiative to create an official First Lady status for his wife, Brigitte Macron, as of Monday morning. The online petition was published...

Billionaire Saudi prince to invest about $800 million in Egypt

Saudi Arabia’s Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will invest about 800 million dollars to expand the Four-Seasons-resort in Sharm el-Sheikh, in partnership with Talaat Moustafa Holding Group, Egypt’s Investment Minister, Sahar Nasr said on Monday....

Team Nigeria shines in 2017 global robotics competition – Sponsors

A team of seven students, who represented Nigeria in the maiden edition of the FIRST Global Robotics Olympiad (GRO) in Washington DC, U.S, have been commended for their impressive performance. The team came third out...

Anambra monarchs condemn shooting of worshippers

Anambra Central Traditional Rulers Council, has condemned the shooting of worshippers at St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Ozubulu community in Ekwusigo LGA of Anambra on Sunday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the...

Buhari condemns Ozubulu Church attack: statement

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the Ozubulu Church attack in Anambra State by a yet to be identified gunmen, describing the incident as “an appalling crime against humanity and unspeakable sacrilege.” The President expressed his...

Floods hit Benue, Kastina States

Floods have destroyed many property and rendered thousands homeless in Benue and Katsina States, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports. In Benue, the Commissioner for Water Resources and Environment, Mr Joseph Ustev, told NAN...

NGO evolving strategies to promote global peace

A  Non-Governmental Organisation, Heavenly Culture World Peace and Restoration Light(HWPL), says it is evolving strategies to promote global  peace. Man Lee, the Chairman of  HWPL,  in a statement made available to the News Agency of...

AGOA: U.S. advises Africa against rejecting used clothing

The U.S. has advised  African countries against banning importation of used clothing, for them to continue benefiting from Africa Growth Opportunity Act (AGOA) Scheme which came into being May, 2000. AGOA is a U.S. Trade...