President Buhari will sign the 2018 budget next week – Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina has revealed that President Buhari will sign the 2018 budget next week. Adesina spoke when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the Federal...

U.S. embassy warns citizens to consider leaving district in north Mozambique

The U.S. embassy in Mozambique said Americans should consider leaving a northeastern district close to a major gas field as imminent attacks are likely after suspected Islamist militants beheaded 10 people and killed seven...

Israeli police question PM Netanyahu over telecom corruption case

Israeli police questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday over his alleged dealings with the country’s largest telecommunication company, Israel Radio said, one of three corruption cases weighing on his political future. A vehicle carrying...

Expert advises snail farmers on how to achieve best yield

Animal Scientist, Dr Yemi Popoola, of Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IAR&T) Ibadan, on Tuesday, advised snail farmers on the need for regular checks on snail housing units to prevent contamination of the...

NDLEA destroys 10-hectare of Indian hemp farm in Osun State

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on Monday said it destroyed a 10-hectare  Indian  hemp farm  at Area 5, Ife-South Local Government Area of Osun State. The State Commander of the agency, Egbeola Samuel, said 19.3...

Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira becomes new coach of French side Nice

Arsenal legend, Patrick Vieira has been appointed as the new coach of French Ligue 1 side Nice. The legendary France midfielder and former Arsenal captain who recently left his post as head coach of Major League Soccer side New York...

World Cup 2018: Super Eagles arrive in Russia

The Super Eagles of Nigeria squad have arrived in Russia for the 2018 World Cup tournament. The Nigeria National team traveled from their camp base, Yessentuki in Austria on Thursday to join other nations ahead of the tournament which...

Sierra Leone to introduce students’ loan schemes at universities

Sierra Leone’s president, Julius Maada Bio has said his government will introduce the students’ loan scheme that will provide loans facilities to deserving students to access higher education across the country. The president who was...

Ghana football boss resigns from FIFA Council and CAF position

Africa’s football governing body will hold an extraordinary session in September to replace disgraced Ghana Football Association (GFA) President Kwesi Nyantakyi, who has resigned from his roles at the FIFA council and CAF executive committee. Kwesi who was first...

Zimbabwe’s parliament drops Mugabe’s diamond probe

Former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe will not appear before a Mines and Energy Parliamentary Committee investigating the looting and loss of diamond revenue amounting to $15 billion, the head of the committee, Temba Mliswa...

U.S. unveils de facto embassy in Taiwan amid China tensions

The U. S. unveiled a new 256 million dollars office in Taiwan’s capital on Tuesday, a de facto embassy that underscores Washington’s strategic ties with the democratic, self-ruled island as it faces escalating tensions...

Scientists develop bandage more effective for wound recovery

A Northwestern University team in the U. S. has developed a regenerative bandage that can quickly heals painful, hard-to-treat sores and wounds without using drugs. The new device reported in the Proceedings of the National...

Machar commits to peace in South Sudan following meeting with Raila Odinga

South Sudan’s rebel leader, Riek Machar has committed to the ongoing peace process that seeks to organise a face-to-face meeting with his nemesis, president Salva Kiir. Following a meeting with veteran Kenyan politician, Raila Odinga,...

Libya set to release detained officials of ex-president Gaddafi

Libya has set plans in motion for the release of detained officials of the former regime led by Muammar Gaddafi for “medical reasons”, a local source said. “The Attorney-General’s office is preparing a list of...