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Nigeria: Just in – Nigerian Universities Set for Fresh Crisis As Naat, Nasu, SSANU Commence Strike

By Azeezat AdedigbaThe non-academic staff unions of Nigerian universities have resumed their suspended strike. The unions, members of...

Tiger Woods shoots a 3-under-par 69 in return to competitive golf in the first round of the Hero World Challenge.

NASSAU, Bahamas -- Playing competitive golf for the first time since his most recent back surgery, Tiger Woods...

Nigeria: ASUP Strike Ends – allAfrica.com

By Azeezat AdedigbaThe Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has suspended its nationwide strike, 15 days after the...

Read Nigerian senate’s proceedings of Wednesday 29th November, 2017 – Vanguard

Welcome to a new Legislative Day in the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Senate President, Bukola...

Matt Lauer’s History at ‘Today’: Two Decades of Highs and Lows

What followed became a viral video hit before the days of YouTube and Twitter. “Just knowing people who...

Nigeria:EU Launches U.S.$27 Million Programme to Fight Corruption in Nigeria – AllAfrica.com

The European Union has launched a four-year programme in support of justice sector reforms and anti-corruption war in...

Nigeria: Why Judges From 12 States Will Not Be Nominated to Court of Appeal – NJC

By Evelyn OkakwuJudges from 12 states in Nigeria will not be appointed to the Court of Appeal in...

North Korea launches ballistic missile into Sea of Japan

TOKYO —  North Korea appears to have launched another intercontinental ballistic missile, the Pentagon said Tuesday, with experts...

Gov’t forces kill 14 Boko Haram fighters in Nigeria raid – Xinhuanet

The Nigerian army on Tuesday confirmed that 14 Boko Haram fighters were killed over the weekend in a...

Nigeria: Why Nigerians Must Pay Higher Electricity Tariff

By Oladeinde OlawoyinVice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said payment of high electricity tariffs is inevitable for Nigerian...

Businesses Are Still Investing Billions in Refugee Crisis-Hit Myanmar

As the U.S. and Europe grow increasingly outraged over the Rohingya refugee crisis in Myanmar, Asian businesses are continuing...

Nigeria:Adamawa Attack – Sultan Talks Tough – Warns Against Killing of Fulanis – AllAfrica.com

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III, on Sunday condemned the killing of dozens of Fulanis in Numan...

Nigeria: 2.5 Million Children Suffer From Severe Malnutrition in Nigeria – Unicef

By Maryam Almadu-SukaKaduna — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said that over 2.5 million children suffer...

New York Mall Evacuated Amid Reports of Shooting; 2 Injured

New York Mall Evacuated Amid Reports of Shooting; 2 Injured U.S. News & World ReportShoppers evacuated after reports...

Nigeria is poor because a lot its resources are stolen or mismanaged, says VP… – Vanguard

"We must pay attention to what we are seeing today, and some of the shameless noises of those...

Nigeria: Police to Create 20,000 Jobs With New TV, Radio Stations

By Kunle Olasanmi, AbujaThe Nigeria Police have said all plans have been concluded to open the Nigerian Police...

Nigeria: APC Expresses Surprise As Atiku Dumps Party

By Andrew Essien, Jonathan Nda-Isaiah and Chibuzo Ukaibe, AbujaAfter months of speculation, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar yesterday...

Outcome of Anambra election sign of what to expect in 2019 -Ifeanyi Uba – Vanguard

A CHIEFTAIN of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Dr. Ifeanyi Uba in this interview reviews last Saturday's governorship...

Landmarks worldwide pay tribute to victims of Egypt mosque attack

Landmarks and government buildings across the globe paid tribute Friday to the victims of an attack earlier in...

Cameroon: Nigerian Community in Douala – New President Commissioned

By Christopher JatorThe Consul General urged him to bolster tourism in Cameroon and attract more Nigerian investors. The...

Detroit Lions blow another chance to change history in loss to Vikings

CLOSE Free Press sports writers Dave Birkett, Carlos Monarrez and columnist Shawn Windsor dissect the Lions' frustrating 30-23...

A Wave of New Fiction From Nigeria, as Young Writers Experiment With New Genres – The New York Times

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim was bracing for a backlash when he published his provocative debut novel, " Season of...

Nigerian Breaks Guinness World Record for Longest Dance Marathon By an Individual

Photo: Premium Times Odumewu Debbie a.k.a Pinki Debbie, a Nigerian dancer and choreographer, has reportedly broken the Guinness...

Kanekalon showers appreciation on Nigeria stylists – Vanguard

The need to appreciate the people behind the scene of beautiful, bold and smart appearance of women hair...

7 ways Cyber Monday is different from Black Friday

By Michael Bonebright/DealNewsCyber Monday is often written off as Black Friday's less-awesome sibling, but that's unfair. In fact, until...

Nigeria: Police Confirm Arrest of Maryam Sanda for Stabbing Husband to Death

The Nigerian Police have confirmed the arrest of Maryam Sanda for allegedly stabbing her husband, Bilyaminu Haliru Bello,...

Nigeria:Mubi Mosque Suicide Attack ‘Cruel’ – Buhari – AllAfrica.com

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the early Tuesday morning suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa...

North Korea: U.S. Imposes New Sanctions Aimed At China Trade

North Korea: U.S. Imposes New Sanctions Aimed At China Trade | Time President Trump Has Imposed New Sanctions...

Nigeria to Roll Out New National Policy On Oil and Gas – Minister

By Cletus UkpongThe Nigerian government says it is overhauling its policies on oil and gas and that it...

Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigeria – New Vision

The attack bore all the hallmarks of Boko Haram, the Islamist militants whose insurgency has left at least...

Falcons beat Seahawks after Blair Walsh misses FGA

Blair Walsh's 52-yard field-goal attempt fell inches shy of the crossbar, allowing the Atlanta Falcons to cling to...

Africa: Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa Reach Final Round

Familiar trio Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa have booked their places for the final round of the African...

Nigeria:Bus Conductors to Start Wearing Uniform in Lagos – AllAfrica.com

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from...

Charles Manson Dies at 83 – Variety

Charles Manson, the notorious leader of the Manson Family cult that murdered actress Sharon Tate and six others...

Violent evictions, homelessness are the cost of Lagos, Nigeria’s megacity – CBC News

Florence Keyimo, 27, cradles her baby on the spot where her home used to be in Otodo-Gbame, a...

Nigeria: Endless Intrigues Over Choice of PDP Chair

By Saawua TerzungweBarring any last-minute change of heart, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will hold its national convention...

LA is Cardinal and Gold: USC holds off UCLA 28-23

Sam Darnold passed for 264 yards and ran for a score and No. 12 Southern California persevered for...

Nigeria:Missing Journalist Found Dead – AllAfrica.com

A photo journalist in Anambra State, Ikechukwu Onubogu, has been found dead four days after he was declared...

Nigeria: Kwara Local Govt Elections Sees Good Voters Turnout

Residents of Ilorin turned out in their numbers on Saturday for the local government election held across Kwara....

There is hope for the future of San Juan

As a flight attendant who speaks Spanish, I work flights to San Juan Puerto Rico regularly, and I’m...