Pope Francis on Friday challenged Kenya’s youths to renew their commitment to God and foster greater ties at home, saying families are schools of prayer and mercy. Pope Francis who addressed...
Tanzanian officials will not be allowed to send out the usual government printed Christmas and New Year cards this year as part of belt-tightening measures by the new president. John Magufuli has...
By: Denis Dumo South Sudan's parliament unanimously voted on Thursday to adopt a peace deal agreed last month by President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar, amid mounting pressure for both...
By: Ismail Mudashir The Senate yesterday gave President Muhammadu Buhari two weeks ultimatum to end the fuel scarcity across the country. The ultimatum was given when stakeholders in the sector led...
By: Henry Umoru Former Director of Publicity, Peoples Democratic Presidential Campaign Organisation, PDPPCO, Chief Femi Fani- Kayode Monday lampooned the Convener of the Coalition of Northern...
By: Senator Iroegbu The Federal Government has ordered military led onslaught against the Cattle Rustlers and bandits causing havoc in some parts of the northern part of the country. This is the...
By: Irene Ndungu In East Africa and across the globe, the Internet is increasingly being used to recruit and radicalise young women into extremist groups. In March, three young women – two Kenyans...
By: Oscar Kimanuka It has been observed that the East African Community has demonstrated the most feasible progress on integration and is said to be the most ambitious of all the regional economic...
By: Martin Ewi A Solemn Declaration at the 50th anniversary of the African Union (AU) in 2013 outlined the vision to 'end all wars in Africa by 2020'. However, prospects for 'silencing the guns’...
By: Taiwo Adisa President Muhammadu Buhari is said to be considering some measures that would cement his relationship with former governor of Lagos State, Senator Bola Tinubu, following the cracks...
By: Omololu Ogunamde, Yemi Akinsuyi and Onyebuchi Ezigbo The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors’ Forum and the Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, have condemned the police...
By: Bode Gbadebo The crisis rocking the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) took a new dimension yesterday with its national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, admitting publicly that he was...
By: Collins Nweze Banks are under pressure to meet customers’ foreign exchange (forex) demand amid scarcity of the dollar in the financial services sector. This was the position of top bank...
By: Yemi Akinsuyi The Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has explained the rationale behind the new policy banning the sale of forex for the importation of some items. The...
By: Kunle Aderinokun There are indications that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) may stop granting traders access to foreign exchange for the importation of rice in order to enable local...
By: Ezeocha Nzeh ...NSC queries NFF over Keshi’s sack The Federal government through the National Sports Commission (NSC) yesterday threatened to stop the plan by the Nigeria Football...
By: Onochie Anibeze The first time the Nigeria Football Federation contacted Sunday Oliseh for Eagles’ job, the former national team captain declined on one condition: He was to assist a yet to be...
By: Shina Oludare The Nigeria Football Federation has dismissed the Falcons head coach with his assistant to take charge on a short-time basis till a substantial handler is announced The Nigeria...
By: Cecilia Okoth Government is considering introducing a pension fund to support old musicians and their dependents. The discussions which are set to take place at the very first annual Music...
With generous government grants and numerous appearances on the red carpet, Nigeria’s outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan made a mark in Nollywood - the country’s home-grown movie industry...
Chidinma has hinted that she might decide to reside in Ghana and even find a lover to marry in the country. According to her, if the conditions are right, she will consider that option. She said...
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