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11 Aug
The United States on Wednesday praised Sudan's decision to hand over ex-dictator Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court, saying the move would be a "major step"
9 Aug
Team Nigeria ended the just concluded Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as the 74th best country in the competition won by the United States...
8 Aug
With the United States recording its highest daily Covid case load in six months, a top public health official warned Sunday that the country is "failing." 
2 Aug
Nigeria received four million doses of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine from the United States on Sunday as the West African nation steps up efforts to battle the third wave of infections.
31 Jul
An official document of the United States District Court has revealed the conversation between Ramon Olorunwa Abass, popularly known as Hushpuppi, and the Deputy Commissioner of Police
28 Jul
Two Nigerian nationals have been indicted in connection with their roles in expansive online fraud schemes targeting individuals in the United States, including romance scams and pandemic unemployment assistance fraud, the United States Department of Justice (DoJ) said in a statement. Osakpamwan Henry Omoruyi, 36, and Osaretin Godspower Omoruyi, 34, were each indicted on one…
28 Jul
The United States has said it will ship nearly 10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to Nigeria and South Africa as the continent battles the third wave of infections.
27 Jul
Convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, yesterday, urged Justice Binta Nyako of the Abuja Federal High Court to recuse herself from the trial of leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra
24 Jul
The United States bounced back from their embarrassing opening defeat by Sweden in the Tokyo Olympics women's football competition, thrashing New Zealand 6-1 on Saturday, while Britain and the Swedes reached the quarter-finals. The previously all-conquering Americans had seen a 44-match unbeaten run ended by a 3-0 loss to Sweden on Wednesday, but with captain…
22 Jul
The United States announced Thursday it has named a special envoy to help Haiti get back on its feet after its president's assassination and work toward holding long-overdue elections. The envoy is veteran foreign service officer Daniel Foote, who has served before as deputy chief of mission in Haiti and as the US ambassador to…
22 Jul
Four-time Olympic champions the United States suffered the first defeat in 45 matches Wednesday as they lost 3-0 to Sweden in their opening game of the women's football tournament in Tokyo.
22 Jul
Nigeria’s seven-time Olympian, Olufunke Oshonaike, will meet United States’ Liu Juan in the first round of the table tennis women singles event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.


14 mins ago
An avalanche Sunday on a snow-capped Ecuadoran volcano, the highest peak in the country, killed at least three climbers and left three others missing, officials reported. The avalanche struck a group of 16 mountaineers while at an altitude of 6,100 meters (20,000 feet) on the dormant Chimborazo volcano, according to responders. "There are three missing…
20 mins ago
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has picked six federal universities for the Sustainable Procurement, Environmental and Social Standards Enhancement (SPESSE) Project.
29 mins ago
The Turkish lira dropped to record lows on Monday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the weekend ordered the expulsion of the ambassadors of 10 countries, including Germany and the United States.
36 mins ago
US Actor James Michael Tyler popularly known for his role in the sitcom Friends has passed away at age 59.  His manager Toni Benson in a statement to TMZ confirming his death revealed that the actor had died of prostate cancer in his home. Tyler had been diagnosed in September 2018 and, after his diagnosis, shared…
40 mins ago
A pair of sneakers worn by NBA superstar Michael Jordan early in his career sold for nearly $1.5 million on Sunday, setting a record price at auction for game-worn footwear, Sotheby's said.