Nigeria Eases Immigration Processes To Boost Economy

The Federal Government has reviewed the visa processes for foreigners who wish to visit Nigeria for business and tourism purposes. The Minister of Information and...

Naira appreciates, sells at N450/$

The Naira has continued to strengthen against the dollar and other major currencies. The Nigerian currency gained N10 to exchange at N450 to a dollar at the parallel...

Fire sweeps through Mogadishu’s main market killing 2 people

A huge fire engulfed Somali capital’s main market, killing at least two people, a Somali police officer said today. The overnight inferno started at the gold...

Western Sahara: Morocco to pull out of UN buffer zone

Morocco is to pull out of a UN buffer zone in the disputed Western Sahara territory, an official statement says. The country says the former Spanish colony is part of...

Trump lays out hike in military spending

US President Donald Trump is seeking to boost defence spending by $54bn (£43bn) in his proposed budget plan for 2018, which is about a 9% increase. The blueprint, sent...

Nigeria to play friendlies in London

Nigeria has lined up international friendlies against Senegal and Burkina Faso in London in March. The Super Eagles will face the Teranga Lions on 23 March and the...

Vardy lifts Foxes to post-Ranieri win

Jamie Vardy scored twice as a revitalised Leicester City started life without sacked manager Claudio Ranieri by sinking Liverpool 3-1 on Monday to spark their Premier...

Oscars 2017: Moonlight wins best picture after announcement mix-up

Moonlight has won best picture at the Oscars – but only after an error saw La La Land initially declared the winner. The La La Land producers were in the middle of...

Gifty gets evicted from Big Brother Naija

Gifty has just been evicted from the on-going Big Brother Naija game.   Gifty, who has had a pretty controversial time in the house with her string of kisses,...

US actor Ashton Kutcher urges end to child sexual exploitation

Actor and human rights campaigner Ashton Kutcher has urged US lawmakers to support efforts to help bring an end to child sexual exploitation. At a senate hearing, a...