Category: Features

Somaliland agrees to UAE military base in Berbera

MPs in the self-declared republic of Somaliland have agreed to allow the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to set up a military base in the port of Berbera. Observers say the...

Nigeria: Maradona, Messi, Kanu to Play Anti-Terrorism Match in Nigeria

Argentina football legends, Diego AmandoMaradona and Lionel Messi are among a host of former and active football stars scheduled to play an international exhibition...

Cosafa endorses Ahmad as presidential candidate in upcoming Caf elections

The Council of Southern African Football Associations (Cosafa) unanimously endorsed Ahmad Ahmad as a presidential candidate in upcoming Confederation of African Football...

Baftas 2017: Dev Patel and Emma Stone win awards

La La Land has dominated the Baftas, taking five trophies – including best film and best actress for Emma Stone. There were also awards for Lion, including best...

Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul is retiring to spend time with her family

Soul legend Aretha Franklin says she plans to retire from music to spend more time with her grandchildren. The 74-year-old said she would record one final album with...

FIFA Rankings: Super Eagles move up despite AFCON miss

The Nigeria national team has moved up nine places in the latest FIFA rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body. The Super Eagles are now...

Trump breaks ice with China in letter to Xi

US President Donald Trump has sent a letter to Xi Jinping, his first direct approach to the Chinese leader. The president thanked Mr Xi for congratulating him on his...

Kenyan closure of Dadaab refugee camp blocked by high court

The High Court in Kenya has blocked the government’s bid to close the largest refugee camp in the world. A directive to shut the Dadaab camp and forcibly...

Government Takes Over Arik Airline

The Federal Government has taken over Arik Airline, which has been experiencing difficulties in recent times. According to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria...

Saraki: I spoke with Buhari, he is fine

The President of the Senate Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is healthy and in high spirits. Saraki who, through his tweeter...