Super Falcons qualify for 2024 Olympics

The Super Falcons have qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The last time Nigeria’s Super Falcons reached the Olympics was 16 years ago. Nigeria beat South Africa 1-0 on aggregate to reach the Summer Olympics. Rasheedat Ajibade had scored from the spot in the first leg of the qualifiers in Abuja last Friday, while […]

 Kenya to pause police deployment to Haiti, as Haiti’s prime minister resigns

 Haiti’s Prime Minister Ariel Henry has agreed to resign following weeks of mounting pressure and increasing violence in the impoverished country. It comes after regional leaders met in Jamaica on Monday to discuss a political transition in Haiti. Mr. Henry is currently stranded in Puerto Rico after being prevented by “armed gangs” from returning home. […]

President Tinubu issues new directives to improve investment in Oil & Gas

President Bola Tinubu has signed an executive order to improve the investment climate and position of Nigeria as the preferred investment destination for the oil and gas sector in Africa. His media aide, Ajuri Ngelale, disclosed in a statement that this is in keeping with the President’s commitment to remove obstacles to investments in Nigeria, […]

UAE is yet to lift visa restrictions on Nigerians

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is yet to lift the visa ban on Nigeria, according to the presidency.  The Special Adviser on Information and Strategy to the President, Bayo Onanuga, said the UAE has not resumed visa issuance to Nigerians, and any document in circulation to the contrary is not authorized either by the Nigerian […]

Disney Animation/Kugali New Series “Iwájú” to Air Across Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 23, 2024/ — Following the debut of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pan-African Entertainment Company Kugali’s “Iwájú” on Disney+ on Feb 28. 2024, the all-new original animated series will be heading to Disney Channel across Africa. “Iwájú” will air* across Africa on Disney Channel—distributed on DStv platform (Channel 303)—this April and May, giving […]

Super Eagles of Nigeria Move 14 Places Up In FIFA Ranking, now 3rd in Africa

The Super Eagles are now 14 places higher in the latest FIFA ranking following a great showing at the just-concluded 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The latest move makes the Super Eagles Africa’s number three team only behind Morocco (who are 12th) and Senegal, who are ranked 17th. Nigeria displaced Egypt, Tunisia, and Algeria, […]

Federal Government to Suspend Degree Certificates From more African countries

Following the SUSPENSION of “accreditation and evaluation” of degree certificates from Benin Republic and Togo, the Federal Government said the sanction would be extended to more countries like Uganda, Kenya and Niger Republic. The development was confirmed by Education Minister, Tahir Mamman during an interview on Wednesday. An undercover journalist had detailed how he acquired […]

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that Western liberal democracy is ‘unsuitable for Africa’ and seems not to be working for Nigeria and other African countries

According to the former president, WESTERN DEMOCRACY as it is being practiced in Nigeria and other African countries, should be re-examined or moderated; as it has not delivered on good governance and progressive development for the continent. While delivering a keynote address at an event held at the Olusegun Obasanjo presidential Library, Abeokuta, the Ogun […]