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Boko Haram insurgents have recruited about 2,000 child soldiers in 2016 and used them in combat , the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said. UNICEF Executive Director, Anthony Lake,...

Various organs of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday pledged support for the party’s National Caretaker Committee in spite of court verdict affirming Ali Modu Sheriff as national...

A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. The government and the United Nations report that some 100,000 people...

Colombia, one of the world’s most mined countries, has set a goal to remove all landmines and other explosives by 2021 after the government and Marxist FARC rebels signed a peace...

The Lady Captain of the IBB Golf and Country Club, Abuja, Lami Ahmed has debunked insinuations in some quarters that golf is a sport for only the rich. Ahmed called on women to participate...

A drone that can carry people will begin “regular operations” in Dubai from July, the head of the city’s Roads and Transportation Agency has announced at the World...

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State has inaugurated a seven-man committee to ascertain how the 12 local governments used N4.4 billion bailout fund meant for the payment of salary arrears. The...

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo, of Gombe State, northeastern Nigeria  has solicited for the support of all stakeholders in the State towards a successful implementation of the new...

The Presidency and the National Assembly on Tuesday reached an agreement to pass into law, within 60 days, all executive bills seeking to remove encumbrances towards the realization...

Nigeria’s Central Bank on Monday rolled out new forex measures to curb the galloping exchange rate of the naira as it vowed to fund the items causing demand pressure at the parallel...

Diseased rat urine has killed at least one person and sickened two others in New York City in an outbreak of a rarely seen infection, prompting calls from city officials on Wednesday...

The hope of film marketer, Seun Egbegbe, and his accomplice, Oyekan Ayomide, of getting out of prison suffered a set-back, as Justice Oluremi Oguntoyinbo, of a Lagos Federal High...