Jonathan described the late leader as a distinguished academic, activist, politician, and an African icon renowned for his patriotism and promotion of peace.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday announced that Nigeria and five other African countries have been chosen to begin production of COVID-19 vaccine
Lieutenant-Colonel Paul-Henri Damiba, leader of the coup in Burkina Faso, has been named as the new head of state of the country for a transitional period.
Soldiers in Burkina Faso has announced on state television that they have seized power in the West African country following a mutiny over Islamist insurgency.
Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, would be attending the inauguration of the re-elected president of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, as a special guest of honour
Jean Joel Joseph, a former Haiti senator was arrested in Jamaica on Friday, over the July 7 killing of President Jovenel Moïse by gunmen in Port-au-Prince.