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The United States said Sunday it has not ruled out sanctions on Venezuelan oil as it turns the screw on President Nicolas Maduro, but is wary of hurting the country's people.
Venezuela's governing socialist party has officially tapped President Nicolas Maduro as its candidate for this year's election.
With Venezuela in economic free-fall, massively unpopular President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday launched his sudden campaign for a new term in a vote to be held by late April.
Canada on Monday ordered Venezuela’s ambassador and charge d’affaires to leave, escalating a row two days after its top diplomat at the Canadian embassy in Venezuela was kicked out by President Nicolas Maduro’s regime.
The US accused Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro on Monday of a dictatorial bid to wipe his opponents off the political map following his latest poll victory, after he announced the main opposition is barred from next year's presidential election.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced that the country's main opposition parties will be banned from taking part in next year's presidential elections.
The EU on Monday hit Venezuela with sanctions including an embargo on arms and equipment that could be used for political repression, stepping up the pressure on President Nicolas Maduro as the crisis engulfing the Latin American state deepens.
Chile is prepared to grant political asylum to a Venezuelan opposition lawmaker who sought refuge at its embassy in Caracas claiming that his safety was in danger, the foreign minister said Monday.
The United States condemned closely watched regional elections in Venezuela as neither free nor fair Monday, as European countries weighed imposing sanctions, leaving President Nicolas Maduro increasingly isolated after declaring a landslide win.
President Nicolas Maduro claimed a landslide victory Sunday in closely watched regional elections in Venezuela on Sunday, based on official results that the opposition immediately rejected.
Many Venezuelans have already voted in Sunday's key regional elections -- with their feet, taking a one-way bus ticket out the country convinced the vote will change nothing.
Venezuelans vote on Sunday in regional elections seen as a key test for both President Nicolas Maduro and the opposition alike after months of street protests that failed to unseat him.
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The Nigerian Meteorological Agency has predicted partly cloudy weather conditions over the central States of the country on Monday morning with chances of localised thunderstorm over Jos, Makurdi, Lafia and Abuja in the afternoon and evening hours.
Qatar's central bank has asked US regulators to investigate an Emirati bank that Doha accuses of waging "financial warfare" against it.
The Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria, USA Inc, a non-partisan, non-profit socio-cultural organization, with many active chapters throughout the world, has presented a Community Development Excellence Award to the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Nsima Ekere.
The United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) has enrolled about 300 children who lost either or both parents in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State in a private school for orphans in Maiduguri.
The police in Sokoto State has paraded a national of Niger Republic with ammunitions and an Army camouflage.
A Yoruba sociocultural group, Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide, says President Muhammadu Buhari should not be condemned for withholding his assent on the amended Electoral Act passed by the National Assembly.
The Electricity Meters Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (EMMAN) on Monday in Lagos appealed to the Federal Government to break the monopoly of distribution companies in the sale of meters to electricity consumers.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has contracted out media coverage of the marriage of his eldest daughter Damilola.
A former managing director, Nigerian Port Authority (NPA), Engr Omar Suleiman, yesterday declared his interest to contest for Adamawa Central Senatorial seat in the 2019 general elections.
Dapchi abduction: House of Representatives investigation to focus on security agencies’ action, inaction
The House of Representatives has said that it would not shy away from apportioning blames to agencies that shirked its responsibilities in the abduction of 110 students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State on 19 February, 2018.