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A UN report has revealed that undue restrictions on freedom of expression are having a “chilling effect” and “further shrinking the space for debate and dissent” in war-torn South Sudan.
An activist and public affairs commentator in Adamawa State, Alhaji Suleiman Baba-Jada, has urged Nigerians to render more support to the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle corruption and other challenges facing the nation.
The organization urged the Chairperson and Bureau of the Commission “to urgently hold an extra-ordinary session of the African Commission to address the illegal and unfair return of 51 Cameroon refugees, asylum seekers and naturalized Nigerians, and the continuing violations of the rights of the returnees by the government of Cameroon.”
Hundreds of Hong Kong students protested Friday as tensions escalate on campuses over compulsory testing of Mandarin -- the dominant language of mainland China.
A Zimbabwean man has appeared in court after he was charged for undermining the authority of President Emmerson Mnangagwa, said a report.
The United States says it is concerned over seeming media clampdown in Uganda after five publishers and three journalists were recently charged with treason.
Court orders federal govt to reinstate ex-NEMA spokesperson Yushau Shuaib four years after compulsory...
Justice David Isele of the National Industrial Court, NIC, has ordered the immediate reinstatement of a former spokesperson of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, Yushau Shuaib, back into the public service after being forcefully retired in 2013 over an opinion article he wrote on former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President, has declared that he is currently a member of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Two Zimbabwean men have reportedly been charged with insulting President Robert Mugabe, 93, after they allegedly described the nonagenarian as "a dog".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party came under fire on Saturday for demanding cuts to an Indian film, claiming it showcased "anti-Modi hatred".
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The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says 21 members of staff have left their jobs for sexual misconduct in the last three years.
The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has inaugurated a 16-man board of the Nigeria Police Broadcasting Services.
No fewer than 2,500 women have been trained by the Youth Agricultural Enterprise Training Programme (YET-P) in Benue on farming techniques to boost production in the state.
The Federal Road Safety Corps has said that there is no need for data capturing while applying for renewal of driver’s licence.
An opposition politician was hacked to death at his home in central Tanzania on Thursday night, police said on Friday, as his party described the murder as a "political assassination."
I trust that this letter finds you in good health and may that never change. I also hope that you are in an apt frame of mind to read this letter according to the spirit in which it is written and to derive apt counsel from it.
The managing director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, Hadiza Bala Usman, says Integrated Logistics Services Limited (Intels) decides what percentage of revenue generated at the ports to remit to the federal government.
U.S. President Donald Trump blasted media mogul Oprah Winfrey on Twitter on Sunday night over a segment on CBS’s 60 Minutes programme and again said he hoped she would face him as an opponent in the 2020 presidential race.
The Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has disclosed his intention to run for senatorial election in 2019.
Nigeria has freed another 475 Boko Haram suspects following a series of mass trials in which most cases were dropped for lack of evidence, the justice ministry said Sunday.