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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said 50 million people out of the nation’s 180 million population have no access to electricity.
The United States says action must be taken against Myanmar's military leaders whose operations have forced 500,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee into Bangladesh.
The Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Nigeria has said it was committed to the territorial integrity and political unity of the country.
The top UN human rights official has denounced Myanmar's "brutal security operation" against Rohingya in Rakhine state, which he said was "clearly disproportionate" to militia attacks carried out last month.
The Igbo National Council, INC, Sunday, gave the Chief of Army staff, Lieutenant General Turkur Yusufu Burutai, 21 days to withdraw his men from the Southeast region.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai and Muslim countries in Asia led a growing chorus of criticism on Monday aimed at Myanmar and its civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi over the plight of its Rohingya Muslim minority.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday accused Myanmar of "genocide" against the Rohingya Muslim minority, who have fled in the tens of thousands across the border into Bangladesh to escape ethnic violence.
Top officials of the federal government and the various state governments have continued to express concern over the growing wave of hate speeches in the country. To curb the menace, a new law is being proposed which will categorize hate speech as ‘terrorism’.
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has described hate speech as an act of terrorism, saying the federal government has drawn a line on in it.
A Rwandan man who sought asylum in the United States claiming he fled the African nation’s genocide of 1994 was charged by U.S. prosecutors on Friday with lying about having been part of the political party that led the killing.
A governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Hon. Abiodun Akinlade, has told Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to steer clear of Ogun State politics.
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), has said the late Afrobeat maestro, Fela Anikulapo, remains his most interesting client.
UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Tuesday warned that extreme weather crisis will continue to happen if actions are not taken to meet climate change challenges.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) has approved the establishment of a Medical College at the Rivers State University.
Hundreds of Kenyans and Somali natives turned up at Eastleigh in Kenya’s capital Nairobi on Tuesday to donate blood to help victims of the Mogadishu bomb blast that killed over 300 people.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that over 200,000 voters registered in the on-going Continuous Voters Registration in Anambra State.
Akwa United will represent Nigeria in next year’s CAF Confederation Cup after they stopped Niger Tornadoes 3-2 on penalties in the Aiteo Cup final today in Lagos.
The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has assured that it will set up a N2.5 billion export development fund in conjunction with the Nigerian Export-Import Bank, NEXIM.
Provisional results are trickling in from polling centres across Liberia following Tuesday’s peaceful general elections in the West African country, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has set his team a target of at least reaching the quarter final at the World Cup following their qualification for the tournament holding in Russia next year.