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Fighting at the Libyan capital’s only working international airport killed at least 10 people Monday, officials said, after militiamen attacked it in an attempt to free colleagues held at a jail there.
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar insisted Sunday that the mandate of the country’s UN-backed government has run out after what he said was the expiration of a tattered 2015 political deal.
Presidential elections in Libya may be held in mid-2018, Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala said Wednesday at the Valdai Club panel discussion in Russia.
The United States renewed its support for Libya's UN-backed government on Friday and urged all parties in the country to get behind efforts to organise elections.
Leaders at an EU-Africa summit called Thursday for the immediate evacuation of nearly 4 000 distressed African migrants in Libya under a new drive to fight slave traders and traffickers.
A summit gathering European and African leaders from more than 80 countries drew to a close on Thursday with plans for the immediate evacuation of some 3 800 African migrants stranded in Libya.
The UN-backed government of Libya has strongly condemned the air strike on the eastern city of Derna and called on the UN Security Council to investigate the attack that killed at least 17 civilians.
A government based in eastern Libya on Wednesday said it would bar entry to U.S. citizens after President Donald Trump’s administration included Libya in a new travel ban.
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Nigeria has filed a claim against JP Morgan Chase for more than $875 million, accusing it of negligence in transferring funds from a disputed 2011 oilfield deal to a company controlled by the country’s former oil minister.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has directed all tertiary institutions to end their 2017 admission by January 25.
The Katsina State Government has increased the welfare budget for National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) members deployed to the state by about 200 per cent.
Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers on Wednesday night attacked a supermarket in Katsina, killing a police officer, Ibrahim Batsari.
The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday approved 10-member working committee on the herdsmen/farmers conflicts in the country.
To make good on its promise, the Nigerian Army has started taking delivery of some of the vehicles it has ordered from Innoson Motor Manufacturing Company, a local vehicle manufacturer, which the Army has configured fit for deployment for its counterterrorism Operation Lafiya Dole.
Grammy-winning soul singer Mary J. Blige — who has earned critical acclaim and award nominations for her acting debut in last year’s “Mudbound” — celebrated her 47th birthday Thursday by getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Senator representing Ebonyi south, Sonni Ogbuoji, was stopped from defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday.
Everton striker Cenk Tosun has pledged that he will become the Goodison Park side’s new Romelu Lukaku.
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