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Hong Kong police charged the chief editor and chief executive of pro-democracy tabloid Apple Daily on Friday with collusion with a foreign country, a national security case that has sent chills through the city’s media.
Wales are bracing for a hostile reception when they face Turkey in Baku at Euro 2020 on Wednesday while rejuvenated Italy can seal their place in the last-16 with victory against Switzerland.
Annkio Briggs: President Buhari’s ‘dot in a circle’ comment attempt to divide South-south, South-east
The social critic and human rights activist, Annkio Briggs, says the “dot in a circle” comment by President Muhammadu Buhari is an attempt to divide the people of the south-east and the south-south.
A non-governmental organisation, Citizens’ Solution Network, has called for the immediate and unconditional release of an activist and newspaper publisher, Agba Jalingo, and others arrested on Saturday during the June 12 protest in Calabar, Cross River State.
Veteran Nigerian singer and Humans Right activist, Onyeka Onwenu, has enjoined President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw troops deployed to the South East and dialogue with secessionist agitators and youths in the region to stop the killings.
A political activist, Mr Ramoni Sonuga, has dissociated himself from media reports indicating that some leaders of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State had resorted to imposition of candidates against the popular wishes of the general members of the ruling party.
Residents of Benin City, capital of Edo state, on Monday woke up to the rumor of the death of popular activist and highlife musician, Ambassador Osayomore Joseph.
Atelewo Cultural Initiative, a Yorùbá socio-cultural organisation, has held a first-of-its-kind virtual auction on Twitter for a novel written in Yorùbá in the late 1950s.
Hong Kong police arrested on Friday an organiser of annual vigils for the victims of China’s 1989 Tiananmen crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, in what activists see as a suppression of one of the city’s most powerful symbols of democratic hope.
Hong Kong barrister and activist Chow Hang Tung was six years old when her mother took her to a candlelight vigil to mark the anniversary of China’s crackdown on protesters in and around Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989.
Human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu, says she isn’t afraid as she continues to speak against the “incompetence” of the Muhammadu Buhari Government.
Legal luminary and Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome has dismissed the ongoing Constitution Amendment exercise being embarked upon by the two arms of National Assembly (NASS) with a wave of the hand.
A Belarusian prisoner detained in a crackdown on protests tried to cut his own throat during a court hearing on Tuesday after being told his family and neighbours faced prosecution if he did not plead guilty, media, activists and a witness said.
A global rights group, Amnesty International, has faulted the shooting of tear gas at the Convener of Revolution Now Movement, Omoyele Sowore, during a rally in Abuja yesterday.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), and his musician son, Folarin, aka Falz, along with scores of Lagosians took to the streets on Monday to protest against the insecurity and poverty ravaging the country.
Many human rights advocates and organisations have criticised the Nigerian police for firing a teargas canister at Omoyele Sowore, during a protest in Abuja.
Omoyele Sowore, human rights activist, has asked his supporters to carry on with “the struggle” even if he loses his life.
European leaders on Tuesday agreed to ban Belarus’ state airline from European Union airports as well as impose economic sanctions targeting companies and individuals accused of financing the regime.
Authorities in Belarus scrambled a fighter jet and flagged what turned out to be a false bomb alert to force a Ryanair plane to land on Sunday and then detained an opposition-minded journalist who was on board, drawing criticism from across Europe.
UEFA has dropped its investigation of Manuel Neuer’s rainbow captain’s armband after declaring that the Germany skipper’s decision to wear it is a ‘team symbol of diversity’.
The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) has advised the Federal Government to withdraw the circular directing that workers of the Staff schools should not be captured in the 2022 budget.
The police in Lagos have arrested one Emmanuel Madueke, the 62-year-old proprietor of Megland Comprehensive School, Lekki, for allegedly sexually assaulting and harassing a 14-year-old student of his school.
France's far right performed worse than predicted in Sunday's regional elections, exit polls showed, leaving victory in the southern battleground of Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur and a platform for the 2022 presidential election in the balance.
Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.
State governors under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have pledged to provide the needed platform for the party to return to power at the national level in 2023.
No fewer than 12 persons were reportedly killed on Sunday night by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Kushe community and in Kuru District of Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau State.
Caf president Patrice Motsepe, the former Mamelodi Sundowns president, has given the green light for an African Super League.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Enugu State chapter has passed a vote of confidence in its 2019 governorship candidate, Sen. Ayogu Eze, for being a blessing to the party since he joined the party.
Paris Saint Germain striker Neymar, the world’s most expensive footballer, will not play for Brazil at the Tokyo Olympics, but veteran Daniel Alves did make the squad announced Thursday.