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Police talk tough as IPOB threatens to attack President Buhari in South-East

The Ebonyi State Police Command on Monday warned the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra and political parties’ supporters against disruptive acts during President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state on Tuesday.

What exactly do Nigerians want?

Ladies and gentlemen, Jesus Christ could well have been talking about us, Nigerians, in those words full of frustration but, most essentially, rooted in resolve.

Egypt top appeals court upholds 5-years prison for activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah

Egypt's highest appeals court on Wednesday upheld a five-year prison sentence for Alaa Abdel-Fattah, an iconic figure of the country's pro-democracy movement convicted for taking part in a peaceful demonstration in 2013.

African leaders pledge to stamp out child marriage

African political leaders, activists, and local chiefs joined forces on Monday to commit to ending child marriage in West and Central Africa.

Thousands demand Putin quit as birthday protests turn violent

Russian police violently broke up a rally in Saint Petersburg as thousands took to the streets across Russia Saturday on President Vladimir Putin's birthday, urging him to quit power.

Saudi Arabia now allows women to drive

Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it would allow women to drive, the last country in the world to do so, sparking euphoria and disbelief among activists in the ultra-conservative kingdom, where social restrictions are increasingly being loosened.

British lesbian wins Hong Kong visa rights in legal bid

A British lesbian on Monday won the right to live and work in Hong Kong with her partner in a landmark legal decision that could reduce more hurdles for same-sex couples in the city.

CSOs, activists march in Lagos against corruption

Members of the group assembled under the Ikeja Bridge, close to the Computer Village in Lagos from 7am, before moving into the main road by 9am.

Buhari’s health, politics taken too far – Mega Party

The Mega Progressive People’s Party has advised politicians and civil rights activists to be cautious and guard against utterances capable of heating up the polity in the future.

US protesters topple Confederate statue

Protesters in the US state of North Carolina toppled a nearly century-old statue of a Confederate soldier at a rally against racism as the backlash against a deadly white nationalist gathering last weekend continued.

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The lawmaker representing Eti-Osa II Constituency in Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Gbolahan Yishawu, has urged the citizens to support the government by performing their civic duties.

Lagos assemblyman urges citizens to perform civic duties to government

The lawmaker representing Eti-Osa II Constituency in Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr Gbolahan Yishawu, has urged the citizens to support the government by performing their civic duties.

Governor Tambuwal: Difficulties, challenges facing Nigeria not insurmountable

Governor of Sokoto State, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, has said that the difficulties and challenges facing the country are not insurmountable, as they can be addressed within the framework of “One Nigeria”.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki: I’m in government to serve, not for fame, money

Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has stated that he is in government to serve, not for fame or money.
The lawmaker, representing Kosofe Constituency 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Sanni Ganiyu, stated these on Thursday during the annual Constituency Stakeholders’ Meeting held at Musaroq Hall, Ayobo, Ipaja, Lagos.

Lagos Assembly assures residents of more development

Residents in Lagos state have been assured of more developments in all facets of life by the Lagos State Government and advised to continue to embrace peace after the #EndSARS crisis in the state.
The Defense Headquarters(DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in the north east have foiled a terrorists attacked on Army Super Camp in Damboa Borno State.

Soldiers foil terrorist attack on Army Super Camp in Borno, kill 22, recover weapons

Acting Director Defence Media Operations, Brigadier General Benard Onyeuko, who made this known, said the soldiers recovered one NSV Anti Aircraft Gun, 2 Rockect Propelled Grenade Tubes, 4 PKT Machine guns, One General Purpose Machine Gun, One Browning Machine Gun, 12Ak 47 Rifles, One AK 74 Rifle were recovered. Other items include: One RPG 7 bomb, 116 Rounds of 7.62mm NATO and 2 Hand grenades from the terrorists.