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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said military force and law enforcement measures alone could not defeat terrorism.
Equatorial Guinea’s President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has said he will “protect” former Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh who has been living in exile in the central African country after being forced to quit power last year, adding that the African Union also opposed his extradition.
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that his administration not only conducts a credible, free and fair general elections in 2019, but also be prepared to accept the outcome of the poll in good faith should he and the ruling All Progressives Congress fail to win the presidential contest.
Ahead of Sunday’s opening of the 30th African Union Summit, President Muhammadu Buhari started his four-day engagement in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Saturday by joining 14 other members of the Peace and Security Council, a standing organ of the AU for the prevention, management and resolution of conflicts.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has called for massive investment in infrastructure to drive inclusive growth in Africa.
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to flag off Africa’s anti-corruption war tomorrow (Monday) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for active vigilance by the citizens.
Brazilian court has ordered former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to hand over his passport and not to leave the country.
The Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, and Founder, Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF), Tony Elumelu, has stressed the need for global organisations and multinational institutions to support the much-needed growth in the African continent; adding that ultimately, such growth will affect the world positively.
Africans and African countries are very conscious and determined to fight against corruption, Nigerian foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama, has said.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday departed Abuja for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to accept in good faith the outcome of the election should he and his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, fail to win next year’s presidential contest.
Women in Tunisia may be able to pass their family name on to their children and have equal inheritance with men if proposals, due to be finalised in February, are adopted in a country regarded as a leader for women’s rights in the Arab world.
US President Donald Trump on Friday asked the African Union chairman to pass on his "warmest regards" to other regional leaders at a summit this weekend, after sparking outrage with a reported slur against Africans.
UN says 30 African refugees and migrants drowned off the coast of Yemen this week in a boat heading toward Djibouti operated by smugglers who are reported to have fired on passengers.
One of the observers in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Intercontinental Leadership Initiative, has queried the integrity of the election.
Charity Adule scored the only goal of the match for Eibar as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Osasuna in Sunday evening's Spanish pre-season friendly match.
“The former Director of Plans Naval Headquarters, Rear Admiral Christian Ezekobe, is the new Chief of Naval Transformation Naval Headquarters while Rear Admiral Kamarudeen Lawal who was the Director of Research and Development Naval Headquarters has been reappointed to Naval Headquarters as Chief of Naval Safety and Standards”.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Gombe Zonal Office, is interrogating one Eze Mavus Ugochukwu, a student of Computer Science, Bauchi State Polytechnic, who defrauds unsuspecting members of the public by posing as a Lieutenant in the Nigerian Army.
The Army said in a statement on Monday, September 21, 2020 that the senior officer ran into the ambush while leading a patrol to clear terrorists from the Sabon Gari-Wajiroko axis near Damboa, Borno on Sunday, September 20.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)’s witness, Mr Umar Tahir, on Monday, contradicted himself in the ongoing trial of a former Minister in the President Goodluck Jonathan-led government, Tanimu Turaki.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has charged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, the Department of State Services, DSS, to protect the governorship results in Edo North.
Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Lagos East Senatorial District by-election, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, has promised to honour the legacies left behind by past Senators who have occupied the seat in the past.
People of Awba Ofemili in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State have appealed to Governor Willie Obiano to withdraw the certificate of recognition of their traditional ruler, Ezekwesili Maduagwuna over alleged criminal acts and highhandedness.
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), and National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), for the management of FCT Women Rehabilitation Centre.