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At least 53 journalists were killed on the job this year, 34 of whom were targeted for murder in reprisal for their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists found in its annual analysis.
The Court of Appeal, Ibadan, on Tuesday, set aside the judgment of the Federal High Court, Abeokuta, which ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to accept the list of candidates at all levels for the 2019 polls from a faction of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under the leadership of Mr. Adedayo Dayo.
At least 19 staff members of a non-governmental organisation died and six were injured Tuesday when the bus they were travelling in lost control and hurtled off a cliff in eastern Uganda, police said.
Boko Haram jihadists killed one soldier and injured another in an attack on a military base in Nigeria's northeast Borno state, the latest attack in the region, military sources said on Tuesday.
United Kingdom airline British Airways will resume direct flights to Pakistan in June, a decade after suspending services to the South Asian nation over security concerns, the carrier has announced.
Pope Francis has removed two prominent cardinals from his inner circle months after they were tainted by paedophile scandals.
The House of Representatives has opposed the alleged plan by the Federal Government to sell Afam Power Generation Company as a dilapidated asset.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed its readiness to deepen economic ties with Nigeria toward promoting investment and trade between both countries.
A former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Alhaja Sinatu Ojikutu, on Saturday said President Muhammadu Buhari had demonstrated high level of integrity in piloting the affairs of the country.
The Commissioner of Police in Delta State, Michael Ogbizi, has warned Police officers in the state against flouting the directive of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, on the ban on roadblocks across the country.