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A British academic, who was detained in the United Arab Emirates two years ago on spying charges, has launched legal action against a number of senior officials from the Gulf state, accusing them of assault, torture and false imprisonment.
The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions, on Tuesday, gave the Chairman, Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) Mr Danladi Umar, two weeks to defend a petition against him.
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl believes star striker Danny Ings will stay at the club.
The Kachin Independence Army (KIA), one of Myanmar’s most powerful rebel groups, said on Monday it had shot down a helicopter after returning fire following air strikes by the military, an official at the group said.
Myanmar security forces opened fire on some of the biggest protests against military rule in days on Sunday killing seven people, media reported, three months after a coup plunged the country into crisis.
The African Youth Assembly For Peace, in collaboration with Coalition of Civil Society Groups, has staged a rally declaring support for the stance taken by the Nigerian government following a row accusing the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, of abetting terrorism in the past and called for his sack.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced more allegations on Sunday about his expenditure on the refurbishment of his apartment and on childcare for his young son, which his foreign minister dismissed as baseless gossip.
Protesters in Myanmar turned out in their thousands on Sunday, marching to oppose military rule more than three months after a coup, and security forces responded with gunfire in at least three places, killing four people, media reported.
A former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Olisa Agbakoba, on Saturday said state governors have continuously flouted court orders adding that “constitutionally irresponsibility” is one of the reasons the country’s judiciary is...
Protesters against military rule marched in Myanmar on Saturday three months after a coup ended a democratic transition, with several small blasts compounding a sense of crisis that a U.N. envoy warned could bring state administration to a halt
Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek has reiterated his desire to buy Arsenal.
Britain’s Electoral Commission began an investigation on Wednesday into the refurbishment of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Downing Street apartment, saying there were grounds to suspect an offence may have been committed.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said the federal government has no answer to the worsening spate of killings and insecurity across the country.
Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to the Governor (Media & Communication) said in a statement on Tuesday, that amidst the violence unleashed by criminal elements on the people of Kaduna State, some commentators have responded by blaming KDSG for asserting that the duty of the state is to uphold the law and not to reward hoodlums for violating the lives, property and liberties of citizens.
Activists opposed to Myanmar’s junta called on Monday for people to stop paying electricity bills and agricultural loans, and keep their children away from school, scorning the top general’s pledge at a regional summit to end the post-coup crisis.
The immediate-past Governor of Abia State and the incumbent Senator representing Abia Central district, Senator Theodore Orji, has advised South East Governors to leave the Eastern Security Network, ESN, alone and focus on the Ebubeagu security outfit which they recently announced.
Harrison Jalla, on this matter, is right. Unless the matter of the statutes of federations are fixed, and they can be fixed with some diplomatic dexterity, Nigerian football will be in for another long season of drought when Amaju Pinnick’s tenure ends in the summer of 2022. Only the sports ministry can effectively reset that button. It must start the process now.
West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce admitted that his side couldn’t deal with Leicester City duo Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy in Thursday’s Premier League clash.
Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte says he’s delighted with the collapse of the European Super League.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday described calls for the disintegration of Nigeria as unmindful and insensitive to the plight of the minority groups in the country.
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders has expressed delight over the recent re-organisation in the Nigeria Police Force.
Security operatives in the University of Calabar, UNICAL, have arrested two suspected cultists for being in possession of packs of 100mg of tramadol on campus.
Wife of Akwa Ibom State’s Governor Udom Emmanuel, Dr. Martha Emmanuel, on Wednesday led over 3,000 women from different walks of life on a solidarity march to protest the gruesome murder of Miss Iniubong Umoren.
The South African billionaire and president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, on Tuesday in Abidjan announced that he will personally finance the pan-African inter-school football championship, which will be launched “between 2022 and 2023”, in collaboration with FIFA.
Inter have won the 19th Scudetto in their history after Atalanta’s 1-1 draw against Sassuolo and fans have gathered in the central Piazza Duomo to celebrate the achievement.
The President of the National Association of Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria (NAPTA), Alhaji Haruna Danjuma, has pleaded with the abductors of the students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, to spare the lives of their victims.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the startup ecosystem is one of the vital tools in finding solutions to Nigeria and Africa’s various challenges.
The paramount ruler of Obanlikwu local government area in Cross River State, HRM Amos Uyimulam Item, has expressed and worries over the raging attacks and killings of soldiers and other security operatives in various parts of Nigeria.
The Federal Government has expressed great outrage at the recent wave of attacks on Custodial Centres of the Nigeria Correctional Service, NCoS, ordering personnel of the Service’s armed squad to shoot-at-sight any internal and external aggressor.