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Sleeping by their makeshift barricades, knots of young men at Tahan in the western Myanmar town of Kale had not expected an attack in the pre-dawn darkness.
The Philippines will resume administering AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to people below 60 years of age, ending a temporary suspension over reports of rare blood clots in younger recipients overseas, health officials said on Monday.
Plans are afoot by the Imo State Government to relocate the headquarters of the Nigerian Correctional Services (NCoS) following an attack on the facility.
Pets can easily bond with humans, but when a wild octopus befriends a diver and becomes his life coach, that true story scores a best documentary nomination for this Sunday’s Oscars.
The total revenue generated by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) from crude oil and gas exports fell from $4.84 billion in 2019 to $2.62 billion in 2020.
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has urged those who are distributing bags of rice and other things to people in his name to make sure that they got the items from trusted and reliable suppliers.
The coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa may evade the protection provided by Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine to some extent, a real-world data study in Israel found, though its prevalence in the country is very low and the research has not been peer reviewed.
In line with expectation and trends in other parts of the country, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Rivers has been declared the winner of all the chairpersons and councillorship seats contested for in the State local government election held on Saturday.
The United States said rebel fighters in Chad appeared to be moving towards the capital N’Djamena and ordered non-essential staff to leave, warning of possible violence.
Senate Committee on Public Accounts has embarked on investigation of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria over payment of N14 billion for a contractor for the construction of 963 units of residential building called Legacy Estate without execution of the project.
Authorities in Texas say two people were killed when a Tesla with no one in the driver’s seat crashed into a tree and burst into flames, Houston television station KPRC 2 reported.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested two persons for allegedly trafficking 191 pellets of heroin and cocaine via the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos.
Two persons detained by the operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) have excreted a total of 191 pellets of heroin and cocaine while under observation.
The Senegalese judiciary has refused a request for the release of former Chadian president Hissène Habré, sentenced to life imprisonment by an African court in Dakar for crimes against humanity, his lawyers said on Sunday.
The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya said the state would resume dislodgement of illegal abattoirs, slaughterhouses, animal markets and other veterinary premises, as from April 19.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has hailed the partnership between Kelechi Iheanacho and Jamie Vardy as a "real threat" to their oppositions.
Following the violent crisis that engulfed Billiri town in Gombe State between February 17 and 20, 2021 over the Mai Tangale stool tussle, leading to loss of lives and property, the Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, on Monday, inaugurated an 11-man Commission of Inquiry to ascertain the immediate and remote causes of the crisis with a view to preventing future occurrence.
Minister: Nigerian government rejected governors’ request to borrow from central bank for March shortfall
The federal government turned down a request by state governors to borrow from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to augment the N50 billion federation account allocation committee (FAAC) shortfall in March.
Maj.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, the General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, Nigerian Army, has charged soldiers to be combat ready and maintain physical fitness.
Some Abuja-based lawyers on Monday called for review of laws which provisions no longer reflect realities to advance justice administration in Nigeria.
Flick's future at Bayern has been the subject of much debate in recent weeks, with the 56-year-old currently being touted as the most likely man to succeed Joachim Low with the Germany national team.
At least five people have been shot dead and dozens injured when police opened fire at workers demanding a pay rise at a Chinese-backed coal-fired power plant in southeast Bangladesh.
The Director General of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, has called for reinforcement of the mutual cultural ties that exist between the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and the Federal Government of Nigeria, saying it should be explored for the benefits of both countries.
Roma are hoping to reach the semifinals of a European competition for the second time in four seasons as they host continental heavyweights Ajax, while Arsenal hope to avoid humiliation at the hands of Slavia Prague and Manchester United look set for the last four.
Barcelona and Real Madrid have reportedly been priced out of a move for Erling Braut Haaland because of the Borussia Dortmund striker’s wage demands.