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The satanic Boko Haram sect was officially banned in Nigeria by the federal government and declared a terrorist network in June 2013. The office of the Attorney-General of the Federation has since successfully prosecuted many of the members of the sect for sundry offences under the Terrorism Prevention (Amendment) Act.
The presidential candidate of Peoples Trust (PT), Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, has said he would defeat President Muhammadu Buhari and the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, in the February 16, 2019 presidential election through a ballot revolution.
A senator, Bassey Akpan, was on Tuesday declared winner of Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District primaries of PDP by Arthur Nwankwo, a member of the National Electoral Committee.
Human rights lawyer Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria, says the inspector-general of police has defamed Kassim Afegbua by declaring him wanted as if he is a fugitive.
Top officials of the federal government and the various state governments have continued to express concern over the growing wave of hate speeches in the country. To curb the menace, a new law is being proposed which will categorize hate speech as ‘terrorism’.
Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) vice-president George Afriyie believes call-ups to the nation's various national teams are highly influenced by external entities for selfish reasons.
Leicester City midfielder Adrien Silva is set to complete a loan move to Monaco in the next few days, Sky Sports reports.
Pep Guardiola acknowledged he was among those who doubted David Silva would be a success at Manchester City as he lauded the midfielder's "just incredible" longevity.
The Presidency has alleged that some traditional rulers and government officials were sabotaging the Social Investment Programme by collecting bribes from the poor beneficiaries of the N10,000 TraderMoni scheme.
Palpable tension has gripped the people of Mgbuisi in Ohaji/Egbema local council area of Imo State, following the invasion and killing of three indigenes of the community, by armed hoodlums.
Somalia’s state of Jubbaland on Tuesday evening shut down its main airport in Kismayu, ahead of the scheduled local presidential elections due Thursday.
The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has confirmed that she was indeed invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to answer to allegations bordering on an alleged N3 billion contract scam.
Police said Sinto Habeyan, 23, was lighting a bonfire in a cattle barn in the Central Tapanuli district late Monday when lightning struck amid heavy rain, the Kompas daily reported.
Senator Dino Melaye, the Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial District on Friday said he is going to the Appeal Court to challenge the nullification of his election by the Election Tribunal.
A suspected militant and a policeman were killed in the first gun battle since New Delhi stripped Indian Kashmir of its autonomy, police said Wednesday after US President Donald Trump offered to mediate the “explosive” situation.