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Minister of State for Health, Sen. Adeleke Mamora, said in Calabar on Saturday that Nigeria must pay greater attention to the psychiatric health of the people as the nation grappled with increased substance abuse.
The immediate past Publicity Secretary of the APC in Ebonyi State and PDP chieftain, Nwoba Chika Nwoba, weekend declared that no Ebonyi National Assembly member would defect to the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the State.
Hardline Pakistani religious leader Khadim Hussain Rizvi, who rose to prominence in the South Asian nation by campaigning on the issue of “blasphemy” against Islam, has died in the eastern city of Lahore, his party says.
The Federal Government says DJ Switch (real name, Obianuju Udeh) is “a fraud and a front for divisive and destructive forces’’ that will be exposed in the fullness of time.
Canada has said it does not directly accept refugee claimants’ application from individuals in their home countries except through authorised third parties.
DJ Switch, known for her prowess on the turntables, saw herself helping to remove bullets from peaceful protesters who were shot at Lekki Toll Gate on October 20, 2020, according to her Instagram Live feed.
The European Commission on Friday took legal action against Hungary for new asylum rules the country implemented following the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The European Commission is to propose a long-awaited overhaul of the European Union’s migration and asylum system on Wednesday.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Interior Minister Horst Seehofer have agreed to take in an additional 1,500 migrants from the Greek islands after a fire left thousands homeless, German government and coalition sources said.
US President Donald Trump will prolong a ban on US employment permits to year-end and broaden it to include H-1B visas used widely in the tech industry, the White House said Monday.
The number of foreigners applying for asylum in Germany was down in the first four months of 2020 against the same time frame last year, the Sunday newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported, citing statistics from the Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF).
Malawi's High Court on Tuesday extended indefinitely an order barring the government from imposing a 21-day coronavirus lockdown which was announced by President Peter Mutharika earlier this month.
A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily halted a Trump administration policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico while their cases proceed through U.S. immigration courts
Tributes were paid in Germany on Friday to a doctoral student and an Afghan family that had been granted asylum, after they were killed in the plane crash in Iran earlier this week.
A ferry crew found 25 migrants in a refrigerated container on a boat sailing from the Netherlands to Britain on Tuesday, emergency services said.
Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Wednesday abducted Israel Inyanabor, a councillor representing Ewohimi Ward One in Esan South-East Local Government Area of Edo State.
India Police spokesman, Hirendra Chaudhary, said the 38-year-old victim was kidnapped on Tuesday by the brothers, assaulted and made to walk 45 minutes around the western town of Khambhaliya with no clothes on.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N117.6 billion for the rehabilitation of some major roads across Nigeria.
On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee voted to advance the nomination of Nathan Simington, a Republican in favor of greater government oversight of speech on the internet, to the Federal Communications Commission. Simington’s nomination now awaits a floor vote for final approval.
British race driver, George Russell, will take Lewis Hamilton’s place at Mercedes for this weekend’s Sakhir Grand Prix after the seven-time champion tested positive for coronavirus.
Nigeria recorded 281 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, taking the country’s caseload to 67,838.
The Sokoto State Police Command last night confirmed an attack and killing of one person by gunmen who burnt down Deyeji village in Gudu Local Government Area of the state.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal government has fulfilled the conditions required for the World Bank loan.
A ship management company is in talks to free three Greek sailors kidnapped earlier this month by pirates off the Nigerian coast, Athens' Merchant Navy Ministry said Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Dec. 1 roll out the autogas scheme in Abuja as the Federal Government moves to create alternative fuel for automobiles and other prime movers in Nigeria.