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A vigilante self-defence militia was behind for this month’s massacre of 43 people in three Fulani villages in northern Burkina Faso, according to testimonies collected by Amnesty International.
A legal practitioner in Nigeria, Assam Assam, has asked lawyers and judges to rise up and save the nation’s judiciary.
At least 33 Turkish soldiers were killed in an air strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province as Turkey vowed "to respond in kind" with attacks on "all" their positions.
Losses from cryptocurrency crime surged to 4.52 billion dollars in 2019, as insider theft soared even as hacking losses declined, according to a report from blockchain forensics company CipherTrace.
At least 11 civilians had been killed in two separate attacks in Niger, which is struggling to contain a wave of jihadist violence, officials said Saturday.
A former House of Representatives’ member from Edo state, Pally Iriase, has challenged Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki to account for how he spent the sum of N251 billion that accrued to the state since he took over.
Two female suicide bombers have attacked a mosque in Gwoza, Borno state, killing a 12-year-old boy and injuring thirteen others.
The convener of One United Africa Initiative, Hon. Bimbo Daramola, has warned that unless and until the society takes ownership of the end black on black violence campaign, the continent would not be safe for all.
Authorities in Sierra Leone should investigate recent attacks against journalists covering local politics, and should ensure that reporters can do their jobs safely, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the failure of security agencies to act decisively and collaborate with one another encourages thuggery during elections.
The Executive Governor of Adamawa state, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri, condemned in strong terms the resurgence of Boko Haram attacks which attempted to undermine the peace of some communities in Michika and Madagali.
The Taliban’s ruling council agreed Sunday to a temporary ceasefire in Afghanistan, providing a window in which a peace agreement with the United States can be signed, officials from the insurgent group said. They didn’t say when it would begin.
Several dozen English-speaking candidates in Cameroon's Feb. 9, 2020 local council and parliamentary elections have resigned amid separatist threats and attacks on them and their property. Houses belonging to some of the candidates have been razed and the whereabouts of others are unknown.
The Zonal Commanding Officer in charge of Ogun and Lagos State operations of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr Samuel Obayemi, has said from January till date, the company has recorded 143 cases of assaults, harassment, knockdowns, abductions and attacks on staff.
South Africans are struggling to understanding the extent of a radical religious terror group which had allegedly planned to unleash race-based mayhem on ‘Black Friday’ last week.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.
Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.
Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.
The Diagnostic Centre at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, has been certified by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) and is now functional.
Joshua, meanwhile, is scheduled to defend his three world titles against Kubrat Pulev on June 20 but that fight is more likely to take place on July 25 – or delayed until even later in the year.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State, and his Deputy, Dr Emmanuel Akabe, have tested negative for COVID-19.
After discussion with fan groups, the club have confirmed they will give season ticket holders money back for the games they have already paid for - if the games are not played - and the renewal date for next season’s tickets has also been pushed back.
United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has tested positive for coronavirus.