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A suicide bomber killed five villagers in the far north of Cameroon, near the border with Nigeria, where jihadist groups regularly carry out attacks, local officials said Sunday.
Cameroon’s veteran leader, Paul Biya, on Monday, announced the country first regional elections in December, including in two western regions in the grip of a revolt by the anglophone minority.
An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday ordered that people allegedly involved in the kidnap of two-year-old twins of an Oyo cleric, be remanded in police custody, pending legal advice.
Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.
Former member of the House of Representatives, and former speaker of Plateau State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. George Daika, has been declared winner of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, bye-election primary to fill in the vacant seat for the Plateau South Senatorial District.
The Oyo State chapter of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) has reaffirmed support and loyalty to its governorship candidate in the 2019 elections, Senator Olufemi Lanlehin, promising to stand by him in “whatever political decisions he makes.”
The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.
The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.
Five aspirants are contesting for the ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming Plateau South senatorial by-election, Mr Yakubu Chocho, the state Chairman of the party, has said.
The Kogi State Polytechnic has expelled 25 students for their involvement in various forms of examination malpractice.
India is ready to mass produce COVID-19 vaccines when scientists give the go-ahead, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in his Independence Day speech on Saturday.
Indonesia’s Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province, on Monday, erupted, gushing a 7,500-metre high cloud of ash and smoke into the air, officials said.
A senior member of US President Donald Trump’s administration landed in Taiwan on Sunday, the highest-level US visit to the island since Washington switched diplomatic recognition to Beijing in 1979.
Recall that the group, which has been providing administrative support and fundraising for the group had said it would no longer accept donations for the campaign, which seeks an end to police brutality and the disbandment of the police’s tactical special units – SARS and SWAT. Their decision followed President Buhari’s Thursday night’s national broadcast which asked protesters to get off the streets as violence and anarchy reigned.
Veteran Nollywood actress, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, has asked families who lost their relatives during the Lekki tollgate incident to speak up.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the governor, Christian Ita, the curfew followed “the hijacking of the peaceful protest against police brutality in the state by hoodlums.”
Dr Joe Okei-Odumakin, President, Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Friday urged all tiers of government to urgently implement policies that would address the grievances of citizens.
The result, which was a vindication to Evo Morales’s MAS party, also gave majorities in both houses of Congress.
The office of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) along Oda road in Akure and the secretariats of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have been set ablaze.
Odion Ighalo was included in is Manchester United squad for their UEFA Champions League game with Paris Saint-Germain.
#EndSARS: President Buhari warns international community against rushing to make pronouncements without knowing full...
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned members of international community to desist from making hasty pronouncements about developments in Nigeria.
Sen. George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, has urged the youth not to lose hope over Nigeria as no country in the world is immune to challenges.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) said that the Nigerian economy has lost over N700 billion to the #EndSARS protests over the last 12 days.