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Thousands of opposition supporters rallied Friday across DR Congo seeking the withdrawal of electronic voting machines in a long-delayed election due at the end of December, saying they would be misused to rig the results.
Nobel Peace Prize co-winner Denis Mukwege on Friday dedicated his award to women around the world who have been wounded in wars and those "confronted with violence every day".
The former anti-corruption chief fighting fraud in Democratic Republic of Congo's lucrative eastern mines has been jailed for life by a military court on charges of rebellion and murder, judicial sources told AFP.
One person was killed and over 20 were injured Sunday as police fired live bullets and tear gas to disperse banned protests calling on DR Congo President Joseph Kabila to stand down.
The United Nations on Tuesday accused Congolese security agents of targeting its during a violence that broke out during a protest on Sunday, Spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani told a briefing in Geneva on Tuesday.
A day of protest in Democratic Republic of Congo drew a small turnout on Tuesday but the opposition vowed to pursue its campaign to unseat President Joseph Kabila over long-delayed polls.
Congolese troops clashed with supporters a renegade colonel in Congo's eastern city of Bukavu on Sunday before he surrendered and turned himself in to U.N. peacekeepers.
A local official says 34 prisoners have escaped a prison in eastern Congo after breaking through brick walls during heavy rains.
Nine persons, including a religious leader, reportedly killed as suspected armed bandits attack Dogon village of Tsafe Local Government Area in Zamfara State
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa’s sensational transfer to ambitious Katsina United crashes after he demanded to be paid 700,000 Naira a month
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says local manufacturers and farmers will be sufficiently supported financially and otherwise in 2019
Airlines suspend flight operations into Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal Two (MMA2), Warri, Gombe, and Birnin Kebbi Airports, following the withdrawal of services by the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) to the facilities over N716 million debts
ConOil workers threaten operations shut down over alleged abandonment by the management of the oil company
Atiku described Buhari as incompetent in handling the country’s affair, saying the task of making Nigeria work again is a collective effort of all Nigerians and asked them to vote out Buhari in 2019.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has expressed solidarity with staff of the National Assembly in their protest over the non-payment of outstanding salaries and other entitlements.
Kano Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has been named the 2018 Sports Loving Governor by the Arewa Sports Personality Award Association (ASPAA)
The Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS) says human element, infrastructural gaps and aggression by inmates are some factors that account for jail breaks in prisons across the country.
Former presidential spokesman to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has declared that All Progressives Congress (APC) should forget the 2019 presidential election as the election would be won by the Peoples DemocratiC Party (PDP) since the ruling APC had no candidate for the election.