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The United Nations has appointed retired Lt.-Gen. Chikadibia Obiakor of Nigeria to head a special investigation into the killing of some Burundian refugees in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
The Democratic Republic of Congo said Sunday that it had opened an inquiry after soldiers fired on Burundian refugees in the eastern South Kivu province, killing dozens.
An official says Congolese forces have allegedly shot and killed 34 Burundian refugees in an area near Burundi's border.
Tanzania's government is urging the United Nations refugee agency to quickly repatriate thousands of Burundian refugees who it says want to return home.
The Senate Thursday okayed $1 billion for the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company. The cash would come from the Federal Government’s share of excess crude revenue.
The Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organisation (PCO) has condemned an alleged plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Muhammadu Buhari’s presidency to rig the 2019 general elections by creating illegal polling centres in Chad and Niger Republic.
The comptroller of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Enugu State Command, Sam Chinda, has asked all foreigners in the state to surrender their Permanent Voter’s Cards (PVCs) as they are not expected to participate in the 2019 general elections.
A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 Qatar World Cup from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.
No fewer than 51 adherents of Judaism, comprising 10 females and 41 males who arrested in Umuahia, Abia State, were yesterday arraigned before an Umuahia Magistrate’s Court.
Suspected cultists on Monday killed three members of a rival cult group in Wurukum, a suburb of Makurdi, the Benue state capital.
Minister for Sports and Youths development, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has revealed that Cross River and four other States have shown in hosting the next National Sports Festival in the year 2020.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for assenting to the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) amendment Act.
Cross River governorship candidate John Owan-Enoh says the party will sweep polls in 2019 general elections in the state
Mexican cartel kingpin Joaquin Guzman ran a cocaine train all the way from Mexico to New York City, a witness testified Monday.