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The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been re-elected Chair of the United Nations Special Committee on Peacekeeping known as C-34.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said on Saturday that a slew of peaceful elections and truces in Africa were signs of a "wind of hope" on the continent.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who led an active, reformist tenure as African Union chair, on Sunday passes the baton to Egypt, seen as more likely to focus on security issues than expanding the powers of the body.
The government of the Central African Republic and 14 armed groups inked a new peace accord on Tuesday seeking to end years of fighting that have left thousands of people dead.
The chief of Central African Republic's soccer federation has appeared for the first time at the International Criminal Court following his arrest in France on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes in his home country.
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo is expected to find out whether he will be freed after seven years behind bars on charges of crimes against humanity.
Landlocked Chad and the Central African Republic have dispatched senior customs officials to Cameroon to look into allegations of corruption in the Atlantic Coast port of Douala.
Around 16,000 people have fled into the Democratic Republic of Congo's neighbour after inter-communal clashes erupted last month in the southwest of the country, the UN said on Friday.
Ngaissona, who is from the Central African Republic and sits on the board of CAF, has been in a jail near Paris since his arrest on December 12.
The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum (SMBLF) on Sunday called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist pressure from those bent on sabotaging 2019 elections.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has accused the Boko Haram terrorists’ factions of carrying out grave atrocities against children in Nigeria and the Lake Chad Basin region over the course of 2018.
The Nigerian government’s continued delay in ratifying the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) is regrettable, former President Olusegun Obasanjo said on Sunday.
The Research Survey Unit of the Presidential Delivery Unit (PDU) has conducted a survey on the awareness of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) of the federal government.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would not “turn back” on a deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defence systems in comments published on Saturday.
The Police Command in Enugu State says that election security arrangement still remained intact in the state in spite of postponement.
Some residents of Abakpa Nike in Enugu State on Saturday bemoaned the sudden postponement of the country’s general elections, saying it will paralyse projections.
A US man being fired from his job shot dead five co-workers at a factory on the outskirts of Chicago and wounded five police officers before being gunned down himself, in the country’s latest mass shooting.
Nigeria’s central bank has given the country’s lenders some much-needed relief by extending the time they will have to implement stricter accounting rules for bad loans.
The 28-year-old has agreed a four-year contract that will see him join the Italian club as a free agent, ending his 11-year spell with Arsenal.
One foreign newspaper said Nigerians have to choose between a former dictator and an alleged kleptocrat. Another one, The Guardian of London, was not so diplomatic. It said Nigerians have to decide between “a stingy rightwing dictator and an established thief.”
The management and staff of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) were this morning thrown into mourning when the news of the sudden demise of the former Secretary General of the federation, Chief Taiwo Joseph Ogunjobi broke.
Juan Guaido, recognized by the United States and some 50 other countries as the interim President of Venezuela, warned the military that preventing the entry of humanitarian aid into Venezuela is a “crime against humanity” and makes them “almost genocidal.”