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The Oluwo of Iwo, Oba AbdulRasheed Akanbi has cautioned the Yoruba against calls for war in face of the current insecurity in the Southwest, saying the lesson he had learnt during the protracted Liberian War is still fresh in his memory.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday warned Nigerians not to grant a second tenure to President Muhammadu Buhari as doing so is an invitation to totalitarianism.
The United States Congress has given its support for the complete implementation of Liberia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) recommendation for the creation of a tribunal to try suspected war crimes and other atrocities committed during the nation’s 14-year civil war, which ended in 2003.
Former South African president Jacob Zuma goes on trial on Friday for alleged corruption and fraud in a large government arms deal in the late 1990s, charges denied by the 75-year-old who was ousted by his party in February.
They had terrifying names like “General Cobra Red”, “Bad Blood DeJangle” and “Bullet Vest” and committed horrific crimes during the early days of Liberia’s civil war. In a milestone ruling Thursday, a judge in Philadelphia ordered their leader, Mohammed Jabbateh, AKA “Jungle Jabbah”, to spend 30 years in a US prison for those crimes.
A top UN official said on Thursday the world body wanted Liberia to deal with the "unfinished business" of its long civil conflict, for which no one has ever been prosecuted for war crimes.
The U.S. says Nigeria’s 2019 general election and a peaceful transition, remained its major priority in view of the country’s strategic position in the region.
Since 1960s, Nigeria has been a major contributor of troops and police to United Nations peace operations, serving and making sacrifices in dozens of missions, the UN said.
New President George Weah is nothing less than revered among Liberia's youth, who view his rise from the slums to stellar success in European football as proof he can also turn around their fragile economy.
George Weah emerged from Liberia’s slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s and has spent the last 13 years building political credibility to match his status as a sporting icon.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women’s rights, is stepping down after making history as Africa’s first elected female president in Liberia.
George Weah's soccer talent took him from a slum surrounded by swamps in Liberia to superstardom in Paris, Milan and London, becoming the first and still only African to win FIFA's world player of the year award.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women's rights, made history in 2005 when she became Africa's first elected female president in Liberia.
Liberians revelled Friday in former football star George Weah's presidential victory, in the country's first democratic transfer of power in seven decades scarred by civil wars, political assassinations and an Ebola crisis.
Celebrations have begun in Liberia as former FIFA World Player of the Year George Weah is set to be declared the winner of the West African nation's presidential election.
The world’s most influential consumer electronics company shed 44 billion dollars of market value after a pair of pronouncements from Beijing and Washington cast a spotlight on its massive Chinese production base, from which almost all of the world’s iPhones are made.
Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos said Neymar is among the "top three in the world" amid the Paris Saint-Germain star's links to the La Liga giants.
Residents of Jalingo have expressed mixed reactions following allegations by notorious kidnap kingpin Hamisu Bala (also known as Wadume), accusing Taraba State Governor Darius Ishaku of having sponsored his criminal enterprise with six million naira.
Determined to reduce the effects of water-borne diseases in rural communities, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), have donated Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, (WASH) projects in some remote settlements in Delta state.
The Democratic Republic of Congo announced a coalition government Monday, seven months after the inauguration of new President Felix Tshisekedi.
The Coalition of Northern Groups has accused an unnamed governor of one of the North-Western States of sponsoring a planned protest against President Muhammadu Buhari because he (governor) failed to secure a key appointment in the presidency.
Ten houses, two worship centres, farmlands, shops and assorted property worth millions of naira have been destroyed by flood in Gudaba community of Kuje area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
President Muhammadu Buhari said Friday that his administration is carrying out a total ‘overhaul’ of the Nigeria Police Force.
The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on Thursday said the federal government would punish any government official whose action or inaction led to the award of $9 billion against Nigeria by a British court for contract violation.
Barcelona will return with a third offer for Neymar and are weighing up including Ousmane Dembele as a makeweight in an attempt to convince Paris Saint-Germain to sell, sources have said.