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With visiting media kept firmly at arm's length, the trial opened on Monday of General Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko, a former presidential candidate accused by Congolese authorities of trying to stage a coup.
Nikol Pashinyan, the Armenian opposition leader, has called for a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after failing to be elected prime minister.
The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign state of Biafra (MASSOB) yesterday attributed the arrest of Mazi Innoson Chukwuma by the Economic Financial Crime Commission, EFCC, as grievous insult to Igbo leaders.
Kenya’s opposition coalition has urged it supporters to boycott President Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration.
Kenya opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga on Saturday turned down a concerted push by the coalition’s hardliners to swear him in on Tuesday, the day President Uhuru Kenyatta is scheduled to take the oath of office for his second and final term.
More than 700 mayors from across Spain's autonomous Catalonia region have gathered in Barcelona to confirm their support for a October 1 independence referendum that the central government has declared illegal.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to four bills sent to him by the National Assembly.
David Umahi, governor of Ebonyi state, has denied decamping from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The Nigerian Army says its troops had re-occupied Jilli in Yobe and began to spread across the general area after the Boko Haram terrorists group attacked their location in the town on July 14.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged the Federal Government to take flooding and gully erosion problem in Auchi, Edo, with utmost seriousness and declare the environment ecological disaster area.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) on Tuesday advised the Federal Government to tame its appetite for leverage on loans to avoid negative impact on the economy.
A former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, says he is appalled at the images coming out of Ekiti State in the last few hours.
Kenneth Omeruo, who has been shipped out on loan season after season by Chelsea, has said he will hope to play in England in the forthcoming season.
Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Canada and Mexico, Prof. Iyorwuese Hagher, said the prevailing economic and security situation in Nigeria beckoned on all patriots to rise and defend the country’s integrity.
The Senate Wednesday ordered the restoration of security details to Senator Dino Melaye by the police and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC).
The Kayode Fayemi Campaign Organisation has warned the Vice Chancellor of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti, Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele, and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), over alleged plot to concoct figures as valid votes in favour of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, in Saturday governorship election in the university.