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Following the detention of Omoyele Sowore and other activists, a coalition of over 200 civil rights organizations have given President Muhammadu Buhari a 14-day ultimatum to show commitment to the rule of law or face mass action and civil disobedience.
The Secretary of the Media and Publicity Committee of the 2019 APC Kogi State Governorship Election Campaign Council, Dr Tom Ohikere, has accused the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of being apprehensive over the ever increasing acceptability of the Bello/Onoja brand by the people of Kogi State.
Hong Kong’s embattled pro-Beijing leader on Monday accused pro-democracy protesters of trying to “destroy” the city in a dramatic escalation of rhetoric as the financial hub is rocked by two months of rallies and clashes.
The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has allayed fears of motorists over enforcement of Traffic Laws in the state.
A nationwide civil disobedience campaign by Sudanese protesters entered a second day on Monday, as the authorities released three prominent rebels detained after a crackdown that left dozens dead.
Sudan's military ruler General Abdel Fattah Burhan said Wednesday he was open to negotiations on the country's future a day after calling them off amid a bloody crackdown on protesters.
Sudan's military rulers forcibly broke up a weeks-long sit-in outside Khartoum's army headquarters on Monday leaving at least 13 dead, a doctors' committee said as gunfire echoed from the site.
A two-day general strike in Sudan started in the wee hours of Tuesday morning with public services largely grounded across the country, multiple reports have shown.
A top Sudanese general vowed to back regional ally Saudi Arabia against "all threats and attacks" from Iran during talks with the kingdom's crown prince, Sudan's military council said Friday.
Members of the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities (SSANU) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, on Monday, staged a protest against the non-payment of allowances and other ‘irregularities’.
Police in London have shut off Wi-Fi access in some of the city’s tube stations this morning as an attempt to disrupt action by climate change protestors.
Former presidential adviser Ghazi Salah al-Din is emerging as the leader of the movement seeking to remove Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from power.
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.
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The President/Chief Executive of Dangote Industries Limited, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, yesterday said the company would increase its revenue base from $4 billion to $30 billion by 2021.
Flour Mills of Nigeria (FMN) has unveiled plans to spend about N34 billion over the next 10 years to develop Sunti Community in Niger State, hosting of one of its sugar plants – Sunti Golden Sugar Estates (SGSE).
A coalition of global development partners has announced $82 billion commitment for the International Development Association (IDA), the World Bank’s fund for the poorest, to maintain momentum in the fight against extreme poverty.
Briefing the media Saturday in Ogere, Ogun State, after the Bankers’ Committee Retreat, the CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said the initiatives are in consonance with theme of the event, ‘Delivering increasing Growth through Digital Finance for the Nigerian Economy.’
President of Afreximbank, Professor Benedict Oramah, will deliver the keynote address on the theme: “Financing South East economic development and improving the Ease of Doing Business in the South East”, on Friday at the 4th South East Economic Summit (SEES) holding in Enugu.
UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman successfully defended his crown for the first time in spectacular fashion, breaking open a razor-close fight with Colby Covington with a fifth-round stoppage that may not have put an end to their rivalry, but that certainly cemented Usman’s place as the top 170-pounder in the world.
88 year old Madam Muinat Mosekola Mimiko, the mother of the immediate past governor of Ondo state, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, has passed on.
The Secretary-General of Eastern Consultative Assembly, Evangelist Elliot Ugochukwu-Uko, has warned Nigerian activists and elders against responding to government’s misuse of power only when it affects one of their own or a particular section of the country.
The Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Yenagoa on Tuesday organised a free medical outreach for the people of Yenaka, its host community, in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa.
Ibanga Isine, a journalist with the Next Edition newspaper, has won the 2019 Nigerian Investigative Journalist of the Year Award given by the Wole Soyinka Center for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ).