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As protest rocked the outcome of the local government elections in the Plateau state, Governor Simon Lalong has called for calm and enjoined citizens of the state not to do anything that may affect the peace of the state.
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him of crimes against humanity and free him after seven years in detention.
Member of Coalition of Civil Society Groups, at its just concluded 4th All Nigeria Civil Society Economic Conference held in Abuja on Wednesday has commended the management of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on the fiscal policy and urged the apex bank to sustain recent drop of inflation rate which was a result of increase in classifications of individual consumptions.
Nigerians on Saturday welcomed the resignation of finance minister Kemi Adeosun, accused of forging a document to avoid compulsory national service, as the opposition called for her to be prosecuted.
The Movement Against Corruption (MAC), a coalition of civil society groups, on Thursday called on Nigerians to give the necessary support to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in its fight against corruption.
Amnesty International on Thursday accused Nigeria’s government of carrying out unlawful arrests and practising “enforced disappearance” — detention without trial — to suppress dissent.
The National Association of Seadogs, Pyrates Confraternity, has demanded for the arrest and prosecution of those involved in the deployment and siege on the National Assembly by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).
A coalition of ethnic youth nationalities in Nasarawa State has warned the state government-led by Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura and President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government of the extensive damage to their credibility and expected political legacy which the expanding indiscriminate killings of innocent citizens had done to them.
Far-right Jewish nationalists backed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are moving closer to stripping Arabic of its longstanding status as an official language in Israel.
A group, the Coalition of Civil Society Organizations (CCSO), has called on the Senate, to confirm the nominees of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) board members.
The National Democracy Stakeholders Group (NSDG), a pro-democracy and non-profit organisation, says President Muhammadu Buhari will lead the 2018 edition of Democracy Solidarity Walk.
Miss Irene Onwuka, Ex-Miss Ambassador for Peace (MAFP) 2013, said over 2,500 school children, drawn from different background are expected in the Federal Capital Territory for a National Children Peace Concert on May 27.
Civil Societies Organisations (CSOs) have called on the National Assembly to pass the Presidential Transition Bill into law ahead of the 2019 general elections.
Oyo State Government will, on Thursday, host another edition of the Federal Government’s special town hall meeting.
Chinese state media sharply criticised US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made comments in Latin America warning about the hidden risks of seeking Chinese investment amid a growing battle for influence in the region.
Nigerian authorities declared a 24-hour curfew on Sunday in Kaduna after clashes between young Christians and Muslims left at least 55 people dead.
Mrs. Cecilia Oguama, the Akure airport manager has called on the Federal Government to ensure the completion of the abandoned cargo terminal at the airport.
A total of 12, 108 students would, on Tuesday, graduate at the University of Ilorin as the institution holds its 34th convocation ceremony.
Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has said that a database of qualified unemployed teachers was being gathered nationwide to ensure such people are employed into the teaching profession.
Jose Mourinho has said that he would love to have Eden Hazard join him at Manchester United, but concedes that Chelsea would be unlikely to sell their star player to a Premier League rival.
Dr Ovo Ogbinaka, a medical doctor at the Central Hospital Ughelli, Delta, said that 50 per cent of female adults above 65 years of age were likely to suffer from arthritis.
The Catholic Secretariat of Nigeria (CSN), described as mischievous demands by the Buhari Media Organisation that the Catholic Archbishop of Sokoto Diocese, Rev. Fr. Mathew Hassan Kukah, should be withdrawn as convener of the National Peace Committee (NPC).
The controversy surrounding the whereabouts of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was finally laid to rest as he was spotted in Israel and confirmed by his younger brother, Emmanuel Kanu, on Friday.