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The leadership of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has distance itself from the purported allegations by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) claiming it received N150 million from the presidency.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently holding a closed-door meeting with the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri has warned that a national unity government needs to be formed as the country faces economic malaise after months of political deadlock.
Togo President Faure Gnassingbe’s party won most seats in parliamentary elections, according to provisional results on Monday, in polls overshadowed by pre-ballot clashes and an opposition boycott.
A coalition of civil society groups on Wednesday protested the arraignment of an Abuja activist and Convener, Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, for attempted homicide and criminal conspiracy before a Kano Magistrates’ Court.
A month of “yellow vest” protests have taken a further toll on the popularity of French President Emmanuel Macron, a new poll showed Sunday, with analysts saying he will be forced to change his style of governing.
The Inter-party Advisory Council in Ebonyi says it plans to organise a peace-accord forum for all governorship, state and national assembly candidates in the 2019 election.
Gabon's Ali Bongo, who has spent a month in treatment at a Saudi hospital, will be transferred next week to Rabat to convalesce, a presidential source told AFP on Friday.
As part of efforts to enhance service delivery to electricity consumers in Bauchi State and its environs, the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has established a Customer Complaints Forum office in Bauchi metropolis with a charge to customers who are yet to be metered despite paying in advance for their prepaid meters, to properly lodge their complaints at the commission’s forum office rather than vent their anger through violence on electricity workers.
Nigeria will work to domesticate human rights treaties, take action to address impunity by security agencies and retain moratorium.
As the 2019 general election draws nearer, the chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has charged Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) to be proactive in educating Nigerians on the dynamics of electoral process.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa on Monday said it would commence the display of voters’ register of about 1, 036, 442 registered persons in various polling units in the state.
Some concerned Civil Society Groups (CSOs) have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to live up to the expectations in the agreement reached with the Swiss Bank on the sharing of recovered asset of $321 million linked to the late Gen. Sani Abacha military junta.
Hon. Moses Obi, the state chairman of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) in Anambra State, has expressed confidence that Dr. Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah, the party’s candidate for Anambra South senatorial elections, will sweep the polls in next month’s election.
Two firms, D Four Metals and Plastona Limited, have entered into a joint venture agreement to establish a 3 million U.S. dollars ultra-modern smelting plant and refinery in Jos, Plateau.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Wednesday participate in a live televised two-hour presidential town-hall programme.
Britain’s parliament on Tuesday resoundingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, triggering a no-confidence vote in her government and plunging its plans to leave the EU into further chaos.
A US citizen was killed Tuesday in an attack by Islamist militants on an upmarket hotel and office complex in Nairobi, a US official said.
The death toll from a gas explosion in central Paris has risen to four after rescue workers found a woman’s body in the rubble, investigators said Sunday.
The Rector of the Niger State Polytechnic, Zungeru, Dr. Ahmed Umar Egbako, has called on council members, staff, lecturers and students to belt up and make the year 2019 a fulfilling year with positive developments.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has commenced distribution of essential food and non food items to persons fleeing Baga, Borno State.
Over 40 suspected cultists were arrested in Benue State by the Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS) during the Yuletide season.
Zimbabwe will re-introduce a local currency “in less than 12 months”, after using the US dollar and regional currencies since a hyperinflation crisis a decade ago, the finance minister said in an interview published on Saturday.