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There is credible evidence that US military airstrikes in Somalia have killed or wounded nearly two dozen civilians in the past two years, an international human rights group said Tuesday, charging that the Pentagon is not adequately investigating potential casualties.
At least one Israeli has been killed and two others wounded in a Palestinian attack in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, an Israeli military spokesman said.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has charged President Muhammadu Buhari and relevant security agencies to unravel the killer of the lawmaker representing Lagelu/Akinyele federal constituency, Hon. Temitope Olatoye (a.k.a. Sugar), who was shot dead on Saturday in Lalupon, Ibadan.
Pakistan confirmed on Wednesday that it had carried out air raids in Indian-administered Kashmir and shot down two Indian jets in its own airspace, capturing one of the pilots as tensions escalate a day after India bombed targets in Pakistan.
Security agencies in Kwara State have said they are well prepared for any trouble maker who may want to disrupt today’s election in the state.
The Akwa Ibom State Government on Wednesday inaugurated its own airline, Ibom Air.
Thailand’s election commission on Wednesday asked the constitutional court to dissolve a party that proposed a princess as candidate for prime minister, a potentially serious blow to the political aspirations of the kingdom’s powerful Shinawatra clan.
Saudi Arabia and its coalition partner in Yemen, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reportedly transferred US-made weapons to al-Qaeda-linked groups and a Salafi militia whose commander who once "served with" the Yemeni branch of ISIL, a CNN investigation has found.
The crisis rocking Igbo apex socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, worsened Friday with the President General, Nnia Nwodo and the Secretary-General, Uche Okwukwu, engaging in claims and counter-claims over who suspended the other for working against the interest of the group.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje, at the weekend decried corruption in land matters in the state.
Constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Mr. Mike Ozekhome, has described the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, as the vilest and most despicable act since the creation of Nigeria.
A government-appointed human rights group in Zimbabwe has accused soldiers of using "systematic torture" in a crackdown on protests.
President Ashraf Ghani on Sunday formally registered as a candidate for Afghanistan’s delayed presidential election, setting up a rematch with Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah in the July ballot.
The United Nations yesterday decried the conflict in North-east Nigeria, stating that Boko Haram attacks since November 2018 had caused over 43,000 persons to flee their homes with more than 32,000 taking refuge in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
The Zimbabwean government says it is appealing to the international community for help with medicine, food and infrastructure, as victims of Cyclone Idai push for expedited aid.
Kurdish-led forces pronounced the death of the Islamic State (ISIS) group’s nearly five-year-old “caliphate” Saturday after flushing out diehard jihadists from their very last bastion in eastern Syria.
The Federal Government and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Friday commended the implementation of the Value Chain Development Programme (VCDP) in Niger State.
To mark this year’s World Water Day on Friday, the United Nations International Children’s Fund has lamented that children under the age of 15 in conflict countries die more of diarrhoeal diseases than direct violence, in a new report it released on Thursday.
Democratic Republic of Congo is facing the second largest outbreak of Ebola in history as attacks on clinics pose a further challenge to the government and humanitarian organizations struggling to fight the virus.
The Nigerian Army, 8 Division, Sokoto, said Sunday, that it will be organising a 3 day symposium/ outreach in commemoration of the 2019 world oral health day from 19 to 21 March, 2019.
A security guard at a bakery on Tunji Adebayo Street, Fagba Bus Stop, Lagos, Stanley Eke, has been murdered on the premises of the firm one week after he was employed.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi is not ready for a return to the national team despite playing regularly for his English Championship side, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed.
The Nasarawa South senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Movement, Mr Abdullahi Agwai, has dragged the Independent National Electoral Commission to court.
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has been ruled out of playing in the China Cup with Uruguay after spraining his ankle for his club at the weekend.