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Rescue workers in Mozambique were racing against time to pluck people off trees and rooftops Tuesday after a monster storm reaped a feared harvest of more than 1,000 lives before smashing into Zimbabwe.
The Ekiti State government has raised concern over the increasing reports of sexual abuse of women and children.
No fewer than thirty communities in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital on Monday staged a peaceful protest over power blackout being experienced in the affected communities over the last six months.
The leadership of the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) at the weekend accused President Muhammadu Buhari of securing power in the just-concluded Presidential election in the country through dubious and corrupt means.
The Kaduna State Government has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on the troubled Kajuru Local Government Area.
The Federal Government is working towards generating over N4.6 billion ($15 million) annually from the huge potentials in the maritime industry, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, has said.
Pensioners in Ogun State on Thursday vowed to support the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC), Dapo Abiodun, in the March 9 election.
Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday said about 130 persons died in Kajuru villages attack and not 60 as he previously announced.
No fewer than 66 people were reportedly killed in eight settlements near Maro Gida village of Kajuru LGA of Kaduna State Thursday night. Among the victims are 22 children and 12 women, while four wounded persons were said to have been rescued by security agents who were alerted on the attacks.
HURIWA in the statement by its National Coordinator, Comrade Emmanuel Onwubiko, described the decision as the clearest sign that the current hierarchy of INEC is programmed to deliver a choreographed and highly manipulated electoral process, which is predetermined by the “Chairman and his cohorts” to favour the incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Bauchi State government has inaugurated a committee to manage the disbursement of interest free loans of N1 billion to traders across the 20 local government areas of the state.
The military command in Maiduguri, Borno State, has said that four Boko Haram insurgents were, on Saturday, killed by Nigerian troops during a gun battle.
Once-in-a-century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia, with authorities warning of tornadoes and more rain over the next few days.
Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa has spent N4 million on the rehabilitation of boreholes in 10 wards across the council area.
The Catholic Church’s long-standing rule on priestly Celibacy might be amended, but only in exceptional cases concerning remote Communities, Pope Francis said on Monday.
A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.
The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.
Popular Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson has expressed regret for not taking her studies serious while in school.
Laurent Koscielny has refused to travel for Arsenal's pre-season tour of the USA, the Gunners have confirmed.
Super Eagles’ defender Jamilu Collins believes that the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal game against Algeria will be highly technical and they must follow the coach instructions to beat the Northern Africans.
A United States-based author and veteran journalist, Mr Tony Oyatedor, has identified poverty and poor leadership as major factors that gave room for the emergence of Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria.
Arsenal is prepared to launch £45m to Real Madrid for the replacement of Aaron Ramsey who left for Juventus after the expiration of his contract with the north London club.