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The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has written a letter to the President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, petitioning him to deny arms sales to Nigeria, which the federal government has requested for assistance in tackling insecurity in the country.
Mr Terver Akase, the Chief Press Secretary to the Benue state Governor, Samuel Ortom, Friday said the failure of Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, to reproach the armed herdsmen militia responsible for the killings in Benue state smacks of complicity and tacit support for the killer herders.
The United States is imposing visa bans on Ugandan government officials accused of human rights violation and repressive acts that tainted the January election, putting pressure on longtime Western ally President Yoweri Museveni.
President Joe Biden will issue an executive order on Thursday authorizing the U.S. government to sanction any sector of the Russian economy and will use it to restrict Russia’s ability to issue sovereign debt to punish Moscow for interfering in the 2020 U.S. election, senior Biden administration officials said
North Korea launched two suspected ballistic missiles into the sea near Japan on Thursday, underscoring the country’s weapons advancements, fueling tension ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and ramping up pressure on the new Biden administration.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West has said that the Ekiti State Commissioner of Police, Babatunde Mobayo, must be held responsible for the killing of a police woman and two others during the House of Assembly bye-election in Ekiti East Local Government area of Ekiti State today.
The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has come under fire after publishing a controversial cover, which several social media users have slammed as racist and distasteful.
There’s palpable fear in Delta State as the Eshanekpe Israel, a.k.a Akpodoro-led Sector ‘C’ Command of the Surveillance Team of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Delta State battles oil thieves, product adulterators, impostors, who have allegedly established themselves in the oil-rich state.
The U.S. intelligence community has replaced its long-awaited report on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with another version that no longer includes the names of three men initially considered as complicit.
Private security contractor Erik Prince, a close ally of former US President Donald Trump, violated a United Nations arms embargo on Libya, UN investigators have found in a report detailed by US media.
Northern elders: We’re not aware of Nigerian government’s prosecution, conviction of criminal herders
The Northern Elders Forum, which is an elite association of statesmen in the North, says it is not aware of that thousands of herders were being tried and convicted across the country for illegal activities.
The statement comes in the wake of President Muhammadu Buhari facing widespread criticism for perceptively taking a soft approach to the herdsmen crisis based on ethnic affiliations.
Northern Youths Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the Federal Government to declare has told the Federal Government to declare Sunday Igboho terrorist, even as he urged the Northern governors to evacuate the Northerners out of South-West.
The Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Aare Gani Adams, says food crisis is imminent in the South-West region of Nigeria due to the onslaught on farmers by Fulani herdsmen.
Stakeholders in Delta state have identified politicians as the most powerful actors involved in conflict, violence and insecurity in the state and herdsmen with backers in the Police and Army, as key actors in law-breaking.
The Coalition of Oduduwa Elders (CODUE) has supported the quit notice handed down by Ondo State Governor Rotimi Akeredolu to unregistered Fulani herders to vacate the state’s forest reserve in order the curb rising cases of insecurity.
The Lagos State Government has revealed that since the advent of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, 566 persons have been arrested, 502 convicted and 32 clubs and event centres shut for breaching COVID-19 regulations in the state.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has backed forward Karim Benzema after he was charged by French prosecutors with being complicit in a conspiracy to blackmail his former France team mate Matthieu Valbuena in a case linked to a sex tape.
President Donald Trump yesterday faced a stirring revolt from the United States political establishment after he incited a mob to assault the Capitol, as part of his agenda to steal victory from President-elect Joe Biden.
Russia said on Wednesday it had summoned Britain’s ambassador to tell her it was expanding the number of British citizens banned from entry in response to London sanctioning Russian officials over the poisoning of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny.
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Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State says there is no ground for compromise with the Nigerian Labor Congress (NLC) over the ongoing warning strike embarked by the union in the state.
The Senate, on Tuesday, mandated the Ministry of Education, the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to review the implementation of the National Identity Number (NIN) policy.
Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma has reaffirmed his determination to correct all illegal and fraudulent alterations of the original Owerri Master Plan, promising that his government will work to ensure that the State is the best planned in Nigeria.
The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) says it will not be deterred by attacks from thugs in carrying out their lawful procession against Kaduna State government on mass disengagement of staff in the state.
The Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, says the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) will continue to pay attention to medical needs of its personnel for efficient and effective service delivery.
With a warming climate melting more Arctic ice cover and global industries eager to exploit the region for shipping, fishing, drilling and mining, the United States and Russia sounded a rare, cooperative note going into an Arctic meeting this week.
Public Relations Officer of the university, Victor Akinpelumi, confirmed the incident but did not go into details.
Belgian club KV Kortrijk have celebrated former player Terem Moffi’s first invitation to the Super Eagles.
Hazard has struggled for form since swapping Chelsea for Madrid in a €100 million (£86m/$121m) deal back in June 2019, with persistent injury problems preventing him from living up to that hefty price tag.
The Federal Court of Appeal, Abuja Division, has upheld an Abuja High Court’s decision to reverse the deregistration of Youth Party by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC.