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Myanmar’s detained government leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, asked a court on Monday to be allowed to meet her lawyers in person as she appeared at a hearing via video link to face charges brought by the military junta that could see her jailed for years.
Opponents of Myanmar’s coup called on Monday for people to show defiance of the military with costumes and prayers over the upcoming new year holiday, hoping to maintain the momentum of their campaign in which more than 700 people have been killed.
Security forces killed at least 14 protesters in a poor, industrial suburb of Myanmar’s main city on Sunday and at least three people in other parts of the country, according to local
Myanmar police fired on protesters around the country on Sunday in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against a military coup and at least 18 people were killed, the U.N. human rights office said
Police in Myanmar launched their most sweeping crackdown in three weeks of protests against military rule on Saturday in towns and cities across the country, with media reports of a woman shot dead and dozens of people detained.
Myanmar police moved decisively on Saturday in a bid to prevent opponents of military rule gathering throughout the country after Myanmar’s U.N. envoy urged the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to stop a Feb. 1 coup.
An envoy for Myanmar’s ousted government called on the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to stop a military coup on Friday, as police cracked down on anti-junta protesters with rubber bullets and stun grenades.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has inaugurated 2,000 COVID-19 marshals to sensitise and enforce safety protocols in the state.
An 85-year-old woman believed by her family to have died from the coronavirus surprised her relatives by returning to her care home nine days after they were told she had been buried, a newspaper reported on Sunday.
Premier League clubs must set an example in adhering to coronavirus protocols or risk sanctions, the league’s chief executive has warned.
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso said he will be meeting with Victor Osimhen after the Nigerian apologised for breaching coronavirus protocols at a party organised in Lagos.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Chidi Adiele, said the resumption date was in line with the school calendar published in August 2020 by Governor, Nyesom Wike.
Rotherham's Championship game with Middlesbrough became on Wednesday the latest match to be postponed due to coronavirus after the second tier side informed the English Football League that some of their players had tested positive.
The Rwanda Ministry of Sports has suspended football actions in the country due to the surging number of reported coronavirus cases.
Barcelona have officially announced the club has ratified an agreement over a reduction in salary for players and staff, as well as confirming the schedule for the upcoming presidential election.
Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is under investigation for breaching coronavirus protocols following his positive test earlier this month, according to Italy's sports minister.
Liverpool faces an early test of their Premier League title defence against Chelsea this weekend as Manchester City and Manchester United launch their quest to be champions.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Akwa Ibom Command has urged transport unions and fleet operators in the state to ensure compliance with Nigeria Centre for Disease Control guidelines and protocols at motor parks.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Wednesday described calls for the disintegration of Nigeria as unmindful and insensitive to the plight of the minority groups in the country.
The Coalition of South East Youth Leaders has expressed delight over the recent re-organisation in the Nigeria Police Force.
Security operatives in the University of Calabar, UNICAL, have arrested two suspected cultists for being in possession of packs of 100mg of tramadol on campus.
Wife of Akwa Ibom State’s Governor Udom Emmanuel, Dr. Martha Emmanuel, on Wednesday led over 3,000 women from different walks of life on a solidarity march to protest the gruesome murder of Miss Iniubong Umoren.
The South African billionaire and president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Patrice Motsepe, on Tuesday in Abidjan announced that he will personally finance the pan-African inter-school football championship, which will be launched “between 2022 and 2023”, in collaboration with FIFA.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife and fellow philanthropist Melinda announced on Monday they are divorcing after a 27-year marriage.
Government troops and rebels clashed on Thursday in a region of western Chad where president Idriss Deby Itno was killed earlier this month.
As Nigeria and the World at large continue to find lasting solutions in declining the adverse effects of global warming and climate change, the federal government has reiterated support in combatting climate change in the country.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) plans to create additional 956 polling units in Sokoto state. INEC’s National Commissioner, Mr Festus Okoye, made the disclosure...
The conservative leader of Spain's Madrid region, who for months defied the leftist central government by keeping bars and shops open during the COVID-19 pandemic, won a regional election on Tuesday, an opinion poll showed as voting ended.