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Doctors from major hospitals in England sounded an alarm on Wednesday over a fivefold increase in the number of young children requiring medical treatment after swallowing magnets from toys.
A think-tank of Igbo intellectuals and professionals, Nzuko Umunna, on Tuesday, wrote an open letter to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, over the alleged shoot-on-sight order against Igbo youths to the soldiers in the South-East and South-South.
The Catholic Bishops of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province weekend, rose from an emergency meeting in Owerri, expressing deep worry that every part of the country is bleeding, as the level of insecurity escalates.
As part of efforts to curb the security challenges bedevilling the country, the government has been urged to recruit more security personnel to help in the fight against insecurity.
A rush of people on Friday besieged the site of a ruptured pipeline belonging to the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), in Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area, Lagos, to scoop diesel from the spillage.
Tunisia will impose a COVID-19 lockdown for one week from Sunday, Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi said on Friday, ahead of next week’s Eid al-Fitr holiday when families and friends traditionally gather.
The Ogun Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE) has said an unspecified number of persons were burnt to death in an auto crash on the Lagos-Ibadan expressway.
Arsenal have entered talks over a deal to bring Maurizio Sarri back to the Premier League as Mikel Arteta’s replacement.
A prominent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, has said the students of Greenfield University, Kaduna, were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents, and not bandits.
Stakeholders in Nigeria’s power sector have raised the alarm over the delay in the inauguration of the Board members of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), warning that the development poses a grave danger to an already fragile sector.
A Catholic Cardinal, John Onaiyekan, and other Christian clerics have expressed concern over insecurity in the country, urging political office holders to assist government to tackle the menace.
The lives of about seventeen remaining students of the Greenfield University in Kaduna is currently in danger, as the leader of the gang, Sani Idris Jalingo, who kidnapped them on April 20, 2021, has vowed to kill them if N100 million and 10 Boko Haram motorcycles ransom are not paid.
Manchester United legend Roy Keane says fans of the club have reached their “tipping point” over the Glazers’ ownership of the club.
Mo Salah has hinted that he wishes to remain at Liverpool with his latest comments in response to questions over a potential new contract, as reported by the Echo.
The Management of the University of Jos has directed the closure of all its students’ hostels over security threats to the school.
A printed sheet of paper bearing a photo of Adoussouma hung on the crumbling wall at the Komeissou family home in Chad's capital N'Djamena, marking his death on Tuesday in protests against the new military junta.
The Edo Government says it has begun free anti-rabies vaccination for dogs and other pets to eradicate rabies in the state.
National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has explained why he visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. He spoke to State House correspondents after meeting with the president alongside...
In a statement on Wednesday, the Washington-based financial institution said remittances to SSA declined by an estimated 12.5 percent in 2020 to $42 billion. The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.7 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria,
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
At least two people have been killed and dozens wounded as Sudanese security forces cracked down on a rally that demanded justice for protesters killed during anti-government demonstrations two years ago, according to the army.
Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.
British and Scottish politicians on Sunday played down the risk of a legal battle over whether Scotland can hold an independence referendum, but provided little clarity as to how London and Edinburgh would resolve their differences on the issue.
A pair of boxing gloves worn by Nelson Mandela at the height of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa lie under a thick layer of dust in a darkened room, the silence broken only by the thud of moths nose-diving onto the glass display case.
The police in Edo state in collaboration with vigilante group Saturday rescued 13 travellers who were kidnapped in Ahor around the bypass.
Cartons of live ammunition were discovered on Sunday at Awka Road, Onitsha, in Anambra, after a truck conveying them fell into a drainage and spilled its content.
Gunmen suspected to be members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, on Saturday launched another attack on Odoro Ikpe Police Station, in Ini LGA of Akwa Ibom State, killing six officers on duty.