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Six people were killed in ethnic violence in northern Nigeria’s Adamawa state, police said Saturday, but locals put the toll higher.
Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio on Friday vowed to crush an act of “terrorism” been allegedly perpetrated against the state and accused the main opposition All People’s Congress (APC) of being behind it.
Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo state have vowed to replace the incumbent governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, during the primary election of the party, saying no amount of blackmail and intimidation would cow them into submission.
Farmers in the four communities in Ondo state set ablaze by suspected Fulani herdsmen over grazing disagreement and destruction of their farmlands Tuesday cried out to the state government to save them from total extinction from their homeland.
Newsmen on Monday reported that 25 persons were killed and several others injured in a bloody clash between Shomo and Jole ethnic groups in Lau Local Government Area of the state.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday commiserated with the families of the victims of the fatal explosion at the Abule Ado area of Lagos.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has publicly destroyed over 34, 560 kilograms of hard drug in Ogun.
As the crisis in local government administration in Oyo State lingers, the State Police Command has enjoined the two contending sides, the sacked local government chairmen and caretaker chairmen, to sheath their swords and allow peace reign.
The Middle Belt Forum has endorsed the arrest of Fulani Ardos and other community leaders in Bokkos, Riyom and other areas over the latest killings in parts of Plateau State.
The Aare Onakakanfo of Yorubaland, Iba Gani Abiodun Ige Adams has described the recent event that played out during the crusade for the establishment of operation Amotekun across Southwest as a blessing in disguise, pointing out that the Yoruba spoke with one voice in their efforts to make sure that the new initiative came alive.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has again given assurance that the South-west geopolitical zone had no plans to secede from Nigeria by the launch of the regional security outfit, named Amotekun.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Friday it would continue to protect and defend the nation’s democracy and its institutions.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened nationwide civil disobedience over what it described as dangerous drift in the affairs of the nation.
Climate change rallies have been held in Australia by thousands of protesters critical of the government’s handling of the bushfire crisis. A demonstration in Sydney has reportedly attracted 30,000 people, while events have also been held in other major cities.
The Ogun State police command on Saturday placed an indefinite embargo on any form of street carnival or public procession across the state following recent series of violence and wanton destruction of valuable properties in the state which were linked to such carnivals.
The Are Ona-Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams, again on Wednesday attacked South-West governors over their handling of the security of life and property.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
Arsenal chiefs have identified Lille striker, Victor Osimhen, as a replacement for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
Manchester United great Ryan Giggs says Liverpool have been "fantastic" this season and will deservedly will the Premier League.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has expressed hope that the ban on religious gatherings in the country may be lifted in June.
The virtual inauguration by Dare in Abuja is a follow-up to the extraordinary National Council on Sports meeting on May 18, which called for the hosting of the postponed festival later in the year.
A seven year old traditional injunction that restrained Cross River State Water Board Limited from distributing water to communities in Ogoja and some parts of the Northern Senatorial district of the state have been removed.