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The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s first vice-president Taban Deng Gai for his involvement in serious violations of human rights “including the disappearance and death of civilians.”
Gombe State Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has flagged-off the construction of Degri-Dashi-Bembelem-Reme-Dong-Talasse 21 km N3. 74b road in Balanga Local Government Area of the state in order to open up the area and boost economic growth.
A Plateau State High Court on Thursday issued an interim injunction stopping Governor Simon Lalong from tampering with the composition of the Gbong Gwom Jos Traditional Council.
The Vice-Chairman of Shinkafi Local Government Area of Zamfara State, Alhaji Sani Galadima, on Monday said bandits killed six members of the Civilian Joint Task Force in the area, adding that the council pays the hoodlums ransoms daily.
A militant group claiming to be Boko Haram has killed five residents of Luru town and hoisted its flag in the Luru area of Girei Local Government Council of Adamawa State.
In spite of the imposition of dusk-to-dawn curfew in Bassa local government area, and in Dong of Jos North local government area, by the Plateau State government, gunmen, in a fresh attack on Thursday night killed three persons and burnt over 15 houses.
Three persons have been reported killed in a fresh attack that occurred last Thursday night as gunmen suspected to be Fulani Herdsmen attacked Dong Community of Jos North LGA in Plateau State.
The Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Most Rev. Ignatius Kaigama, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to deploy more security personnel and fighting equipment to end killings and destruction of property in Plateau.
Six Bachama ethnic communities in Adamawa State have vowed to drag the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over alleged bombings of their communities.
Nigerian Air Force killed at least 35 people in attacks on villages in the northeastern state of Adamawa in December, Amnesty International claimed in a report released today.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), in Adamawa State, has described attacks by herdsmen in the state and other parts of the country, as ‘dastardly act of terrorism’ unleashed on Christian farming communities.
Gun-wielding herdsmen have fired at the Alpha Jet and the EC 135 Helicopter deployed by the military in an attempt to resist the interventions by the Nigerian Air Force in the troubled communities of Numan and Demsa Local Government Areas of Adamawa State.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Barr. Boss Mustapha, has called on the Bwatiye and Fulani communities in Adamawa State to sheathe their swords and work towards a sustainable peace which, he said, was a critical factor for meaningful development in the state.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has delivered relief materials consisting of food and none food items to hundreds of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) from the recent crises in Numan and Dong both in Adamawa State.
The presidency has commenced series of national consultations aimed at finding lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen across the country.
The Nigerian Air Force has said although it deployed fighter jets to the troubled communities in Adamawa State, it has not bombed any location as the “service was not at war with Nigerians.”
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Arsenal are closing in on a deal for Southampton full-back Cedric Soares, according to reports, hoping to complete the signing this month.
China’s Consul General in Lagos, Chu Maoming, said at the weekend his country would defeat the coronavirus disease.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the resignation of the nation’s service chiefs, amid widespread public discontent over growing insecurity in the country.
The German tactician contract set to rundown in June later in the year but the 66-year-old ex-Ligue 1 manager led the three Africa Champions to a third-place finish in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation in Egypt is eager to continue managing Nigeria.
The Jigawa office of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), says it has registered 1, 445 prospective candidates for the 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) in the state.
A Turkish prosecutor called for a sentence of up to 18 years for a delivery man who spat on a customer’s pizza before handing it over, local media reported Thursday.
The last may not have been heard about the contest for the Imo State governorship seat as Emeka Ihedioha returns to the Supreme Court today to seek a review of the judgment that removed him from office.
New coach of Wikki Tourist FC Usman Abdallah has stated that he hopes to see his team consolidate on the encouraging start and make count result gotten on the road by winning their next home fixture against Dakada FC coming weekend after a run of two draws on the road and one win at home in the three games he has overseen.
Deputy Senate President Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday donated sports equipment to St. Peters Clervers College, Aghalokpe, Delta State.
Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has given a rare profile of his predecessor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, mocking him as a selfish and clueless politician, who believes he knows everything in politics, but knows nothing.