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The people of Ntoko Community in Awka South local government area of Anambra State on Tuesday blocked the Government House gate to protest illegal acquisition of their land and alleged arrest of some of them by Chief Austin Ndigwe.
Mr Seni Sulyman, Vice President, Global Operations, Andela, says education in Africa is in a statement of emergency.
The Sri Lankan government has ended a blackout of social media sites that was imposed after the bombings in the country earlier this month, The New York Times reports.
New Zealand is offering permanent residency to all of those who were at two mosques in Christchurch last month when a terrorist killed 50 people, as well as to the survivors’ immediate relatives, the country’s immigration minister said on Tuesday.
Sri Lanka’s decision to block social media following deadly suicide attacks highlights a growing distrust of online platforms, but critics said the move is likely to restrict the flow of important news and information as well as abusive content.
Ibn Ouf said he would be replaced by Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, general inspector of the armed forces, as head of the transitional council, which will rule the country for two years until elections.
The Fiscal Responsibility Commission on Tuesday said it has begun verification of the 2018/2019 Federal Government’s projects in the North East.
Three South African students were killed and 19 were seriously injured on Friday when a walkway collapsed at a high school near Johannesburg, an official said.
President Muhammadu Buhari has acknowledged setbacks in the fight against Boko Haram, as the jihadists launched fresh attacks in the restive northeast.
Emergency teams were on Wednesday mobilised to areas devastated by landslides and floods in eastern Philippines, where the death toll has reached 85, officials said.
Kayode Fayemi, the Governor of Ekiti State, on Thursday, declared an emergency in the water sector to ensure water supply to all nooks and crannies of the state.
Coalition of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) has urged the Federal and State Governments to prioritise preventive measures against diseases and infections rather than curative.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday departed Abuja for N’Djamena, Chad, to preside over the Summit of Heads of State and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC).
Strong winds across Australia's southeast coast on Friday caused chaos at Sydney and Melbourne airports, the country's two busiest, with thousands of air travellers stranded as runways were closed and dozens of flights cancelled.
The South-East Governors Forum has reacted to lingering controversies surrounding the alleged proposal by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to organize local vigilance groups in the South-East.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.
General Asamnew Tsige, accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region has been killed, a senior government official said, and a number of other plotters have been arrested.
The Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya has appointed the Emir of Gombe, Alhaji Abubakar Shehu Abubakar III as Amirul Hajj and Head of state’s delegation for the 2019 hajj team.
Mirwa was elected unopposed by the 22 lawmakers shortly after the inauguration of the assembly by the clerk, Mr Ishiaku Muhammed in Damaturu.
Angola, a key provider of oil to China, has suffered its slowest trading month this year as poor refining margins, high freight rates and subdued demand amid the trade war between Beijing and Washington curbed its sales.
Louis van Gaal has hit out at Lionel Messi, claiming the Barcelona talisman should be adapting himself to the team, and not the other way around.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr expressed his displeasure with Daniel Akpeyi's attempt to dribble in his own box during their opening Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) match against Burundi.
A four man gang of gunmen suspected to be members of a yet-to-be named secret cult operating in Aba and its environs have reportedly been arrested by personnel of the 144 Battalion, under the 14 Brigade of the Nigerian Army with its Headquarters in Ohafia, Abia State.
The Organising Committee of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) has announced that Nigeria’s legendary Afro-beat singer Femi Anikulapo-Kuti will perform at the opening ceremony of the competition.