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Mr. Benjamin Kalu, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Media and Public Affairs, says Nigeria must strengthen its laws to ensure politics is practiced without ethnic, religious or tribal considerations.
Ethnic profiling and discrimination is taking place against Tigrayans, an Ethiopian rights group said on Saturday, as fighting between the army and rebel Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) continued.
Ohanaeze Ndigbo youths have urged the Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, and security agencies to treat the unrest in Oyigbo local government area of the state with caution in order not to give the peaceful #EndSARS protest an ethnic coloration and endanger the lives of innocent Igbo people.
A former senior commander of ethnic Albanian separatist fighters in Kosovo's 1998-1999 war who was also the country's former Parliament speaker was arrested Wednesday and taken to a special court in the Netherlands for war crimes, his lawyer said.
Ivory Coast officials prepared to tally results Sunday after a tense presidential ballot marked by an opposition boycott and protests over President Alassane’s Ouattara bid for a third term.
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, and his Kaduna State counterpart, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, have called for the devolution of powers to states.
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has signed an executive order to reinforce the ban on the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) and its activities in the State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has not spoken about the shooting of peaceful protesters by soldiers at Lekki toll gate because all the facts are yet to be established, his office has said.
A statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotoso, quoted the governor as warning those circulating the videos to stop, noting that the videos could trigger another crisis in the state.
Young Moms Support Initiative, an NGO, on Friday called on youths to shun violence and embrace dialogue as they press home their demands.
A coalition of women groups, Mothers United and Mobilised (MUM), has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute a transparent panel of inquiry into alleged shooting of unarmed EndSARS protesters in Lekki on Tuesday.
A popular Nollywood actor and producer, Bolaji Amusan, has said Nigeria must remain together as one indivisible entity, warning politicians to watch their tongues.
Fifty-two inmates at a prison in the northeastern Congo city of Bunia have starved to death this year because of insufficient government funding, the United Nations and local authorities said.
Less than 35 days to the governorship election in Ondo state, the National leader of the All Progressive Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has described the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in the state as dead and buried.
The Muslim Media Watch Group of Nigeria has condemned the statements credited to Dr. Obadiah Mailafia saying that the Grand-Commander of Boko-Haram insurgency in Nigeria is a serving Governor in the Northern part of Nigeria, warning that incessant hate speeches bothering on falsehood, ethnic and religious intolerance across the country would not help the country to move forward.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, says Southern Kaduna leaders accusing him of taking sides want to be “appeased” but notes that his administration will not grease the palms of trouble-makers.
Governor Bello Mattawale’s security and peace building efforts in Zamfara has been described as courageous and productive.
The Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Amaechi, has stated that what ever he says in the state would happen, adding that he would soon return.
Family members of a 43-year-old man identified as Enuduisu Godday Odili who died after sex romp with a commercial sex worker in a brothel in Port Harcourt, Rivers State say they suspect foul play.
Hoodlums in Ogun village have shot a Divisional Police Officer, DPO, abducted four policemen and carted away two AK 47 rifles.
“Nobody would want to leave a peaceful marriage but once it is not peaceful, one wouldn’t want to stay there. I wouldn’t advise anyone to be in an abusive marriage or a marriage that is not helping one’s mental status.”
Pep Guardiola admits that “the finishing was wasteful” in Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Fulham, with there still room for improvement from a side looking to recapture the Premier League title.
Nigeria recently implemented its first power tariff increase in state-controlled prices since 2015. That doubled prices for some consumers, but the government and industry said it was needed to allow distribution companies to recoup costs and pay generating companies
The Nigerian military said it thwarted armed bandits attack on the Kaduna-Abuja and Kaduna-Zaria roads in the wee hours of Sunday, November 29 and early hours of Monday, November 30, 2020.
Antonio Conte is in the firing line with another Champions League failure looming as his Inter Milan side head to Borussia Moenchengladbach on Tuesday with their hopes of reaching the knock-out stage hanging by a thread.
Health Minister of the northern Indian state of Haryana Anil Vij, who was given a trial dose of a Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine in November, tested positive for the virus on Saturday.
The Chairman of the Southwest Governors’ Forum and the Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has called for urgent dissection and appraisal of the workability of the current structure of the Nigerian nation, “if we must attain our quest for a functional nationhood”.