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Critics of Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte have called for his prosecution after remarks in which he appeared to take responsibility for extrajudicial killings in the country.
The government of Nicaragua's embattled President Daniel Ortega has ordered the expulsion of a United Nations human rights team, rights groups have said.
The United States has imposed sanctions on four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units, accusing them of "ethnic cleansing" against Rohingya and widespread human rights abuses.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Netherlands was a sign of reprimand for the spate of bloodletting, extra-judicial executions, illegal arrests, arbitrary detention, torture and reported disappearances in the country.
During plenary on Tuesday, Deputy Majority Leader, Bala Ibn Na’allah, said that “It is not acceptable for public funds to be used to deploy 30,000 policemen for the Ekiti election while the government could not moblise 10,000 policemen to stop the killings in Plateau and Zamfara states.
A court in Myanmar has charged two jailed Reuters news agency journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into its trial stage after six months of preliminary hearings.
Amnesty International on Tuesday called on authorities in Mali to investigate extrajudicial killings following the discovery last week of a mass grave containing six bodies.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte says he will not stop his war against illegal drugs in spite of an investigation by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on extrajudicial killings related to the campaign.
Members of Shitile community in Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State are accusing a militia of kidnapping and killing residents.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague has informed the Philippine government that it will start preliminary investigation into allegations of extrajudicial killings under its campaign against illegal drugs.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said it was a “personal and official insult” when Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talked to him on Tuesday about human rights and extrajudicial killings in the country.
He is to be sentenced for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation in a case stemming from the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia in 2016 election-run-up.
The Presidency and federal lawmakers have insisted that the presentation of the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari as scheduled will still hold on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.
Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.
Teachers in Ebonyi have pledged to “sail or sink’’ with Gov. David Umahi in reciprocation of his support to their programmes and activities.
Imo guber: Action Alliance’s Tunde Anifowose-Kelani challenges Uche Nwosu in court, seeks to stop...
The National Chairman of the Action Alliance (AA) Dr. Tunde Anifowose-Kelani, has challenged the governorship candidature of the party in Imo State and son in-law of Imo State governor, Uche Nwosu, over his nomination as the governorship candidate of the party in the forthcoming election in the state.
Late former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Salihu Ibrahim, has been laid to rest on Sunday after funeral prayers at Yahaya Road Juma’at Mosque, Kaduna.
The leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) has criticised the Federal Government for allegedly paying lip service to their demands.
The United States has announced the designation of the Boko Haram terrorist group as an entity “of particular concern”.
Resident Electoral Commissioner in Imo state, Prof Francis Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, has raised the alarm that some desperate politicians are bent on sabotaging the 2019 general elections by cloning the Permanent Voter Cards, PVCs in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will do everything within the ambit of the law to ensure that oil and gas resources producing communities receive the 13 per cent derivation fund.