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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, and a Civil Society Organization, Royal Initiative against Poverty and Starvation, RIAPS, have staged a workshop to improve security agents’ capacity to fight violent extremism in Nigeria.
The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, has identified corrupt practices and other related crimes as possible ripple effects of insecurity and violent extremism.
A ninth British legislator has quit the opposition Labour Party, accusing it of having a "culture of extremism, anti-Semitism and intolerance" under Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown concern at the growing popularity of rap music. Due to its growing popularity, he advised that the government control it and channel it to ensure that it does not promote moral decadence.
The Senior Special Assistant to the National Security Adviser on Countering Violent Extremism, Zakari Mijinyawa, says the Federal Government is taking steps to strengthen law enforcement agencies in dealing with threats to National security.
Ms Amina Mohammed, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, says an estimated $157 billion is needed annually to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Sahel region.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Thursday began a two-day sensitisation workshop for youths in Plateau against violent extremism in communities.
Cameroon's 85-year-old President Paul Biya vowed Tuesday to pursue policies of decentralisation to address "frustrations and aspirations" in English-speaking regions hit by separatist unrest as he was sworn in for a seventh term in office.
The Emir of Potiskum in Yobe, Alhaji Gidado Ibrahim, has called for the setting up of institutions on comparative religious studies to deepen understanding and tolerance among adherents of various religions in the country.
The African Continent is exhibiting one of the fastest growth rate in internet penetration worldwide with digital connectivity almost tripled in the last five years, the African Union (AU) revealed on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja urged religious leaders in the country to assist government to overcome forces of destruction by enlightening their followers to guard against religious extremism and terrorism.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.
Madrid reappointed Zidane as head coach in March after failed experiments with Julen Lopetegui and Santiago Solari during a desperately disappointing season by their own lofty standards, which has seen them fall way off the pace in LaLiga and crash out of the Champions League to Ajax in the last 16.
Director General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, SMEDAN, Dr. Dikko Umaru, has urged youths to focus on entrepreneurship and skill acquisition to reduce the alarming rate of unemployment in the country.
Explosions have shaken Libya's capital Tripoli following an air raid, residents said, in an escalation of a two-week offensive by eastern forces on the city held by the internationally-recognised government.
At least 10 Malian soldiers died Sunday in an attack by suspected jihadists in the centre of the African country, a security source told AFP.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has no intention of drawing on Manchester United's famous Champions League win in 1999 for motivation against Barcelona on Tuesday.
All Progressives Congress National Chairman, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, last night, called the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, the devil, which the APC would never share power with in the 9th National Assembly.
A Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Aba North Local Government Area of Abia State has adjourned sine die, the case of a Fulani herdsman who attempted murdering a widow (Esther Ibem Nmecha) in the commercial city.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River has donated N1 million and other gift items to the management of the General Hospital Calabar for the upkeep of the prison inmate who gave birth to twins at the hospital on Thursday April 18.
Diego Simeone has hit out at critics of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi, particularly from his home country of Argentina.