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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.
Morocco's King Mohammed VI has pardoned a total of 188 people linked to the "Hirak" protest movement on the occasion of Islam's Eid al-Adha religious feast, the National Council on Human Rights said on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Lome made a strong appeal for inter-regional collaboration on maritime security, the fight against terrorism and other crimes through effective border control.
According to the Deputy Senate President, mankind was “besieged by a groundswell of intolerance, injustice, racial discrimination, and ethnic hatred, leading to violence, conflicts, extremism, terrorism, insurgency, and all forms of restiveness.”
The International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) was at the weekend inaugurated in the Maltese capital, Valetta, to promote cooperation and exchange of ideas and experiences on many national and international issues facing international peace.
The development which is part of implementation of a national action plan on preventing and countering violent extremism in the country will see relevant Ministries, Department and Agencies, MDAs, playing key roles in the fight against terrorism.
Everton coach Marco Silva has confirmed that Idrissa Gueye is facing a late fitness test for Saturday’s English Premier League clash against Manchester City.
A banker and Account Officer with Access Bank, Ojo Adefemi Adedoyin, who allegedly connived with one Favour Oriafoh, 30, to defraud a Hong Kong national, Xu Yue of £79,000 (Seventy Nine Thousand Pounds) have been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has alleged that the opposition will go any length at fabricating “ludicrous and fake stories” to discredit the government ahead of 2019 elections
No fewer than 378 primary and secondary schools teachers in Auyo Local Government Council of Jigawa have been promoted to their next grade levels by the Jigawa Government.
Worshippers at a Church in The Netherlands that have been holding round-the-clock prayer services for more than six weeks to prevent an Armenian family from being deported are hoping for a Christmas miracle.
Global Assets under Management (AUM) for Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) has been forecast to reach $22.3 trillion by the end of 2025, Managing Partner, Founder, ETFGI, Deborah Fuhr has said.
Police in Ekiti say the secondary school student, Kehinde Timilehin, who stabbed colleague, Favour Mathew, to death may be detained at juvenile correction centre
The Katsina State Government on Tuesday said it has identified no fewer than 547 artisanal miners and 442 mining sites across the state as part of efforts to improve the mining and complement federal government’s efforts of diversifying the economy from oil to the non-oil sector.
Super Eagles 2018 World Cup Ahmed Musa has failed to make the top 10 nominees for the 2018 CAF Player of the Year, but Arsenal ace Alex Iwobi is still in the race.
Brighton & Hove Albion defender Leon Balogun feels the side can head into Sunday’s Premier League clash against Chelsea with a sense of freedom.