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Zimbabwe has suspended imports of livestock and meat from South Africa for the second time this year after an outbreak of foot and mouth in the north of South Africa the agriculture ministry said on Friday.
The Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, has written a letter to President Muhammadu Buhari on the negative effect of insecurity in Nigeria, especially in the South West, warning that the pre-colonial military structures of the Yoruba have not been totally collapsed.
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has given condition under which people may be considered for appointment as commissioner in his second term.
Farmers, especially those in the Southwest, have begun to raise concern over shortage of farm hands, which they fear could precipitate low harvest.
The people of Isu clan in Arochukwu local government of Abia State have cried out to the state governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, over the incessant attacks by the neighbouring Utuma community of Cross River State, saying that Abia government had waited too long to come to their aid since the periodic attacks started in 2014.
Prof. Austine Omoigberale, the President, Paediatric Association of Nigeria, has warned against over consumption of groundnut, saying it is contaminated with aflatoxin, a toxic fungi.
Malam Baba Modu, an 80 year-old father to a Boko Haram commander, popularly called ‘Ba-Ana’, has begged his son to surrender and embrace peace.
Suspected herdsmen reportedly attacked Ukemberagya, Gaambe-Tiev community in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State on the eve of Christmas Day leading to the death of one Ioewuese Myaga, a father of seven children.
A 24-year old student of Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria, Jerry Manya, has been paraded by the Edo State Police Command for alleged kidnapping.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo State made another haul on Sunday as some prominent chieftains and supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo North Senatorial District, Adams Oshiomhole’s immediate constituency abandoned their abhorrent brooms to take shelter under the congenial umbrella.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Wednesday said that the personal attacks by the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, as well as other officials of the Buhari-led Presidency, against the character of its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, were signs of defeat.
Usman Mohammed, managing director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), says some Nigerians have made the organisation their farm where they get paid for non-performing contracts.
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Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria has released the preliminary reports on the incidents involving three aircraft, two B737-300s with tail number 5N-BUK and 5N-BQO and a B737-500 with registration 5N-BRN owned and operated by Air Peace and has issued safety recommendations.
Timo Werner acknowledges he has little hope of outscoring Robert Lewandowski in the Bundesliga this season, as the Bayern Munich forward's form can only be matched by Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles are expected to storm Maseru, Moshoeshoe International Airport on Friday through a chartered flight to keep a date with Lesotho in the AFCON 2021 qualifiers on Sunday.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Thursday presented a N119.5 billion budget to the state House of Assembly for the 2020 fiscal year.
Former World Cup and Champions League-winning coach Marcello Lippi has announced his resignation as manager of the Chinese national team after a World Cup qualifying defeat to Syria.
No fewer than 14 political parties will participate in the Adamawa Local Government Council elections scheduled for Dec. 7, an official has said.
Microsoft said in a blog post on Monday that it would honor California’s privacy law throughout the United States, expanding the impact of a strict set of rules meant to protect consumers and their data.
A group under the aegis of Berom Political Frontiers in Plateau State has urged the senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Sen. Istifanus Gyang, to tender an unreserved apology to the Berom nation for begging killer herdsmen on the perennial attacks suspected to have been carried by the Fulani in Plateau North.
Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra has approved the payment of salaries and allowances to civil servants in the state before Christmas.
Bolivia’s President Evo Morales condemned Thursday an attack on a female mayor in which an opposition mob forcibly cut her hair, covered her in paint and marched her barefoot through the streets.