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At least, 52 persons have been killed after explosions rocked at least, three churches and two hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday morning as Christians celebrated Easter, according to AFP.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) urged South African authorities Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of deadly xenophobic violence that displaced some 300 Malawi migrants three weeks ago but has yielded no arrests.
Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMM), otherwise known as Shiites, have halted both human and vehicular movement around the British High Commission, Abuja, over the continuous detention of their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.
The Consul-General of Nigeria in Johannesburg, South Africa, Mr Godwin Adama, has condemned the killing of three Nigerians between April 6 and April 9 at different locations in the country.
The federal government has defended its decision to ban mining activities in Zamfara and to expel foreigners involved in the activities in the area.
For so many years, following the lead of the resources that came into the national treasury from oil and gas, the mining of solid minerals has been touted as the next big source of revenue. The memories of solid minerals exploitation, including tin and coal, before the discovery of oil provided some nostalgia about bringing back old revenue sources to life.
Dr Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma, ex-Chairperson of African Union Commission, has expressed disappointment that her country, South Africa, was experiencing attacks on foreign nationals.
The South African government has condemned attacks against immigrants after a spate of assaults this week that raised fears of a resurgence of deadly xenophobic attacks.
Locals have been targeting foreigners since Monday, accusing them of taking their jobs and being behind the country’s high unemployment rates and poverty.
Authorities in Saudi Arabia have suspended a new television talk show that tackled sensitive issues and aired critical views after just two weeks, according to a report in state-linked media.
Egypt on Saturday detained two foreigners for drug smuggling after they flew into Cairo international airport carrying a large quantity of cocaine, official sources told AFP.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has assured Nigerians of adequate security in the country’s borders before, during and after the general elections.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has warned the security agencies against interfering in the electoral process a few days to the elections.
The Catholic Bishop, Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Hassan Kukah, has observed that killings in 20 out of 36 states of the federation and other abnormalities are indications that Nigeria is at a breaking point.
Religious and world leaders have condemned a series of blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 150 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners — with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.
Liberia and Niron Metals Plc have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the passage through Liberia, of iron ore, from the Zogota iron ore deposit in the Republic of Guinea.
A large hoard of cash has been found at the home of Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and he is now being investigated for money laundering, prosecutors say.
Thomas Lemar hopes Antoine Griezmann will still be an Atletico Madrid player next season, while the winger accepts he has more work to do to fully adapt to life in LaLiga.
Four people have been killed as an attack on a police station in Saudi Arabia's central Riyadh province was foiled, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, citing sources.
The Assistant Inspector General (AIG) of Police in Zone 6, Musa Kimo, has warned that the service will not tolerate the killing of innocent Nigerians by any of their men or officers.
The Jigawa State Police Command has confirmed the death of three friends, who have drowned in an old well in Basirka town at Gwaram Local Government Area of the state.
Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, on Tuesday took to the street to protest against the alleged proscription of the students’ union by the management of the institution.
Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).