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The Indian government on Thursday relaxed its visa restrictions to allow all categories of foreign nationals to enter India through air or sea for any purpose except for tourism.
Soldiers who staged a military coup in Mali leading to the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and his government said on Wednesday they plan to form a civilian transitional government that will organise fresh elections.
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) has called on the electoral commission, INEC, to adjust its timetable for Edo and Ondo governorship elections, following the Court of Appeal judgment that upturned the deregistration of 23 political parties.
The Nigeria Football Federation has set up a Caretaker Committee for the running of the affairs of the Anambra State Football Association, following the expiration of the tenure of the Dr Ifeanyi Ubah-led executive team, and pending the conduct of fresh elections. The tenure of the Caretarker Committee, which will be inaugurated in Awka, the Anambra State capital on Wednesday, 5th August 2020 will be for a period of three months.
The governors of the 19 Northern statex in the country are set to begin fresh evacuation of Alamajirai to their respective states of origin.
The Lagos State Government on Sunday said the Eko City Farmers’ Market, Ileya edition, would hold in 26 public schools in the state.
Measuring performance indices in education, health, infrastructure, agriculture, security and good governance, Adelabu posited that Makinde has shown that he was ill-prepared for the position given his poor handling of the core areas of development in the last one year.
The Nigeria Football Federation has stated that Mr. Bitrus Bewarang remains the Technical Director of the football–governing body, and that at no time has the body called for applications from candidates for his position, not to talk of appointing anyone into the post.
Thousand of Imo indigenes, yesterday, continued their protest over the January 14 Supreme Court’s judgment which sacked Emeka Ihedioha and declared Hope Uzodinma as Governor.
Governor of Imo State, Senator Hope Uzodinma, on Tuesday announced plans to conduct fresh elections into the twenty-seven local government councils in the state
Mo Abudu, the The EbonyLife TV boss, has been named as the Chair of the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala set to be held in New York on November 25.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate in Cross River State, Eyo O. Ekpo, has accepted defeat in the March 9 election in the state and promised not to go to elections tribunal.
The Presidential candidate of the Fresh Democratic Party, FRESH, Rev. Chris Okotie has congratulated the acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on his new appointment.
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of Nigeria’s presidential candidates and their running mates who will be contesting the February, 2019 presidential elections in the country.
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The police in Katsina State in synergy with the Nigerian Army have repelled coordinated bandits attack on Tsaskiya community of Safana Local Government Area of the state and killed five suspected bandits.
Yemi-Esan who stated this on Tuesday in Abuja on the occasion of the virtual interactive session with civil servants, said N2.5 billion has been released recently by the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget National Planning for the payment of death benefits to the next-of-kin of deceased staff who died when there was no insurance cover.
The ECOWAS Court has ordered the Republic of Senegal to pay 50 million CFA francs as compensation to a Belgian, Mrs Lays Ghislaine, for violation of her right to liberty while in detention in the country prior to her extradition five years ago.
A police officer in the Philippines has been killed by a rooster while carrying out a raid on outlawed cockfight in the province of Northern Samar.
The Sokoto State governor, while defending his administration’s delay in the distribution of the relief items to residents of the state, had blamed the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, saying the minister’s directive that the state delayed the distribution so as to pool all the donations together, was the reason for the action.
The #EndSARS protesters had over the past weeks been agitating the scrapping and the extrajudicial killings by the Special Anti Robbery Squad of the Nigeria Police Force. It took place mostly in the Southern parts of the country.
African Risk Capacity (ARC), and the government of Lesotho, on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to scale up national disaster risk management.
Cannes Film Festival director Thierry Fremaux has detailed a three-prong contingency plan should next year’s festival, due to run May 11–22, be forced to delay due to ongoing uncertainty around COVID-19.
This was announced on Twitter by Jubril Gawat, Special Assistant to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on New Media.
The Emir of Gusau, Ibrahim Bello, has asked the federal government to appoint more persons from his domain into federal establishments. The monarch also tasked the government on improving the security situation in Zamfara.