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“With profound shock and sadness, I regret to inform you that Innocent Chukwuma passed away a few hours ago, in the evening of April 3. May his soul rest in peace,” announced Edetaen Ojo, a frontline freedom of expression advocate and executive director of the Media Rights Agenda, who was a friend of Chukwuma.
A relative to two Fulani group leaders killed on Friday night has countered police claims on the identity of the men and the suspected killers.
The abductors of eight members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Region 30, Province 1, Kaduna State, have demanded N50 million for their release.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado, has called on Nigerians to continue to pray for the country’s leadership and to cohabit peacefully for nation’s development.
Nigeria on Friday recorded 113 new COVID-19 cases in 10 states, thus continuing a steady run of low infections figures.
Malam Ibrahim Shamaki, father of Fatima Ibrahim who is among the 39 abducted students of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka near Kaduna, is dead.
The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Olukayode Popoola, on Sunday said that the Federal Government has postponed plans to partially close the Falomo Bridge in Victoria Island for repairs.
When a second voice, one whom should have known better as an athlete himself, joined American conservative Fox News television host Laura Ingraham to admonish LeBron James to shut up and dribble rather than engage in the politics of the moment, it was obvious to the fans that the consequences were not going to be different because the Los Angeles Lakers star is never one to back down.
Property worth millions of naira have been destroyed by fire outbreak, which occurred at the popular Mile 3 Market, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, has just arrived Maiduguri hours after Boko Haram attacked two Borno towns.
Nigeria on Friday recorded 10 deaths from COVID-19 raising the fatality toll in the past two days to 26.
The Senate yesterday acquitted former President Donald Trump by 57-43 in his second impeachment trial which ended on Saturday, voting that Trump was not guilty of inciting the deadly January 6 riots at the Capitol.
It caps a memorable week for the 17-year-old who scored a hat-trick as the Under-23s beat Blackburn Rovers 6-4 on Friday night and has since begun training with the first-team squad.
Suspected Islamists killed 10 people in a raid on a village in eastern Democractic Republic of Congo and kidnapped several others, local authorities and a witness said.
The Edo State Command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) at the weekend, raided a large cannabis warehouse situated in a forest in Owan West Local Government Area of the state.
No fewer than 47 Kano female medical doctors have returned from Sudan after successfully completing their training sponsored by the state government.
A former Nigerian minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has expressed appreciation to the United States, President Muhammadu Buhari and Nigerians for the support she has enjoyed thus far in her bid to become director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa, Wednesday had his first interactive meeting with members of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes, following his assumption of office.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) which measures inflation further increased by 18.17 per cent in March compared to 17.33 per cent in the preceding month.
The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has called on bureaux de change (BDCs) directors to improve on their corporate governance responsibilities and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has reassured of government’s determination to rescue Chibok girls from their abductors, insisting that contrary to beliefs in some quarters that no action was being taken by the federal administration, it was determined to get the girls out of captivity.
The Chairman of the Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith, has called for proper and close monitoring of police investigative units to stem atrocities committed by officers as he decried the unit’s proliferation.
Sergio Ramos has tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of Real Madrid's second leg clash with Liverpool in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Jordan’s King Abdullah II and his half-brother Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein have made their first joint public appearance since a palace feud last week.
Mozambique is sending a medical team to identify the bodies of 12 people beheaded during an Islamic State attack last month on the northern gas exploration hub of Palma, an army spokesperson said.
Malawi will destroy over 16 000 expired coronavirus vaccines donated to the impoverished country by the African Union three weeks before their use-by-date, a health official said on Wednesday.
DMX, an American hip-hop star, whose real name is Earl Simmons, is not dead and still on life support.