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The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) announced Monday it was starting a nationwide protest over the leadership tussle at the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) board.
Taiwan on Tuesday protested against not being invited to the World Health Organisation’s annual conference in Geneva this month following pressure from China.
The arraignment of the Managing Director of Access Bank Plc, Mr Herbert Nwigwe and eight others by the Special Fraud Unit of Nigeria Police over allegation of $6.3 million fraud before a Lagos High Court, Ikeja has been stalled due to absence of some the defendants.
At least 45 children were among the more than 320 people killed in suicide bomb attacks in Sri Lanka, the United Nations said Tuesday.
Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister on Tuesday informed the parliament that local extremist group “National Towheed Jamaat’’ was linked to a global terror network.
The Department of State Services (DSS) said it was committed to the protection of the rights of Nigerians as part of its constitutional mandate.
Egypt's parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved constitutional amendments allowing general-turned-president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2030, state media reported.
An election monitoring group, International Human Rights Commission, Geneva, Switzerland, has honoured the director-general of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Magaji Bichi, with an award.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday that it feared outbreaks of infectious diseases due to dirty water and people fleeing fighting nearing Tripoli, where it has about two weeks of emergency supplies for hospitals and health facilities.
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned of the “dangerous trends of rising xenophobia, racism and intolerance”, 25 years after the Rwandan genocide that killed about one million people.
Palestinian prisoners in c jails have launched an open-ended mass hunger strike over deteriorating conditions in Israeli jails on Sunday.
The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), has raised concern for detained migrants and Libyan civilians, as military convoys approach the capital Tripoli.
Global growth in 2019 should be even slower than previously expected but a “precarious” rebound later this year is likely, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.
Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir was brought Sunday to a prosecutor’s office in Khartoum, an AFP correspondent reported, where charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency were read out against him.
A subsidiary of Dangote Industries Limited, NASCON Allied Industries Plc, said it had shifted some of its operations away from Apapa to Oregun and Port Harcourt, in response to the gridlock in Apapa.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.
Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria has all it takes to be “a power house in food and agriculture” on the African continent.
The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.
The police on Monday arraigned Musa Ibrahim, in an Upper Area Court in Mpape, Abuja for allegedly destroying an electronic billboard and attempting to steal solar panels.
The 9th House of Representatives on Thursday held its first plenary after members were inaugurated on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Elections into the local councils of the Ondo State Football Association (FA) could not hold on Tuesday as scheduled, following an order of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed Nigeria’s commitment to stabilising the West-African sub-region within available resources.
The Imo State Police Command has apprehended operators of a notorious child stealing and trafficking syndicate based in the state with a spread across the country.