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The Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has decried the high rate of human trafficking in the country.
The African Union on Friday urged Mauritania to make a greater effort to eliminate slavery after the country handed out lenient sentences to a family of slave owners in a landmark conviction.
A group of American anti-slavery activists were denied entry to Mauritania on Friday after landing at the airport in Nouakchott, local activists and the US embassy said.
French Open champion Simona Halep will miss next week’s Wimbledon warm-up at Eastbourne after suffering an Achilles problem.
Workers of the three Colleges of Education in Kwara have started an indefinite industrial action.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command in Badagry, says it has destroyed expired and seized medicaments in its warehouse with a Duty Paid Value (DVP) of N102.4 million.
An Iranian defence lawyer has been arrested after claiming a man executed this week for killing three policemen was innocent, Iran’s Fars news agency said Wednesday.
Some traders operating within the premises of Oja Oba market in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, have lost property worth about N150 million to fire.
China will fight back firmly with “qualitative” and “quantitative” measures if the U.S. publishes an additional list of tariffs on Chinese goods, the commerce ministry said, accusing the U.S. of initiating a trade war.
Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) said it has successful secured 13 convictions from many corruption cases in court since the beginning of 2018.
The Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC) National Convention Committee, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said that the ruling party was not planning to postpone its convention scheduled to hold on June 23, 2018.
The arrest of 12 Kenyan fishermen by Ugandan security operatives has caused fresh tension in Lake Victoria islands in western Kenya.
Cameroon has accused Amnesty International of disseminating “crude lies” after it said security forces had committed summary killings, arrests, and property destruction to try to crush a separatist insurgency.