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Friday’s U.S. air strikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria encourage terrorism in the region, Iran’s top security official, Ali Shamkhani, said on Saturday.
The Northern Youths Movement has accused the military of complicity in the abduction of over 300 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.
Calls are increasing, from both politicians and civil society, for the rescue of at least 300 schoolgirls abducted early Friday from their hostel by gunmen in Zamfara.
A socio-cultural organization, Yoruba Welfare Group (YWG), has warned some Yoruba elders against trading the peaceful co-existence of the Southwest States for selfish interests.
U.S. air strikes against Iran-backed militias in eastern Syria killed at least one fighter and wounded several others in what U.S. officials said was a calibrated response to rocket attacks against American personnel in Iraq.
Supporters of the losing candidate in Niger’s presidential election burnt tyres, threw rocks and set several buildings on fire on Thursday, in a third day of violent protests in the capital Niamey.
Oyo State government has called on the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to renew its effort at partnering the State towards achieving enhanced economic growth for its citizens.
The Progressive Students’ Movement (PSM), has lauded the National Assembly for the speedy confirmation of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as Chairman of Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
The Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures of Nigeria has called on relevant authorities to ensure the prosecution of the perpetrators of the recent crisis between Hausa traders and Yoruba community at Shasha market in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Niger opposition leader Mahamane Ousmane has claimed that he narrowly won the country's presidential election, as fresh violence erupted a day after official results gave victory to his rival by a wide margin.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Wednesday, declared that starting from next year, the government would declare Hijrah holiday in line with the yearnings of the Muslim community in the state.
A coalition of Nigerian Youth for Democracy and Good Governance (CNYDGG) in collaboration with the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone C has condemned what it called an attack on Senator Owelle Rochas Okorocha by agents of the Imo State government, saying the federal lawmaker does not deserve such treatment.
Five-time world champions are one of three top seeds for today’s draw along with host nations Morocco and defending champions Cameroon.
Assailants killed a dozen people in two overnight attacks in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, the army, a witness and a local rights group said on Wednesday, blaming an Islamist militia.
A military plane left eastern Congo for Italy on Tuesday loaded with the bodies of Italy’s ambassador and his bodyguard in coffins draped in Italian flags, a day after they were shot dead in an ambush on a United Nations convoy.
South Africa’s health minister said on Tuesday that government advisers had grouped COVID-19 vaccines into three groups and those considered for “immediate use” were the Johnson & Johnson (J&J), Pfizer and Moderna shots.
An Italian military plane arrived in eastern Congo on Tuesday to bring home the bodies of its ambassador and his bodyguard, who were shot dead in an ambush on a United Nations convoy, while the militia accused of killing them denied any involvement.
A former Minister of Petroleum, Otuekong Don Etiebet, has thrown his endorsement behind plans by Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel. to build an international worship centre for God in the state. This comes amidst criticism that has trained the project by critics of the government in the state.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said that the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital (OOUTH), Sagamu, would soon receive a facelift, as rehabilitation work would soon commence in the hospital.
Parents of the abducted students of Government Science College, Kagara, Niger, have commended the State Government for securing the release of the students and other victims.
Yoruba youths under the aegis of Oodua Youth Coalition, OYC, weekend warned that nothing must happen to the freedom fighter, Sunday Igboho.
Dangote Group of Companies has paid N500,000 to each family of the eight students killed on Jan. 23 when one of its trucks lost control at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State.
Delta State Government, Tuesday, signed concession agreement Asaba Airport Company Limited for the concession of the Asaba International Airport for a period of 30 years, exempting the concessionaire from payment of tax for five years.
According to the police, the officers, who were on duty were shot and killed at about 2.00 am by the suspected men of the underworld along Akai Efa-Idundu road.
A new global study on digital quality of life has ranked Nigeria as the country with the least affordable internet service in the world.
The National Secretary of the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Senator John Akpanudoedehe, in a statement Sunday said the extension was in response to the demands across the states so as to accommodate all prospective members.
The President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has lamented that the Nigerian system is not federalism but “fatherism”.