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Former army captain Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil on Sunday, promising a fundamental change in direction for the giant Latin American country, the latest to take a turn to the far-right.
Many children have been separated from their families and are "in shock and traumatised" following Indonesia's devastating quake-tsunami, aid workers said Thursday, as much-needed supplies trickled in to shattered communities.
The Kebbi State Police Command has banned political aspirants and their supporters from bearing offensive weapons, such as swords, guns and cutlasses among others during the political party primaries and campaigns.
One person was reportedly killed and three others injured in a clash between the military and members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria in Potiskum, Yobe State on Friday.
Isa Adamu, the Lamido of Zugobia in Guri Local Government Area of Jigawa State, has appealed to the state and federal government to collaborate in disarming nomadic herdsmen allegedly unleashing terror in the area.
The Police have killed two suspected bandits and arrested five others in Kaduna State.
Boko Haram fighters reportedly arrived in trucks firing guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
Suspected hoodlums on Saturday mobbed a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), covering a local election in Port Harcourt, Rivers.
The Lagos State Police Command has identified cultism as the new veil under which suspects carry out robbery operations across the state
Some 3,000 pieces of military equipment including guns, swords and grenades believed to date back to World War II have been found buried at a Tokyo elementary school, officials said Monday.
Two people including the gunman are dead and 13 wounded in Toronto after a shooting Sunday in the bustling Greektown neighborhood, adding to concern about gun violence in Canada's largest city.
Some ex-militants from Ondo State on Wednesday appealed to the Federal Government to pay their nine months’ amnesty allowances.
The Nigerian Army has arrested 10 people in Gombe State after averting a communal clash between Biliri and Shongom Local Government Areas of the state over a disputed land, according to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN.
A Presidential Reconciliatory Committee, Saturday, held a closed door meeting with the aggrieved candidates of the All Proressives Congress loyal to the Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, in Abeokuta.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has described Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election into Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency as a contest between the Peoples Democratic Party and security agents rather than among political parties, even as he expressed confidence of the party’s victory.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, on Saturday said various air interdiction missions conducted by the troops had substantially degraded Boko Haram insurgents in the northeast and Lake Chad regions.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as a preacher, should “search his soul, seek forgiveness and make restitution for entangling himself in corruption and sharp practices, instead of his lame effort at concealment in the N5.8 billion Northeast Intervention Fund scandal.”
Osjones International Services Ltd, a management Consultancy Services will on Monday, hold a two-day Vigilante National Security Summit in Abuja.
The Minister of Information, Mr. Lai Mohammed, has described the conduct of the by-election in Kwara State as peaceful.
The Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, says it has produced over 120,000 graduates who are performing outstandingly in all works of life in the institution’s 40 years of existence.
A Consultant Psychiatrist, Dr Shehu Sale, has commended Federal Government effort at integrating mental health into Primary Health Care (PHC) system to improve mental health coverage and services in the country.
The Board of Governors of the International School of the University of Ibadan on Wednesday rose from its meeting with a resolution that the dress code of the school should be maintained.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun watched from the bench as Cardiff fought back from a goal down to trash his Club Brighton and Hove Albion 2-1 in the English premier league game on Saturday.