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The crisis in Edo All Progressives Congress (APC) continued on Saturday as several gunshots were fired at the Benin Airport to disperse some youths allegedly mobilised by suspected government agents to boo the National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole who was in the state to attend the burial party of the mother of the former member that represented Ikpobha-Okha/Egor federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Ehiozuwa Agbonanyinma.
Hundreds of residents of Jiddari Polo general area of Maiduguri metropolis have fled their homes into the city following sporadic shootings suspected to have been masterminded by Boko Haram sect.
Less than 24-hours after the Edo State Goverment accepted the reconciliation committee headed by Chief Bisi Akande, the residence of the factional State Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Lawrence Okah, was in the early hours of Tuesday rocked by explosive devices said to have been planted by unknown persons.
Kogi State is witnessing a rein of fear and anarchy at the moment. Sporadic gunshots could be heard ringing out from major towns in the state, forcing peace-loving citizens to continue to live in fear and angiush. There is terror in land, walking on all fours.
The Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has called on civil society organisations to strategize and coordinate their responses to attacks on human rights by state agents under President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Peoples Democratic Party has called for immediate and unconditional release of its Head of Security in Dekina Local Government area of Kogi, Mr. Edeh Abutu, and others allegedly arrested in the state.
Some residents of Ajeromi/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Lagos State have raised alarm over incessant shootings inside the council secretariat.
Using water cannons, gunshots, batons and tear gas, Hong Kong police pursued protesters through city streets and into subway stations, seeking people who defied and blocked police in several districts on a tense and chaotic Saturday. The demonstrations coincided with the fifth anniversary of Beijing’s denial of free, unimpeded elections in the territory.
Ghana’s Information minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said that three Nigerians, and not four as earlier reported, were arrested in connection with the kidnapping of two Canadian women in Kumasi.
The Nigerian Army has urged Southeast residents not to panic over the movement of troops and sounds of gunshots as it conducts its annual Range Classification exercise for 2019.
Four people have been killed as an attack on a police station in Saudi Arabia's central Riyadh province was foiled, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said on Sunday, citing sources.
Manchester City’s appeal against their two-year ban from European competitions, could see them implicate Liverpool over allegations that the Reds hacked into their scouting database.
Mikel Arteta admitted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has erased any doubts about his commitment after Arsenal’s captain led by example with a double in their 3-2 win against Everton on Sunday.
Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Nigeria mourned on Sunday the 'untimely death' of footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu locally known as Kaka after he was knocked down and killed by a car in an apparent hit-and-run.
A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.
The Lagos State Government says it has placed the 63 people who had direct contact with index Lassa fever case under surveillance.
The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has said the new broadcasting regulations were not intended to gag Nigerians from expressing their views.
A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on Wednesday ordered the release of the International Passport of former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Mohammed Dasuki (Rtd).
The high powered committee recently set up by Gombe State Governor, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya, to ensure adequate coverage of immunisation in all parts of the state, has been inaugurated on Wednesday.
Turkey has closed its border with Iran and halted incoming flights as a precaution to stop the potential spread of coronavirus after the neighbouring country reported 43 cases of the disease, the health minister said on Sunday.