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Yekini Nabena

Yekini Nabena urges President Buhari to call warring APC leaders to order

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the ongoing war of words between leaders of the party and address obvious grievances in many states.
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Governor Ortom: What I discussed with stakeholders on insecurity

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom on Thursday met with stakeholders in Tiv land to brainstorm on the lingering hostilities in the Sankera axis.

Tor Tiv condemns communal clashes in Benue

Prof. James Ayatse, the Tor Tiv and Chairman, Benue Council of Chiefs, on Tuesday condemned the communal clashes between Shitile and Ikyurav-tiev communities in Katsina-Ala Local Government.
Abdel Al-Aziz Al-Hilu

Sudanese rebels declare unilateral 3-month cessation of hostilities

A major Sudanese rebel group on Wednesday declared a unilateral three-month cessation of hostilities, official statement has said.

India refuses to share proof of strikes in Pakistan

A top Indian minister said on Saturday the government would not share proof that “a very large number” of militants were killed in air strikes inside Pakistan this week after doubts were raised there were any casualties in the attack that stoked tensions between the nuclear-armed rivals.

Militant group threatens to disrupt 2019 election

A new militant group known as War Against Niger Delta Exploitation (WANDE) has threatened to disrupt the 2019 elections if its demands on the development of the Niger Delta region were not met by the Federal Government.

Kaduna crisis: SOKAPU demands probe, corpses for burial

The people from southern part of Kaduna State under the umbrella of Southern Kaduna Peoples Union (SOKAPU) have called on the state government to probe the latest killings in the state, and as well release to the corpses of their kinsmen killed during the mayhem for proper burial.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in (R) listens to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during a meeting at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on October 7, 2018. - Pompeo held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang on October 7, before landing in Seoul on a whirlwind diplomatic visit to the region. (Photo by KIM HONG-JI / POOL / AFP)

Moon Jae-in urges US move towards formally ending Korean War

South Korean President Moon Jae-in called Friday on the United States to move towards the nuclear-armed North's demands for a declaration the Korean War is over, as the allies pursue increasingly different approaches towards Pyongyang.

Fighting breaks out in South Sudan two days after peace deal

Fighting has broken out in South Sudan two days after the warring sides signed what the government called a "final final" peace agreement to end the civil war. Each side blames the other for the attacks.
A convoy of buses carrying participants of an inter-Korean family reunion makes its way through the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) towards North Korea

Tears as Korean families separated by war reunite after 65 years

With tears and cries, dozens of elderly and frail South and North Korean family members met on Monday for the first time since the peninsula and their relationships were torn apart by war nearly 70 years ago.
Pramila Patten

UN recounts ‘horrific’ testimonies from rape survivors in South Sudan

UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence and Conflict, Ms Pramila Patten, has recounted what she termed “horrific testimonies” by rape survivors in war-torn South Sudan.

Russia registers 7 ceasefire violations in syria over past 24 hours

Russia has registered seven ceasefire violations in Syria, while Turkey has recorded two truce breaches over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

Climate change cause of herdsmen-farmers clashes – Governor Bagudu

Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has stated that incessant clashes between the herdsmen and farmers in some parts of the country were caused by climate change rather than tribal sentiment.

Colombia, ELN rebels agree to ceasefire

Colombia's government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group have reached a peace deal after months of negotiations, according to both sides.

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 8, 2019. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV - AFP)

Turkish lawyers threaten boycott of Erdogan’s courts ceremony

Dozens of Turkish bar associations are threatening to boycott President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s planned ceremony to open the judicial year at the presidential palace, saying it would be another violation of the judiciary’s independence.

Four dead in Romania psychiatric hospital attack

Four people have died and nine were injured after being attacked by a patient in a psychiatric hospital, Romanian press reports said Sunday.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Abaribe: ike Ekweremadu’s attack is un-Igbo

The senator representing Abia-South senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has condemned the attack on the former deputy senate president, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, by members identified as the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Man who regained sight after 21 years to enrol in school – father

Mr Eli Humoshe, the father of the 24-year-old Edmond Eli who regained his vision after 21 years said his son who missed school over the years would be enrolled for adult education.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC probes FIRS staff accounts over N1.2 billion fraud

As part of its investigation into the N1.2bn duty tour allowance fraud in the Federal Inland Revenue Service, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has commenced a forensic analysis of the bank accounts of the staff members.