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Shiites fault presidential panel on military human rights abuses

Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Shiites, have faulted the Presidential Investigation Panel (PIP) set up to probe human rights abuses by the military.

Three killed in Burundi grenade attacks at bars

Grenade attacks on two bars killed at least three people and wounded 27 others in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, police and hospital sources said.

Why ICC must probe Obasanjo, Jonathan – SERAP

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to probe the administrations of former presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar‘Adua and Goodluck Jonathan for alleged wastage of electricity funds.

SERAP asks ICC to investigate alleged missing N11trn electricity fund

In the petition dated 16 August 2017 and signed by SERAP deputy director Timothy Adewale the organization said that, “allegations of corruption in the electricity sector in Nigeria have had catastrophic effects on the lives of millions of Nigerians, akin to crimes against humanity as contemplated under the Rome Statue and within the jurisdiction of the Court.”

Enough evidence to convict Syria’s Assad of war crimes – prosecutor

A UN commission probing Syria rights abuses has gathered enough evidence to convict President Bashar al-Assad of war crimes, an outgoing member of the commission said in interviews published Sunday.

Uhuru Kenyatta: heir to a fortune and a political dynasty

Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second and final term in a disputed election on Friday, is the son of Kenya's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite.

Kenyan poll chief confirms failed attempt to hack election

Kenya’s election commission suffered a hacking attempt after this week’s vote but the system was not compromised, its chairman said on Thursday.

Observers applaud Kenya vote amid pockets of protests

International observers on Thursday praised the handling of Kenya’s presidential election, with the European Union mission saying it had seen no sign of manipulation despite opposition complaints and scattered protests.

Group warns against renaming of maritime varsity

The Federal Government has been enjoined not to rejig the status of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko in Warri South West Local Council of Delta State to avert a crisis in the oil-rich region.

Kenya’s president urges electorates to vote in peace

Polls have opened in Kenya’s general election amid fears that the result could trigger communal violence.

Uhuru Kenyatta: From millionaire playboy to Kenyan president

The son of Kenya's founding president and a man who epitomises the country's elite, Uhuru Kenyatta hopes to win a second and final five-year term in elections on August 8.

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Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops raid terrorists’ hideouts, eliminate five in Borno

Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
Briefing State House Correspondents on Wednesday after the virtual FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fasola, and Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave breakdowns of the approvals.

President Buhari condemns ‘insane’ killing of farmers by Boko Haram in Borno

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary- Chief Executive Officer-Designate.

Bible Society appoints new CEO-designate

The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
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I paid N3 million ransom before I was freed by kidnappers – doctor

Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Men’s World Cup served off its first spins on Friday, November 13 and there was a shocking loss for Nigeria’s best table tennis player, Quadri Aruna, who was beaten by Slovenian Darko Jorgic.

Aruna Quadri records third league victory with TTC in German Bundesliga

Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.