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Lagos State Governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who will be sworn-in as the 10th governor of the state has appointed Mr. Tayo Ayinde as his Chief of Staff.
Mali's government should consider "dialogue" with jihadists waging an insurgency in the west African state, the International Crisis Group (ICG) think tank suggested on Tuesday, an idea promptly rejected by Bamako.
The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has unveiled an inauguration committee that will usher in his administration on May 29.
Sudanese protester Osman Sulaiman has taken to the streets of Khartoum chanting "overthrow, overthrow" almost daily since demonstrations erupted against President Omar al-Bashir's iron-fisted rule in December.
The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters, Sen. Ita Enang, says contrary to reports, there won’t be electoral violence in Akwa Ibom.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has accused China of acting “arbitrarily” in handing down a death sentence to a Canadian citizen over drug smuggling.
Clashes in Nigeria between farmers and semi-nomadic herders have killed more than 3,600 people since 2016, according to Amnesty International.
As Nigeria prepares for general elections in February, a series of attacks by Boko Haram has focused attention on the security situation in the country.
Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday reiterated his commitment to bring governance to the doorsteps of Lagos residents if elected as Governor of the State in the 2019 general election.
African leaders are set to gather this weekend for a special summit aimed at pushing through long-debated reforms to their pan-continental body.
The Cameroon government has dropped charges of fake news levelled against a prominent TV journalist from an Anglophone region.
Cameroon's government called opposition presidential election candidate Maurice Kamto an "outlaw" on Monday after he defied warnings and declared himself victor of weekend polls ahead of official results.
Cameroonians began voting in crunch presidential polls on Sunday, with octogenarian leader Paul Biya seeking a seventh term against a backdrop of unprecedented violence in the country's English-speaking regions.
Cameroon's restive anglophone regions were in lockdown on Monday as separatists prepared to celebrate the one-year anniversary of a symbolic "independence" declaration just a week before nationwide presidential polls.
Burundi's economy has been battered by the "calamitous effect" of a three-year political crisis which has wiped out modest gains that had been made, an International Crisis Group (ICG) report said Friday.
The Defence Headquarters yesterday said its operations launched to wipe out banditry, kidnapping and robbery in the North West part of the country have killed 132 armed bandits, recovered 39 firearms and 2,437 rounds of ammunitions between May and July.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Tuesday confirmed that its planned policy to restrict allocation of foreign exchange (FOREX) for milk importation and other diary products into the country will soon become effective.
Bayelsa State government said it has formalised the employment of 904 casual staff in the various ministries, departments and agencies in the state.
All is now set for the 2019 Zenith Women Basketball League as the sponsor, Zenith Bank Plc, concluded final arrangement for a glamorous jump ball of the apex women league in the country.
The Nigerian Export Promotion Council AGOA Technical Workshop on Utilisation of AGOA Visa Stamp in Abuja.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has appointed new general managers and assistant general managers into various roles.
Mr Alhassan Yahaya, Zone E Vice-President of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has advised past leaders in the country to desist from making utterances that could threaten peace and unity in the country.
Sare Olaleye, a 33-year-old secondary school teacher in Lagos, was yesterday arraigned at an Ogba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos for allegedly caning a 16-year-old Senior Secondary School pupil and badly injuring his right eye.
The latest protest of members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), otherwise known as the Shiites on Monday claimed its highest profile victim yet as the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operation at FCT Command was shot dead.
Jerome Boateng's future has not yet been decided, according to Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, despite reported interest from Manchester United.