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Interior minister Rauf Aregbesola on Saturday said the government was planning to establish six modern custodial facilities in the six geo-political zones in the country.
Rebel forces in the Central African Republic on Wednesday mounted their closest attack to the capital Bangui before being repelled with the death of a peacekeeper, the country's UN mission said.
Rebel forces in the Central African Republic on Wednesday launched two attacks that were pushed back on the outskirts of the capital Bangui, Interior Minister Henri Wanzet Linguissara told AFP.
Several hundred French police on Saturday shut down an illegal rave party in northwestern France that had been underway since New Year’s Eve in defiance of a curfew and coronavirus restrictions on large gatherings, officials said.
French police shut down on Saturday a huge party in northwestern France that had been underway since New Year’s Eve in defiance of a curfew and coronavirus restrictions on large gatherings.
Some 2,500 partygoers attended an illegal New Year rave in northwestern France, violently clashing with police who failed to stop it and sparking concern the underground event could spread the coronavirus, authorities said.
With an economy slowed down by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic – compounding an already difficult situation occasioned by the effect of climate change and the falling price of the country’s major export commodity, uranium – whoever succeeds President Mahamadou Issoufou will have his job cut out for him.
Interior minister Rauf Aregbesola made the announcement via a statement signed by the permanent secretary of the ministry, Shuaib Belgore, on Wednesday.
The statement said “President Nana Akufo-Addo has by an Executive Instrument, in accordance with Section 2 of the Public Holiday and Commemorative Days, 2001 (Act 601), declared Monday, December 28 as an additional holiday and should be observed as such throughout the country”
A car bombing in Kabul targeting an Afghan lawmaker killed at least nine people, officials said.
Lebanese authorities have arrested a Lebanese French businessman who allegedly funnelled millions of euros from former Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi to former French President Nicolas Sarkozy during the latter’s 2007 election campaign, a judicial source said.
Police found a crossbow, machete, knives and Nazi symbols in early-morning raids on Tuesday after banning a far-right extremist group called “Wolf Brigade 44” which the government says wants a Nazi state.
UK and France have signed a new agreement to tackle illegal migration via the English Channel, Anadolu Agency reports.
French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin ordered several Paris police officers suspended after the publication of videos showing them beating up a Black man and using tear gas against him with no apparent reason.
Austria is stepping up security at churches in case of copycat attacks after an Islamist gunman killed four people in a rampage earlier this month in which he may have intended to target houses of worship, the interior minister said on Thursday.
A former governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola has called on the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, not to trouble Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, since he never troubled him as governor.
Speaking when representatives of the federal government, including the Interior Minister, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, and his Police Affairs counterpart, Mr Muhammad Dingyadi, visited Lagos, the leaders urged both ministers to facilitate the process of according the state a special place among the states in the country.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command, says it has rescued a 60-year-old-man from mob attack for allegedly having unlawful canal knowledge of two female minors.
The Nigeria Centre For Disease Control (NCDC) on Monday called on the private-owned laboratories in Nigeria to support the country’s testing capacity for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu Muhammed (rtd), says the agency will continue to organise training to equip the workers for emergencies.
The proposed relocation of the administrative offices of the ECOWAS Court of Justice to Gudu area of Abuja has been smeared by allegations of graft and abuse of power.
The Ministry of Finance has released N10 billion to support domestic vaccines production to tackle COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
Google has completed its $2.1 billion acquisition of Fitbit, the company announced today. The news follows the EU’s announcement late last year that it had approved the deal, after Google made a series of commitments about its planned operation of Fitbit and use of the its health data.
US President Donald Trump has said his speech before last week's deadly Capitol riot, when he urged his supporters to march on Congress, was "totally appropriate".
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has condemned the killing of its Deputy Registrar, Dr Amos Arijesuyo, by unknown gunmen on the Ilesa-Akure road.
Fitch Ratings has predicted that Nigeria’s external reserves would rise to $42 billion in 2021, higher than the $35.374 billion it stood at the end of 2020. This is according to figures obtained from the website of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Özil said his goodbyes at London Colney on Sunday, and was later given permission to travel to Istanbul ahead of completing his free transfer to the Süper Lig side.