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Tanzania dismisses travel advisory by US

Tanzania has reacted angrily to an advisory issued by the US to its citizens, against travelling to the East African country, terming the action malicious.
German Chancellor and leader of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Angela Merkel is seen on stage during a party congress of Germany’s conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party on December 7, 2018 at a fair hall in Hamburg, northern Germany. – German Chancellor Angela Merkel will hand off leadership of her party after nearly two decades at the helm, with the race wide open between a loyal deputy and a longtime rival. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

Germany approves law allowing third gender on birth certificates

The German parliament on Friday approved a law allowing a third gender option on birth certificates for people who are not distinctly male or female.
Assistant Commmisoner of Police, Abayomi Shogunle, head of the Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU) poses during an interview on the public's demand for the recall of the Special Anti Robbery Squid (SARS) of the Nigerian Police Force in Abuja, Nigeria December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Police: Having sex in a car in public not a crime

Nigeria Police on Monday said that having sex in a car at a public place is not a crime and would not amount to arrest if done by persons within adult age in the country.

Nigeria pledges to domesticate human rights treaties, address impunity

Nigeria will work to domesticate human rights treaties, take action to address impunity by security agencies and retain moratorium.

US ends visas for same-sex partners

The US has announced it will deny diplomatic visas to same-sex partners of foreign diplomats and United Nations employees.

DHQ: Amnesty International’s report calculated to weaken Nigerian military

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday said the recent report released by Amnesty International (AI) on human rights abuse committed by the Nigerian military was a calculated attempt to weaken the Nigerian Armed Forces.

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Bayern Munich’s French midfielder Franck Ribery (R) vies with Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (C) during the UEFA Champions League round of 16, first leg football match between Liverpool and Bayern Munich at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, north-west England on February 19, 2019. – The game finished 0-0. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Three things we learned from Liverpool v Bayern Munich

Liverpool were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw against Bayern Munich in the Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday.

Court sacks Enugu East APC senatorial candidate

The Federal High Court in Enugu has disqualified the Enugu East Senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lawrence Eze.
Yang Feng Glan, known as the 'Queen of Ivory,' pictured in a Tanzanian court

Tanzania: Court sentences Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ to 15 years prison

A Chinese businesswoman labelled the “Ivory Queen” has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a Tanzanian judge for smuggling the tusks of more than 350 elephants.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-6

President Buhari swears-in eight permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in eight new permanent secretaries at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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Group accuses INEC of substituting trained Ad-Hoc staff in Katsina

Ahead of Saturday’s rescheduled elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has been bashed for allegedly substituting trained ad-hoc staff with untrained ones in the Katsina State.