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A ninth British legislator has quit the opposition Labour Party, accusing it of having a "culture of extremism, anti-Semitism and intolerance" under Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
The UN has raised an alarm over what it termed the “alarming increase” in bigotry fuelled by the Internet.
Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State says he is aware that 67 per cent of Christians in southern Kaduna will not vote for him in the governorship election even if he picks the Pope as his running mate.
Cuba has celebrated the 60th anniversary of its communist revolution with its leader Raul Castro criticising the United States for returning to an outdated path of confrontation with the island nation.
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, has urged residents of the state not to perceive the coming general election as a do-or-die affair.
Ignatius Kaigama: Why hostility, intolerance, violence persist between Muslims, Christians in Nigeria
Metropolitan Catholic Archbishop of Jos, Ignatius Kaigama, has identified reasons behind the competitive spirit, hostility and intolerance between adherents of Islamic and Christian religions in Nigeria.
Tanzania’s second-biggest donor Denmark said it would withhold 10 million dollars worth of aid funds, citing concerns over human rights abuses and “unacceptable homophobic comments’’ made by a government official.
The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the UN, Amb. Tijjani Bande, has said that Nigeria has taken measures that contributed to the confrontation and decimation of the dreaded Boko Haram terrorist group.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State, has condemned the Nigeria Police for allegedly attacking the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and other PDP leaders in Abuja during a protest against the alleged electoral fraud in the just concluded governorship election in Osun State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Education to convene a ministerial summit on education within the next few weeks.
Donald Trump has seen his first resignation after a gathering of white supremacists in Virginia triggered violent clashes with anti-fascist protesters that left three people dead.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has described the recent invasion of the Kogi State House of Assembly as height of intolerance, insensitivity and impunity.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll.
Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
AEK Athens have been hit with a one-season ban from European competition after fan violence in a Champions League game against Ajax, but UEFA has suspended the punishment for two years.
The National Bureau of Statistics said Nigeria generated N298.01 billion from Value Added Tax in the fourth quarter, 2018.
The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), an accredited election observer group, has appealed to security agents deployed for the rescheduled general election to act according to the electoral act, exhibit neutrality and professionalism.
The image of a frustrated Lionel Messi with his hands on his hips in Barcelona’s 0-0 Champions League draw in Lyon on Tuesday may reverberate the most around the world, but it is Luis Suarez’s form in front of goal that is causing most concern in Catalonia.
Kaduna state governor Nasir El-Rufai on Tuesday said about 130 persons died in Kajuru villages attack and not 60 as he previously announced.
Former Ogun State Governor Olusegun Osoba has begged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to vote for Governor Ibikunle Amosun and put behind the attacks on the party’s campaign rally in the state
The All Progressives Congress Leaders and Elders in Akoko North-West Local Government, on Monday appealed to the national leadership of the APC to warn the state governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu.
The Election Monitor (EM) has said that its track of violent incidences from August 18, 2018 till February 14, 2019 recorded 145 cases of pre-election violence leading to 122 deaths and leaving 256 injured.