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Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him of crimes against humanity and free him after seven years in detention.
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo will on Monday ask the International Criminal Court to acquit him on all charges of crimes against humanity and release him after seven years in detention.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women's rights, made history in 2005 when she became Africa's first elected female president in Liberia.
A dissident Turkish nationalist who founded a new political party and is now viewed as a possible rival to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to scrap her opponent's vision of a super-presidency if elected.
As part of its mandate to recommend inmates serving jail terms in various prison formations for amnesty, the Presidential Advisory Committee on Prerogative of Mercy, on Friday visited the Jos Prison.
Officers and men attached to the Eagle-Net Special Squad under the Delta State Police Command have recorded a major breakthrough in the ongoing war against violence, crime in the society with the discovery of a gun factory in Oleh town, Isoko South Local Government Area of the state.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two persons suspected to be drug smugglers in the Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State.
Mr Ikem Uzoezie, factional Speaker of Anambra House of Assembly (ANHA), has dismissed his suspension by the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) as illegal and uninformed.
Residents of Kajola Community in Ogun on Friday counted their blessings as they freely fetched beef from 10 cows killed by a train.
The federal government Thursday gave reasons why American firm – General Electric (GE), pulled out of a planned $2.7 billion deal to concession and rehabilitate Nigeria’s narrow gauge railway, stating that GE was no longer in the business of transportation and had to hand over its interest in the deal to another firm.
The Senate says it would demand explanation on why the federal government wants to reduce the $8.1 billion fine imposed on the communication giant, MTN, to $800 million.
A bill to prohibit the killing and exportation of donkeys or its carcasses out of Nigeria on Tuesday passed a second reading at the House of Representatives.
As the world celebrates World Science Day for Peace and Development on Saturday, Nov. 10, as adopted by the UN Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), scientists urged government at all levels to focus on Research and Development for the growth of the science and technology sector.
Nigeria professional football league side El-Kanemi Warriors of Maiduguri have reached an agreement with Baba Ganaru to become their new head coach.