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A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has left for Canada to be reunited with her daughters, Pakistani officials and others involved in the case said Wednesday.
Acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has blamed mass poverty and insecurity in Nigeria on corruption.
Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the internationally recognised government in Tripoli, accused France on Wednesday of supporting his rival Khalifa Haftar whom he described as a “dictator”.
Sudan's military rulers said on Monday evening that they are communicating with all political forces to name a prime minister and form a civilian government "as soon as possible".
A tropical system off Mozambique threatens to unleash a cyclone on the northern Cabo Delgado province just weeks after the country’s central parts were ravaged by a powerful storm, meteorologists warned Tuesday.
President Donald Trump spoke this week with Khalifa Haftar, the Libyan strongman fighting to capture the capital Tripoli, the White House said Friday.
Misinformation risks worsening ethnic and religious tensions in Nigeria, media commentators and researchers say, at a time of heightened concern about internal security and fragile community relations.
Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, was finally brought down in a popular uprising by the very people he ruled with an iron fist for 30 years.
Troops loyal to Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar claim to have seized control of the main airport in the capital Tripoli two days after he ordered his forces to take over the seat of the country's UN-backed government.
At least 13 civilians have died in fresh attacks in Mozambique’s volatile northern Cabo Delgado province where Islamists have terrorised villagers in remote communities for more than a year, local sources said on Saturday.
Thousands of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) defied the early Saturday morning explosion scare in Maiduguri and came out en mass to cast their votes in the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
More than 150,000 children are not going to school in Burkina Faso because of the threat of jihadist violence, the education minster has said, warning of a “deteriorating” situation in the West African nation.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was elected in 2015 on a wave of hope that he could defeat Boko Haram Islamists and turn around a country blighted by decades of corruption and poor governance.
Tens of thousands of people turned out as President Muhammadu Buhari’s boisterous campaign bandwagon rolled into northern Nigeria’s biggest city, Kano.
Kenyan security forces on Thursday resumed their search of the hotel complex attacked by Islamists with sniffer dogs and bomb experts, as information emerged about one of the attackers who killed 21 people.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.
Borussia Dortmund star Mario Gotze has played down reports linking him to a move to Arsenal, as he looks forward to renewing his contract with his boyhood club.
Korea Republic head coach Yoon Dukyeo has apologised to the country’s fans following their disappointing ouster from the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, after losing their second Group A match to Nigeria’s Super Falcons.
Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, Seriake Dickson, has congratulated the newly elected leadership of the National Assembly and urged them to guarantee the independence of the legislature in accordance with democratic ethos.
A public servant in Osun State, Mr. Adenipekun Ademiju, was shot dead on Wednesday by gunmen on Ife-Ibadan expressway.
The Police Command in Katsina State has confirmed the abduction of Alhaji Bature Mai’unguwa, the Village Head of Labo in Batsari Local Government Area, by unknown gunmen.
Julian Draxler is bemused by the way Neymar's disagreements with Paris Saint-Germain team-mates are exaggerated, insisting his own clash with the Brazilian was "nothing wild".
Admiral Usman Jibrin (rtd), who is seeking the All Progressives Congress (APC), ticket to contest the Nov 16 governorship election in Kogi, has promised to attract investors to the state, if elected its governor.
Lawan’s only opponent, Ali Ndume, seemed unperturbed on Saturday by the endorsements for the APC official candidate.
The Daar Communications PLC have asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to restrain the Federal Government from withdrawing its operating licence over alleged breach of broadcast code.