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Twenty bodies have been recovered from a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo after a ferry blaze, local officials said Saturday.
The Senator representing Katsina Central Senatorial District, Kabir Abdullahi, has lamented the rising cases of banditry in the state despite the amnesty recently granted the bandits by the state government.
The Senate on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to halt kidnappings and killings by armed bandits in some communities in Katsina State.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it has embarked on the biggest oral vaccination against cholera in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
At least 24 people have been killed and 31 injured in a train accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to police and medical services.
Ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections, armed bandits have continued to terrorise a number of communities in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State.
Armed bandits killed 11 villagers and an Army Captain in a series of attacks across communities in Katsina and Niger State in the past few days, according to a report.
Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State, on Monday paid a condolence visit to Kasai village, in Batsari Local Government Area of the state, over killings by bandits in the area.
Thirteen people were killed in a jailbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo's central Kasai region, the head of the prison said Saturday.
Some Catholic bishops in the Kasai region of Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday endorsed the election of Felix Tshisekedi as the new president, splitting with bishops in the rest of the country.
Deadly pre-election violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) sparked by police reportedly firing live ammunition at opposition supporters, has been condemned by the UN’s rights chief, Ms Michelle Bachelet.
The trial of 24 people, including a former intelligence agency informant, suspected in the killings of two UN sanctions monitors in 2017 in central Congo resumed on Monday after a 10-month suspension, defence lawyers said.
The UN Human Rights Council voiced alarm on Friday at serious violations in the Democratic Republic of Congo's restive Kasai region, and agreed to send experts to assess whether Kinshasa is making recommended changes.
The Democratic Republic of Congo wants the UN mission to leave the country in 2020, Foreign Minister Leonard She Okitundu said on Tuesday, following a UN Security Council vote last week extending the peacekeepers' mandate for another year.
Around 230 000 people have been driven from their homes in Democratic Republic of Congo, the government estimated on Friday, a vastly different figure from the reports of humanitarian groups in the conflict-torn country.
The Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN), has organised a special training toward strengthening the country’s capacity to prevent and respond to diseases outbreak.
The former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, and six other co-defendants charged with 42 counts in connection with the controversial 1.09 billion dollars settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block, on Thursday pleaded not guilty.
Chief Chris Isiguzo, the National President, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), on Thursday advocated for constitutional roles for traditional rulers in the country.
For the second time in about a week, the Federal Government has declared the Southwest Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as an illegal entity not known to the constitution of Nigeria and which can never be allowed to stand.
Popular Nigerian rapper Onome Onokohwomo a.k.a Yung6ix took to his twitter handle to express his grievances towards Nigerian rapper MI Abaga.
The Coalition of APC Support Groups at the weekend asked the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to officially announce the choice of Arch. Waziri Bulama as the substantive National Secretary of the party without further delay.
With Fenerbahce suffering on the financial front, the Turkish giants could be forced to sell off some of their key assets in order to alleviate their economic issues.
Inter Milan have lined up Nigerian winger Victor Moses in the event of the Leonardo Spinazzola-Matteo Politano swap deal between the Nerazzurri and Roma falling through.
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Governor Hope Uzodinma has ordered the suspension of all contracts awarded before his resumption of office.