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Armed bandits have again raided two local government areas of Niger State, killing no fewer than six people.
A 57-year-old black rhino, believed to be the oldest in the world, has died in Tanzania, according to authorities in Ngorongoro where the animal was living.
Tanzania on Sunday held local government elections, viewed as a test case ahead of national polls next year, with the main opposition party boycotting the ballot citing violence and intimidation.
Researchers have used a drone to drown mosquito larvae on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, as part of a pilot project seeking to prevent the spread of malaria.
The Peoples Democratic Party Governorship (PDP) candidate for next year’s election, Alhaji Mohammed Umar Nasko, has said he cannot be intimidated by the Governor Abubakar Sani Bello-led administration as he is determined to liberate the people of Niger State from the hardship inflicted by the All Progressive Congress (APC) government in the past three years.
The African Democratic Congress (ADC) in Niger State Monday inaugurated a 50-man governorship campaign committee where the party promised to focus its attention on the reform of the entire education sector in the state.
The Niger state government on Friday said it would spend over N2 billion on procurement of motorcycles for 10,000 primary and junior secondary school teachers, to facilitate their movement to hard-to-reach areas in the state.
The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Kacalla Baru, has put to rest the false claims making the rounds across the country that commercial quantities of crude oil have been discovered in the Bida Basins, pointing out that the claim is not only alarming but untrue.
Facts have emerged as to why the local government autonomy amendment bill did not scale through at the state houses of assembly and the National assembly.
The African Action Congress (AAC) on Tuesday said it would contest only three councillorship seats in two local government councils at the July 24 council polls in Lagos State.
On a small island where the Senegal River meets the sea, hundreds of mask-wearing jazz enthusiasts listened to French-Senegalese vocalist Awa Ly sing the blues for uncertain times.
Alphabet Inc’s Google plans to shut down a long-running program aimed at entry-level engineers from underrepresented backgrounds after participants said it enforced “systemic pay inequities,” according to internal correspondence seen by Reuters.
Belarus views Western sanctions, imposed in response to Minsk’s forced landing of a Ryanair plane last month to arrest a journalist on board, as a declaration of economic war, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
Iran accused the United States on Tuesday of interference for saying its election was neither free nor fair as political factions traded blame for the record low turnout and high number of invalid ballots.
A Makurdi Chief Magistrate Court presided over by Mrs Franca Yua on Monday heard the bail application of the Chief Executive Officer CEO of TAP, Terwase Agbem Paul and Mson Yaasa.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Saturday paid a confidence-building visit to communities affected by bandit attacks around the Kaduna-Abuja highway in Chikun LGA.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a lawsuit accusing Cargill Inc and a Nestle SA subsidiary of knowingly helping perpetuate slavery at Ivory Coast cocoa farms, but sidestepped a broader ruling on the permissibility of suits accusing American companies of human rights violations abroad.
The Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO), comprising the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), yesterday called on the House of Representatives to step down a bill seeking to amend the Nigerian Press Council Act as the matter is sub judice.
Draped in sacred white cloth, the procession drifted silently towards a priest calling the faithful to celebrate the Archangel Michael, a revered saint in Ethiopia.