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France will pursue its military operations in Mali against Islamic fighters despite the ousting of the country’s president two days ago by a coup, the French armed force minister said on Thursday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to swiftly implement an aid package for the country’s areas hit the hardest by the recent landslides and floods driven by torrential rains.
Nigerian youths of northern extraction have canvassed for the emergence of a southern president and kicked against the position canvassed by Mamman Daura, a nephew of President Muhammadu Buhari that the country should embrace competence in determining her next President in 2023 instead of resorting to zoning.
No fewer than 680 repatriated Almajiri have been screened by the Jigawa State Government in collaboration with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) through an approved private laboratory for the testing and management of the Islamic pupils before onward handing to their parents.
Three Mali soldiers were killed Sunday in a suspected jihadist attack on an outpost in the far north of the country, military and local sources said.
But that strike was followed by a torrent of racial abuse directed at the 28-year-old from a section of Guimarães fans, who had also subjected him to similar taunts during the warm-up and throughout the game.
Jihadists on Wednesday regained control of a village in central Mali, locals said, returning to the site of a recent attack that killed 20 members of the security forces.
Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito will on Thursday perform an elaborate and secretive ritual dating back 1,300 years, giving thanks to the Sun Goddess Amaterasu as part of his enthronement rites.
The Japanese government said Wednesday it would scrap next year's annual cherry blossom party after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe came under fire amid claims he invited too many of his own supporters.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has said that fresh elections will be conducted in some wards that had issues with card readers in Gwaram local Government area of Jigawa State.
The Presidential and National Assembly Election was characterised by large turnout of voters and was conducted peacefully across all the 27 local government areas of Jigawa State.
Japanese refiners have loaded Iranian oil onto a tanker, resuming imports after halting purchases because of sanctions by the US, a spokesman for a Japanese refinery and an Iranian official said on Monday.
Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will stay behind bars in Japan for the foreseeable future after a Tokyo court quashed his appeal for bail as he faces charges on three counts of financial misconduct.
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Following the devastating effects of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, the Edo State government, yesterday, reviewed its curfew from 10pm to 5am effect from Friday (today), January 15.
A pressure group within the Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), The Peoples Advocate, has chastised the senator representing Ondo South Senatorial district, Nicholas Tofowomo, who accused the party’s governorship candidate, Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, of being “the architect of his own defeat” in the last governorship election.
The mayor of Zimbabwe's capital Harare was released Friday on bail after a month behind bars over graft allegations, his lawyer said, in a case the opposition has denounced as politically motivated.
Pan-Ohanaeze Ndigbo socio-political organisation, Coalition of South East Professionals Network in Nigeria and Diaspora (CNEPNND), has declared that the South-East stands in good stead to produce the next president in 2023.
The federal government is currently under tremendous pressure to pool funds to augment the 2021 budget shortfall of N5.2 trillion.
The deceased, identified simply as Inspector Madaki, Inspector Lawal and Sergeant Ibrahim, were said to have been transferred from MOPOL 47 in Zaria, Kaduna State to Delta State about one year ago.
The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has expressed sadness over the passing of a former military governor of Lagos State, Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Godwin Kanu (rtd).
Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, on Saturday, eliminated no fewer than 50 bandits at Kuriya village in Kaura Namoda Local Government Area of Zamfara, Defence Headquarters says.
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents Saturday attacked Gujba town in Yobe State, shooting sporadically, causing panic and forcing residents to flee their homes.
The suspects, Abdulkadir Wada and Adamu Abdulrauf, in an audio clip obtained by PRNigeria, said while being interrogated that, they were asked to bring the sexual organ of a female by a ‘native doctor’, who promised to give them the money.