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The deaths of 11 people in a Burkina Faso police custody on the night of Sunday to Monday this week have raised tensions in the capital, Ouagadougou.
Three time Nations cup winners Nigeria lead the list of top football nations seeded ahead of the draw for the 2021 Nations Cup to be hosted by Cameroon.
One of the 13 suspects, Ibrahim Abdullahi, who abducted the traditional head of Daura, Magajin Daura, Alhaji Musa Umar, has disclosed that they were trained in Libya, adding that they demanded $30 million ransom for his release.
The United Nations has called for the dismantling of all detention centers for refugees in Libya, saying the facilities are not fit to house migrants.
Super Eagles’ defender Jamilu Collins believes that the Africa Cup of Nations semifinal game against Algeria will be highly technical and they must follow the coach instructions to beat the Northern Africans.
Two UN agencies are calling on European countries to resume migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean and to stop returns to Libya.
Sigrid Kaag, Minister of Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands, has expressed her country’s commitment to helping Nigeria fight human trafficking and other related crimes.
France said yesterday its missiles had been found at a Libyan base used by forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, in an embarrassing admission that raises fresh questions about its role in the conflict.
When Madagascar and Tunisia file out on Thursday in their quarter-final fixture, it will be more than a hunt for a place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals.
Clashes between the Libyan National Army (LNA) and Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) near the country’s capital of Tripoli have left over 1,000 people killed and over 5,500 people injured over three months, the World Health Organization (WHO) in Libya said on Tuesday.
Ghana coach James Appiah believes the outcome of Monday's Round of 16 shootout defeat to Tunisia at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt would have been different had Video Assistant Referees (VAR) been deployed earlier.
The convener of the Pan Niger Delta Forum, Edwin Clark, has warned the Federal Government against reintroducing the suspended controversial Ruga scheme.
President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged Nigeria’s continued support for Libya’s quest to regain political and security stability.
Nearly 20,000 migrants have been rescued from the Sahara desert in Niger over the past three years, the International Organization for Migration said on Tuesday.
Edo State Anti-Human Trafficking Task-force has intensified awareness campaign against illegal migration and human trafficking in rural areas of the state, to discourage residents in the hinterlands from the menace.
Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara sees Nicolas Pepe as one the young stars who can banish the memories of a disastrous Africa Cup of Nations title defence two years ago.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders Kogi State chapter, have taken legal action against the party’s National Working Committee (NWC) over the indirect mode of primaries adopted by the national leadership for the election of candidates for the November 16 Kogi State governorship poll.
US rapper A$AP Rocky will spend another week in custody in Sweden as police continue to investigate an alleged fight in Stockholm.
A Kabusa Grade I Area Court, Abuja on Friday ordered that an apprentice, Olaniyan Joshua, charged with attempting to steal a vehicle, be remanded in prison, pending hearing on bail application.
Tipper drivers in Anambra state on Friday blocked the ever-busy Enugu-Onitsha expressway in Awka in protest of alleged extortion by agents of state government.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Port Harcourt’s Zonal Office, have arrested a suspected Facebook accounts hacker, Okohwan Kelvin.
The National Assembly is to take over the functions of the Edo State House of Assembly should the Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki and members of the 7th Edo House not meet three conditions.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said successes recorded in degrading terrorists in the North East will be extended to various parts of the country experiencing challenges.
The former Technical Adviser of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Tunde Disu OFR, on Monday attributed the Super Eagles loss to the Les Fennecs of Algeria to many factors such as pressure and lack of tactical discipline.
The Director of Press and Information, Akande Festus, in a statement, said “the panels of the Supreme Court, comprising of five Justices each will be sitting during the annual vacation which marks the end of 2018/2019 legal year.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the intelligence community in Africa to tighten the loop against illicit financial flows, just as he attributed rising security challenges to sponsorship by those who profit from illegal financial activities.