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A government-appointed human rights group in Zimbabwe has accused soldiers of using "systematic torture" in a crackdown on protests.
Zimbabwe police manned checkpoints on many main roads on Saturday, searching vehicles for protesters allegedly involved in recent anti-government demonstrations.
Zimbabwe's government has again forced a "total internet shutdown," a media group says, after a days-long violent crackdown on people protesting dramatic fuel price increases.
A doctor and a 16-year-old have been killed in Sudan amid demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday called for calm as he vowed to tackle the "monumental task" of fixing the shattered economy that has sparked violent protests this week.
Sudanese police fired tear gas Sunday at crowds of anti-government protesters in several cities including Khartoum, as organisers pushed for more nationwide rallies against President Omar al-Bashir this week.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Tuesday blamed conspirators for violence during deadly anti-government protests, as an impoverished town held a "martyrs' rally" to honour those killed.
Human Rights Watch has urged Sudan's government to show restraint and not use lethal force against protesters during the weeks-long demonstrations against President Omar al-Bashir.
The United States, Britain, Norway and Canada say they are concerned by "credible reports" that Sudan's security forces have used live ammunition against demonstrators demanding that President Omar Bashir step down.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it has arrested two police officers for their alleged involvement in the shipment of 1, 250 rounds of live ammunition.
The Nigerian Army on Tuesday said its School of Military Police, Zaria, would conduct Annual Range Classification from Monday to Nov. 23 and advised residents to keep-off the area.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Kwara State, has condemned the Nigeria Police for allegedly attacking the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and other PDP leaders in Abuja during a protest against the alleged electoral fraud in the just concluded governorship election in Osun State.
The Police Command in Enugu State has arrested an armed robbery suspect, one Chibuike Odo, who operates from a forest located in Ehamufu community in Isiuzo council area.
Two teenagers, suspected to be members of a secret cult, have been arrested with guns and live ammunition in Enugu.
UK has called on Zimbabwe’s political leaders to ensure calm and restraint after three opposition protesters were killed in post-election clashes in Harare.
The Tin Can Island Customs Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a cache of ammunition at two terminals on Monday and Tuesday, an official has said.
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At least nine persons including a police officer, have been reportedly killed by gunmen at different locations in three local government areas of Rivers State.
Former Governor of Plateau State and Senator representing Plateau North, Dr Jonah David Jang, has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of manipulating the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to enable them rig the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly Elections.
The Labour Party governorship candidate in Kwara state, Issa Aremu, has said the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), was accompanied with mixed feelings.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has ruled out political influence in the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections earlier scheduled to hold on February 16 and March 2, 2019.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Some residents of Anambra have expressed sadness over the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing it as `unfortunate’.
Two bus conductors, Peter Ayodele, 20, and Chibuzor David, 21, were arraigned in Lagos on Tuesday for allegedly stealing three underwears belonging to a housewife.
The National Industrial Court, Abuja, on Thursday ordered the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), to pay a former Deputy General Manager of the defunct Hallmark bank, Eze Okorocha, N27.9 million, being his benefits within 30 days.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has apologised to Riyad Mahrez for the winger’s lack of game time in recent weeks, saying the Algerian’s form is not to be blamed.
The Court of Appeal sitting in Sokoto has dismissed the appeal challenging the judgment of the lower court which upheld the primaries of the All Progressives Congress in Zamfara State.