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Thousands marched on Saturday against President Daniel Ortega’s government and his crackdown against doctors who treated injured protestors Managua calls terrorists.
Thousands of Nicaraguans participated in rival marches in the capital Managua without incident amid a period of relative calm in the country's deadly political unrest.
Nicaragua's government said Tuesday that forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega have seized control of the opposition stronghold city of Masaya, following fierce clashes with activists in the flashpoint neighborhood of Monimbo that rights groups say left at least two people dead.
A shooting and fire in Nicaragua has left eight people dead and shattered a truce struck hours earlier between President Daniel Ortega and protesters after two months of political unrest that has caused at least 170 deaths.
Activists faced off with Nicaraguan pro-government forces in hours of deadly clashes Thursday amid a nationwide strike to protest government repression of dissent that has left at least 162 dead, including an altar boy.
President Daniel Ortega will meet Nicaragua's Catholic bishops Thursday to discuss resuming church-mediated talks on ending a political crisis and protest violence that has left more than 120 people dead, the bishops' conference said.
Nicaragua says it will allow an independent enquiry into the killings of dozens of anti-government demonstrators as two more people were killed in fresh clashes on Saturday.
At least 10 people have been killed and dozens injured as protests in Nicaragua are expected to continue into their fifth consecutive day on Sunday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), in Delta State, on Tuesday, described the two-day visit of former President Olusegun Obasanjo to the state to inaugurate projects as a waste of public funds.
The President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Alhaji Razak Jaiyeola, has said skills and competence of Nigerian Internal Auditors must change for them to gain relevance.
Goalkeeper trainer Alloy Agu has said the Super Eagles did not miss first-choice goalkeeper Francis Uzoho in a 1-1 draw with South Africa at the weekend.
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has appealed to traditional and religious leaders in the North Eastern states affected by Boko Haram to accept insurgents that renounced their weird ideology and repent for re-integration into the society.
Australian researchers on Wednesday said they are developing novel artificial intelligence technology that will allow people to self-diagnose skin cancer using smartphones.
Former Minister of Power Prof Barth Nnaji has urged government and stakeholders in the energy sector to be consistent in implementing energy policies to enable the country to achieve steady electricity.
In commemoration of this year’s international Students Day, the African Students Education Support Initiative (ASESI) has called on African leaders to invest more in creating modern academic environment for students.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has denied allegation that he offered money to bribe the national chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole, to influence the outcome of governorship primary in the state.
Traditional rulers in Cross River Shave cautioned the Igbos resident in the state against creating the position of Eze Ndi Igbo (the king of the Igbos) in the state, as that would amount to “creating a kingdom where they are not empowered by the law to do so.”
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.