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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.
Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.
FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador’s football federation, Luis Chiriboga, after finding him guilty of taking bribes.
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.
Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.
The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.
The Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has condemned the Friday terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, by Australian citizen, Brenton Tarrant.
Ahead of the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state says that his government will not tolerate any breach of peace by any group or person in the state.
The Osun State Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in Abuja, is to deliver judgment on the complaints lodged against the outcome of the September 2018 election in the state by the Peoples Democratic Party and its candidate in the poll, Senator Ademola Adeleke.
Reprieve came the way of the Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial district, Shehu Sani, on Thursday as the Tribunal Chairman, Justice A. H. Suleiman, granted his request to inspect the INEC collation result sheets for Kaduna Central Senatorial district which Uba Sani of the All Progressives Congress, APC, won.
Dr. Ferry Gberegbe, who was shot at the collation centre in Bori, Khana Local Government Area of Rivers State, during the governorship and state assembly elections has died.