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Sri Lanka’s longest-serving party leader and former Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Monday announced quitting the party.
A Magistrates’ Court in Ota, Ogun, on Monday sentenced a 28-year-old man, Akintunde Segun, to one year imprisonment for stealing a water tank belonging to the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA).
The Association of Resident Doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, says its members will commence a three-day warning strike on Monday.
As part of efforts to appreciate the role being played by security personnel during the lockdown in Ogun State as well as mitigate its economic effects on their families, the State Government has donated some food items to officers across all security outfits operating in the State.
A 57-year-old black rhino, believed to be the oldest in the world, has died in Tanzania, according to authorities in Ngorongoro where the animal was living.
Tanzania on Sunday held local government elections, viewed as a test case ahead of national polls next year, with the main opposition party boycotting the ballot citing violence and intimidation.
Researchers have used a drone to drown mosquito larvae on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar, as part of a pilot project seeking to prevent the spread of malaria.
About four persons have been reportedly killed as suspected herdsmen and farmers clashed in Iwoye area of Imeko-Afon Local Government Area of Ogun State.
The incoming administration of Prince Dapo Abiodun in Ogun State plans to make Primary and Junior secondary school education tuition-free.
An Abeokuta Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered that two men be remanded in prison for attempting to murder the Ogun State APC Chairman, Chief Derin Adebiyi.
Fresh details have emerged about Abdul Lathief Jameel Mohamed, a former UK student who is suspected of carrying out a Sri Lanka suicide bombing.
The US ambassador to Sri Lanka has denied the United States had prior knowledge of the Easter militant attacks that it passed to the Colombo government, CNN television reported on Wednesday.
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A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Bartin, killing at least three crew members, according to Bartin Governor Sinan Guner.
A Catholic priest of the Diocese of Minna, Niger State, Rev. Father John Gbakaan Yaji, has been abducted and murdered by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the state.
The 43KM Obajana-Kabba road constructed by Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), has been described by motorists as the country’s most strategic highway that is aiding travellers between the North and the South.
Abia State Government has called on members of the state chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) to return to classes in the interest of their students and pupils.
A suspected armed robber who was among two suspects arrested by security guards and residents of Elekahia Housing Estate was seen with an identity card of Nigeria Police Force, suggesting he might be their personnel.
Three students of the Lagos State University College of Medicine (LASUCOM), Ikeja, have tested positive for COVID-19, compelling closure of all hostels in the college.
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 National Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA) has received about N196 million out of N5bn given to the aviation industry as Covid-19 Palliative to cushion the negative effects of coronavirus pandemic.
A two-and-half-month spell on the sidelines after the Merseyside derby in mid-October meant Thiago returned to the fold for the last three games, all of which have come away from Anfield.
Thirteen suspected traffic robbers who specialize in attacking motorists trapped in traffic in different parts of Lagos were yesterday, arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad , RRS.