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Supporters of the losing candidate in Niger’s presidential election burnt tyres, threw rocks and set several buildings on fire on Thursday, in a third day of violent protests in the capital Niamey.
Supporters and opponents of Myanmar’s military clashed on the streets of Yangon on Thursday as authorities blocked students from leaving their campus to march, a day after a first flurry of diplomacy aimed at resolving the crisis.
Myanmar’s military-appointed foreign minister travelled to Thailand on Wednesday, a Thai government source said, as Myanmar’s neighbours intensified efforts to resolve a crisis that began when its army seized power in a Feb. 1 coup.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja called for an overhaul of the national strategy on cyber security, urging more emphasis on exploring the internet for economic growth opportunities, enhancement of knowledge and mitigation of crime.
The leader of Myanmar’s junta has called for energetic efforts to revive an ailing economy, state media reported on Tuesday, as Western countries considered more sanctions to press the generals to shun a violent crackdown on democracy protests
Islamic scholar Sheikh Gumi has alleged that non-Muslim soldiers launch attacks on communities in troubled northern states, leading bandits to seek vengeance by killing residents.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has said that the Thursday military raid of Orlu and Orsu Local Government Areas of Imo State marked the beginning of the second Nigeria/Biafra war.
The Imo State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Cyprian Akaolisa, has said that the government invited the military to Orlu to flush out members of the Eastern Security Network linked with the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra.
A joint search and rescue mission, involving the Police, the military and other law enforcement agencies is ongoing to safely rescue abducted persons in Niger.
Opponents of Myanmar’s military coup, including celebrities, veteran activists and students, rejected on Wednesday an army assertion that there was public support for overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and said their campaign would not burn out.
African trade unionists have tasked the new Director-General of World Trade Organisation (WTO), Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala to ensure that global trade agreements promote workers’ rights, eradicate poverty and guarantee sustainable industrial development in the world.
The Nigerian Army has arrested one Umar Muhammed for allegedly sharing fake information on the alleged killing of soldiers in Borno by Boko Haram.
Police and military personnel have raided the headquarters of National League for Democracy (NLD), the political party of the overthrown Myanmar leader Aung Suu Kyi’s in Yangon, reports said on Wednesday.
Elders from the South-West geopolitical region of the country have applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing one of their illustrious sons in the Nigerian Military into the nation’s security management team as Chief of the Air Staff.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Maj.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, on Monday, charged troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to hasten the fight to end insurgency in the Northeast.
Police fired a water cannon at protesters in the Myanmar capital on Monday as tens of thousands of people joined a third day of nationwide demonstrations against the military’s removal of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi a week ago.
Thousands of people took to the streets of Yangon on Saturday to denounce this week’s coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, in the first such demonstration since the generals seized power.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has assured all residents of the state that his administration will continue to deepen legacies inherited from past leaders.
The Myanmar military said on Monday that it will rerun the multi-party general elections after a one-year state of emergency declared earlier in the day.
The White House has not made a final decision on participation in the Winter Olympics in Beijing, a spokeswoman said on Thursday, as Republican lawmakers call for the United States to boycott the Games in 2022.
Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen will be out of action until early March after suffering head trauma with memory loss, according to Napoli based Doctor Alfredo Bucciero.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it has activated the inclusion of the Ondo State Public Health Laboratory to its Molecular Laboratory Network in the country.
The trial-within-trial of a suspected serial fraudster, Scales Ishola Olatunji was cut short on Thursday following a ruling by Justice Agatha Okeke of the Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State which disqualified one Peter Mba from giving his testimony as a defence witness in the matter.
Senate Chief Whip, Orji Kalu, has called on federal government to set up a joint committee of representatives of all security forces to help existing commands to fast-track the release of the abducted students in Niger.
A former Governor of Imo State, Ikedi Ohakim, has debunked the speculation making the rounds that he had joined the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry could reportedly be confirmed as the new Bournemouth boss as early as next week.
Magistrate Njideka Duru of the Magistrate court sitting in Wuse, Abuja has dissociated herself from the criminal charges instituted by Architect Adamu Stephen Okunade against an Abuja based lawyer, James Idih and Otomiewo Ufuoma.
Oyo State government has called on the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to renew its effort at partnering the State towards achieving enhanced economic growth for its citizens.
Chief Timipre Sylva, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, says the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) will unlock several midstream gas opportunities and enhance domestic gas utilisation.