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United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT), said on Friday that Augustin Bizimana, one of the most wanted fugitives for complicity in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide died 20 years ago.
President Muhammadu Buhari and former Minister of Defence, General Theophilus Danjuma (retd.), are meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, has called on medical doctors and other healthcare professionals to avoid unauthorised treatment of persons infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).
A plane carrying aid supplies for use in the fight against the coronavirus crashed in Somalia on Monday, killing all six people on board, the Somali transport minister said.
Nigeria and the Republic of Chad have agreed to sustain the tempo to the defeat suffered by Boko Haram where five bases of the terror group in both countries were destroyed.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism about the imminent defeat of Boko Haram and other terrorist groups in the country, saying his administration has intensified collaborations with the international community to curb the spread of terrorism and crush insurgency.
President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Nigerian military to re-examine strategies towards defeating the Islamic States for West African Province (ISWAP) terrorists in the North East.
A General Court Martial in Abuja on Friday sentenced Majors Akeem Oseni, Ogbemudia Osawe, Captain S. Amosu and Second Lieutenant Nuhu Dogary to 10 years in prison for torturing L/Corporal Benjamin Collins to death.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja, on Friday, to attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the military will be re-professionalized and re-equipped to meet the growing exigencies of security in the country, assuring Nigerians that the promise of ending terrorism would be realised.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Sunday departed Nigeria to attend a three-day meeting of the United States-Nigeria Bi-national Commission in Washington DC.
Kano Governor, Umar Ganduje, on Friday, said results of the recent re-run elections in the state had proven that his predecessor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, had been retired from politics.
Gyellesu community in Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Wednesday dragged the Nigerian Army and four others to High Court II sitting at GRA, Zaria, over farmland.
The wedding of Muhammad Garba Shehu and Zuwaira Umar Faruk, on Friday reconciled First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja presided over the wreath-laying at the National Memorial Arcade to mark the end of the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration (AFRDC).
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has declared that no territory in Nigeria is under the control of Boko Haram terrorists or the Islamic State of West Africa Province (ISWAP).
A former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (retd.) has warned that in Yorubaland, everyone seems to have lost their voice in terms of speaking against “governance collapse.”
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
One Chisom Eze has allegedly killed his 19-year-old brother, Henry, during a fight over a bottle of soft drink at their place of residence on Johnson Street, Alaba area of Lagos State.
The South African rand fell against the dollar in early trade on Tuesday, amid growing concerns over U.S.-China tensions and rising violent protests across the United States.
Senator Uba Sani commends Governor El-Rufai over free compulsory education for repatriated Almajarai
Senator representing Kaduna Senatorial District in the red Chamber of the National Assembly, Uba Sani, has commended the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai for given free compulsory education to the 218 Almajarai recently repatriated to Kaduna due to COVID-19.
Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, PTF, and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, on Sunday said that Nigeria has reached the apex of community transmission and must get the communities involved in the fight against COVID-19.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday said “no decision” had been taken regarding a US push for an outside probe into its president, Akinwumi Adesina, accused by whistleblowers of ethics breaches.