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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised a "strong response" one day after at least 42 troops were killed in Kashmir, with New Delhi calling for "the complete isolation of Pakistan" for harbouring the armed group behind the devastating attack.
China has hit back at claims by Turkey over its treatment of Uighur people, and denied reports a prominent poet and musician from the ethnic Muslim minority was tortured to death in prison.
A football player and refugee whose detention in Thailand sparked an outcry will be freed after Bahrain withdrew its extradition request, officials say.
Nigeria, alongside Burundi, Algeria, Lesotho and Kenya, has been elected into the African Union Peace and Security Council (AU-PSC).
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, will lead the Nigerian delegation to the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).
Betty Wabunoha, the country representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Nigeria, has charged media organizations in Nigeria to report the general election in the country professionally and in manner that would not set the country on fire.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has cautioned representatives of foreign countries and organisations resident in the country against interfering in Nigeria’s internal affairs.
The Australian government has urged China to treat the case of detained writer Yang Hengjun "transparently and fairly", amid a growing row over the fate of the Chinese-Australian.
Nigeria and India are set to sign Bilateral Air Services Agreement (BASA) before the end of January that would enable direct flights between the two countries, the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Abhay Thakur has said.
Newly-appointed Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr. Abhay Thakur, has arrived in Abuja.
A visa exemption agreement between China, Niger, Rwanda and other countries have been signed and some already taken effect, the Chinese Foreign minister said
Russia has expressed its readiness to discuss mutual inspections with the U.S. in order to save the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty.
Valerii Aleksandruk, the Ukraine Ambassador to Nigeria, has urged the Federal Government to pass a resolution through the National Assembly recognising Holodomor as genocide.
The Nigeria Referees Association, NRA, has suspended 18 referees from officiating matches in the ongoing 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on February 25 ahead of a planned second summit with President Donald Trump, three sources with direct knowledge of Kim's schedule told the Reuters news agency on Saturday.
The chairman of People Democratic Change, PDC, Anambra state, Prince Isaac Onuka, has expressed shock at the postponement of the general elections, stating that it’s party suspected sabotage from either inside or outside the agency.
Some stakeholders in the education sector have expressed disappointment over the sudden postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has called on residents of the state to remain calm against the background of the rescheduling of the general elections by Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Yobe State Governor Ibrahim Gaidam has approved N302, 294, 298.21 for the payment of liabilities for a total of 316 local government staff comprising 256 retirees and the next-of-kin of 58 deceased workers.
Financial experts on Saturday said the hasty postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission would create uncertainty and affect inflow of foreign investments.
Brent crude oil prices hit 2019 highs above $65 per barrel on Friday, spurred by OPEC-led supply cuts and a partial shutdown of Saudi Arabia’s biggest offshore oil field.
The United States Embassy in Nigeria has dismissed allegations levelled against it by the Buhari Campaign Organisation.
The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Wednesday, alleged that the federal government was plotting to forge fake signature and resignation letter of the suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen.