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The Lagos State House of Assembly has approved Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s request of ₦ 85 billion special dispensation for bond redemption as well as ₦85 billion for bridge loan for a quarter.
Dozens of people were wounded or killed in an airstrike on a market in the town of Togoga in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, witnesses told AFP Wednesday.
Four police officers who had gone missing after a militant attack in Burkina Faso on Monday have been found dead, raising the police death toll to 15, police sources said on Wednesday.
Officers say the attack happened on their post in the village of Bilbalogo, in the north-central province of Sanmatenga, as a team of 22 policemen was on its way to replace another on duty.
A Nigerian, Mark Okuo and his Kenyan accomplice, Florence Musau, have been accused of alleged conspiracy in internet scam, leading to over $4 million.
Dozens of militia fighters in the Democratic Republic of Congo have laid down their weapons and surrendered, the first to do so since President Felix Tshisekedi announced martial law to tackle worsening security in two eastern provinces.
International pressure mounted on Nicaragua on Tuesday, with President Daniel Ortega’s crackdown on the opposition described by Washington as a “campaign of terror” that the United Nations said meant November elections were unlikely to be free or fair.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), says it is targeting about 30,000 rural dwellers in five communities across Nasarawa State for its Health Initiative for Rural Dwellers (HIRD) programme.
Belgium have split this week’s training into two parts to mitigate for not knowing the identity of their next opponents at Euro 2020, coach Roberto Martinez said on Tuesday.
Algeria international and Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez showed his romantic side as he proposed to his fiancee Taylor Ward.
The Director-General of the National Commission for Museum and Monument (NCMM), Abba Tijani, has said that the German, Nigerian and British governments have agreed to build a museum in Edo State to house all returned Benin Bronzes.
The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un warned the United States on Tuesday not to seek comfort in comments by her brother as this would end in disappointment, while a U.S. envoy met South Korea’s president aiming to revive talks with North Korea.
The President, Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem has organized a special court sitting in Jos where about 270 Motions and Appeals would be addressed for quick dispensation of Justice.
Eritrea now has “effective control” of parts of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, a U.N. human rights expert said on Tuesday, calling for troops to withdraw and for a prompt investigation into abuses, including the abduction of refugees.
A $500 million U.S. victim compensation fund for the relatives of 346 people killed in two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes opened Monday, the claim administrators told Reuters.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, says it has discovered a seven-year old boy –Usman Abubakar– whose right hand has been cut off by yet to be identified person.
Fifteen Nigerian hostages have escaped from their abductors as they slept, weeks after they were among more than 130 pupils and teachers snatched by gunmen from an Islamic seminary, the school's headteacher told AFP Tuesday.
Ghanaian attacker Kevin-Prince Boateng has completed his return to boyhood club Hertha Berlin 14 years after leaving the club.
The Internal crisis within the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) reached feverish pitch on Wednesday after the Chief Jude Okeke-led National Working Committee faction of the party announced the suspension of the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Professor Charles Soludo, for alleged anti-party activities.
The Nigerian Senate has passed a Bill to establish the Federal University of Medicine and Medical Sciences in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
Armed robbers on Tuesday night attacked commuters who were stuck in traffic on the three-kilometre bridge, popularly known as Long Bridge, linking Lagos State with Ogun.
Nigerian singer, Yakubu Jubril, better known as YQ, reports that he has been hospitalised in a US hospital.
The National President of the Association of Private Polytechnic Founders/Rectors in Nigeria, Pastor Bassey James, has said that illegal school operators across the country would soon run out of business.
The Ndigbo Unity Forum worldwide, a non-governmental organisation, has advocated the death penalty for looters of public funds to eradicate the current spate of corruption in the country.
Controversial Nigerian cross-dresser, James Brown, has stated that he will be giving his life to Jesus Christ.
The Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) says personal income tax of employees in the state will now cover “income from all sources” as provided under the Finance Act (FA) 2020.
The speaker of the house of representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) must be committed to its manifesto for it to succeed in governance.