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Human Rights Watch, Britain and the United States criticised the election of the Democratic Republic of Congo to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for a three-year term.
Coordinator, Counter-Terrorism Centre, Office of the National Security Adviser, Commodore Yem Musa, said Nigeria has emerged stronger in the face of violent extremism that ravaged the Northeast part of the country for several years.
The other newly elected countries to the Geneva-based Human Rights Council are Afghanistan, Angola, Australia, Chile, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, Peru, Qatar, Senegal, Slovakia, Spain and Ukraine.
The Democratic Republic of Congo was elected to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday despite opposition from the United States and a leading rights group.
A Nobel Laureate, Joseph Stiglitz,on Monday advised African countries to adopt coordinated strategy encompassing agriculture, manufacturing, mining, and service sectors to attain same success delivered by the old manufacturing export-led strategy.
In the most tender moments of "Human Flow," Ai Weiwei's epic documentary on the worldwide migrant crisis, he is seen hugging, cooking with and cutting the hair of refugees.
British actress Lysette Anthony becomes fifth woman to accuse Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of...
British actress Lysette Anthony has told police that Harvey Weinstein raped her, the Sunday Times reported, becoming the fifth woman to level such accusations against the disgraced Hollywood mogul.
Officials of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) are vowing to resist any attempt by the embattled ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke to scuttle her impeding trial in the United Kingdom (UK).
If the United States terminates the Iran nuclear deal or re-imposes sanctions on Tehran it could result in Iran developing nuclear weapons, Germany’s Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, said on Saturday.
Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone on Friday said disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was being “condemned by a vigilante system” as people rush to pass judgement on allegations he sexually abused and raped multiple women.
U.S. President Donald Trump moved to undermine Obamacare dramatically late on Thursday by cutting off subsidies to health insurance companies for low-income patients, sparking threats of legal action and concern of chaos in insurance markets.
Nigeria has assured the international community that it is deeply committed to the concept of rule of law as enshrined in the Constitution of the country.
The French actress Florence Darel became the latest star Thursday to reveal that she was harassed by disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.
Peacekeepers in the Central African Republic are accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl, the United Nations said Wednesday, the latest in a spate of rape claims that have hit the UN mission.
Venus Williams suffered a shock exit in the second round of the WTA Hong Kong Open on Wednesday, comprehensively beaten 7-5, 6-2 by teenager Naomi Osaka.
Georgina Chapman, the wife of film producer Harvey Weinstein is quitting their union following allegations of sexual harassment against him from a string of actresses.
A corporal of the Nigerian Army attached to Operation Lafiya Dole has opened fire on his colleagues, killing four personnel and injuring two others.
Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli has been charged by the Football Association after posting a video on social media mocking the coronavirus outbreak.
Celestine Babayaro has shared his thoughts on the appointment of Joseph Yobo as Nigeria’s senior national team assistant coach.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, will lead a delegation of Senators to the funeral service of Late Senator Longjan Ignatius Dantong slated for March 2, 2020, in Plateau State.
Baleria passed on Tuesday and has since been buried in Kano. The club chairman, Surajo Shuaibu, declared a three-day mourning after a contingent from the club paid a condolence visit to the grieving family.
Highest-ranked African player Quadri Aruna, Olajide Omotayo and Offiong Edem on Monday all won their first games at the ongoing International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Africa Top 16 Cup in Tunis.
Man City were last week fined €30m and banned from Europe for two seasons after being found guilty of Financial Fair Play breaches, a verdict the club have announced they will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
The fate of Malaysia's ruling coalition hung in doubt after Mahathir Mohamad today resigned as Malaysia's prime minister and his Bersatu party has quit the governing Alliance of Hope coalition.
The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to engage in rice farming as a way out of its current joblessness rather than attempting to ask the Supreme Court to review the 2019 general elections outcome.