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The Islamic extremists that ambushed and killed US Army commando in Niger last week hadn't operated in that area before, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday, referring to what officials believe was a relatively new offshoot of the Islamic State group there.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has begun distribution of sensitive electoral materials to the 20 local government areas in Bauchi State for the rescheduled Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday.
The Embassy of the United States of America, Abuja and Consulate General in Lagos have announced a closure of their offices on Friday, February 22, in observance of the public holiday declared by the federal government.
No fewer than three pupils who were being conveyed to their school and five other persons said to be passengers of a commuter bus have died in an early morning accident involving a sewage tanker, a tricycle and a commuter bus.
German police confirmed Thursday that a Manchester City fan is in a critical condition following an alleged assault after the Premier League club’s Champions League match against Schalke.
Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be fully prepared to conduct the rescheduled elections to be adjudged as seamless and efficient.
A Group of foreign observers from South Africa, Pan Africa Womans Project, which arrived in Kano to monitor the general elections, has commended the level of preparations by the Independent National Electoral Commission for the presidential election in the state.
The Imo State chapter of the Action Alliance on Thursday has said that there is no justifiable reason not to support the reelection bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The postponement of the 2019 general election by one week — even if by one day — is yet another spectacular testament to the pathological incompetence ruining our country. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) told us a million times that it was ready for the elections.
The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
The Osun Police Command, said that two staff of the Bowen University, Iwo, who were kidnapped by gunmen along Iwo-Osogbo road had been rescued.