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Ethiopia has deployed soldiers against an armed faction of a recently-legalised opposition group that is robbing banks and attacking residents in the country’s remote west, the government said Wednesday.
The Lagos State Government Saturday disclosed that its economy recorded an unprecedented boost in the entertainment, hospitality and creative sectors in four weeks of the yuletide season.
Ethiopia has detained 1,200 people over the deadly political violence that broke out a fortnight ago, police say.
Ethiopia’s Oromia regional state police on Tuesday said 269 individuals were arrested in connection with a deadly attack on civilians and property damage on the outskirt of Addis Ababa.
Demonstrators flooded the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday, blocking roads and shutting businesses in an explosion of anger following the killing of 23 people on the city's outskirts over the weekend.
The exiled leadership of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), which had previously been declared a terrorist movement by the Ethiopian government, returned home on Saturday, marking another step in political reforms driven by the new prime minister.
Ethiopia removed three opposition groups from its list of “terrorist” organisations on Thursday, the latest sign of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed charting a new course for one of Africa’s most tightly controlled states.
Ethiopia's government has put forward a recommendation to parliament to take three rebel groups off the country's list of terrorist organisations.
The Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) has so far received 2,000 Ethiopian asylum seekers in the northern border town of Moyale following their displacement in a shootout at the common frontier.
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday declared open, the Year 2017 “One Lagos Fiesta” (OLF) with a promise that the present administration was totally committed to developing the tourism, hospitality and sports potentials of the State and make it a must-visit and Africa’s best tourism destination.
The Delta State House of Assembly, has elected Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori from Okpe State constituency as Speaker of the seventh of the Assembly.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Wednesday 12th June, 2019 as Public Holiday to commemorate the maiden National Democracy Day.
Manchester United could reportedly pay David de Gea £20m in order to force through a transfer this summer.
Nigeria’s securities regulator has ordered the suspension of Oando’s annual shareholder meeting due to be held on June 11, the Securities and Exchange Commission said on Monday.
The Federal Government has appointed Capt. Mukhtar Yusuf Muye as the Director of Airport Operations (DAO) of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries (MFM) has clarified that suspended ‘Pastor’ David Onyekachukwu of its Life Camp branch, Abuja, is not an ordained pastor of the church.
Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Peter Etebo, says he and his colleagues cannot afford to disappoint Nigerians when the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations begins on June 21 in Egypt.
The highly anticipated fourth season of the Big Brother Naija reality show will premiere on June 30.
The Manufacturers Association of Nigeria has cried out that investments are being lost as a result of the continued poor power supply across the country.
The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) on Sunday called for religious balance in the leadership of the House of Representatives.