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Iranians have gathered in the streets of Tehran to demand the resignation of Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei after the regime admitted it had mistakenly shot down a civilian passenger plane.

Iranian protesters demand Ayatollah’s resignation over downing of Ukrainian jet

Iranians have gathered in the streets of Tehran to demand the resignation of Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei after the regime admitted it had mistakenly shot down a civilian passenger plane.
Former Lagos State Commissioner of Police Alhaji Abubakar Tsav has described as beastly and inhuman the murder of Salome Abu, a Kogi State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Women Leader, who was lynched and burned to death soon after the November 16.

Slain PDP woman leader buried amid tears

The charred remains of Mrs Salome Abuh, the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) woman leader, who was burnt alive at Ochadamu, Kogi State, on Nov. 18, have been committed to mother earth.

PDP demands release of chieftains in Kogi

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded the immediate release of some of its chieftains arrested and detained by the police in at the weekend.
The 24-year-old Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, late on Friday in Manila in the Philippines won five talent awards in the just concluded Mr World pageant.

Mr Nigeria advocates for collective responsibility for a new Nigeria

The current Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, has advised citizens to unite and promote causes that would enhance the image of the nation.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Shi’ites allege plans to disrupt procession, shoot members

The Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also known as Shi’ites, has, again, accused the government of Saudi Arabia of working with the Nigerian government to stop its members from holding the forthcoming Ashura procession.
Joseph Asuku Bello

Xenophobia: Reps member condemns attack on Nigerians by South Africans

Hon. Joseph Asuku Bello representing Adavi/Okehi constituency at the federal house of representative has condemned the wanton attack of Nigerian citizens in the renewed Xenophobic attack in South Africa.

Former Osun governor blames failure at family level for Nigetia’s leadership woes

A former governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola, has hinged the leadership woes in Nigeria on failure at the family level.

Timi Frank asks Senate to reject 70% of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has described the ministerial list sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate as a big disappointment to Nigeria and its citizens.
Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged secular musicians who protested to the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to direct their future protests to the government.

CAN warns musicians over protest against Pastor Adeboye

Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has urged secular musicians who protested to the General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, to direct their future protests to the government.
Stella Nyanzi

Lecturer goes to jail for insulting President in poem

Ugandan feminist and lecturer Stella Nyanzi, has been jailed over a poem about ‘Vagina’ she wrote and shared on Facebook in September.

Activists: Ibraheem El-Zakzaky’s eye riddled with bullet particles

A civil rights organisation, Initiative for Conciliation and Right Protection, on Thursday commended the Federal Government for allowing foreign medical doctors to examine the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El Zakzaky, and his wife.

Groups call for even distruibution of appointments in President Buhari’s second term

Arewa Youth Assembly in conjunction with some civil society groups have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to run an all-inclusive government as he begins his second term in office on May 29.

Governor Akeredolu pledges to pay N30,000 minimum wage

Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has assured workers in the state of his administration’s readiness to implement the new minimum wage of N30,000.
Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan

Sudan army removes leader, rejects Omar al-Bashir extradition

Ibn Ouf said he would be replaced by Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan, general inspector of the armed forces, as head of the transitional council, which will rule the country for two years until elections.
Tanzania Chadema Freeman Mbowe

Tanzanian opposition chief released from detention

The head of Tanzania's main opposition party was freed on bail Thursday after more than three months in detention on allegations that he took part in an illegal protest.

Governor Ortom: Federal government, APC plot to arrest PDP members in Benue

The Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, has raised the alarm over alleged plot by the federal government and the All Progressives Congress to arrest prominent members of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state who are perceived to be close to him.

Elections: PDP collapsing in Kwara

Less than 24 hours after 2,500 members of the Peoples Democratic Party switched to the All Progressives Congress in Asa and Ilorin West local council areas, another wave of defection has happened, just days to the governorship election.
The desecrated grave of Karl Marx in London’s Highgate Cemetery. Maxwell Blowfield-PA

Tomb of popular philosopher Karl Marx vandalised again

The memorial of German philosopher Karl Marx has been vandalised in London for the second time in two weeks, the cemetery that manages the site said on Saturday.

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Lassa fever: NMA faults Nigeria’s preparedness for disease outbreaks

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
Yoruba World Congress (YWC), an umbrella body of all Yoruba socio-cultural groups, has threatened to hold a peaceful protest in support of the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network code-named Amotekun.

MURIC: Amotekun should not target any group for victimization

THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.

PANDEF: Federal government should overhaul security architecture

Pan Niger Delta Forum, the South-South regional group in it’s reaction, said the Federal Government should immediately overhaul the nation’s security architecture and apparatus.
China has sent 450 military medical staff, including professionals who have experience in the fight against SARS or Ebola, to the novel coronavirus hardest-hit city of Wuhan.

China sends medics to Wuhan as coronavirus death toll rises to 80

Hundreds of medics are being sent to help deal with a rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan, health authorities said on Monday.

Full list of no-go areas for motorcycles, tricycles in Lagos

The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.