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Belarus views Western sanctions, imposed in response to Minsk’s forced landing of a Ryanair plane last month to arrest a journalist on board, as a declaration of economic war, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday.
The last time new polling units were defined in Nigeria was 25 years ago by the defunct National Electoral Commission of Nigeria (NECON), as INEC was then known. At the time the country had on the voters’ register, 50 million voters. Over the years, it worked with an estimate of 120,000 polling units across the country but an eventual census put the exact figure at 119, 973 polling units.
Five non-governmental organisations and four journalists have filed a suit against the federal government at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja.
A Northern youth group, Arewa Youths for Peace and Security (AYPS) has disowned a viral video that emanated from unknown group asking for the break up Nigeria.
The pro-democracy Hong Kong newspaper Apple Daily looked set to close for good by Saturday following police raids and the arrest of executives - a move that critics say undermines the city's status as a free and open society as Beijing tightens its grip.
The Cross River Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has placed order for three million bunches of brooms from local broom makers for the new entrants into the party.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, ordered the Federal Government to pay 951 million dollars to the Bayelsa Government.
Private jet owners risk having their airplanes impounded by the Nigeria Customs Service if they fail to verify their documents before July 6, 2021 when a month grace period would have expired.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr Sunday Dare has charged APC Youth to avail themselves of the various opportunities created by government to develop themselves to guarantee the future
A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja on Monday has given judgment on the case instituted by Obong Effiong Archianga and nine others, representing Ibeno Clan in Akwa Ibom State against the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Mobil Production Nigeria Unlimited, and Exxon Mobil Corporation as first to third defendants respectively.
A former Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism and Chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Niger state, Jonathan Vatsa on Monday marked his 60th birthday in Minna, the state capital with an appeal to President Mohammadu Buhari to change his body language in order to reduce the growing tension in the country.
Media Rights Agenda (MRA) Monday, condemned the killing in Ibadan, Oyo State, on Saturday, June 19 of popular radio presenter, Mr Titus Badejo, by unknown gunmen and called on the Federal Government as well as relevant security and law enforcement agencies, especially the Nigeria Police and the Department of State Services (DSS), to conduct a thorough investigation and ensure that the perpetrators are apprehended and prosecuted.
Facebook’s Clubhouse competitor, Live Audio Rooms, is making its way stateside. The company announced today that some US-based public figures, as well as certain groups, can start hosting rooms through the main Facebook iOS app.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja “to stop the federal government and the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Muhammed from using their patently unlawful directive to all TV and radio stations not to use Twitter, and to delete their accounts as a pretext to harass, intimidate, suspend or impose criminal punishment on journalists and broadcast stations simply for using social media platforms.”
The Catholic Bishop of the Abuja archdiocese, Ignatius Kaigama, has urged the federal government to collaborate with the church to ensure a clean and healthy environment for Nigerians.
No fewer than seven schools in Kebbi State had been shutdown indefinitely in the aftermath of the attack on Federal Government College (FGC), Birnin Yauri, by suspected bandits, according to Alhaji Isah Arzika, State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT)
Three children have died following a school kidnapping of 94 students and eight staff in northwest Nigeria this week, the establishment’s principal said on Sunday.
The governors of Nigeria’s South-east region may be preparing to hold talks with IPOB, going by the positions adopted by the governors and other leaders of the region during their Saturday’s meeting in Enugu.
No fewer than seven schools in Kebbi State had been shutdown indefinitely in the aftermath of the attack on Federal Government College (FGC), Birnin Yauri, by suspected bandits, according to Alhaji Isah Arzika, State Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT).
Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has called on the Nigerian Bar Association to always maintain professional standards and join in the crusade against corruption in order to bequeath a nation of achievers as well creator of wealth and entrepreneurship to the next generation.
The upper legislative chamber confirmed him after a report was presented by Aliyu Wamakko, chairman of the defence committee.
Nigeria born British pugilist Anthony Joshua has addressed challenger Deontay Wilder in the language he expects him to understand, noting that going to war with just one weapon is like shooting oneself on the leg.
The African Action Congress (AAC) on Tuesday said it would contest only three councillorship seats in two local government councils at the July 24 council polls in Lagos State.
On a small island where the Senegal River meets the sea, hundreds of mask-wearing jazz enthusiasts listened to French-Senegalese vocalist Awa Ly sing the blues for uncertain times.
Alphabet Inc’s Google plans to shut down a long-running program aimed at entry-level engineers from underrepresented backgrounds after participants said it enforced “systemic pay inequities,” according to internal correspondence seen by Reuters.
Bakura Sahalaba, a cleric with the Lake Chad branch of Boko Haram, urged its men to fight on in the video, which appeared on social media after the rival Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) said Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau had died.
The Ambassador of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in Nigeria, Jon Tong Chol, has said the country and its ruling party share certain things in common with Nigeria and its ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Cosmos Akisi, media coordinator for the Handball Federation of Nigeria (HFN), said this in a statement issued to newsmen on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has just arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, to commission some projects executed by the Prof Babagana Zulum administration.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed plans to reduce the country’s import bill by about 35 percent.