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Thirteen members of the House of Lords, United Kingdom, have expressed concern over the killings by Boko Haram insurgents in the North-East and Fulani herdsmen in the Middle Belt region.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
A joint team from the Commonwealth and the African Union is travelling to Cameroon to meet its leaders over the crisis that has hit the central African nation for years.
A Commonwealth group has been appointed to observe the 2019 Malawi Tripartite elections. It will be led by Thabo Mbeki, the second post-Apartheid South African President.
Nigeria’s Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi has scooped the overall prize of the 2019 Commonwealth Young Person of the Year, in recognition of her efforts to end sexual violence.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja advised Nigerians to see the forthcoming general election as an opportunity to strengthen the country’s unity.
President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), and former vice president Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, as well as candidates of other parties, on Wednesday, signed the second peace accord aimed at having a peaceful election.
The 42nd President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton; and Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland, have been named as dignitaries for the goodwill messages at the signing of the National Peace Accord (NPA).
Former President of Tanzania, Jakaya Kikwete, has been appointed by the Commonwealth to lead its observer group for the February 16 elections in the country.
The Commonwealth has deployed a 20-member Observer Group, led by former President Jakaya Kikwete of Tanzania, for the February 16 Nigerian presidential election.
The Abdulsalami Abubakar-led Commonwealth Observer Group has given a pass mark to the Pakistan’s general election, saying the poll has generally strengthened the country’s democracy.
Mr John Mahama, former president of Ghana, will lead a Commonwealth group to observe Zimbabwe’s general elections on July 30, the Commonwealth Secretariat has announced.
The Commonwealth has appointed Nigeria’s former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), as the head of the Commonwealth mission to observe elections in Pakistan.
Commonwealth Secretary-General, Patricia Scotland, has said Commonwealth assisted Nigeria in recovering of about three billion dollars within one year.
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The urge to gain recognition and possibly advance rapidly within the hierarchy of the outlawed group, Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, was responsible for the bombing of the Christian Universal Church Incorporated, CUCI, in Port Harcourt. The attackers said they had no intention to kill.
The Argentine tried to force his way out of the Camp Nou on a free transfer, but the Catalans dug in and held onto their captain, despite their dire financial situation.
Ghanaians will go to the polls on Monday in a heated contest that will revive old rivalries between incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo and his predecessor John Mahama.
Nice have sacked manager Patrick Vieira after overseeing a run of five consecutive defeats, culminating in the French club’s disappointing exit from the Europa League on Thursday night, according to reports in France.
A baker, identified as Seyi, and four others were on Thursday feared killed after violence broke out on Governor’s Road, Ikotun, a Lagos community.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, better known as Davido, says he would be the best man at his driver’s wedding.
The leased aircraft which will be deployed into service from December 2, 2020 will enable Arik Air return to some routes which were suspended at the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The House of Representatives on Thursday, summoned the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, and other directors at his Ministry, to appear before it, over alleged frustration of the submission of financial audit reports of 2018 and 2019 by the Federal Polytechnic, Nekede, Imo State.
A Chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr. Kalu Kalu Agu has asked a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, to stop the planned National Executive Committee NEC of the party slated for December 8 pending the final resolution of the legal battle on the legality of the dissolution of Adams Oshiomhole led National Working Committee (NWC).