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Indonesian police have shot dead more than 70 people this year in a crackdown on petty criminals ahead of the Asian Games, which are due to start this weekend, a human rights group said on Friday.
"Search and rescue teams are still removing victims who were buried beneath collapsed buildings and landslides," said national disaster agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho.
The Commissioner of Police in Osun State, Olawale Olokode, has asked the Department of State Services, Osun Command, to produce the DSS officers, who allegedly killed a police officer in the state, Rauf Fawale.
According to the statement, “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform that the induction course for Career and Non-Career Ambassadors-Designate and their spouses has been scheduled for 8th – 10th February, 2021.”
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) in Edo State Wednesday directed all primary school teachers in the state to shun the February 1, 2021 resumption date proposed by the state government.
The Yobe Government said it had constructed and rehabilitated various roads to cushion the effects of the destruction caused by Boko Haram insurgents in the state.
The body of former Ghanaian President Jerry John Rawlings was buried at the military cemetery on Wednesday after a burial service at Ghana’s Independence...
A brace from Godwin Aguda and a goal from Fortune Omoniwari sealed Rivers United’s passage into the next round of the CAF Confederation Cup on Saturday.
Since the beginning of 2021 and as a follow-up of the events of last year, the food security situation in Western Africa is a mixed picture. Although COVID-19 infection rates remained low compared to global figures, the impact of the pandemic led to reduced economic growth stemming from national restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the virus.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Sadiya Umar-Farouq, has been asked by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to “publish details of proposed payments of N729bn to 24.3 million poor Nigerians.
Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has denied media report credited to him that the dislodged Boko Haram insurgents are regrouping in his state, particularly on the Benue/Nasarawa border.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says plans are underway to expand the facilities of the National Reference Laboratory (NRL) of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in Abuja.