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A prominent opposition figure in Tanzania was shot near his home in the capital, a government official said Thursday, in an attack that shocked the East African nation known for its relative peace and stability.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday resumed official duties at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after Sallah break at his country home Daura, Katsina State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Alhaji Abdullahi Sugar, a political associate of erstwhile Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has warned northerners against the alleged moves of former president Olusegun Obasanjo to force one of his ‘boys’ on the North in 2019 for the presidency.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, said on Saturday that he did not support the Arewa youths when they asked the Igbo to leave the northern part of Nigeria before October 1 this year.
The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Bello, has said that if Nigeria must forge ahead, corrupt politicians and civil servants should be barred from participating in politics.
The deputy governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi state, James Faleke, on Sunday, warned the state government against creating security problems for the state through the vigilante group it is creating.
Ekiti State Police Commissioner, Ibrahim Chafe, has just handed out stern warnings to politicians, in the state, to desist from heating up the polity and causing political upheavals ahead of the forthcoming 2018 governorship.
Politicians from across the world have reacted to US President Donald Trump's new strategy for the war in Afghanistan.
The Chairman of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) in Omu-Aran, Kwara, Pastor David Omorinoye, on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s safe return was an indication of his divine call to deliver the country.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it has recovered N553.77million from corrupt politicians in the South East.
The president, Nigerian Movement for Positive Change (NMPC), Mr Niyi Aborisade, has declared that Nigeria would continue to move round most of its problems confronting it as a country until it embarked on restructuring.
The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has stated that no corrupt individual would have a position in his cabinet, restating the state government’s commitment in the fight against corruption.
Despite the several months of campaigns over the federal government’s plans to concession four international airports across the country, the Chairman of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji at the weekend has declared that the lower legislative chamber was yet to receive any official document on the airports’ concession plan. Despite the several months of campaigns over the federal government’s plans to concession four international airports across the country, the Chairman of Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Honourable Nnolim Nnaji at the weekend has declared that the lower legislative chamber was yet to receive any official document on the airports’ concession plan.
A Jordanian court on Monday sentenced a man to eight years in prison for allegedly plotting to attack the Israeli embassy in Amman last year.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is planning a shock move for former Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini.
A 59-year-old man, Agbomabini Kolawole, who conspired with others and obtained N8 million under false pretences from a woman to sell a building to her was on Monday granted N1 million bail by an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.
Momentum continues to build as Anthony Joshua prepares to take on Andy Ruiz Jr Saturday night in defence of his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles after he lost them to Andy Ruiz on June 1, 2019, at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York, United States.
A village in Russia has been "invaded" by more than 50 hungry polar bears forced to hunt for food on land due to melting sea ice, the WWF has said.
Nigeria international Josh Maja has expressed his delight after scoring his first career hat-trick in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes, in the French Ligue 1 on Tuesday night.
The Enugu State Internal Revenue Service, in compliance with court orders, on Friday, carried out distrainment of some commercial banks, hotels, schools and other properties in the state for refusal of their owners to pay withholding taxes, PAYE tax, Land Use Charge and other development levy to the state government.
Anthony Joshua would not be drawn on his future plans after regaining his world heavyweight titles from Andy Ruiz on Saturday.