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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.
Hong Kong’s High Court on Tuesday approved bail for a pro-democracy activist who is among 47 charged with conspiracy to commit subversion under a sweeping national security law Beijing imposed on its freest city last year, the city’s public broadcaster RTHK reported.
Up to 10,000 domestic spectators will be allowed in Tokyo 2020 venues, Olympics organisers said on Monday, a decision that cuts against the recommendation of medical experts who said holding the event without fans was the least risky option.
Although a majority in Japan still prefer the cancellation or postponement of the Tokyo Olympics but support for the event has recorded an increment nonetheless.
Norway's football community will on Sunday decide whether to boycott next year's World Cup in Qatar.
Draped in sacred white cloth, the procession drifted silently towards a priest calling the faithful to celebrate the Archangel Michael, a revered saint in Ethiopia.
Conservative judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi is clearly in the lead with most of the votes counted in Iran’s presidential election, an Interior Ministry spokesman said on Saturday.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered an embarrassing defeat when his Conservative Party lost a parliamentary by-election on the outskirts of London, just a few miles from
The Court of Appeal sitting ìn Akure Wednesday declared that the appeal filed by the Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Eyitayo Jegede, against the decision of the Election Petition Tribunal that upheld the election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Oluwatotimi Akeredolu’, in the October 10, 2020 poll, lacked merit.
A Ugandan military court on Monday released on bail 18 supporters of singer-turned-opposition leader Bobi Wine detained since the start of the year on charges lawyers and government critics say are politically motivated.
Hamza Al-Mustapha, ex-chief security officer to Sani Abacha, former head of state, says Nigeria doesn’t have any excuse for inadequate power supply.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his desire for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at the centre to outlive his government after 2023.
Algeria holds a parliamentary election on Saturday under the shadow of a protest movement boycott and deep scepticism that the North African nation can escape political paralysis and worsening economic crisis.
An Edo State High Court (Criminal Court 1), has admitted in evidence a certified copy of a certificate issued by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), against a lawmaker-elect of the Edo State House of Assembly (EDHA), Mr. Ugiagbe Onaiwu.
A top official from the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) Yasushi Moriya has died after jumping in front of a subway train on Monday morning.
Eric Adams, a leading New York City Mayoral candidate, has praised the Nigerian community for endorsing him, and expressed the hope that the gesture will increase his chances of emerging victorious in the November election.
Two opposition parties in Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region won a majority of seats in the region's first parliamentary election in 16 years, the National Electoral Commission said on Sunday.
The eastern German state of Saxony-Anhalt started voting on Sunday in the last test of public opinion before September’s national election, one which could deal a blow to conservative Armin Laschet’s hopes of succeeding Chancellor Angela Merkel.
President Joe Biden must let Julian Assange go free if he wants the United States to become a beacon for a free press once again and put the legacy of Donald Trump behind it, the fiancée of the WikiLeaks founder told Reuters.
Plateau State Coordinator of State Operation Coordinating Units (SOCU), Kenneth Isah, said over one Million households in Plateau State captured on Rapid Response Register (RRR) would benefit Federal Government N5,000 monthly intervention to cushion the economic effect of COVID-19.
A media organization, Signature TV has called on the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to probe some staff of the National Examination Council (NECO) for involving in examination scandals at a centre in Kaduna State.
Speakers of the 36 Houses of Assembly in Nigeria have started arriving Asaba, Delta State for their second quarter general meeting.
At only 29, Nigerian pop-artist Osinachi has sold paintings on Microsoft Word for several thousand euros, or the equivalent amount in ether, a cryptocurrency often used to buy digital art.
Thomas Mueller said confidence is now sky high in the Germany camp after getting their Euro 2020 campaign back on track with a 4-2 thumping of holders Portugal on Saturday.
U.S. President Joe Biden will meet at the White House with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and the chairman of Afghanistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah on Friday to discuss U.S. troop withdrawal amid a surge in fighting between Afghan forces and the Taliban across the country.
An international humanitarian agency, Catholic Relief Services (CRS), has empowered 7000 women with free poultry production business in Adamawa and Borno States.
Caf president Patrice Motsepe, the former Mamelodi Sundowns president, has given the green light for an African Super League.
Five non-governmental organisations and four journalists have filed a suit against the federal government at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja.