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A family of six, including two young girls, were responsible for Islamic State-claimed suicide attacks that killed at least 11 and injured dozens during Sunday church services in Indonesia, national police chief Tito Karnavian said.
An Indonesian court has sentenced a former speaker of parliament to 15 years in prison for his role in the theft of $170m of public funds, a victory for anti-corruption police fighting the country's rampant corruption.
Chinese air force planes including 12 fighter jets entered Taiwan’s air defence identification zone for a second day on Sunday, Taiwan said, as tensions rise near the island just days into U.S. President Joe Biden’s new administration.
Representatives from rival Libyan camps said a candidacy process would open on Tuesday for key institutional appointments, after a new round of talks in Morocco on ending nearly a decade of conflict.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Lagos State, yesterday expressed concerns at the activities of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) in different parts of the state.
Despite the gradual reopening of schools worldwide following their shut down as a result of the outbreak of Coronavirus disease, no fewer than 700 million students are still locked out of school globally, with the majority of them being from low and middle-income countries like Nigeria.
The Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Ngozi Onadeko, has appealed to youths in the state to remain calm as the police probe the crisis that happened in Igangan, Ibarapa North Local Government Area on Friday.
The Constitutional Court of the Central African Republic on Monday confirmed the re-election of President Faustin-Archange Touadera.
The Kebbi governor, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, has approved N468.5 million for the execution of projects and empowerment programmes under the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.
The UN says it has received "disturbing" reports of sexual violence and abuse in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, including of individuals forced to rape members of their own family.
The Chairman of Borno State Board of Internal Revenue Service (BIRS), Mohammed Alkali, while announcing the adoption of the new taxes yesterday in Maiduguri, disclosed that technologies have been deployed in ‘revenue and tax collection’ to block leakages in the formal and informal sectors of the economy.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has called on the Local Government Chairmen in the state to treat COVID 19 pandemic, in the same manner, they treated and eradicate polio.