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The Nigerian authorities must adopt a rights-respecting approach and give clear instructions to security agencies not to abuse their powers as the nation tightens its effort to tame the COVID-19 pandemic, Amnesty International, a non-governmental organisation, has said.
Amnesty International has asked the federal government and Cross River government to drop treason and other charges against Nigerian journalist, Agba Jalingo.
Super agent Mino Raiola has hit back at Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after insisting Paul Pogba is not a ‘prisoner’.
Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have started an all-for-all prisoner swap, after which all remaining prisoners of the five-year conflict should return home, the office of Ukraine's president said on Sunday.
Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, issued the following statement after Omoyele Sowore, a prominent Nigerian-American journalist and activist, was arbitrarily re-arrested yesterday by Nigerian authorities.
A long-awaited exchange of prisoners between Moscow and Kiev has begun, Russian state television reported on Saturday, broadcasting footage of buses leaving a jail in the capital.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's father on Sunday called on Australia to bring his son home, saying he was shocked to see his son's condition after his arrest in London last week.
Adrien Rabiot’s agent has accused Paris Saint-Germain of holding the midfielder “hostage” after he was suspended for going to a nightclub following their Champions League defeat by Manchester United.
Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Monday called for the abolishment of death penalty in Nigeria.
Brazil’s jailed ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrived Saturday in Sao Paulo under police escort after receiving permission to attend the funeral of a grandson who died aged seven.
The American media has alleged that the late American statesman, John McCain, has said that he didn’t want President Donald Trump at his funeral.
The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Political Matters, Babafemi Ojudu, on Wednesday said Oladipo Diya saved him and others from assassination by late dictator, Sani Abacha.
US President Donald Trump vowed to root out “leakers” inside his White House Monday, describing them as “traitors and cowards” in a furious tweet after a series of embarrassing revelations.
John McCain has reportedly barred U.S. President Donald Trump from attending his funeral when he dies.
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La Liga players have been told it should be "normal" for them to have their salaries reduced because everyone else is being impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic.
The European Union is set to give 15 billion euros’ (16.3 billion dollars’) worth of support to Africa and other regions of the world for their efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
Former Barcelona superstar Ronaldinho has been released from a Paraguayan prison after just 32 days over forged documentation.
Mr Adamu Mohammad, an elder brother to Gov. Bala Mohammad of Bauchi State, who was kidnapped by unknown armed gunmen has been released.
Nigeria has announced 16 more cases of COVID-19, the virus that has killed six people so far in the country.
Scribe of the Nigeria Olympic Committee Olabanji Oladapo has stated that the NOC will not slow down its Olympic preparation and has stated that no matter how you prepare, the Olympics comes with its own tension and anxiety the closer you get to it.
Italy’s record death toll from the novel coronavirus grew by more than 700 on Wednesday, as a top official said that social restrictions were getting harder to bear for the population.
Juventus midfielder Blaise Matuidi has signed a contract extension with the Serie A side through to June 2021.
Amazon has stopped selling N95 respirators, paper surgical masks, face shields, surgical gowns and gloves, and large-volume containers of sanitizer to general consumers, according to Recode.
A virologist has suggested that there is hope of completing the Bundesliga season, but it will mean completing matches behind closed doors and keeping the players under exceptionally close observation.