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The family of the late activist and Afenifere spokesman, Comrade Yinka Odumakin, has announced a three-day funeral rites for the deceased.
A remembrance service for the Duke of Edinburgh is to be held in Canterbury Cathedral this morning as the UK observes a period of official mourning.
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and two pro-democracy activists pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges of participating in an illegal march during mass anti-government protests in 2019.
Burna Boy, Davido, Wizkid, Omotola Jalade Ekeinde, Funke Akindele-Bello, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Mr Eazi, Olugbenga Agboola among other Nigerians featured on the Forbes ‘100 Innovations, Inventions & Icons From Africa’.
One person was feared killed on Tuesday when the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command dispersed protesting members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) at Maitama, Abuja.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has downplayed suggestions his side have reignited the Premier League title race after ending Manchester City’s 21-match winning run with a stunning 2-0 derby victory.
A general strike against military rule shut businesses in Myanmar on Monday and huge crowds gathered peacefully despite fears of violence after authorities warned that confrontation could be deadly.
Addressing newsmen during the peaceful procession at the main gate of the University of Calabar, Chairman ASUU, UNICAL, Dr Edor John said the Union and its members feel neglected and scourged with the way and manner the matter was being handled by security agencies.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos Command, Muyiwa Adejobi, has said that officers would remain at the Lekki Toll Gate until further notice from the state commissioner of the Police, Hakeem Odumosu.
Commissioner of Police, Lagos Police Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, has said that the command would resist any gathering that would threaten the peace and lives of Lagosians.
Three farm laws passed by the Indian government provide farmers new rights along with protecting their existing rights and facilities, the country’s President Ram Nath Kovind told parliament on Friday.
Thousands of Catholic devotees observed physical distancing as they queued for Saturday morning masses in the Philippine capital to celebrate a centuries-old black wooden statue of Jesus Christ believed to bring miracles to the faithful.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent “an urgent complaint to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention over the arbitrary detention, torture and other ill-treatment of journalist Omoyele Sowore and four other activists simply for peacefully exercising their human rights.”
Tens of thousands of Iraqis chanting anti-American slogans streamed to Baghdad’s central square on Sunday to mark the anniversary of the U.S. killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.
A former presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, was arrested in the company of other activists participating in a protest against the Nigerian government in the early hours of Friday, January 1, 2021.
Lagos State Police Command has again warned against any gathering, procession or protest in the state, saying there is no room for violent gathering in Lagos.
Argentine police and fans who were lined up to see the casket of soccer icon Diego Maradona clashed on Thursday as authorities moved to shut down access to the Casa Rosada presidential palace ahead of a planned 4pm (1900 GMT) shutoff for the public wake.
Governor Douye Diri of Bayelsa has ordered the release of the balance of cash reward pledged to athletes and sports administrators that participated in the last National Sports Festival in Abuja, a statement issued to newsmen on Friday, by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor on Media, Mr Daniel Alabrah, has said.
Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.
Ahead of this weekend El Clasico clash that could help decide the title race, Zinedine Zidane has said that he hopes Lionel Messi stays at Barcelona, saying his presence is good for La Liga.
Manchester City attacker Riyad Mahrez has said if it was up to him he’d be playing for Arsenal.
The Nigerian Army, 4 Brigade, Benin, on Wednesday handed over 12 suspects arrested in connection with peddling illicit drug to the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command.
Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa has expressed his delight with the signing of Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa to the team.
He spoke on Thursday at an online roundtable event titled ‘Debt Relief for a Green and Inclusive Recovery in Nigeria?’ organised by the Heinrich Böll Foundation and the Centre for the Studies of the Economies of Africa (CSEA).