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Massud Barzani, the president of the autonomous Kurdish region in Iraq, told a closed-door session of parliament Sunday he was stepping down amid the fallout from a controversial independence referendum.
The Iraqi government has accused Kurdish authorities of bringing fighters from Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) to the disputed province of Kirkuk, in a move it called a "declaration of war".
The extent of this implosion became more evident during the party’s recent state congresses. Parallel congresses were held in more than 10 states, there were reports of boycotts, violence and general confusion.
Eko Electricity Distribution Company (EKEDC) says the electricity outage in Victoria Island was caused by a breaker problem at Alagbon Transmission Substation in Lagos.
A chief magistrate’s court, Igbosere, Lagos, has struck out a N10 million fraud suit brought by the Police against a Lagos-based lawyer, Mr. Francis Azuh.
Super Eagles’ pre-World Cup training camp opened in Uyo on Monday, as more than six players arrived at the Ibom Meridian Hotel Camp.
West Ham United have appointed Manuel Pellegrini as their next manager, replacing David Moyes on a three-year deal.
Darren Moore has been appointed as new head coach of West Bromwich Albion Football Club, the club said in a statement on its website on Friday.
The Nigerian Institute of Public Relations says it is working towards flushing out quacks in the practice of public relations in Nigeria.
Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Akwa Ibom State chapter are about now trying to harmonize various interests, having adopted a consensus approach to accommodate every interests in the ongoing state congress across the state.
Two persons died on Monday night in an accident involving a blue Nissan pickup van and a Volvo truck on the Adigbe-Obada Road in Abeokuta, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.
Saudi authorities have arrested seven prominent women's rights advocates, just weeks before the kingdom's longstanding driving ban on women is set to be lifted, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.