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Nasarawa Gom community in Jos North Local Government area of Plateau on Monday held a town hall meeting to fashion out ways of curbing electoral violence in the area.
A witness at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp at Geo-science, Angulu-D, Zawan, where Governor Simon Bako Lalong was attacked on Saturday afternoon, Mr Francis Pwajok, has revealed how the IDPs initially murmured at the governor’s behaviour before pelting his convoy with stones.
The Federal Government has said that lack of awareness, ineffective information sharing by scientists and even cultural and religious factors constituted some of the reasons why Nigerians do not make use biotechnology crops.
Chukwuma Okezuo, a pastor of the Assemblies of God Church in Owerri, Imo, has been arrested by the police command for allegedly prophesying against Rochas Okorocha, governor of the state, during a church service.
The leadership of Alaigbo Development Foundation (ADF) led by Prof. Uzodinma Nwala and some pro-Biafra groups have decided to close ranks and work in the common interest of Ndigbo to look into the various insecurity challenges confronting the South East zone.
The International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) was at the weekend inaugurated in the Maltese capital, Valetta, to promote cooperation and exchange of ideas and experiences on many national and international issues facing international peace.
Justice Tanko Muhammad of the Supreme Court has said that corruption remains one of the major impediments to Nigeria’s development.
A member of the Senate, Ali Ndume, has cautioned the media and the religious against making comments and publishing reports capable of heating up the polity.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has said the statement from President Muhammadu Buhari, that political future of Ndigbo depends on him, is a another hypocritical plan to deceive the people of Biafra.
The Chairman of ECOWAS Authority and Togolese President, Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema, has said that leaders of the region will soon deliberate on the persistent outbreak of farmers/herdsmen clashes in some countries in the region, including Nigeria where scores have died.
The Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, has called on both Christian and Muslim clerics to stop misleading their followers in their sermons.
The Campaign office of Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, sole candidate for national chairmanship position of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) was a beehive of activities on Friday as delegates from the states who arrived Abuja for the party’s National Convention besieged his office located in Aso Drive area to felicitate with him.
Senator Ahmed Makarfi, former Acting National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) now a presidential aspirant of the party, said on Wednesday that he would not publicly disgrace the party after using the platform to attain great positions in the country.
A total of 33 places in the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs at the African Olympic qualifier beginning in Dakar tomorrow.
Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.
A Port Harcourt based electrical items spare parts dealer has written a petition to the Rivers State Commissioner of Police, accusing a female officer in the Command, simply identified as Sergeant Rose of threatening to cut his genital during interrogation over a case of unpaid debt.
A man died after falling into a river on Sunday as Storm Dennis swept across Britain with the army drafted in to help deal with heavy flooding and high winds.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger says 6 people have died in an accident on Thursday on the outskirts of Lambata-Lapai road of Gurara Local Government Area of the state.
There are indications that Nigeria may lose $2.7 billion revenue from three deep offshore fields due to changes in tax and royalty laws as well as other uncertainties in the petroleum industry.
An early morning road auto crash has killed three persons at Amansea, just after the cow market, along Awka-Enugu Old Road in Awka North Local Government Area of Anambra State, on Saturday.