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The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has warned religious leaders not to link the incessant killings being perpetrated by herdsmen in some of the country to any religion or ethnic cleansing.
Founder and leader of Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, has attributed all the attacks and killings in various parts of the country by herdsmen to a planned islamisation of the country by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government.
Six people were killed, including four government officials and a soldier, in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists on a Chadian army checkpoint on an island in Lake Chad, a military source told AFP Sunday.
The National Chairman, Unity Progressives Party, UPP, Chief Chekwas Okorie, has warned that anarchy may soon overtake Nigeria if the senseless killings of innocent citizens remain unchecked.
The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has denied media report that it introduced Sharia practices in the administration of the FCT orientation camp.
Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, has said the federal government as presently constituted is wobbling as a result of its overweight
A housewife, Hadiza Ibrahim, has pleaded with a Sharia court in Minna, Niger State, to dissolve her marriage, saying she does not love or cherish her husband.
The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra, MASSOB, has described the Federal Government’s proposed military cattle ranches as another plot kill Igbo people and take their land.
To us here in Nigeria, a colony is nothing new. The colony of Lagos established by the British in 1861 has familiarised us to it.
An Indonesian Christian was publicly flogged on Friday for selling alcohol in conservative Aceh province, a violation of Islamic law, as a crowd of onlookers including children jeered.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Gombe Zonal Office, said it has secured the conviction of one Usman Muhammad Dajji, a staff of the Sharia Court of Appeal, before Justice Sa’ad Muhammad of the Gombe State High Court on two-count charge bordering on cheating.
Greece on Wednesday adopted a law limiting the use of the Sharia norms for the Muslim community in the northeastern region of Western Thrace, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
Governor Abdul’Aziz Yari Abubakar of Zamfara State has sworn in, Alhaji Bello Dankande Gamji, as the new Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.
The Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria has declared an indefinite strike action over the National Universities Commission’s requirement that clinical lecturers must acquire a Ph.D. as a condition for career progression in the Nigerian university system.
The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in a major policy shift that aims at reforming the Nigerian electricity billing structure, has announced a directive repealing the estimated billing.
The paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale, has reacted to the death of the slain footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem, popularly called Kaka, on Tuesday in his palace.
The Comptroller, Customs Federal Operation Unit Zone “B” Kaduna, Mustapha Sarkin-Kebbi, on Tuesday said 400 bags of smuggled rice and 600 bags of fertiliser had been intercepted in the zone in the last two weeks.
Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun has vowed to ensure that justice is served in the investigation of the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player, Tiamiyu Kazeem.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has criticised the Europa League ball and says it exacerbated the already testing conditions as Manchester United laboured to a 1-1 draw against Club Brugge.
The film’s director, Adekunle ‘Nodash’ Adejuiyigbe, represented Nigeria, at the festival where the film screened multiple times and earned rave reviews.
The National Council of Women Society in Nigeria (NCWSN), has urged government at all levels to comply with 35 per cent affirmation policy of according women their rightful place as their male counterparts.
The Executive Council of the African Union has supported Akinwumi Adesina’s candidacy for a second term as President of the African Development Bank.
The Kano State Road Traffic Agency, KAROTA says it has seized three trucks carrying about 1,800 bags of fake/expired flour powder at Singer Market, in Fagge Local Government Area of the state.