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A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advised Commonwealth member-nations to adopt a grading system for elections towards improving the quality of elections, promoting democracy and strengthening institutions.
Prisoners in a Ugandan jail overpowered their guards and 219 of them escaped with at least 15 guns, but two were killed after security forces launched an operation to recapture them, a military spokesperson said on Thursday.
Nigerian authorities should immediately release journalist Ime Sunday Silas, drop the charges against him, and reform the country’s cybercrime act to ensure it is not used against the press, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
Suspected gunmen on Tuesday unleashed terror at Ijan Ekiti under Gbonyin Local Government Area of Ekiti State, killing a security guard.
The management of Arik Air on Monday apologised to its customers whose travel plans were disrupted by the picketing of operations by some Aviation unions on Sept. 14.
Two independent laboratories have confirmed German findings that Alexei Navalny was poisoned with novichok.
Protesters have forced several stores of a South African health and beauty company to close, after it ran a hair advertisement they deemed racist.
Another batch of 27 stranded Nigerian girls evacuated from Lebanon by the Federal Government and the Lebanese Government, as well as its community in Nigeria arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Sunday.
The Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps has said no fewer than 109 persons lost their lives while 665 others sustained different injuries in various road accidents that occurred between January and August 2020 in Ogun State.
Mali’s military junta will hold meetings on Saturday to discuss its promised transition to civilian rule after mounting pressure from neighbours to yield power in the weeks since it overthrew the nation’s leader.
The Senate said on Tuesday that none of its members received N20m COVID-19 palliative from the Niger Delta Development Commission.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission has quizzed top management staff of the Niger Delta Development Commission and recovered documents on the diversion of funds, procurement fraud and misappropriation of N5.4 billion COVID-19 fund by the officials.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has quizzed top officials of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) over allegations of corruption.
The Federal Government says Emirates Airlines has been included in the list of airlines not allowed to operate in Nigeria as part of measures to curb the spread of coronavirus in the country.
Giannis Antetokounmpo is fast becoming an NBA legend.
Chisom Dike, the member of the House of Representatives for Tai-Oyigbo-Eleme Federal Constituency, has decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State.
Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has Friday received the entire state and local government excos of the r-PDP who shifted their loyalty from their Dissident PDP member, Umar Ardo, to team up with Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in building Adamawa state.
Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Lagos East Senatorial District by-election, Mr Tokunbo Abiru, has promised to honour the legacies left behind by past Senators who have occupied the seat in the past.
Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission have arrested two lecturers of the Kwara State College of Health Technology, Offa and 28 others over their alleged involvement in offences bordering on internet fraud.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Edo on Tuesday lauded President Muhammadu Buhari for the deployment of adequate security for the governorship election in the state on Saturday.
Manchester United have reportedly turned their attentions towards Watford’s Ismaila Sarr as an alternative to Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho.
As the protection from internet falsehoods and Manipulation and Other Related Matters Bill, 2019, also known as Social Media Bill continues to be shrouded with controversy at the National Assembly, a Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Centre for Liberty, CFL, Wednesday, demanded other options to fight hate speech and fake news in view of not infringing on fundamental human rights of Nigerians under democracy.
Youths of Agbidiama Community in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State staged a protest on Thursday and shut down the Clough Creek flow station operated by the Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria.