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India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unexpected visit Sunday to a Colombo church bombed during the Easter suicide attacks on his first trip to neighbouring Sri Lanka since his election triumph.
Sri Lanka’s President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked the national intelligence chief and will not cooperate with a parliamentary investigation into security lapses before the Easter suicide bombings, officials said Saturday.
A hunger-fast by a Buddhist monk and Member of Parliament in Sri Lanka has forced the resignation of two governors.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is no reason why any Nigerian should give bribe to law enforcement agents whether for obtaining drivers licenses, passports or to clear goods at the ports.
Transportation Minister Rotimi Amaechi said on Monday that the Nigerian government did not mortgage any property to secure infrastructural loans from China.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said on Monday that the Nigerian government did not mortgage any property to secure infrastructural loans from China.
A renowned security expert, Ambassador Abayomi Nurain Mumuni, has called on Nigerian Muslims to remain conscious of their safety at public functions as they observe their religious rites during the holy month of Ramadan.
The head of Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church appealed for calm on Monday after sporadic violence between Christian and Muslims north of Colombo prompted police to impose a curfew.
Mass was held behind closed doors on Sunday at St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, the third church bombed on Easter day in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka’s Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter suicide bombings that killed 257 people, a spokesman said.
The Sri Lankan government has ended a blackout of social media sites that was imposed after the bombings in the country earlier this month, The New York Times reports.
The head of Catholics in Sri Lanka on Tuesday rejected a government offer to use a bullet-proof vehicle after the Easter Sunday bombings on churches and hotels that left 253 dead.
Violence marred voting in India’s West Bengal state, in India’s staggered general election on Monday.
The elusive chief of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has appeared for the first time in five years in a propaganda video released by the armed group.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has commuted death sentences passed on eight condemed prisoners in the state to life imprisonment just and he granted pardon to 15 others.
Peoples Democratic Party, Osun State chapter, on Sunday berated the state government and the ruling All Progressives Congress over planned 10-day official trip by chairmen of 68 local government areas and local council development authorities in the state to the United Arab Emirates.
Leader of Afenifere (Egbe Ilosiwaju Yoruba) Senator Ayo Fasanmi has hailed Southwest governors for their efforts to fight banditry and curb insecurity in the region.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has admitted that it was a tough call excluding Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Two pupils abducted from their school in Obosi in the Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, were on Sunday, found in a hotel in Onitsha.
Six lawmakers of the Edo State House of Assembly on Thursday shunned valedictory to mark the end of the 6th Assembly headed by Speaker Kabiru Adjoto.
In the Oando versus the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) crisis it seems the SECs strategy is to use silent warfare and third parties to achieve one objective - the destruction of Oando PLC.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Tukur Buratai has visited troops of Operation Hadarin Daji at their headquarters in Gusau , Zamfara state as part of efforts to boost their morale.
The duo of William Troost-Ekong and Odion Ighalo arrived the Super Eagles Golden Tulip Hotel camp in Asaba on Thursday afternoon.
The three staff unions of Moshood Abiola Polytechnic (MAPOLY); Non-Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (NASU), Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANIP) and Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), have suspended their industrial actions in honour of the new governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun.