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A member of the House of Representatives of Idanre/Ifedore Federal Constituency, Mr. Tajudeen Adefisoye, urged the Minister of Works, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, to declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.
Around midnight President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency and appointed Major General Javier Iturriaga del Campo as head of national defense.
President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged not to hike the VAT from 5% to 7.5% as proposed in the interest of the teaming poor masses of Nigeria.
Ecuador's president and indigenous leaders reached an agreement Sunday to end nearly two weeks of violent protests against austerity measures adopted to obtain a multi-billion-dollar loan from the IMF.
Mrs Sharon Ikeazor, the Minister of State for Environment, on Thursday, called for the immediate declaration of a state of emergency on erosion ravaging several parts of the country to comprehensively tackle the menace.
Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, has reiterated that his administration will continue to take all measures that will promote the wellbeing, development and empowerment of teachers in the state.
Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu has sacked the General Manager of Abia State Environmental Sanitation Agency (ASEPA), Mr Okechukwu Apugo.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, says he does not have plans to dethrone the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II.
Rare small protests were staged overnight in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, but authorities quickly dispersed them and arrested dozens, a security source said.
The real reason why the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in the three northern states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State without removing the governors and the local government chairman has now been made public by the former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
Hurricane Dorian strengthened into an “extremely dangerous” storm on Friday as it bore down on the Bahamas and the east coast of the US state of Florida.
The Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has said that the Peoples Democratic Party PDP Bot chairman, Senator Walil Jubril, is ‘plotting to use his position in PDP as BOT chair to intimidate and harass PDP Governors in the Southern Nigeria to adopt Ruga Settlements in the South.’
Kogi State All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders have the Federal Government to address the challenges facing the state.
The National Executive Council, NEC, of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, in celebration of this year’s International Youth Day, IYD, Monday called on the President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to declare a state of emergency on education and ensure adequate security for all.
A former president of Armenia, Robert Kocharyan, was arrested on Tuesday on an allegation that he abused his power in authorizing a violent crackdown on protests more than a decade ago.
The First Lady of Katsina State, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari, yesterday raised the alarm over the rising cases of drug abuse among youths and married women in Nigeria, calling for the declaration of state of emergency on the menace.
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.
A Jigawa State magistrate court sitting in Babura local government area on Wednesday remanded a 35-year-old man identifed as ‘Chairman Dandanja’ for allegedly raping his friend’s wife.
2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) top scorer, Odion Ighalo, has warned the Eagles about threat the Squirrels of Benin Republic could pose to the Nigerians when both countries clash on Wednesday in Uyo in a Group L tie for the 2021 AFCON.
Former Green Eagles defender Kadiri Ikhana has called for financial support from Nigerians to enable him undergo three surgeries.
The Deputy Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Hon. Christopher Ochor Ochor, has described appeal court judgment in Benin City yesterday, as victory for people of Ukwuani and democracy.
The president of the electoral commission in Guinea announced on Saturday that the legislative elections, which have been delayed for months, will take place on 16 February 2020.