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Former presidential spokesman to ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo, Dr. Doyin Okupe, has declared that All Progressives Congress (APC) should forget the 2019 presidential election as the election would be won by the Peoples DemocratiC Party (PDP) since the ruling APC had no candidate for the election.
The UN has condemned a series of brutal sexual assaults on 125 women and girls, travelling on the road to Bentiu, a town in the north of the war-ravaged South Sudan.
Several high-profile public figures in Nigeria, including a former government minister, have claimed President Muhammadu Buhari is dead and is being imitated by a man called “Jubril” “from Sudan”.
The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country's attorney general disclosed that several hundred million dollars was embezzled from the firm.
Sudan on Thursday welcomed a US announcement that Washington was willing to remove Khartoum from its blacklist of state sponsors of terrorism and said it was ready to cooperate.
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has been appointed to mediate peace talks between Khartoum and rebels in the Blue Nile, South Kordofan and Darfur conflict zones.
Sudan increased flour subsidies by 40 per cent, the Finance Ministry said on Saturday, after the reduction of subsidies this year sent bread prices higher and triggered protests.
Six refugees from Sudan’s strife-scarred Darfur region were killed and 10 others wounded in a brawl at the Bredjing camp in eastern Chad, a relief worker said Friday.
Amnesty International is urging the Sudanese government to halt what it describes as "relentless harassment, intimidation and censorship of journalists."
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has inaugurated a massive new airport project in Istanbul, which, once complete, is expected to become one of the world's largest.
President Muhammadu Buhari has extended his sympathies to President Donald Trump and the American people over the devastating effects of Hurricane Florence currently ravaging some parts of the United States.
Sudan’s new 21-member cabinet will be sworn in on Friday and will be hard pressed to deal with a growing economic crisis.
President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Statistician-General of the National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, to correct the high unemployment statistics and reflect the rising rate of employment in the agriculture sector.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is demanding that Nigeria alongside other Africa states take steps to reduce cost of doing business in its aviation sector if it hopes to unlock dormant potential in the sector for national growth and prosperity.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, would be participating in the Africa-Europe High Level Forum with other African and European Heads of States or Government holding in Vienna, Austria on Monday, December 17, and Tuesday, December 18.
The 28-year-old was immensely valued under former Blues manager Antonio Conte where he emerged as one of the best wing-backs in the world, helping the Italian win the 2016/17 premier league title and linked with a switch to Barcelona.
The Guards Brigade is to hold a Special Parade as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday.
From the shock Brexit vote to Wednesday’s challenge against British Prime Minister Theresa May, here are the milestones on Britain’s rocky road out of the European Union.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday urged motorists to comply with the provisions of the State Traffic Laws, warning that government would not hesitate to bring the full weight of the law on offenders.
The Nigeria-British of Chambers and Commerce (NBCC) recently held its 41st Presidential dinner and awards in Lagos.
A total of 164 UN member-countries attending the two-day Intergovernmental Conference on Migration on Monday in Marrakech, Morocco, unanimously adopted the Global Compact for Migration (GCM).
Commissioner of Police in the state, Ali Janga, in a statement through the command’s Public Relation Officer, ASP William Aya, called on parents to caution their wards as the Police were determined to deal decisively with anybody that want to cause disturbance of public peace.