Home Topics Tensions
A coalition of Igbo youths and women organisations yesterday disassociated themselves from leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu’s recent broadcast that the 2019 general election should not hold in the South East and South South.
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait will struggle to resume oil production from jointly operated fields any time soon due to operational differences and souring political ties between the previously close Gulf OPEC allies, sources familiar with the matter said.
Cameroon's government called opposition presidential election candidate Maurice Kamto an "outlaw" on Monday after he defied warnings and declared himself victor of weekend polls ahead of official results.
Thousands of rival demonstrators hit the streets of Cologne as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan opened the country's largest mosque at the end of his visit to Germany.
The United States says the Russia decision to supply Syria with an advanced air defence missile system is a "major mistake".
After years of tensions, Portugal and its one-time African colony Angola are seeking to put relations back on track, with high-level visits planned to push economic ties and repair their troubled past.
The updated guidance from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to U.S. operators, was issued on Sunday at the expiry of the prior year’s advisory, said there were also military activities emanating from or transiting through Iran’s airspace associated with the conflict in Syria.
Cameroon’s army on Wednesday said it had killed three people in the capital of the country’s English-speaking North West region on the same day that the education minister visited the area, with tensions spiking as children return to school.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa has won Zimbabwe’s presidential election, according to the electoral commission.
British police have confirmed that two people critically ill in hospital in southern England have been exposed to the nerve agent Novichok - the same substance that poisoned a former Russian spy and his daughter earlier this year.
Lithuania’s border guard held exercises on Wednesday focused on securing the European Union’s external border as thousands of football fans were expected to cross the Baltic state to reach World Cup matches in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.
The Israel Air Force has decided to scale back its participation in the Red Flag exercise amid increasing tensions on Israel’s northern border.
Cameroon's veteran opposition leader and perennial presidential hopeful John Fru Ndi said on Thursday he will not challenge the long-ruling President Paul Biya in this year's elections.
12Page 1 of 2
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, on Monday, warned employers of labour over rejection of corps members posted to their organisations by the management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in the state.
The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says it has arrested four suspected robbers in Abuja.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has assured the people of the state, especially residents of Irepodun, Oke Ero, Isin and Ekiti Federal Constituency of their safety and security during next Saturday’s House of Representatives by-election.
Teleology has formally taken over control of Nigeria’s troubled telecommunication company, 9mobile, by appointing a new board of directors, headed by 54 year-old Nasiru Ado Bayero.
Following the denial by the presidency to pay the N30,000 minimum wage, the presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, yesterday came down hard on President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, saying a government that is not reliable, nothing else about it can be stable.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State on Thursday took his battle with the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he met President Muhammadu Buhari.
Andrew Urdiales, 54, and Virendra Govin, 51, were found unresponsive at the San Quentin State Prison on Friday and Sunday, respectively.
Madagascar votes on Wednesday for a new president in unprecedented polls in which the three front-runners are former heads of state facing-off amid efforts to defuse a political crisis.
A total of 103 former members of the youth vigilante force, Civilian JTF, who supported the military to fight Boko Haram in Borno State, have been recruited into the Nigerian army.