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Former military president, Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, set politics aside to shower encomium on President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 76th birthday.
The Nigerian military lifted a ban on UNICEF activities in the northeast of the country hours after suspending the agency and accusing it of spying for Islamist militants in the restive region.
Nearly 300 people who were arrested in connection with Cameroon’s anglophone crisis will be released on Friday, a day after being pardoned by President Paul Biya, the defence minister said.
A pro-democracy and civil rights group, Global Integrity Crusade Network (GICN), on Monday threatened legal action against the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, if he fails to proscribe and declare the Islamic Movement (IMN), a terrorist organization.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said US sanctions were “economic terrorism”, as he sought to foster a united front from visiting regional officials on Saturday.
Nigeria emerged the third most terrorised nation worldwide in the newly released 2018 Global Terrorism Index.
Iran’s parliament approved a tweaked draft law against funding terrorism on Wednesday which officials hope will bring Tehran closer to global standards and help remove it from investment blacklists as it faces renewed U.S. sanctions.
Zamfara State Governor Abdulaziz Yari has attributed cases of banditry and terrorism in the state to the connivance of traditional rulers.
In order to defeat terror, Nigeria needs a well thought out anti-terror plan and one thing that must be central to that plan is the buy in of the people because terror can only thrive where there is local support. Take that local support structure away and the terror architecture will collapse like a pack of cards.
The Nigerian Army said it has identified some persons who released false death toll on Metele attack, saying it was pressing legal action against them.
The Nigerian Army has warned against “subverting the democratic process by peddling fake news and falsehood in order to demoralise the military in the war against insurgency and promote a change of government.”
Ahead of next year’s general elections, President Muhammadu Buhari has warned members of the Armed Forces to remain non-partisan, but vigilant in dealing with issues of security.
President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the war against terrorism is “a must win,” and has ordered the military to eliminate Boko Haram threat.
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has hailed judgment of the National Industrial Court (NIC), Akure, which nullified the sacking of two executive members of the union by the University of Ilorin.
President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Nnia Nwodo, has cautioned Nigerians against any form of discrimination against Igbo, recalling that Nigeria belongs to all ethnic nationalities living in it.
No fewer than 5000 members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the weekend defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo state.
Ahead of 2019 elections, Northern Youth Leaders Forum (NYLF), says it has withdrawn its support and endorsement for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, adding that it now backs the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane has criticised Paul Pogba, accusing the France international of letting his manager and the club down.
There are no fewer than 150 investment opportunities in 19 of the Nigeria’s airports, a document obtained by our correspondent has revealed.
Members of the House of Representatives have condemned Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, for blaming the delay in the presentation of the 2019 budget to the legislature on the National Assembly.
The Chinese Government says it is willing to give priority attention to Nigeria’s industrialisation and agricultural modernisation.
The Anambra House of Assembly on Thursday passed the 2019 appropriation bill of N157.1 billion barely one week Gov. Willie Obiano presented the budget estimate to the assembly.
Gabon's Vice-President Pierre Claver Maganga Moussavou confirms President Ali Bongo suffered cerebrovascular accident or CVA, commonly known as stroke
The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service has reiterated its commitment to ensure that the country’s agricultural produce meets international standard in line with the International Plant Protection Convention.