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Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has accused multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta of funding “terrorism, criminality and breakdown of law and order.”
Kenyan police on Wednesday seized 20 million dollars of counterfeit banknotes that had been stored in a personal safety deposit box at a branch of Barclays Bank Kenya, the directorate of criminal investigations said.
A group, the Home and Street Kids Welfare Initiative (HSKi), said on Monday that no fewer than 50 children would benefit from its educational initiative, aimed at removing children from the streets in Kwara.
Founder of One Love Family, Satguru Maharaj Ji, has counselled the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, to spend on orphanages instead of giving money to lawyers to contest the results of the February 23 presidential election.
A court in Nigeria has condemned as “illegal and unconstitutional” the arrest and deportation of Cameroonian separatists who had applied for asylum in Nigeria, the lawyers representing them said Sunday.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday, said he would not congratulate the President Muhammadu Buhari because the election was not free and fair but marred by many irregularities.
Shamima Begum, a British teenager who who ran away from home to live in ISIL's so-called caliphate, will not be allowed to enter Bangladesh, the South Asian country's state minister for foreign affairs has told Al Jazeera.
Saudi Arabia vowed to “de-escalate” rising tensions between Pakistan and India during a high-profile summit in Islamabad Monday as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman prepares to travel from Islamabad to New Delhi.
A bomb hidden in a corpse dressed in military uniform killed an army doctor and wounded two police officers in northern Burkina Faso, a security official said on Thursday.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has warned employees of financial institutions to avoid establishing relationships with individuals or entities who may pose undue reputational risks to their organisations.
Two senior directors of an investment firm in Benin were jailed for 10 years each on Thursday following their conviction for defrauding more than 150,000 people in a Ponzi scheme.
President Ashraf Ghani is being pushed to the sidelines as the Taliban ignores his overtures for peace and negotiates instead with his friends, and enemies, over the future of Afghanistan.
A Kenyan court on Tuesday acquitted one suspect and ruled four others have a case to answer for the 2015 slaughter of 148 people at a university.
French President Emmanuel Macron is to hold talks on Monday with his Egyptian counterpart in Cairo, saying beforehand that he wants to boost ties with the Mideast country in the fight against terrorism but also use the visit to encourage better respect for human rights.
Jose Mourinho has said that he believes Zinedine Zidane is the right man for the Real Madrid managerial position.
Studying England ahead of Monday's European Championship qualifier was a hard watch for Montenegro coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic, who says the Three Lions have no weaknesses.
Boko Haram jihadists killed at least seven villagers in a series of attacks in South-Eastern Niger near the border with Nigeria, a local official and an NGO said Sunday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Paikoro local government of Niger state has suspended the state Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Barrister Amina Musa Gua’ar.
Mr Issa Aremu, a former Governorship candidate in Kwara State on Sunday called on Nigerian leaders to promote the values and legacies of late Maj.-Gen. Babatunde Idiagbon.
A tropical cyclone that struck southern Africa has caused widespread destruction believed to have affected as many as 1.5 million people in three countries. Aid agencies have called it the worst natural disaster in the region in two decades, and warned that the death toll could climb past 1,000.
A policeman who allegedly raped a woman at an ATM gallery at night in a bank in Awka, Anambra State, has been arrested.
The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has commenced the execution of vegetation control and silt removal on six federal roads in Abia.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has said that the party will retrieve its presidential mandate from President Muhammadu Buhari.
The People Democratic party (PDP) in Kano has vowed not to endorse the results of Saturday’s supplementary election.