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Nigerian Army, Amnesty International clash at Presidential Panel of Inquiry over alleged rights violations
Amnesty International, AI, yesterday, testified before the Presidential Investigation Panel investigating the alleged violation of human rights by soldiers involved in the fight against insurgency in the country.
Foreign nationals seeking to study in Kenyan universities will now be required to obtain a certificate of good conduct from the local police before they are admitted to various institutions across the country.
The United States and Qatar have agreed to enhance cooperation on "counterterrorism", according to a joint statement issued after a visit by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to the Qatari capital Doha.
Bahrain Foreign Minister, Khalid Ahmed, on Monday said Qatar’s membership in the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, should be frozen until it meets the demands of the Arab Quartet.
Nigerian Army on Sunday confirmed an ambush by suspected bandits against its anti terrorism team on Friday around Maru Local Government Area of Zamfara.
Ethiopian Prime Minsiter, Hailemariam Desalegn, says al-Qaeda linked Al-Shabaab were behind the Mogadishu bombing of October 14, 2017.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said hidden corporate ownership posed serious danger to developing countries like Nigeria.
President Recep Tayyeb Erdogan hosted Muhammadu Buhari, the President of Nigeria for a fairly long one-on-one meeting in Ankara, the Turkish capital on Thursday before the bilateral meeting that involved their ministers and members of their delegations.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday in Istanbul presented a manual on strategy and tactics of dealing with terrorism to President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Saturday, said his administration had degraded the Boko Haram sect to the point that even “the opposition party” recognised that there was a considerable improvement of security in the North-East under his leadership.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Saudi Arabia for the start of his Middle East tour as part of a new push to end the Gulf crisis.
The United Nations has said in spite of efforts by the Nigerian military to contain the menace of terrorism in the North-east, three local government areas in Borno State still remain completely inaccessible to aid workers as a result of the threat posed by the Boko Haram sect.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said his administration had degraded the Boko Haram sect to the point that even “the opposition party” recognises that there is a considerable improvement of security in the North East under his leadership.
The United States has warned Americans about travelling to Sudan given the "risks of terrorism" in the African country, prompting an angry response from Khartoum on Friday.
Top White House officials and Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress will try again on Tuesday to narrow gaping differences over a fifth major Coronavirus-aid bill to help stimulate the economy and possibly dispatch new aid to the unemployed.
Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, on Monday, constituted an 8-man probe panel to investigate the Federal government allocations accruing to the 16 local government councils in the State.
Paris Saint-Germain is set to beat Liverpool to the signing of Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara who is touted to leave the Allianz Arena this season.
Cristiano Ronaldo could leave Juventus this summer after just two seasons with the club.
Leganes will listen to offers for Nigeria defender Kenneth Omeruo this summer.
Traditional Rulers in Ekiti state on Friday appealed to striking doctors in the state to suspend their strike in the overall interest of the public.
Governor Godwin Obaseki, suffered another blow in his bid for reelection in the Edo September governorship election on Tuesday with the resignation of Mr Patrick Iyoha, the Director, Obaseki/Shaibu Movement.
The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has directed all schools to communicate their specific reopening dates to parents and students to avoid chaos.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has said the Senate would commence the much awaited constitution amendment exercise after the Sallah break, next week.
The Bauchi Police Command has arrested a 34-year-old man known as Adeshina Abdulazizi, for allegedly defiling a three-year-old girl in the State.