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Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) on Saturday accused the Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Mohammed Adamu of partiality and double standards by ordering the Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Mrs. Ngozi Onadeko to arrest the Yoruba Ethnic Rights Activist, Mr. Sunday Ighoho.
Since the beginning of 2021 and as a follow-up of the events of last year, the food security situation in Western Africa is a mixed picture. Although COVID-19 infection rates remained low compared to global figures, the impact of the pandemic led to reduced economic growth stemming from national restrictions put in place to slow the spread of the virus.
There is tension among members of the vigilante groups in Akoko-Edo local government area of Edo state over alleged threats by a cult group to attack their facilities in two Ibillo and Ogugu over the alleged arrest of a member of the cult group and another sustaining injury while allegedly resisting arrest.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office, on Friday, stormed Osogbo, Osun State capital arresting 11 suspected internet fraudsters in some part of the town.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it supports the Federal Government’s decision to reopen schools for the second term of the 2020/2021 academic session because the benefits of having children in school outweighs the risks of transmission of COVID-19.
Former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has expressed anger over the incessant security challenges facing the country.
The UN says it has received "disturbing" reports of sexual violence and abuse in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, including of individuals forced to rape members of their own family.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who brokered the talks process between Donald Trump and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un, on Thursday congratulated Joe Biden on his inauguration as US president, tweeting: “America is back.”
Biden, sworn in along with Vice President Kamala Harris, in his inaugural address, spoke glowingly about the US democracy, tested to the limit by the acrimony over the outcome of the November 3, 2020, presidential election, saying finally, democracy prevailed.
President Donald Trump left the White House and Washington for a final time as commander-in-chief on Wednesday after a tumultuous presidency stained by two impeachments, deep political divisions, and a pandemic that caused 400,000 U.S. deaths.
A meeting to resolve the ongoing impasse between Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Ebonyi Government ended in a deadlock on Tuesday, with either side blaming the other.
Amid rising political tensions in the United States, Telegram founder Pavel Durov says his chat service has taken down hundreds of public calls for violence, in accordance with the platform’s terms of service.
The Southern Kaduna people under the aegis of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Union have reacted to the threat to the life of Bishop Mathew Kukah.
Ugandan President Kaguta Museveni has condemned Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms for seeking to arbitrate over what speech should be deemed acceptable to Ugandans, saying it was an unfortunate arrogation of power.
The Constitutional Court of the Central African Republic on Monday confirmed the re-election of President Faustin-Archange Touadera.
Internet was partially restored in Uganda on Monday almost five days after a near-total blackout was imposed across the country ahead of elections the opposition says were rigged.
Among recent recipients of pardons or acts of clemency are Michael Flynn, Trump’s first national security adviser who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about contacts with Russia; the political dirty trickster Roger Stone, who did not turn on Trump during the Russia investigation in which he was convicted of obstructing Congress; Paul Manafort, Trump’s former campaign manager convicted in the Russia investigation; and Charles Kushner, father of Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner who was convicted of tax fraud and witness retaliation.
Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), in Edo State, Col. David Imuse (Rtd) said Governor Godwin Obaseki-led government is unexplainably slow because of hidden conflict.
France will tighten its laws on incest, President Emmanuel Macron said in a series of tweets on Saturday, after publication of a book accusing a top French political commentator of abusing his stepson sparked outrage across the country.
The Pride of Rivers had registered a 2-0 win when they played the first leg in South Africa in December and despite the uncertainties that postponed and rescheduled the second leg, Stanley Eguma’s men delivered yet another flawless performance.
Alhaji Basheer Mohammed, the Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), made this known at the presentation of the materials to the IDPs on Saturday in Shira Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
The Miyetti Allah has called for the arrest of Chief Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho for the alleged assault on the Seriki Fulani of Oyo state, Alhaji Saliu Abdulkadir.
Ogun State government has commenced the registration of 20, 000 vulnerable individuals across the 20 local government areas of the state for free and qualitative healthcare services in government-owned facilities.
The Magistrate, Mr Dehinde Dipeolu, sentenced Abdullahi after he pleaded guilty of the charge of stealing, and begged the court to have mercy on him, saying he would not steal again.
The 22-year-old’s existing deal in the French capital is due to expire in the summer of 2022, and a number of clubs, including Real Madrid and Liverpool, are said to be keeping a close eye on developments.
Dwight Yorke has expressed his belief that criticism of Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stems from "pure jealousy" while claiming "people don’t want to see him be successful".
The spate of insecurity in the Delta State University, DELSU, community, Abraka Thursday further nosedived with the abduction of the chapter chairman of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, SSANU, Mr. Monday Izu.