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A former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has advised Commonwealth member-nations to adopt a grading system for elections towards improving the quality of elections, promoting democracy and strengthening institutions.
The Uganda military is using aircraft and foot patrols to search for more than 200 inmates who escaped from a prison in north-east Uganda.
Prisoners in a Ugandan jail overpowered their guards and 219 of them escaped with at least 15 guns, but two were killed after security forces launched an operation to recapture them, a military spokesperson said on Thursday.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
Tanzania and Uganda signed an agreement Sunday to commence construction on a 1,445-kilometre (900 mile) oil pipeline through East Africa that conservation groups say threatens livelihoods and fragile ecosystems.
Authorities in Uganda say bloggers and others publishing or broadcasting online must register with authorities, drawing criticism from some who see it as an attack on free speech ahead of next year’s election.
Uganda’s central bank has introduced a new lending window for commercial banks that might encounter short-term liquidity challenges, it said on Tuesday, unveiling another tool to complement its main monetary policy instrument.
Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that they need the required support to meet the target of semi-finals of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League.
US rural telecommunications companies that rely on federal subsidies would have to spend at least $1.837 billion ($1.4bn) to remove and replace equipment from Huawei and ZTE, the country’s telecoms regulator has estimated.
Nantes winger Moses Simon has come to the aid of Obagaji Agatu community, local government area of Benue State by donating boreholes.
Emirates has announced that it will resume passenger services to Lagos on 7 September and Abuja on 9 September in Nigeria.
Alhaji Popoola Ogundoyin, an Executive Member of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), says that unless Nigeria produces petroleum products through its refineries, the problems in the petroleum sector will persist. Ogundoyin stated this...
Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.
FIFA has issued another warning to the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) over interference in its affairs, amid concern regarding the involvement of the country’s judicial authorities in a dispute between the governing body and a former coach.
The Premier League has terminated its TV rights deal with China, its biggest overseas contract, leaving a huge hole in clubs’ finances.
Times Higher Education (THE) today announced the results of its World University Rankings 2021.
The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.
Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned alleged siege on opposition governors by security agents in Benin City, the Edo State capital, ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state.
Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020, his spokesman, Femi Adesina, said in a statement Thursday.
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement in Edo State ahead of Saturday governorship election in the state.
The Director General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), AVM Muhammadu A Muhammad (retd), has urged the State governments across Nigeria to start desilting river channels, canals to control flooding across the country and made provisions of shelters for evacuated victims.
The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Benin, Prof Lilian Salami, has approved a virtual matriculation ceremony for students admitted into the 2019/2020 academic session of the university.
The Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II, has urged security agencies to live up to their constitutional obligations in the Edo governorship election billed for Sept. 19.