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The American journalist shot dead in South Sudan over the weekend had entered the country illegally with rebels, the army said Tuesday.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, explained, yesterday, that the decision by stakeholders in education sector to reduce tertiary institutions’ admission cut-off points, beginning with the 2017 academic calendar, was to stop the quest for foreign education by Nigerians.
A ban on plastic bags came into force Monday in Kenya and those found in violation of the ban could be given a maximum fine of US $38 000 or serve a four-year jail term.
The killing of an American journalist in South Sudan violates international humanitarian law and should be investigated, according to an international human rights group.
The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has hit back on its critics over the recent reduction of 2017/2018 admission cut-off points as demanded by the heads of tertiary institutions in the country.
Over 2 million unregistered Sim cards in Uganda will be switched off on August 30, the Prime Minister, Dr Ruhakana Rugunda, told a press conference. The PM further said that no extension would be granted.
A Ugandan court this week jailed four members of a Muslim sect for life on terrorism charges, a judgment denounced by some as the latest in a series of anti-Muslim rulings.
A Ugandan court sentenced a Muslim group leader and three associates to life in prison on terrorism charges, a judgment denounced by some as the latest in a series of anti-Muslim rulings.
A Ugandan court on Tuesday sentenced a Muslim group leader and three associates to life in prison after their conviction on terrorism charges related to threats to harm rivals, a judicial official said.
The U.S. spent more than seven billion dollars in 2016 to provide humanitarian assistance across the globe, the Department of State said on Friday.
The number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached 1 million, the United Nations said Thursday, a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.
Six civil servants attached to Uganda’s Ntungamo District Local Government have been suspended for alleged indecent dressing.
Lead Consultant with Save Visions Africa, Dr Peter Okereke, has said that the continued practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Nigeria violates the Child Rights Act signed into law in 2011.
The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has kicked against the bill seeking to exclude paramilitary organisations including the police from the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).
Uganda is on high alert as the ministry of health is investigating and monitoring three suspected cases of the deadly Viral Hemorrhagic Fever in the central district of Luwero, a top official said on Friday.
Unidentified gunmen on Saturday have reportedly killed five persons in Oyigbo Local Government Area, Rivers State.
The Government of Kano State has cleared the Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero, of any wrongdoing in the construction of commercial shops around the Eid prayer ground at Kofarmata area of the state.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, have discussed how to build stronger economic ties with both countries.
Juan Cuadrado scored twice, including a late penalty, as Juventus beat Inter Milan 3-2 to keep their Champions League hopes alive on Saturday in a game in which both teams finished a man down.
Kannywood actress, Ummi Ibrahim, has confirmed rumours that she once dated former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida.
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) has declared Gimba Kumo, a son-in-law of President Muhammadu Buhari, and two others wanted over alleged misappropriation of $65 million National Housing Funds.
The Lagos State Government has completed more than 1,097 school projects covering 970 schools across the State, just as it has also ensured the upgrade and rehabilitation of 322 dilapidated public schools and the furnishing of Primary Schools with 87,000 dual composite unit of chairs and desks in two years.
The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has paraded Uduak Frank Akpan, the suspect in the death of a job seeker, Inibong Umoren.
Nine days after he escaped and his house burnt, the Nigeria Army has arrested the late Ikonso’s second in command in Imo state, of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB/Eastern Security Network, ESN, a 48-year-old man, whose name was given as Anwurum Eze popularly known as “Maputo”.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Thursday, said the Federal Government would prosecute 400 suspected Boko Haram financiers.