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Two Nigerian student table tennis players are begging authorities in Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia to return them to their home country after they were wrongly deported to Bosnia by Croatian police, who mistook them for undocumented migrants.
The Executive Director (UNODC), Yury Fedotov, said this on Monday in commemoration of the 2019 Anti-Corruption Day, via a statement sent to newsmen.
The civil society group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the presidency for comparing Omoyele Sowore and Olawale Bakare with Boko Haram militants.
At least 17 people have been hacked to death in two attacks near the city of Beni in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a local official has said.
I have no hesitation in admitting that I have a personal, formative interest in the health of the Nigerian judiciary, deeper perhaps than the average Nigerian. At a critical junction in the life of this writer, a judge resolved to give primacy to the call of conscience, affirm his professional integrity and defend the supremacy of law in defiance of state interference.
A group, Civil Empowerment and Rule of Law Support Initiative (CERLSI), has urged the management of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo state, to reconsider its decision to deny students it offered admission, but could not pay the mandatory acceptance fee within the two-week ultimatum.
No direct dialogue took place between Syria’s warring sides during a five-day meeting that ended on Friday in Geneva, UN mediator Geir Pedersen said.
A student was injured and 10 other people were arrested on Wednesday in renewed protests in eastern DR Congo at perceived UN failures to combat a notorious armed group, an AFP journalist saw.
Two people were killed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday in fresh protests at failures to root out a notorious armed group, a military official said.
United Nations (UN) Deputy Secretary‑General, Amina Mohammed, has stressed that incomplete development has formed a trajectory that is failing young people in Nigeria, leading to a chain of migration to seek greener pasture in Europe.
Nigeria has launched its first national sexual offenders register, setting up a database of those convicted for sexual violence in a move seen as an important step towards clamping down on abuse.
More than 60 doctors wrote an open letter published Monday saying they feared Julian Assange’s health was so bad that the WikiLeaks founder could die inside a top-security British jail.
The United Nations Foundation on November, 20, 2019 honoured Chimamanda Adichie, amongst other global leaders in its annual awards ceremony.
Cn estimated seven million children are not free as they are kept in prisons, police custody, migration detention centres, homes for the disabled, and welfare institutions every year, according to a United Nations (UN) human rights study.
The Ebola vaccination campaign in Congo is neither insufficient nor does it suffer from shipping delays, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday.
Youths from Nigeria, Tanzania and Kenya have been awarded first prize for a youth video competition they researched on nuclear energy technology, a statement from ROSATOM Central and Southern Africa says.
Business experts and microfinance directors have identified lack of integrity and corporate governance as part of reasons why many small and medium businesses (SMEs) struggle to survive in the present economic situation.
The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into allegations that the management of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) pilfered N2.3billion of workers’ funds. The motion to probe the agency was sponsored by Rep. Francis Ejiroghene Waive.
A Non Governmental Organisation known as Mercy Corps Nigeria (MCN) has revealed through research that no less than 13.2 million Nigerian children are out of school in the country.
The regulatory body represented on the National Frequency Management Council (NFMC), in conjunction with the National Broadcast Commission, (NBC) has been charged with the responsibility to propose subsidiary legislation to support existing Act for enhanced efficiency and fairness to consumers. It is also to ensure that consumers are not been exploited by Satellite Television station providers.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou on Thursday agreed to postpone a summit on France’s military involvement in the Sahel region after a deadly attack on Nigerien forces, the Elysee Palace said.
Arsenal have made an approach for Paulo Sousa as they continue their search for a new head coach.
Rivers State governor, Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has called on ex-servicemen in the state to stand united, if they wish to achieve success.
The Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), has assured that with the various interventions by the Federal Government in the power sector, consumers in the country will soon have quality and improved electricity supply.
National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Enugu State chapter has commended the courage of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in restoring the original masterplan of the capital city.
The Department of State Services (DSS) says circulation of a video on an attempt to rearrest Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the RevolutionNow protest in a courtroom was mischief.