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A human rights group, Human Rights Advocacy of Nigeria (HURAN), has called on the Federal Government to, as a matter of urgency, enact a law that will make owners of buildings around pipeline vandalization scenes forfeit such property for not reporting to the authority when the nefarious activity was being out.
Two persons were reportedly killed on Saturday in political mayhem at Oba-Akoko, headquarters of Akoko Southwest local government area of Ondo state.
The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs and Coordinator of the Amnesty Programme, Prof Charles Dokubo, has said that over 13,000 ex agitators in the Niger Delta have been fully reintegrated into the society by the federal government.
The Governor of Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, has condemned the vandalization of billboards belonging to political parties and their candidates in the state by unknown persons.
The Lagos States Government on Thursday arraigned 50 suspects before Chief Magistrate Bola Osunsanmi of Court 4, Ikeja Magisterial District over attack and vandalization of government equipment (caterpillar) around Idansan Village, Ibeju Lekki, Lagos State.
Senator Magnus Abe, representing Rivers South East, has vowed that the vandalization of the state Secretariat of the faction of All Progressives Congress, APC, loyal to him by hoodlums will not truncate the planned official opening.
The Bayelsa State Government has concluded plans to probe the role of former governor Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the recent crisis that engulfed Amassoma community in which five persons were confirmed dead.
Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has bemoaned the refusal of the Federal government to implement the 16-point agenda presented to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Pan- Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF in 2016.
The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
Alliance for Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion contradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.
Thousands of protesters ignored a curfew and vows of forceful police response to take to the Minneapolis streets for a fourth straight night, as the anger stoked by the police killing of George Floyd spread to more cities across the U.S.
Uganda’s Ministry of Health late Saturday reported 84 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily increase so far, bringing the nationwide tally to 413.
A statement signed by the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Daniel Ndukwe, said the feat was recorded in two separate operations on May 16th and 26th respectively.
The cleaning up exercise of the records of registered market operators, embarked upon by the Security and Exchange Commission, SEC, under the present leadership of its acting Director-General, Ms Mary Uduk, has led to the cancellation of registration of eighty four (84) inactive operators as well as giving 94 others a pre-notice of cancellation of their registration.