Fayulu defies Congo top court, declares himself president

Congo opposition candidate Martin Fayulu rejected a court ruling on Sunday that his rival won a presidential election, declaring himself president in a move...

AP Photographer Khalifa killed by Libyan militants

A Libyan photographer, Mohamed Ben Khalifa who worked for Associated Press news agency was killed Saturday south of Libya’s capital Tripoli where he was...

War Crimes: ICC acquits Laurent Gbagbo, ex-Ivorian president

The International Criminal Court acquitted former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday over a wave of post-electoral violence, in a stunning blow to...

Iraqi woman poisons IS militants for killing hubby, son

An Iraqi woman has killed two Islamic State, IS militants by poisoning them in revenge for the killing of her son and her husband...

Chad sacks oil minister Boukar Michel

Chad’s President Idriss Deby Itno on Friday dismissed Oil Minister Boukar Michel and named Finance Minister Mahamat Allali Abakar as his temporary replacement, a...

Saudi girl, who renounces Islam, gets asylum in Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that Canada was taking in an 18-year-old Saudi asylum seeker who fled her family and harnessed the power...

Trump, Kim second summit: China backs North Korea

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a summit this week that reasserted China’s role in the denuclearisation process ahead...

Buhari mourns Aisha Lemu

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to the family of late Aisha Ahmed Lemu whom he described “as a repository of knowledge whose...

Khashoggi: Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty on five suspects

Saudi Arabia’s attorney general sought the death penalty for five of 11 defendants charged with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as their high-profile...

13 killed in Burkina Faso in Jihadist, ethnic violence

Thirteen civilians have been killed in Jihadist related violence in central Burkina Faso, the government said on Wednesday, echoing a rise in inter-communal conflicts...

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INEC bans fresh political campaign

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said there is no more room for political campaign or collection of the Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in...

Mass Wedding: Hisbah discovers 23 pregnant women, 15 HIV positive during screening

The Kano State Hisbah Board has screened 8,000 prospective couples to participate in the state-sponsored mass wedding of divorcees, widows, and spinsters. The Kano State Government had...

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By Mohammed Sabo Keana The constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria, states that the security and welfare of the citizens, shall be the primary...