The senate on Thursday approved the appointment of 45 out of the 47 non-career ambassadors by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Raliya Suleiman, a 14-year-old Junior Secondary School female student of Government Secondary School, Kachia, Kaduna State, whose parents claimed was flogged in the eye by a teacher for coming late to school is seeking justice, and assistance.
The Department of State Services, DSS, has said that it has arrested two suspects that allegedly took part in the kidnap of two German scholars in Kaduna State.
An annual multi-national maritime exercise codenamed “Obangame Express” is set to kick-off on Thursday in Nigeria.
The Senate has called for the resignation of the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, saying that he is not fit to hold public office.
The Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of China to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian has asked Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, to lend its backing to Nigeria’s full compliance to the ‘One China Policy’ between both countries.
Nigeria and Cameroon alongside the UNHCR at the start of March signed an agreement stating that refugees residing in Cameroon who do not want to return to Nigeria will not be forced to do so, but the UN agency says forced deportations have continued to happen.
A coalition of 40 civil society organizations has condemned the recent protest against the international human rights group, Amnesty International, AI, in Abuja, by people the coalition described as a “group of rented crowd.”
Force PRO, Jimoh Moshood explained that the deployment of the Police Special Tactical Force personnel will cover all the communities, towns, villages, vulnerable points, Government and private infrastructures and facilities in the area.
Five male suicide bombers attacked three different locations, including a tiny Internally Displaced Persons, IDP camp, in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Wednesday, leading to the death of three other persons.