Thursday, 21st October 2021
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13 Apr
Team Edo yesterday won the two gold medals in football (men and women), as well as the men’s cycling elimination contest, while Delta won the women’s 400 metres race on Day 12
19 Oct 2019
Tens of thousands of people attended a rally by the opposition Ivorian Democratic Party (PDCI) on Saturday in preparation for next year's presidential election. Supporters dressed in the party's green and white colours flooded into John Paul II Square in the city of Yamoussoukro, the birthplace of former president and party founder Felix Houphouet-Boigny.
4 Aug 2019
Germany on Sunday said a Moscow police crackdown on peaceful protests "violates" Russia's international obligations and undermines the right to fair elections in the country, a day after hundreds were detained at an opposition rally.
27 Jul 2019
Police in Moscow said they arrested more than 1,000 people Saturday at a banned opposition protest calling for city authorities to reverse decisions to exclude key opposition candidates from the ballot paper.
20 Jul 2019
More than 20,000 people packed a Moscow square Saturday to protest the authorities' refusal to allow opposition candidates to register for local polls.
19 Jul 2019
You probably found this as intriguing as I did. Officials of EFCC held a rally in Lagos on July 10 to commemorate this year’s African Union Anti-Corruption day in Lagos.
13 Feb 2019
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has accused Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun of masterminding the attack on President Muhammadu Buhari and other party leaders during its presidential campaign rally in the state. In a statement by its National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu, the party hinted that it would sanction Amosun and other perpetrators of the…
9 Feb 2019
When it was announced that President Muhammadu Buhari was going to be visiting Lagos state for an ‘APC Presidential Mega Rally’, emotions were divided as people felt differently about the visit for various reasons. Some felt it was just a political ploy to project a fake sense of goodwill, others hated that it would affect…
9 Dec 2018
Togo's opposition has accused the government of deploying police and soldiers in a brutal crackdown in which two protesters were killed during a rally against upcoming elections. Security forces fired teargas and fought running battles on Saturday with demonstrators in the capital, Lome, and several other cities across the country. Both the government and the…
2 Oct 2018
A suicide attack on a political rally in eastern Afghanistan killed at least 13 people on Tuesday, officials said, as the country braces for an escalation in violence ahead of this month's parliamentary election. The attack is the first suicide assault since campaigning officially began last Friday for the long-delayed ballot, preparations for which have…
23 Jun 2018
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said he survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally Saturday, while one of his vice-presidents and several other party officials were wounded. A number of other people were also hurt in the explosion during the election campaign event in Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo, according to…
6 Jun 2018
Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has berated his Ekiti State counterpart, Ayodele Fayose over allegations against him, saying that Fayose could not stop him from campaigning in Ekiti.  This follows last weekend’s attack on All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in the state in which an APC chieftain, Opeyemi Bamidele and others were shot. Akeredolu faulted…


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A 25-year-old man appeared in court on Thursday after being charged with the murder of British MP David Amess, who was stabbed to death last week in what lawyers said was an attack with a "terrorist connection". Ali Harbi Ali, who was arrested at the scene of the killing in Leigh-on-Sea, east of London, last…
49 mins ago
Danbatta sees huge role for the media in conflict resolution From January to August, 2021, about 34 million calls were made by Nigerians, who were seeking succor during emergencies or under any circumstance posing security issue and unrest within their communities. These emergency calls were made using the 122 Emergency Number. The calls were processed…
58 mins ago
R&B singer R. Kelly has been placed on suicide watch following his conviction for sex trafficking charges in New York. The 54-year old singer's attorney Steve Greenburg revealed this at the first court hearing since a jury found Kelly guilty three weeks ago. Greenburg told a federal judge in Chicago that R. Kelly had been…
1 hour ago
Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne said the authorities will arrest a Nigerian couple who are thought to be fleeing to the country after pulling off a N22billion fraud in Nigeria. Antigua Observer reported that Browne spoke in response to claims that the Nigerian couple Bamise and Elizabeth Ajetunmobi had obtained citizenship from Antigua…
1 hour ago
Hundreds of secondary school pupils demonstrated outside the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament on Thursday, calling for lessons to resume three weeks into a teachers' strike. "We want to study," the children chanted as they stormed up the steps and into the debating chamber. Videos shared by journalists on social media showed them being met…