Ethiopia's Tigray region holds vote in defiance of federal government
Ethiopia's Tigray region has held elections in a show of defiance against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. He's called the vote illegal, but says the federal government will not respond with force. Also, it's a diplomatic milestone for Somaliland as the breakaway self-declared nation opens a de facto embassy in Taiwan. Somalia and China have condemned the partnership. And we speak to the founder of Little Africa 2.0. It's a cultural centre set to open in Paris's Goutte d'Or neighborhood - one epicentre of the African diaspora.
Ghana denies wrongdoing, says protest by Nigerians will be unjustified
On Sunday Ghana has reacted to a statement issued by the federal government where the information and culture minister warned that Nigeria will no longer tolerate the harassment of her citizens resident in the country.
Former terrorists pledge allegiance to the Nigerian State
602 former terrorist members are facing judicial panel set-up by the federal government to review their cases.
Nigerian air travel restarts after lockdown
Domestic flight operations in Nigeria's biggest business district and most populous city, Lagos, as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja resumed on Wednesday, 8 July 2020, after months of suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The restart is according to the Nigerian government’s three-tier reopening scheme announced by the country's aviation minister, Hadi Sirika, a few weeks ago.
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FG, Southwest governors agree to set up legal framework for Operation Amotekun
The federal government and the southwest governors have agreed to set up a framework legalising the recently launched Operation Amotekun.
European Union reacts to Sowore's situation
The European Union (EU) Delegation in Nigeria has asked the Federal Government to ensure it follows the due process of the law in handling the vexed issue of the detained activist and publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyole Sowore, as well as other detainees in Nigeria.
FG orders suspension of fuel sale at border communities
In what could be described as a final onslaught in the fight against smuggling, the Federal Government yesterday, announced the suspension of diesel and petrol products supply to filling stations within 20 kilometres radius to all Nigerian borders.