Israel's parliament has moved to ensure African migrants who enter the country illegally can be held without charge, despite a Supreme Court ruling that had struck down a previous detention law.
In yet another controversy surrounding the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, the Central bank Governor has taken decisive measures to ensure that proper investigations be carried out into the activities of the organization.
The meeting which held on Sunday between the Peoples Democratic Party Governors and President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan failed to achieve its aim of an amicable resolution.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, yesterday, spoke words that sent shivers up the spine of all those who have in one way or another engaged in corrupt practices in the country. The Honorable Speaker bluntly accused the executive arm of government of paying lip service to the fight against corruption.
The River's state government has issued a statement listing its demands and explaining its position to the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and the Nigerian people following accusations and counter-accusations from both parties. In response to the latest statement by the Minister, the Rivers state government issued the followinfg statement which describes as unnecessary and unwarranted the insults being thrown on the Rivers state Governor, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says his country and China have "profound disagreements" over the treatment of American journalists in the country.
Thousands of Ukrainians continued to demonstrate their anger at the regime of President Viktor Yanukovich on Thursday for a 15th day following his decision to forgo an association agreement with the European Union and a subsequent police crackdown on protesters.
French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius said a U.N. resolution to be voted later in the day would allow France to use force in Central African Republic.
Kano state Governor, Rabiu Kwakwanso has rewarded the Golden Eaglets with a sum of 9.8 million naira for winning a record fourth FIFA Under-17 World cup.
The Nigerian Prison Service Case Management System Unit has been established to aid decongestion of prisons across the country to reduce the work load for officers and enhance the administration of criminal justice. The unit is saddled with the responsibility of collecting all necessary information about an inmate from the point of admission to the point of release.
The ASUU chapter of the Tai Solarin University of Education headed by Dr. Adebayo Akinsanya paid respect to the Late Professor Festus Iyayi who dies on his way to a meeting set up to resolve the ongoing face off between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Unversities, ASUU.
The burial ceremony of the former ASUU Chairman, Late Professor Festus Iyayi began on Wednesday in his the Edo state capital. There was a solidarity march by members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU from various universities and other Civil Society Groups.