The destructive Boko Haram insurgency group is currently plagued by financial difficulties, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman, has said.
Feltman stated this while briefing the Security Council on the UN Secretary-General’s Fourth Report on the threat the group poses to international peace and security efforts to “check and roll it back” on Tuesday.
The Save Nigeria Group, SNG, Tuesday, issued a 74 hours ultimatum within to the the presidency to furnish it with full information on the health situation of President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently believe to be receiving medical attention in London.
An Egyptian court sentenced on Tuesday two supporters of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to death and handed 20 others, including six fugitives, 25-year jail terms over committing acts of violence following Morsi’s removal in July 2013.
The Ekiti State House of Assembly on Tuesday issued a warrant of arrest against former Governor Kayode Fayemi over alleged corruption. The assembly had on Thursday summoned Fayemi to appear before it on Tuesday (yesterday) to defend himself, threatening to issue a warrant of arrest.
World football ruling body, FIFA, on Tuesday announced that it had extended the ban on five Nigerian football officials who were involved in the tussle for the leadership and control of Nigerian Football Federation (NFF).
The Christian Association of Nigeria on Tuesday described as disparaging comments credited to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in which he said there were no plans to Islamise the country.
America’s first lady Melania Trump has relaunched a lawsuit in New York seeking multi-million dollar damages against the publishers of the Daily Mail Online, for reporting rumors that she worked as an escort in the 1990s.