The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawal, has assured the government of Sierra Leone that Nigeria will give the necessary support to the Sierra Leone Road Safety Authority (SLRSA), in accordance with the agreement signed by both countries in 2012.
A suicide bomber attacked a crowded Sufi shrine in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 72 people and wounding dozens more in the deadliest of a wave of bombings across the South Asian nation this week.
Portuguese state prosecutors are bringing corruption charges against Angola’s vice-president Manuel Vicente.
A car packed with explosives blew up on Thursday in southern Baghdad, killing at least 51 people and wounding 55, security and medical sources said, in the deadliest such attack in Iraq this year.
Thai police have begun searching a Buddhist temple complex in a bid to arrest an influential monk wanted over alleged money laundering.
At least eight women and a child were killed in an overnight air raid on a funeral reception near the Yemeni capital Sanaa, medics said.
Beninese authorities have abolished the short stay visa for nationals of 31 African countries.