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Death toll in Tunisia bus accident rises to 26

At least 26 people were killed when their bus careened into a ravine in the northwest of Tunisia,...

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South African court cuts jail term for white farmers in coffin case

A South African court has cut the sentences of two white farmers who forced a black man into...

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Uganda’s Museveni leads much-derided walk against graft

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni led thousands of civil servants, supporters and police officers on an anti-corruption walk through...

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16 killed as fire hits Sudan factory

A fire triggered by an explosion tore through a factory in the Sudanese capital on Tuesday, killing 16...

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Babies born on floor as Zimbabwe’s health system totters

The floor is dusty, the walls filthy and the furniture decrepit, but for two weeks last month, a...

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Residents flee town of Kanu’s lawyer after policemen’s death

• ‘We want him over murder of two officers’• IPOB alleges plot to kill counsel• Ohanaeze condemns move...

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Senate Stands Down Confirmation For Osun REC Nominee

The Nigerian Senate Wednesday stood down the confirmation of Olalekan Raheem as a Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) of...

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Three injured in Four Points hotel gas explosion

Three persons were injured on Wednesday in a gas explosion that occurred at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel,...

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EFCC arraigns ‘Mama Boko Haram,’ one other for fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday arraigned Aisha Alkali Wakil also known as Mama Boko Haram...

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Buhari orders release of N600 billion for capital expenditure

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said he has ordered the release of N600 billion for capital expenditure in...

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Five anti-jihadist fighters killed in Borno attack

Jihadists killed five members of a civilian militia during an attack on a town in conflict-hit northeast Nigeria...

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SARS operative facing disciplinary action for improper dressing

Inspector Micheal Olubode, a policeman attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) is facing internal disciplinary action for...

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Buhari to visit South Africa on Wednesday

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Wednesday for a three-day state visit to the Republic of South...

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Lai Mohammed And Mustapha Upbeat On Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation,...

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Ten things We Learned From Buhari’s Independence Day Speech

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari in his speech to commemorate the country’s 59th independence celebration highlighted his administration’s progress...

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IRT arrests another kidnap kingpin, politicians in Taraba State

Efforts by the Inspector-General of Police (IGP)’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) to rid Taraba State of kidnappers and...

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Buhari And Atiku Mourn Mugabe

• He Was Hero Of African Liberation’ As tributes continue to pour in for former President of Zimbabwe,...

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NCDC confirms four cases of yellow fever in Bauchi

NMA Urges FG To Immunise Citizens Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has confirmed four cases of yellow...

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Osinbajo calls for coordinated approach against infectious diseases

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has called for a coordinated approach to tackle infectious diseases in the country.Speaking at...

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Nigeria desperately needs good leadership, says Secondus

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Chairman, Uche Secondus, has declared that Nigeria was in dire need of good...

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Immigration captures 4, 378 on E-Migrant registration exercise nationwide

Malami Tasks Service On Border Security The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has disclosed that it has successfully captured...

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Xenophobia: Intending returnees from South Africa lack travel documents, says airline

• Jonathan, Moon, Others Rally For Peace On The Continent The plan by the Air Peace Airline to...

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Reps summon Onyeama, Dabiri, Bala over xenophobic attacks in South Africa

The House of Representatives yesterday summoned the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, over the spate of...

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FG begins evacuation of Nigerians in South Africa Friday

In the face of the latest xenophobic assault on Nigerians residing in South Africa, the Nigerian government said...

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Wada wins Kogi PDP governorship primary

Musa Wada has won Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship ticket in Kogi State. Wada polled a total of 748...

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Security operatives guard Shoprite, DSTV, MTN offices in Owerri, Port Harcourt, Warri, others

As all the DSTV and Shoprite shops in Owerri, the Imo State capital, were closed yesterday, a combined...

Elumelu, NBM condemn onslaught on foreigners in South Africa

Chairman, United Bank for Africa (UBA), Tony Elumelu, has strongly condemned attack on foreigners in South Africa, describing...

Minister cautions against attacks on plazas in Abuja

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, has expressed shock over the raid on Shoprite...

Anyaoku seeks commission as Nigeria recalls South Africa envoy

A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth of Nations, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, yesterday urged the governments of Nigeria and...

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14 bus passengers killed by road mine in Mali

Fourteen bus passengers were killed Tuesday by a road mine in central Mali, the bus company said, in...