Two killed as attacker shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ slits woman’s throat, stabs another in France

A man carrying a butcher’s knife and shouting ‘Allahu Akbar’ killed two female passengers before being shot dead by soldiers at Marseille’s train station in southern France. According to Daily Mail, the attack at Marseille’s busiest train station took place

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Security beefed up in Sokoto, Kaduna over quit notice to Igbo

Despite assurances by northern youths that they would not attack Igbos resident in northern states tomorrow, state governments have beefed up security across the region. Northern youth groups under the auspices of Arewa Youths Coalition had, on June 6, given

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Buhari doing a lot to keep Nigeria indivisible, progressive – Governor Okowa

A governor elelcted on the platform of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts at keeping Nigeria one. Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State gave the commendation on Sunday, according to a statement from

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Boko Haram: US gives $54 million to Nigeria, others

The U.S. has released $54 million in addition to humanitarian assistance to Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and the four countries affected by the Boko Haram violence. U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs, Thomas Shannon, said at a symposium on tagged ‘Nigeria:

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Benghazi port in Libya open again after three years

Benghazi port in east Libya reopened Sunday for the first time in three years after being forced to cease operations because of clashes in the cradle of the 2011 revolution. Commercial operations at the port had ended in 2014 when

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Former NANS president, Dauda Mohammed, is dead

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has announced the death of a former National President of the association, Mr Dauda Mohammed, aged 38, after a protracted illness. NANS’ President, Comrade Chinonso Obasi, who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria

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NASS attempting to gag CSOs with NGO bill – Oyebode

A professor of International Law and Jurisprudence at the University of Lagos, Akin Oyebode, has condemned the Non-Governmental Organisation bill being considered by the National Assembly. According to him, the bill is nothing but an attempt to silence civil society

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Independence: Buhari’s speech holds prospects for anti-corruption fight — CACOL

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership on Sunday described President Muhammad Buhari’s Independence Day speech as one that inspires hope for a better Nigeria. The Chairman of the anti-corruption group, Mr Debo Adeniran, while reacting to the broadcast, told

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Newcastle, Liverpool share points at St James’ Park

Liverpool endured a familiar frustrating afternoon in front of goal as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Newcastle. Manager Jurgen Klopp once again saw his side dominate possession and create chances but once again saw them fail to

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Iwobi scores in Arsenal win

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger celebrated the 21st anniversary of his arrival at the club with a routine victory over Brighton. Nacho Monreal put the Gunners ahead early on when he shot through a crowded penalty area after Brighton had failed

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