BREAKING: Residents flee as Boko Haram attacks Madagali, Adamawa

Suspected members of the Boko Haram on Monday night attacked Bakin Dutse village as they advanced to Gulak administrative headquarters of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The attack, which was ongoing at the time of this report, was

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OAU management suspends students’ union for unruly behaviour

The management of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, says it has suspended student union activities on campus for unruly behaviour. In a statement signed by Abiodun Olanrewaju, the public relations officer of the university, the management said the suspension

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JUST IN: Idris Wada, ex-Kogi gov, in EFCC custody over 23bn Diezani bribe

Idris Wada, former governor of Kogi state, is currently at the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. AljazirahNigeria learnt that the former governor is being grilled over a N500 million he allegedly collected from Diezani

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Davido holds first headline concert in Lagos

Nigerian singer Davido has said he would be ending his ’30 Billion’ tour in Lagos with a headline event for the first in five years. The singer has been touring both Africa and the the rest of the world for his

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APC has no presidential candidate for 2019, Femi Adesina reveals

Femi Adesina, special adviser on media and publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, says the All Progressives Congress (APC) does not yet have a presidential candidate for the 2019 election. In an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, Adesina however

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Zimbabwe’s Mugabe sacks VP seen as top succession candidate

Mnangagwa’s removal provides a boost for Mugabe’s wife, Grace, who has been a vocal critic of the vice president and is also seen as a potential successor to her husband. “The vice president has consistently and persistently exhibited traits of

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Senate majority leader sponsors surgeries for 600 patients in Yobe

The Senate Majority Leader, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, has sponsored surgery for Hernia and Hydrocelectomy for 600 indigent patients in Yobe Zone ‘C’ Senatorial District thereby improving their health status. The Senator launched the surgery operation and treatment on Sunday at Federal Medical

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‘Those who have ears should hear’ — Tompolo speaks from hiding

Government Ekpemupolo, the ex-militant leader better known as Tompolo, says “those who have ears should hear”. Tompolo, who has been in hiding since the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) declared him wanted,  said this while denying reports linking him to

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Secession threat hits Kenya

Threats of secession are looming in some parts of Kenya, as leaders from the coastal region seek separation from the country using legal means. Secession, which has both political and legal consequences, involves a group’s declaring independence from the ruling

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Niger Delta ‘militants’ kill British hostage

Ian Squire, one of the four missionaries kidnapped in Delta state, in October has been killed by suspected militants. The BBC quoted the foreign office (FCO) as confirming the tragic incident, saying the three others were freed. The British high commission

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