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US urges Nigeria to change tactics against Boko Haram

Nigerian forces battling Boko Haram jihadists need a change of mindset to overcome an evolving guerrilla threat, US military officials said this week on...

Nigeria’s population now 198 million – NPC

The National Population Commission (NPC) has put Nigeria’s current population at 198 million people with urban population growing at an average annual growth rate...

Robbers attack banks in Offa, kill policemen, residents

A gang of armed robbers on Thursday raided some commercial banks in Offa, Kwara State, killing some policemen and residents as well as carting...

Residents panic over oil spill in Isheri-Ijegun, Lagos

Some residents of Fagbile Estate, Isheri-Ijegun Road, a suburb of Lagos, have fled their homes as a result of a broken petroleum pipe which...

Police recover over 200 firearms in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command on Tuesday said it recovered more than 200 illegally acquired firearms from individuals and suspected hoodlums in the last...

Winnie Mandela died after long illness – family

South African anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully on Monday following a long illness, a family spokesman said. “She died after a long illness, for...

Court sentences driver to death in Ondo

A High Court sitting in Ondo State has sentenced a man, Akinyemi Babatunde, to death after he was found guilty of armed robbery and...

Anto, Khloe get second BBNaija chance

Anto and Khloe have every reason to thank their stars after they were returned to the BBNaija house to continue their quest for the...

Cambridge Analytica fingered in attempts to manipulate Nigeria’s 2015 election

The data analytics firm that worked on the Donald Trump election campaign was offered material from Israeli hackers who had accessed the private emails...

Crocodile killed after blocking hospital entrance

A large crocodile has been shot dead after it blocked a hospital entrance in Zimbabwe and attacked anyone who tried to enter or leave. The...

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Teenage bride allegedly poisons husband in Kano

The police in Kano are on the trail of a runaway bride, who allegedly poisoned her husband, Umar Sani, to death on Thursday. The Public...

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