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Suicide bomber strips self of explosive vest in Borno

A suspected female suicide bomber on Saturday removed the Improvised Explosive Device (IED), strapped to her body and dumped it at a house within...

PHOTOS: Police declare four wanted for Offa robbery

The Nigeria Police on Friday declared wanted four of the gangsters who participated in the bloody bank robbery incidents in Offa on April 4,...

DR Congo violence drives thousands into Zambia

More than 3,000 people have fled to Zambia in the past month to escape escalating violence in Democratic Republic of Congo (Congo), according to...

Inflation rate drops, food prices up in Nigeria

Nigeria’s annual inflation rate marginally slowed for an eighth month in September, easing to 15.98 per cent, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said...

UNHCR appeals for $157m for Boko Haram victims

The UN refugee agency has appealed for $157 million to help over 280,000 people affected by the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group. On Wednesday, the...

Google honours Achebe on posthumous birthday

Technology giant, Google, has honoured Nigerian literary icon, Chinua Achebe on its doodle, adding up to the long list of awards clinched by the...

Gunmen kill 36 in Zamfara

Thirty six people killed by gunmen in Birane Village in Zurmi Local Council of Zamfara State on Wednesday have been buried. However, the Police Command...

Wande Coal’s ‘Turkey Nla’ hits the screens

Nigerian song writer and singer Wade Coal has released a new music video titled 'Turkey Nla.' The former Mavins Records man took to his Twitter...

Funeral of Thai’s King Adulyadej gobbles up $90m

Crowds began gathering in Bangkok on Wednesday for the official beginning of the funeral of Thailand’s revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej, also known as Rama...

Al-Qaeda confirms death of Shabaab general

A senior commander in al Shabaab, Somalia's al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamist rebels, was killed last month in a US air strike, the group says in an...

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Fire outbreak kills family in Lagos

An overnight fire has killed a family of four, simply identified as Eze’s family, at house number 13, Buraimoh Street, Bariga area of Lagos. The...

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