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Shekau now disguises as a woman – Army

The Nigerian Army says credible information indicates that factional leader of the Boko Haram sect, Abubakar Shekau, now dresses as a woman in an...

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...

Davido, Wizkid listed for MTV Europe Music Award

Two of Nigeria's biggest music stars Davido and Wizkid have been shortlisted for the Best African Act in this year's edition of the MTV...

Auchi Polytechnic graduating student killed by stray bullet

A final-year student of the Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, in the Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State has been shot dead, 24 hours...

‘Okada’ riders issued three-day ultimatum in Lagos

The Lagos Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has given commercial motorcyclists in the state three days to register with any of the two relevant...

Weah sworn in as Liberia president

Former international soccer star George Weah was sworn into office on Monday as Liberia’s new president, taking over leadership of this post-war, impoverished West...

Catalonia declares independence from Spain

The parliament of Catalonia has voted to declare independence from Spain. Seventy legislators voted in favour, 10 voted against, while two cast blank ballots.  The decision...

Mugabe makes first public appearance after military ‘takeover’

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attended a university graduation ceremony on Friday, making a defiant first public appearance since the military takeover that appeared to...

Libya deports 139 Nigerians

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said another batch of 139 deportees arrived the country from Libya on Tuesday. Southwest spokesman, NEMA, Ibrahim Farinloye, confirmed...

Lagos ‘bus conductors’ to wear uniform from New Year’s Day

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN) says that its members in Lagos State will start wearing uniforms from 1 January, 2018 for security...

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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...

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