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Killings in central Nigeria assume worrying dimension

Nomadic herders have been accused of killing at least 18 people in central Nigeria, including two priests. But there are unanswered questions about who...

110 Dapchi schoolgirls missing after Boko Haram attack

The Nigerian government has confirmed that 110 students of the Government Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State are so far unaccounted for,...

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...

Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

US President Donald Trump recognized the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on Wednesday - a historic decision that overturns decades of US...

Nigeria draw Argentina in World Cup group for fifth time

Nigeria's Super Eagles have once again been placed in same FIFA World Cup group with former world champions Argentina after four previous meetings at...

Expect more war, hunger & extremism in 2018 – report

Humanitarian crises around the world will worsen next year, with no let-up in civil wars in Africa, near-famines in war-torn regions and the threat...

Malaria cases rise in DR Congo, Nigeria, Rwanda

A report released this week in Geneva says Nigeria, Rwanda, and Democratic Republic of Congo have seen the largest increases in malaria cases, jeopardizing...

Zimbabwe president Mugabe ‘resigns’

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda says. A letter from Mugabe said the decision was voluntary, Reuters news agency reports. The surprise...

Mugabe agrees to stand down as Zimbabwe president

Robert Mugabe agreed on Sunday to resign as Zimbabwe’s president hours after the ruling ZANU-PF party fired him as its leader after 37 years...

Mugabe gets deadline to quit as Zimbabwe president

Zimbabwe’s ruling party fired Robert Mugabe as its leader on Sunday and gave the 93-year-old less than 24 hours to quit as head of...

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‘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...

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