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Environment minister Ibrahim Jubril resigns

Nigeria's Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jubril, has just resigned his appointment. Jubril is now the new Emir of Nasarawa, following his selection by...

Fire guts Forte Oil station at Lagos airport

There was panic and disorder on Friday afternoon at local wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos following a fire outbreak at the Forte...

Former US president George H.W. Bush dies at 94

Former US president George H.W. Bush, who presided over the end of the Cold War and routed Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army but lost a...

Nigeria to purchase 12 Super Tucano attack aircraft from Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada is receiving $329 million (around N11.8 billion) for 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft for the Nigerian air force. The total amount...

Rio governor Pezão arrested on corruption charges

Police in Brazil have arrested the governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Fernando Pezão. Investigators say Pezão took bribes when he was...

Militants kill around 100 Nigerian soldiers – Sources

Militants killed around 100 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on an army base on Sunday, security sources said on Thursday, blaming Islamic State West...

ASUU members threaten to boycott University of Nigeria convocation

The University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) Chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has announced that its members would boycott the 2018...

Senate suspends plenary to honour 44 fallen Nigerian soldiers

Nigeria’s senate on Thursday adjourned plenary in honour of the 44 soldiers killed recently by Boko Haram insurgents in Maiduguri, Borno State. This was a...

DR Congo confirms near record number of new Ebola cases

Thirteen new cases of Ebola were confirmed on Wednesday in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo - one of the highest daily counts since the...

Nigeria threatened by desertification, says NCF

Nigeria is losing about a half kilometre of its land mass annually to desert encroachment and time is of essence before the entire country...

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