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Algeria targets 16,000MW of renewable energy by 2035

Algeria Prime Minister Abdelaziz Djerad this week told Hassi Messaoud of a national strategy for a smooth energy transition aimed at developing and raising...

Roadside bomb kills three in northeast Nigeria

Three people have been killed on the Maiduguri-Damboa road in the northeast of Nigeria by a roadside bomb on Thursday. According to the head of...

Another man jumps off Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos

A yet to be identified young man in the early hours Thursday, in a failed suicide bid, allegedly, jumped into the Lagos Lagoon on...

Universal Music Group signs Afrobeat star Tiwa Savage

Universal Music Group (UMG) has announced an exclusive global recording agreement with one of Africa’s biggest stars, Nigerian singer/songwriter Tiwa Savage. Under the agreement, Savage's...

Race to save children after Lagos building collapse leaves 8 people...

Sunday Adeyemo left his home on crowded Lagos Island early Wednesday as he always does, only to receive devastating news just hours later: The...

Gabon government regains control after attempted military coup

The government of Gabon has regained control in the capital, Libreville, after an attempted coup, officials said on Monday. A government spokesman said that Lieutenant...

Buhari presents N8.8trn budget amid lawmakers’ boos

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday unveiled a federal budget of N8.83 trillion for the 2019 fiscal year with N300 billion lower that the current...

100 houses, 50 cars destroyed in Lagos suburb

No fewer than 100 houses, 100 shops and 50 cars went up in flames in the early hours of Wednesday in Abule-Egba and Agege...

Willie XO turns down shows, plans exciting first tour for 2019

Afrobeats vocalist Willie XO is already putting plans in motion to organise his first tour which is targeted at major cities in the world. Since...

Nigeria’s ex-chief of defence staff Badeh killed by gunmen

The Nigerian Air Force has announced the death of the former chief of defence staff, Air Chief Marshal, Alex Badeh (retd). He was 61 years...

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Death toll in Mubi suicide attack rises to 50

The police command in Nigeria's northeast state of Adamawa has confirmed that the death toll in early Tuesday’s suicide attack on a mosque in...

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