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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...

Comic book genius & Spider-Man creator, Stan Lee, dies at 95

Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as...

33 million Nigerians enroll for National ID card

Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC), Aliyu Aziz, has revealed that 33 million Nigerians have enrolled for the National Identification Number (NIN). Aziz...

Nigeria governors propose minimum wage increment of N22,500

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) on Tuesday agreed to pay a national minimum wage of N22,500, up from the existing N18,000. Chairman of the forum...

Google honours Stella Adadevoh on posthumous birthday

American multinational Internet-related services and products company Google celebrated Dr Stella Adadevoh on her 62nd birthday posthumously on Saturday. Dr Adadevoh died on August 19,...

4 nuns, 2 others kidnapped in Delta State

Reports say that four reverend sisters and two others have been abducted by gunmen in Delta State on Thursday. The nuns are from the Order...

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Italy rescues more than 250 migrants in Mediterranean

More than 250 migrants were rescued in the central Mediterranean during the night between Monday and Tuesday, Italy’s Coast Guard said. A statement said the...

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