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100 people killed in floods, says Nigeria’s disasters agency

Floods in much of central and southern Nigeria have killed 100 people across 10 states, a spokesman for the country’s emergency and disasters agency...

Nigeria’s finance minister Kemi Adeosun resigns

Troubled Nigeria finance minister has quit her post after several weeks of pressure following allegations of forgery pinned on her an online media outlet...

Nigeria loses trillions annually to illegal lottery

Acting Executive Secretary, National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF), Bello Maigari, has said that the Nigerian government loses more than N1 trillion annually due to...

Liberia retire number 14 for African legend Weah

Liberia has decided to retire the country's number 14 jersey from their men's national team, the Lone Star, in recognition of former World Footballer...

821 million undernourished people worldwide – UN

Extreme weather events were a leading cause of global hunger rising last year, with women, babies, and old people particularly vulnerable to the worsening...

Heart-touching movie Kamsi gets November release date

Kamsi, a movie that centres on the struggles of a single parent, will officially make its entry into Nollywood on November 23. The feature length...

South Africa in recession for first time since 2009; rand slumps

South Africa entered recession in the second quarter for the first time since 2009, data showed on Tuesday, in a stinging blow to President...

Study claims global warming to make insects hungrier to eat key...

Researchers have found a new way that global warming is bad for the planet: more hungry bugs. Rising temperatures will stimulate insects' appetites -- and...

British prime minister Theresa May arrives Nigeria on Wednesday

British Prime Minister Theresa May will arrive Nigeria's capital Abuja on Wednesday as part of a three-nation African tour. She will fly into the capital...

3 men face 1,460 counts of ‘extreme’ sexual abuse of animals

Three Pennsylvania men face a slew of charges that includes more than 1,400 counts of having sex with animals. Terry Wallace, 41; Marc Measnikoff, 34;...

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