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Teenage housewife remanded for killing husband in Kano

A Kano Chief Magistrate Court on Tuesday remanded 16-year-old housewife, accused of allegedly poisoning her husband to death, in a children’s remand home. The defendant,...

Police unmasks masterminds of Ozubulu church killings

Barely three months after the invasion and killing of 18 worshippers at St Philip Catholic Church, Ozubulu, the Nigeria Police has unmasked two persons...

Nigeria plans for surveillance measures against Ebola

In an attempt to keep Nigerians safe from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), the country's government on Wednesday directed the ministry of health to step...

Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe president

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in on Friday as president of Zimbabwe in front of thousands of cheering supporters at Harare’s national stadium, bringing the...

17 dead in Cameroon protests

Cameroon's military is heavily deployed in the country's English-speaking regions and few people are in the streets after 17 people were killed over the...

ASUU shuns meeting with Nigerian govt

The Academic Staff Union of Universities has withdrawn from a meeting with the federal government scheduled for Tuesday. The union refused to attend the highly...

Lilian Esoro re-unites with hubby, Ubi Franklin?

After Nollywood actress, Lilian Esoro has been spotted with her estranged husband, Ubi Franklin, a couple of times, many are beginning to wonder if...

First person convicted for Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnap

Nigeria has convicted the first person to be brought to justice for the Chibok girls kidnapping, a crime that made Islamist militant group Boko...

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...

Pope Francis apologises for sexual abuse comments

Pope Francis, in an extremely rare act of self-criticism, apologised to victims of clerical sex abuse on Sunday, acknowledging he had “wounded many” in...

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18 killed at Borno market in suicide bombings

Eighteen people were killed in a late Friday night attack by suicide bombers in Konduga local government area of Borno State. Three suicide bombers believed...

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