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UNHCR repatriates over 6,000 Somali refugees from Kenya

The UN refugee agency said Wednesday it has repatriated more than 6,000 Somali refugees on a voluntary basis from the Dadaab settlement in northeast...

Dasuki Drags FG to ECOWAS Court, Seeks N500 Million Damages

Nigeria’s Ex-National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), has filed a suit against the federal government before the ECOWAS court in Abuja over his...

‘We Cannot Fight Lassa Fever Like Ebola’ – Health Minister

Health Minister, Prof. Isaac Adewole has lamented what he described as the culture of silence permeating the Nigerian society in reaction to the outbreak...

ICPC charges Yerima with N1bn misappropriation

The Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) on Thursday arraigned former Ahmed Yerima in Gusau High Court for alleged misappropriation of over N1 billion while...

African Union backs UN bid to push Burundi peacekeeping force

The African Union on Thursday expressed “fervent hope” that UN Security Council ambassadors will persuade Burundi to begin serious talks and agree to the...

‘We have not heard of any fine’ | MTN reacts to Cameroon fine

South Africa’s telecommunications giant, MTN group has responded to the alleged fine slammed on the company by the CONAC in Cameroon. Cameroon’s anti-corruption commission also...

Gates, Dangote Foundation seal N19.7bn deal to reduce malnutrition

The Dangote Foundation on Thursday sealed a partnership worth $100m (N19.7bn) with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation towards ending malnutrition in Nigeria within...

SPORTS MINISTER SAGA: Pinnick, Giwa exchange blows

It was the timely intervention of the Honourable Minister of Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung and security personnel that prevented what could have been a...

Army boss orders officers to declare assets

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has directed all officers of the Nigerian Army who have not declared their assets...

Why We May Not Be Able To Pay Unemployed Nigerians N5000 – Labour Minister

The All Progressives Congress may not in the foreseeable future be able to fulfil its campaign promise of paying unemployed Nigerians N5000 stipend as...

EFCC arraigns Metuh for destruction of evidence

national publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, before the Federal Capital Territory High Court in Abuja for charges bordering on destruction...

Breaking: Court orders Nnamdi Kanu to be taken to prison

A Federal High Court judge has ordered that the custody of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra and founder of Radio Biafra,...