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Obeisance to the Cow for the sake of eating beef

The meat of cow all over the globe is such a tasty delicacy and a rich source of nutrition, and it has gained a great appreciation from all manner of people irrespective of their social or geographical status. The...

New dawn of Industrial revolution in Taraba State, as Gov. Ishiaku partner with German firms

The true test of a man’s greatness is made manifest during times of adversity. That is when an issue even regarded as little or nothing previously, due to perceived obvious ease of tackling such, turns out to become an...

UN pledges to continue aid effort in Nigeria after convoy attack

United Nations children's agency UNICEF said it is continuing its aid work in northeastern Nigeria, a former stronghold of Islamist militant group Boko Haram, despite an attack on a humanitarian convoy earlier this week. The U.N. agency said late...

U.N suspends aid in Borno after Boko Haram attack convoy

The United Nations has temporarily suspended aid deliveries in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, the former stronghold of jihadists Boko Haram, after a humanitarian convoy was attacked, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Thursday. UNICEF said in a...

Multi-national anti-Boko Haram task force recaptures Damasak in Nigeria’s Borno

A multinational task force battling Boko Haram said on Thursday it had recaptured the only town in northeast Nigeria's Borno state that was still held by the Islamist militant group. Boko Haram, which formed in Borno, has waged an...

Three Nigerians executed in Indonesia for drug trafficking

Indonesia executed four convicted drug traffickers, including three Nigerians, early on Friday as it pushed ahead with its "war against drugs", although another 10 scheduled executions were delayed. As many as 14 people were originally set to face the...

MEND confirm talks with government as Avengers blew up NNPC’s pipeline at Nsit-Ibom

Former Niger Delta militant group said on Sunday that it has been holding talks with the government to end a wave of attacks on oil and gas facilities in the region which has crippled the country's crude output. On...

My dream for Nigeria by Adeyemo Olajire

I have a dream, that Nigeria will produce more rice than Thailand, more cocoa than Cote d'Ivoire, more palm oil than Malaysia and abundant wheat and sugar for local consumption.  I have a dream that the era of malnutrition...

Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers blow up 3 Chevron manifolds

Nigerian militant group Niger Delta Avengers said on Wednesday that it had blown up Chevron Corp's manifolds RMP 22, 23 and 24. The group said it attacked the manifolds just around 11 p.m. A remote manifold platform (RMP) is...

7 expatriate contractors kidnapped in Calabar released without harm

As many as seven contractors, including three Australians and a South African, have been released unharmed four days after they were kidnapped by gunmen in southern Nigeria, local police and a state security adviser said on Sunday. Police had...
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UN calls for independent investigation into Cameroon anglophone village massacre

The UN called on Cameroon Tuesday to conduct an independent investigation into the "shocking" killing of 23 villagers in...
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Nigeria military invade community burns homes after sea pirates attack

Nigerian soldiers torched more than 20 homes in a community in the oil-rich Niger Delta after "suspected pirates" killed six people, security sources and...

Police in South Africa hunt for female guard who stole $267k in cash

South African Police are still on the hunt for a female security official who allegedly stole R4m(about $267,000) in cash from her employer, SBV...

Spain searching for over 100 aboard 3 missing migrant boats

Spanish authorities are searching for possibly dozens of migrants missing on three boats en route to the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, maritime...

Lesotho 1st lady set for trial in PM’s ex-wife murder March 27

The wife of Lesotho’s prime minister, who is charged with murdering her predecessor, will stand trial on March 17, a magistrate ruled on Tuesday...