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Kabore wins Burkina Faso’s presidential election for second term

BURKINA FASO’S President Roch Marc Christian Kabore has been declared the winner of Sunday's presidential election with 57.9 per cent of the majority votes,...

Al-Qaeda growing influence in Borno, North-West may extend to Southern Nigeria, US warns

AL-QAEDA insurgent group is making some inroads in Borno State, North-Western and Southern parts of Nigeria, the United States of America has revealed. Dagvin Anderson,...

Nigeria has given a new GM cowpea variety the go ahead. Why it matters

By Jose Maria BARRERO, CSIRO and TJ HIGGINS, CSIRO LATE last year the world’s first genetically modified (GM) cowpea was registered and approved for release...

Buhari to Akufo-Addo: We shut our borders to check small arms, hard drugs

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Monday told his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Akufo-Addo that the Nigeria's policy on partial border closure will remain until the committee...

ECOWAS heads of states pledge $1 billion to combat terrorism in regions

WEST African leaders have pledged to contribute $1 billion to combat the increasing threat of Islamist militancy in the sub-region. Head of the regional ECOWAS...

Buhari to attend ECOWAS counter-terrorism summit in Burkina Faso

PRESIDENT Mohammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Saturday to attend a one-day Extraordinary Summit on Counter-Terrorism, for Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)...

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SERAP drags FG to ECOWAS court over undisclosed loan spending

THE Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit at the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja...

AMCON, Ibadan DisCo investors agree to suspend asset takeover

THE Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON and Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company core investors-the Integrated Energy Distribution and Marketing,...

Chukwuma Soludo and the Challenge of Managing Expectations

By Chidi Anselm ODINKALU “She said he made love to her like an intellectual. In the political jargon of those...

I did it because I don’t like boarding school –Borno student who slit colleague’s throat

A STUDENT arrested for almost hacking his junior colleague to death with a razor blade, Ahmad Umar Goni, has...

Amaechi eyes speedy completion of Lekki Port

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi has tasked promoters of the Lekki Port to double their pace on the work...
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