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Nigeria, others intensify action on tackling illegal fishing in W/Africa

NIGERIA and five other coastal countries in West Africa have been meeting in Lagos to discuss progress on their efforts in stopping illegal, unreported...

Over 27 million people suffering from hunger in West Africa – Oxfam

THE Oxford Committee For Famine Relief (OXFAM) says West Africa is currently facing its worst food crisis, with over 27 million people going hungry. The...

Terrorism: Why Nigeria should be on ‘red alert’ as Taliban grabs power in Afghanistan

After the takeover of Afghanistan by an Islamic militant group, the Taliban, security experts have advised the Nigerian government to tighten its belt and...
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Inter-communal violence will threaten stability in Nigeria, other West African countries -US intelligence report

  THE 2021 Annual Threat Assessment (ATA) report of the United States Intelligence Community says terrorism and inter-communal violence can destabilise Nigeria and other West...

ECOWAS appoints Buhari as champion of COVID-19 response

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday has been appointed the champion of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) response at an extraordinary summit by ECOWAS leaders The appointment took...

ELEBELE: Residents of Bayelsa’s oil community cry out over collapsed bridge

  RESIDENTS of Elebele community in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State on Friday appealed for the speedy repair of Elebele bridge which collapsed...
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FACT CHECK: Did North Korean president ask to recolonise Nigeria, Ghana?

THE North Korean President Kim Jong Un boasted that he could transform Nigeria and Ghana into first world countries if he were allowed to...

Government, Soldiers Agree To End Mutiny In Ivory Coast

The soldiers, who had blocked roads in major cities in the country since Friday, have now agreed to return to their barracks

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SPECIAL REPORT: Nigeria tops list of grounded aircraft fleets globally

NIGERIA has attained the first position in the top 10 countries’ list with the highest percentage of grounded fleet. The...

Shiroro attack: Death toll rises to 48, 34 soldiers killed – Community youth leader

MORE bodies of soldiers and police officers killed during an ambush by terrorists at Shiroro, in Niger State, have...

Peter Obi to supporters: Don’t attack people with different views

PRESIDENTIAL Candidate of the Labour Party (LP) Peter Obi has appealed to his supporters to refrain from attacking people...

NDLEA intercepts N4.5 billion heroin inside baby food packs at Lagos airport

THE National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 22 blocks of heroin weighing 23.55kilograms concealed in packs of...

Buhari urges Nigerians to shun road abuse, maintain speed limit

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to desist from abusing roads constructed by the Federal Government across the country. Buhari,...
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