Suspected secessionists set Mamfe main market on fire in Cameroon

A mysterious fire has engulfed a market in Cameroon where secessionists had recently escalated acts of terror. Authorities believe the market was set on fire. The Mamfe main...
Shola Dele-Olowu

This opinion article on addressing immunization rumors in Nigeria would make you smile

Let us be honest for a moment, rumors thrive and spread quickly in Nigeria because of our love for ‘gist’ and all things sensational.  It has been...
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After collecting N4 billion benefit, pensioners endorse Tambuwal for second term

Senior citizens in Sokoto state have rallied behind Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, urging him to seek for re-election as Governor of the North West state.   They said their...

Nigeria’s Buhari departs for “One Planet” summit in France

Governor of Kano State Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and his counterparts from Adamawa and Ondo Sen Adamu Jibrilla Bindow and Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akerolodu are with President Muhammadu...

Violence not in our character – Nigerian Shiites 

It has become expedient to make this clarification that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria has never employed the use of violence or the issuance of threats of...
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3 dead as Boko Haram bomber attacks mosque in Cameroon

A suicide bomb attack by Boko Haram has left three persons dead in Cameroon, including the bomber. The attack occurred at about 5.30 a.m. on Monday near a...

Atiku erupts: Buhari’s APC, the enemy of Nigeria

As tension rises in Nigeria, a year to a general election in February 2019, politics is taking center stage again. On Sunday, Nigerian former Vice President Atiku Abubakar...
Buhari in Daura

Buhari mourns Emir of Katagum

President Muhammadu Buhari is saddened by the passing of Emir of Katagum, Alhaji Kabir Umar, and extends heartfelt condolences to the Emir’s family, friends, the people and...
Buhari in Daura

Buhari returns to his farm in Daura where Atiku wants him to remain permanently

President Muhammadu Buhari visited his farm on Sunday, and pictures taken by his media aides quickly spread on the Internet. Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has urged Nigerians...

Opinion: Nigeria will uphold human rights – General Buratai, Chief Of Army Staff 

The international community observes Human Rights Day every year on 10th December. It commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration...

Nigeria’s Buhari to attend ‘one planet summit’ in Paris Tuesday 

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria will participate alongside over 50 world leaders in the One Planet Summit in Paris, France on Tuesday, October 12, 2017, the presidency...
Ayuk Tabe

Anglophone secessionists ambush, shoot 4 gendarmes in Cameroon

Anglophone secessionists shot four and severely wounded three gendarmes in Cameroon on Saturday night in an escalation of acts of terror that began in October this year. The...
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Buhari eulogizes renowned Nigerian professor of international law, Akin Oyebode

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday eulogized erudite scholar and renowned Professor of International Law, Professor  Akin Oyebode. Mr. Buhari's praises coincided with the professor's 70th birthday. In a statement, the...
Femi Adesina

Opinion: A frolic on the Red Sea, by Femi Adesina

It was a gust of chilly wind that said Akwaaba (welcome, in Ghanaian language) to me in the Jordanian city of Aqaba, that night of December 1,...

Truck full of hard drugs intercepted in Nigeria 

A truck full of hard drugs has been intercepted in Nigeria. The Edo State command of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) said the shipment of dried...
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12 U.N. workers murdered in Congo

At least 12 U.N. workers have been killed in the African country of Congo, in one the deadliest attacks on peacekeepers in years, officials said on Friday. The...
Osinbajo Buhari

Osinbajo: Why I’m most proud to be a Nigerian

I am delighted to join you at this investiture dinner in honour of our two new Nigerian National Order Of Merit Laureates:  Professor Adesoji Adediran Adesina, NNOM,...
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5 Anglophone secessionists killed after attack on military post in Cameroon

Cameroonian security forces returned fire on Thursday night, killing at least five Anglophone secessionists who attacked a military post near the border with Nigeria. A law enforcement...

Nigerian politicians threaten to sue Buhari should he refuse to seek re-election

Nigerian politicians threatened on Thursday to sue President Muhammadu Buhari should he refuse to seek another term in office in 2019. Spokesman Garba Shehu said Mr. Buhari, who...

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