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Boko Haram kills 4 Nigerian soldiers and sacks troops from area 160 kilometer long

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - Boko Haram militants have killed at least four Nigerian soldiers in the northeastern state of Borno, and sacked troops from a vast area 160 kilometer long, local media reported on...

Nigeria Civil Aviation announces pro-active measures to stop spread of Ebola

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has directed airlines operating regional and international flights to exercise high level of vigilance against the Ebola virus disease now hitting the Democratic Republic of...

US, UK, France, Italy and UAE issue joint statement on Libya truce

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - The following is the text of a joint statement by the governments of France, Italy, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States.Begin...

My American story – Jean-Rene Ella-Menye

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) – The amazing stories of Africans living in the United States are rarely told in the United States where most people in the news are often white. Kids who grow up watching television or...

Nearly 600 ‘undocumented’ immigrants arrested in South Africa

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - South African police raided a business district in Johannesburg on Wednesday and arrested over 560 undocumented immigrants, authorities said on Thursday.The operation involving immigration officials...

African rulers: 76-year old Nigerian President receives 81-year old Guinean leader

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - President of Guinea, Prof. Alpha Conde was on Saturday accorded a warm welcome by President Muhammadu Buhari and members of Daura community in Katsina State.President Conde...

Sallah Message from Nigerian Senate President Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan

WASHINGTPON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - The President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, has felicitated with Nigerians, particularly the Muslim faithful, as they celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir.The Senate President, in...

UK, U.S. urge Tanzania to respect “due process” after journalist arrested

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Britain and the United States urged Tanzania on Friday to guarantee due process of law for a journalist arrested on charges that his lawyer and rights groups called politically motivated.

Ugandan starts largest-ever Ebola vaccine trial

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda has started its largest-ever trial of a preventive Ebola vaccine, an official said on Monday, amid fears of a potential spillover of the deadly hemorrhagic fever from neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

Nigeria excited about prospect of hosting next FIFA U20 Women World Cup

WASHINGTON (TODAY NEWS AFRICA USA) - The Federal Government of Nigeria said on Thursday that Africa's most populous nation was "excited" about the prospect of hosting the next FIFA U-20 Women World Cup in 2020.
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President Buhari appoints Ojudu, Ipaye, many others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr. Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff...
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Buhari re-appoints entire media team, including controversial Lauretta Onochie

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Femi Adesina as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity and Malam Garba Shehu...

African Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to attract $103 billion in 2019

Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves...

In swearing-in speech, Buhari charges 43 new ministers to work day and night for Nigerians

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari swore in 43 ministers on Wednesday almost three months after he was inaugurated on May 29, and...

Full list of Nigerian ministers and their portfolios

S/NOSTATE NAMEPORTFOLIO AbiaDr. Uchechukwu OgahMinister of State Mines and Steel DevelopmentAdamawaMuhammadu Musa BelloMinister of Federal Capital Territory Akwa IbomSen. Godswill Akpabio Minister...