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Islamists killed Christians in Sri Lanka because Muslims were murdered in New Zealand, official says

The church bombings in Sri Lanka that killed more than 320 people on Easter were in retaliation for last month's mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, a Sri Lankan...

U.S., UK and Norway “alarmed” over escalating conflict in South Sudan

The United States, the United Kingdom and Norway are "alarmed" over the escalating conflict in South Sudan, the members of the Troika said in a joint statement.The...

Boko Haram terrorists kill 4 Nigerian soldiers in Yobe military base attack

Boko Haram terrorists have killed four Nigerian soldiers and injured several others in a gunbattle.The terrorists attacked a military base at Buni yadi located in Gujba Local...

Bomb alarm on Nigerian flight confirmed to be false

The threat of a bomb on an early morning Air Peace flight from Abuja to Lagos has been confirmed to be false, authorities said on Wednesday."The...

How prayers from T.B. Joshua, Father Mbaka and Bishop Kukah saved me during kidnap ordeal – Mike Ozekhome

Chief Mike Ozekhome, the firebrand lawyer and human rights activist, has testified that the prayers of men of God were instrumental to his safe release from the den of kidnappers after...

Kenya hotel siege ends with 14 civilians dead, all attackers killed, but many questions remain

Kenya’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta, announced on Wednesday that the 19-hour terror attack on a Nairobi hotel and office complex had ended but many questions remained unanswered.The attack...

U.S. troops begin withdrawing from Syria

The United States began withdrawing its troops from Syria on Friday, the New York Times quoted an American military spokesman as saying. Colonel Sean Ryan, the spokesman for...

Nigerian military storms newsroom, arrests journalists covering Boko Haram

Armed military men have invaded Daily Trust regional office in Maiduguri, Borno State and arrested the Regional Editor, Uthman Abubakar and a reporter Ibrahim Sawab. They also requested to...

Despite improvements, 4.2 million people still in need of humanitarian assistance in Somalia

A mixed picture has emerged in the north African country of Somalia. While the humanitarian situation has continued to improve due to good Gu rains (April - July) and sustained humanitarian...

Five officers dead in bombed Nigerian Air Force helicopter

The Nigerian Air Force helicopter which was bombed by Boko Haram on Wednesday in Borno state during combats left five officers dead, the Air Force said in a statement on Thursday....
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Nigerians sweep Jack Ma Foundation’s $1 million awards to 10 African entrepreneurs

Nigerian Temie Giwa-Tubosun, founder and CEO of LifeBank company, on Saturday night won the first prize...
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I’m a patriot – Nigeria Senate President Ahmad Lawan

The President of the Nigerian Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the ninth National Assembly has consciously chosen to unite in the...

Nigeria in such a bad shape activists write International Criminal Court to probe election violence in Kogi/Bayelsa

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) “to investigate whether the persistent crimes of corruption,...

Op-ed – Money politics and Nigeria’s delicate delicacy – Abiodun Komolafe

I have written a few weeks back about the lamentation of the 14th Emir of Kano, Alhaji Lamido Sanusi II. However,...

As Pompeo announces new U.S. military strategy in Africa, this is what I think -Scott Morgan

The current struggle against the Islamic State (IS) is shifting fronts. No longer will the major campaign take place against the...

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