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Bauchi traditional ruler recovers two abandoned children

Alhaji Nadada Ahmadu, the Ward Head of Gwallaga in Bauchi metropolis, has recovered two teenagers from Jigawa allegedly abandoned by their parents to attend an Islamic school in the state.

Turkey-based TV airs Egypt tapes on Jerusalem

A Turkey-based TV station has released audio recordings it said were of an Egyptian intelligence officer asking influential hosts in Egypt to persuade their viewers to accept a US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

11 Saudi Arabian princes arrested over protest

The royal crackdown continues in Saudi Arabia as 11 princes were arrested today for daring to protest the withdrawal of some indulgences.

Far-right German MP slammed for anti-Muslim tweet

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) MP Beatrix von Storch said Cologne police were appeasing "barbaric, gang-raping, Muslim hordes" when they tweeted out a New Year's Day message in Arabic.

German MP faces probe for Twitter post against ‘Muslim hordes’

Police said they received several hundred complaints after a high-profile lawmaker of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party lashed out at “Muslim hordes of men” in a New Year’s tweet, prompting an investigation into possible hate speech.

Algeria breast cancer survivors shunned as ‘half-women’

As if losing a breast to cancer was not traumatic enough, Algerian mother-of-three Linda was then spurned by her husband for being "mutilated" and a "half-woman".

12th Palestinian dies since Donald Trump declaration on Jerusalem

A Palestinian teenager died on Sunday, nine days after being wounded by Israeli fire during a Gaza protest against US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the health ministry said.

Bahrain warns against challenging US over ‘side issues’

Bahrain's foreign minister has said it is unhelpful to "pick a fight" with the United States over "side issues", while there is a threat from Iran.

Nigerian constitution allows use of hijab – Sultan Abubakar tells Law School

Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, Sultan of Sokoto, has said the Nigerian constitution allows the use of hijab.

Egypt reopens ancient library at St. Catherine Monastery

Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library that holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscripts at the famed St. Catherine Monastery, a UNESCO World Heritage site, in South Sinai.

IS silent on Egypt massacre decried even by supporters

The gunmen who massacred more than 300 worshippers in an Egyptian mosque made no effort to conceal their identity -- they showed up raising the black banner of the self-styled "Islamic State", authorities and witnesses said.

Egypt blames ISIS for deadly Sinai mosque attack

Egypt has blamed ISIS fighters for the attack carried out during Friday prayers at a mosque in the country’s Sinai Peninsula.

Egypt mourns more than 300 killed in mosque attack

Egypt mourned on Saturday as the death toll from a gun and bomb assault at a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula soared above 300, including children, in the deadliest attack the country has witnessed.

Nigerian Army orders personnel to learn Igbo, Hausa, Yoruba

The Nigerian Army has ordered its personnel to learn the three basic Nigerian languages of Igbo, Hausa and Yoruba.

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CHAN: Libya and Super Eagles reach quarter-finals

Libya scored three minutes into stoppage time to edge Rwanda 1-0 Tuesday and snatch an African Nations Championship (CHAN) quarter-finals place behind Group C winners Nigeria.

Arsene Wenger rules out Arsenal spree despite revenue rise

Arsene Wenger insisted Tuesday there was no chance he would jeopardise Arsenal's financial stability with lavish spending on new players during the rest of the January transfer window.

Kaduna requires 45,000 qualified primary school teachers – official

No fewer than 45, 000 qualified teachers are required in Kaduna State to adequately provide quality teaching in public primary schools across the state.

We didn’t arrest, detain Oby Ezekwesili – Police

The FCT Police Command has denied arresting and detaining the leader of the Bring Back Our Girls group, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, and some of its members.

Federal govt warns workers against lock-out, picketing

The Federal Government has warned workers against locking out of duly appointed officers and picketing as a resolve to industrial disputes in the country.

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SERAP seeks justice, reparation for victims of herdsmen attacks

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Anambra govt seeks quicker resolution of border dispute with Kogi

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Ex-President Obasanjo rejects Buhari’s re-election bid

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