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Life returns to Lake Chad island despite Boko Haram threat

Gaou Moussa stands in front of his family home nestled in the dense vegetation of Chad’s Tchoukouli island, where burnt straw and charred wood still litter the ground from a Boko Haram attack three years ago.


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Qatar asks US to probe financial manipulation by UAE

Qatar's central bank has asked US regulators to investigate an Emirati bank that Doha accuses of waging "financial warfare" against it.

Akwa Ibom association in US honours NDDC chief Nsima Ekere

The Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria, USA Inc, a non-partisan, non-profit socio-cultural organization, with many active chapters throughout the world, has presented a Community Development Excellence Award to the Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Nsima Ekere.

Boko Haram: UNHCR enrols 300 orphans in Borno private school

The United Nations High Commission on Refugees (UNHCR) has enrolled about 300 children who lost either or both parents in the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State in a private school for orphans in Maiduguri.

Police arrest Nigerien with ammunitions, army camouflage in Sokoto

The police in Sokoto State has paraded a national of Niger Republic with ammunitions and an Army camouflage.

US envoy backs Governor Ortom on ranching

The United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington, yesterday threw his weight behind the anti-open grazing law promulgated by Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State saying ranching remains the best global practice of cattle rearing and should be sustained.

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Ex-Governor Kalu: PDP members caught rigging in 2019 election will be lynched

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former governor of Abia State, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, has declared that any member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, caught rigging election in 2019 will be lynched.

Sunshine Stars sack Duke Udi as head coach

Coach Duke Udi has been relieved of his post as head coach of Nigeria Professional Football League club Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure.

GAVI: Transition period may be extended for Nigeria

Global Alliance for Vaccine and Immunization (GAVI) has said that Nigeria may get extension of transition period.

FC Ifeanyiubah accept to take back want-away Olamilekan Adeleye

Nigeria Professional Football League side FC Ifeanyiubah have graciously accepted defender Olamilekan Adeleye’s apology but urged the centre-back to sin no more.

INEC: Kano underage voters probe committee report ready soon

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said the committee set up to investigate the Kano under age voters saga has concluded its facts finding mission and is in the process of writing its report which should be submitted and considered by the Commission