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NDLEA nabs two suspected drug traffickers at Kano Airport

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has arrested two suspected drug traffickers at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport with illicit substances worth over N50 million.

Burundians protest over criticism by UN chief Antonio Guterres

Thousands of people joined an official demonstration in Burundi on Saturday, in response to criticism by the United Nations chief about a planned revision to the country's constitution.

Five hurt by grenade attack in Burundi’s capital

At least five people were injured in a grenade blast at a bus stop in Burundi's capital, police said Tuesday after the latest attack in a country gripped by political turmoil.

Burundi says it will ‘never’ collaborate with ICC probe

Burundi on Friday slapped away any idea that it would help the International Criminal Court's probe into alleged crimes committed after the country spiralled into political turmoil in 2015.

Burundians cheer court withdrawal with ‘bye bye ICC’

Thousands of Burundians on Saturday answered the government's call to celebrate the country's withdrawal from the International Criminal Court, cheering the "historic" day using slogans such as "bye bye ICC".

At least 34 Burundian refugees killed by DRC forces – official

An official says Congolese forces have allegedly shot and killed 34 Burundian refugees in an area near Burundi's border.

Three killed in Burundi grenade attacks at bars

Grenade attacks on two bars killed at least three people and wounded 27 others in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, police and hospital sources said.


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Expert: Avoid excessive intake of local herbs

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Mohamed Salah's four-goal haul for Liverpool on Saturday saw him take the lead in the race for the European Golden Shoe.

Ondo students shut scholarship board over planned tuition hike

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Joshua Obaje shifts attention to CAF Confed Cup after Plateau United’s Champions League exit

Plateau United forward Joshua Obaje says the side will now fight hard to win the CAF Confederation Cup following their exit from the CAF Champions League at the hands of Tunisia’s Etoile du Sahel on Sunday.

Deaf community solicits federal govt’s support to establish deaf university

The Deaf Community in Nigeria on Wednesday in Abuja, called for the support of the Federal Government to establish special university for the over 17 million deaf people in the country.

Arik Air moves Port Harcourt flight from GAT to MMA2

More than 10 years after shunning the Murtala Muhammed Airport II (MMA2), Lagos, the management of Arik Air on Sunday announced the movement of its Port Harcourt Airport operations to the private terminal.

Governor Okorocha: Imo to conduct local council election in June

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has said that the State would conduct the much-awaited local government election in June 2018 to elect local government chairmen and councillors.

Innoson shuns court again, petitions NJC over judge

The Chairman of Innoson Motors Nigeria Limited, Innocent Chukwuma, has again failed to appear in court for his arraignment at an Ikeja Special Offences Court.