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President Biya: Cameroon security intact in restive regions

Cameroon’s President Paul Biya, on Thursday held his first cabinet meeting since 2015 and on the back of a recent reshuffle. The event took place at the Unity Palace (presidency) in the capital Yaounde.

NGO asks Canada to probe African leaders’ real estate purchases

The French NGO Sherpa on Thursday called for an investigation into the purchases of Canadian real estate by African leaders and their relatives using allegedly stolen riches.

UNICEF worker, five others killed in Central African Republic

A United Nations children's agency staffer and five other education workers have been killed in an attack in Central African Republic, the UN agency said on Wednesday.

African Union urged to take ownership of Lake Chad project

The Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) on Tuesday called on the member-states of the African Union (AU) to take ownership of the project to save Lake Chad from imminent extinction.

Davido ready for ‘30 Billion Africa Tour’

David Adeleke a.k.a Davido, a popular Nigerian musician has released dates for his latest “30 billion Africa tour, ” after expressing excitement on his social media platform successes recorded from his two hits.

Ports now more efficient with federal govt’s reform – Chidi Izuwah

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that Nigerian ports were now witnessing more efficiency following the reforms of the Federal Government.

Security poses major challenge in Rivers Port – ICRC

Mr Chidi Izuwah, Acting Director-General of Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC), has said that the issue of security is one of the major challenges of Nigeria Port Authority (NPA) in Rivers.

US urges pressure if needed to ensure DR Congo vote on December 23

US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the Security Council on Monday to use pressure if necessary to ensure that long-delayed presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo take place December 23.

EU expresses worry over clampdown on opposition in Equatorial Guinea

The European Union has expressed worry over the political, human rights and security situation in Equatorial Guinea.

ISPS Code: Nigeria’s maritime security not updated in US – NIMASA

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has bemoaned the continuous display of Nigeria’s 2013 Global Integrated Ship Information System (GISIS) by the United States Port Security Advisory (PSA) despite the fact that the nations GISIS has been successfully updated since 2017.

CAR agitated after France dismisses sex abuse case against its troops

A French court’s decision to dismiss a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children while on deployment in the Central African Republic in 2013-2014, has sparked anger in the country.

We need AfDB to assist African nations mobilise resources – Kemi Adeosun

Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has called for a strong and well capitalized African Development Bank that is capable of fulfilling its commitments to member-countries.

Central Africa bishops urge fighters to lay down arms

Catholic bishops in the Central African Republic have appealed to armed groups controlling swathes of the chronically unstable country to stop looting and lay down their arms.

Chad denies role in alleged Equatorial Guinea coup attempt

Chad's government is denying involvement in an alleged coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea late last month, saying the dozens of Chadians arrested are mercenaries "and should be treated as such."


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Police arrest nine suspected kidnappers in Taraba

The Commissioner of Police in Taraba, Mr David Akinremi, on Tuesday in Jalingo announced the arrest of nine persons suspected to be kidnappers.

Twitter shares plunge on Israel warning, facebook dives

Twitter shares were hammered Tuesday at midday following reports that Israel was weighing action against the company, adding to the growing woes of social media stocks.

Lionel Messi joins Argentina training ahead of Italy clash

Lionel Messi joined up with his Argentina team-mates on Tuesday as they trained at Manchester City ahead of their World Cup warm-up against Italy.

NGOs warn of intimidation as Italy seizes migrant rescue ship

Human rights groups have warned of a campaign of intimidation after Italian authorities seized a Spanish rescue ship and threatened criminal charges against some of its crew members who refused to hand over rescued refugees and migrants to the Libyan coast guard.

Arewa CF: Nigeria can’t survive without the north

The Arewa Consultation Forum (ACF) says Nigeria “can never survive” without the north.

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China, Russia welcome Korean peace efforts with diplomacy in overdrive

China’s President Xi Jinping offered encouragement for South Korea’s initiative to nurture peaceful engagement with North Korea, and Russia also expressed support, the South Korean official leading diplomatic efforts said yesterday.

Super Eagles remain 52nd in latest FIFA world rankings

The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain 52nd in the latest FIFA men’s world rankings released on Thursday.