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Yemen’s Ali Abdulla Saleh killed for ‘treason’ – Houthi rebels

The leader of Yemen's Houthi rebels has praised the death of Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country's removed president, as a victory against a Saudi-led military coalition that Yemen has been battling.

Kurds vote in second phase of northern Syria polling

Residents of Kurdish-dominated areas in northern Syria voted Friday in local polls aimed at boosting their region's de facto semi-autonomous status acquired on the back of the country's ongoing war.

South Sudan Supreme Court judge resigns over lack of independence

A judge of South Sudan’s Supreme Court resigned on Tuesday, saying a lack of independence from the executive had turned the judiciary into a “mockery” and complaining of poor working conditions.

Angolan war veteran João de Matos dies in Spain

The general who led the Angolan army in the fight against the Unita rebels has died, officials confirmed.

Gani Adams hosts youth leaders, warns against compromise

The Aare Ona Kakanfo-Designate, Dr. Gani Adams, has warned youths in the country not to compromise their future and that of the country by monetising it.

ECOWAS court orders fed govt to pay N88bn civil war damages

The ECOWAS community court of justice has granted an out of court settlement application for a case involving the federal government and nine victims of the Nigerian civil war.

Mass grave with 36 bodies found near Libya’s Benghazi

Authorities in eastern Libya have found an open mass grave in a quarry containing 36 bodies, the largest such discovery since the country's civil war.

Restructuring Nigeria possible – Balarabe Musa

Former governor of old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, has thumbed down a former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, over his assertion that restructuring Nigeria is impossible, insisting that it is.

US has lost trust in South Sudan – US envoy Nikki Haley tells Salva...

The United States has lost trust in South Sudan’s government for fueling the country’s civil war and must bring peace or risk losing support from Washington.

Chukwuemeka Ojukwu’s lies caused Biafra civil war – General Gowon

Former Military Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), has disclosed how lies by late warlord, Chukwuemeka Odumegu Ojukwu, after the Aburi accord led to Biafra civil war, between 1967 and 1970.

Biafra war-affected police officers jubilate over pension

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) on Friday fully paid entitlements of retired war-affected police officers, 47 years after the Nigerian Civil War.

President Buhari against Nigeria’s unity – Ben Nwabueze

Chairman of The Patriots, Project Nigeria and Igbo Leaders of Thought respectively, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has regretted that despite his avowals that Nigeria’s unity was non-negotiable, President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to work against the country’s unity.

Over 200 ex-Biafran policemen receive retirement benefits

Reprieve yesterday came the way of retired war-affected ex-Biafran Police officers as the federal government through the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) paid them their pension benefits in Enugu yesterday.

Retired Biafran policemen payment’ll bring closure to civil war – Sharon Ikeazor

The Federal Government on Friday said the payment of pension benefits to retired Biafran police officers was aimed at ‘bringing closure’ to the painful legacies of the Nigerian Civil War.

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Boko Haram kills six soldiers in Borno

At least six soldiers died in two separate Boko Haram ambushes in Borno State, military and civilian militia sources said on Monday.

PDP covention: No victor, no vanquished – Uche Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Uche Secondus, has appealed to all those that contested and lost at the convention not to feel bad, saying there was no victor and no vanquished.

Power plants to generate additional 1,129 mega watts in 2018 – Babatunde Fashola

The Federal Government on Monday announced that when some power generation projects were completed by 2018,they could generate additional 1,129 Mega Watts to the current 7,000 Mega Watts in the country.

Bitcoin tops $18,000 in debut on major bourse

Bitcoin surged past $18,000 after making its debut on a major global exchange but was trading lower on Monday, highlighting the volatility of the controversial digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous.

Tanzanian President John Magufuli pardons child rapists

Children's rights activists have condemned the pardon of two child rapists by the Tanzanian president.

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Arsene Wenger won’t sell players to increase their World Cup hopes

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has ruled out the possibility of selling players in January to boost their World Cup hopes.

Why Southwest failed to produce PDP national chairman – Senator Makarfi

Ahmed Makarfi, former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Caretaker Committee, on Monday revealed why South West lost at the party’s National Convention.

Oando to undergo forensic audit

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun the forensic audit of Oando Plc, contrary to reports that the exercise stopped due to the suspension of the Director-General of the Commission, Mr Mounir Gwarzo.

Donald Trump tells Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas he will move US embassy to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump has told Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas that he intends to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, according to Palestinian officials.

Nigerians must retake looted public wealth – ASUU

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Nsukka zone, has insisted that it was high time Nigerians rose up to ensure that all of the nation’s public assets that were looted through privatisation, concessioning, Public-Private Partnership (PPP) and the likes were taken back from the looters.