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Boko Haram killed 20,000 in 10 years – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that in the last decade, more than 20,000 lives have been lost to terrorism propagated by Boko Haram, and more than 2 million persons displaced.

Germany’s Wolfgang Schaeuble assails protectionism at IMF summit

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble assailed the rise in protectionism and anti-free-trade sentiment Saturday in a statement that appeared aimed at the administration of US President Donald Trump.

EU to propose Google, Facebook tax in 2018 – Juncker

The EU will propose a new tax on tech giants such as Google and Facebook next year despite opposition by several states that fear a blow to their economies, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday.

China must put pressure on North Korea – Theresa May

Theresa May has called on China to "do everything it can" to put more pressure on North Korea to stop "illegal" and "outrageous" missile tests.

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Yobe shut school after Boko Haram attack

The Yobe State Government has announced the closure of Government Girls Technical College (GGTC), Dapchi, for a week following Boko Haram attack on the school, on Monday.

House of Reps queries NEMA chief over alleged N1.6 billion Libya returnees’ fund

The House of Representatives Committee on Emergency and Disaster Management has urged the Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Mustapha Maihaja, to account for N1.6 billion released by Federal Government for Libya returnees.

Miyeti Allah urges speedy creation of cattle colonies to curb herdsmen-farmers clashes

The Kebbi chapter of Miyeti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to expedite its plan to establish cattle colonies to end herdsmen-farmers clashes.

DPR discovers eight illegal filling stations in Akwa Ibom

The Eket Field Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources has announced the discovery of eight petrol dispensing stations operating for more than five years without licence in Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom.

Morocco’s ECOWAS membership application, not Nigeria’s interest – envoy

The Federal Government was on Tuesday advised not to support Morocco’s bid to join ECOWAS as its proposed membership is not in Nigeria’s interest.

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Catholic Church returns to Christian Association of Nigeria

After about five years’ absence due to alleged misunderstanding that was later described as “political,” the Catholic Church has announced its return to the Christian Association of Nigeria.

Enugu increases NYSC members’ allowance

Enugu State Government has announced increase in the allowance for National Youth Service Corps members serving in primary healthcare facilities in rural areas in the state.

2019: I’m best governorship aspirant – Ogun Speaker

The Speaker of the Ogun House of Assembly, Honourable Suraj Adekunbi, has declared that he remains the best governorship aspirant in the state in the forthcoming 2019 general elections.

Turkey’s coup attempt: Six journalists sentenced to life imprisonment

A court in Istanbul on Friday sentenced six Turkish journalists to aggravated life imprisonment each over their alleged involvement in a failed coup in July 2016, local media reported.

Valentine Day: Condoms sale increases by 70 percent – survey

As Nigerians joined the rest of the world to celebrate St Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, a survey has indicated that was about 70 per cent increase in the sale of condoms and contraceptives purchased mainly by fun seekers.