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Rioters burn down police buildings in Guinea mining town

Hundreds of rioters in the Guinean bauxite mining town of Boke burned down a police and a gendarmerie building on Thursday and clashed with security forces wielding batons, leaving 17 people injured, the local Red Cross said.

Eritrea, Guniea slapped with new US visa restriction regime

The United States has officially issued new visa restrictions on two African countries – Eritrea and Guinea. The respective embassies in Asmara and Conakry confirmed the order. They added that the directive took effect on Wednesday September 13.

Five fun facts on Liverpool target Naby Keita

Liverpool agreed a reported club record fee of £48 million ($62 million, 51.9 million euros) for Guinea international midfielder Naby Keita with German side RB Leipzig on Tuesday.

US jails ex-Guinea minister over China bribes

A former Guinean cabinet minister was sentenced to seven years in a US prison on Friday and ordered to pay back $8.5m for laundering bribes from a Chinese conglomerate in exchange for mining rights.

Afrobasket: D’Tigress record emphatic 106-33 win over Guinea

Nigeria’s D’Tigress on Tuesday thrashed their West Africa neighbours, Guinea 106-33 in the ongoing 2017 Mali Afrobasket Women’s Basketball Championship.

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Kano Hisbah Board receives 328 cases in September

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British police probe crowd trouble at Everton-Lyon game

British police said Friday they are investigating crowd trouble at the previous evening's Europa League match at Goodison Park, during which an Everton fan holding a child appeared to strike a Lyon player.

850 Enugu police personnel, others to engage in fitness exercise

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Fed govt woos new core investor for Ajaokuta steel complex

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it was looking for a new core investor to activate the Ajaokuta Steel Complex in Kogi State.

VP Yemi Osinbajo at RCCG, blames churches for corruption

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Kingdom Summit 2017 of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), blamed the Churches for not speaking against corruption.

Court frustrates kidnap kingpin Evans lawyer’s attempt to adjourn trial

Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on Thursday frustrated attempt made by the notorious kidnap kingpin’s lawyer, Olukoya Ogungbeje, to adjourn Evans trial.

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of promoting ‘regime change’

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Gunmen kidnap DPO, 5 others in Niger

The Divisional Police Officer attached to the Sarkin Pawa Police Division in Munya Local Government Area of Niger State, Amos Ali, his orderly and four others have been kidnapped by gunmen.