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Germany stops arms exports to Yemen combatants

Germany will stop all arms exports to countries involved in the ongoing war in Yemen, a government spokesperson has announced.

Philippine govt seeks to close news website

The Philippine government has sought to shut down an independent news website, which has published critical stories about President Rodrigo Duterte, a move observers and journalists say is an attack on press freedom and democracy.

Pressure on Cameroon to release activist Patrice Nganang

Pressure is mounting on Cameroonian authorities to set free an author and activist, Dr Patrice Nganang, who was arrested on alighting from a fight in Douala.

Dutch journalist Sakir Khader detained in Greece

A Dutch journalist has been arrested in Greece while reporting on refugees who crossed into the country via Turkey.

IPOB: Opposition’s plot to destabilise Nigeria – Lai

The Federal Government says Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) is not set up to fight for the right of anyone or group but a tool by opposition to destabilise the country.

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Four allegedly killed by herdsmen in Adamawa midnight attack

Four people are feared dead following a midnight herdsmen attack on Kikon, a village in Numan Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

2019: Bauchi food vendors set to buy nomination forms for President Buhari, Governor Abubakar

The Bauchi State Food Vendors Multi-Purpose Cooperative Union has called on President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar to contest for second terms in 2019.

Foreigners employed to kill in Benue, others – DSS tells President Buhari

The Islamic State in West Africa network operating within some North Central and South-South sections of Nigeria may be responsible for the recent killings recorded in Benue State and other parts of the country.

MFM’s Chukwuka Onuwa rejects Serbia’s Radnicki Nis for CAF Champions League action

MFM midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa has turned down a chance to join top Serbian side Radnicki Nis so as to debut in this year’s CAF Champions League.

Bursaspor-bound Shehu Abdullahi says goodbye to Anorthosis Famagusta

Nigeria defender Shehu Abdullahi has expressed gratitude to Anorthosis Famagusta for making his two-year stay at the club a memorable experience.

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Nigerian banker gives birth inside Air France flight to New York

A 41-year-old Nigerian banker identified as Toyin Ogundipe, aboard an Air France flight, was delivered of a baby boy mid-air about 35,000 feet above sea level and four hours away from the destination.

Jose Mourinho would happily swap Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Alexis Sanchez – Gary Neville

Former Manchester United captain Gary Neville said manager Jose Mourinho would happily swap out-of-favour playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan for Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez.

Honduras roads blocked in protests against election results

Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

No to cattle colony in Ondo – CAN

The Ondo State chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria has appealed to the state Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, not to accept the cattle colony being proposed by the Federal Government in the state.

Niger Delta militants threaten to launch fresh attack on oil installations

Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday vowed to launch a fresh attack on oil installations in the South South region.