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Although the US military and President Donald Trump had previously maintained there were no casualties in Iranian missile attack on Iraqi air base on 8 January, it has now been revealed that at least 11 American troops were injured.
Asian stocks had their best session in weeks on Thursday, as the U.S. and Iran backed away from the brink of conflict in the Middle East and investors reversed their flight to safety.
Several major airlines said on Wednesday that they are re-routing flights to avoid airspace over Iraq and Iran after the Federal Aviation Administration banned US carriers from the area following an Iranian missile attack on US-led forces in Iraq.
According to a statement issued by his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze, in Abuja on Tuesday, the former president was not in his residence during the attack.
Two suspects alleged to have killed a Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officer in Apapa on Saturday were arraigned at a Magistrates’ court today.
Unspecified number of armed robbers violently swooped on residents of Olomi area of Ibadan, in Oluyole Local Government Area of Oyo state, on Tuesday night, leaving two people dead and one other person seriously injured.
Unknown terrorists killed 16 people during an attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso, the government confirmed.
Russian hackers piggy-backed on an Iranian cyber-espionage operation to attack government and industry organizations in dozens of countries while masquerading as attackers from the Islamic Republic, British and U.S. officials said on Monday.
Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has advised Sen. Cliff Abbo (PDP-Adamawa North) to explore internal party mechanisms to pursue his allegation over manipulation of the recently concluded PDP primaries for the November chairmanship election in the state.
Imo State government on Friday received 45 minors out of 91 indigenes of the state who returned from South Africa following the Xenophobic attack on Nigerians in that country.
The current Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, has advised citizens to unite and promote causes that would enhance the image of the nation.
Saudi Arabia said it would show evidence on Wednesday linking regional rival Tehran to an unprecedented attack on its oil industry that Washington believes originated from Iran in a dangerous escalation of Middle East frictions.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on Nigerian government and other countries whose citizens were victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa to initiate sanctions against the latter should the government fail to take satisfactory steps at dealing with the menace.
South African Defence and Military Minister, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula, has said that criminal elements in the country were taking advantage of the challenges currently facing the country.
The organization also urged the commission to “seek in the case to the African Court, punitive damages and adequate compensation of $10 billion (USD) on behalf of hundreds of Nigerian victims and their families. This amount will sufficiently take into account individual harm suffered by victims.”
The Nigerian Export-Import Bank (NEXIM) will hold a three-day enlightenment and engagement programme in Asaba, the Delta State capital, for the six states in Nigeria’s South-South.
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has commended Airtel Nigeria for assisting the underprivileged members of society through its corporate social responsibility initiative.
The Nigerian Army troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have thwarted efforts by the Boko Haram insurgents to attack some soft targets in Borno.
In a dramatic twist of fate, former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Alhaji Abdulmumuni Jibrin Kofa of the ruling All Progressives Congress weekend crashed out of the National Assembly following a loss to his arch-rival, Ali Datti Yako of the People’s Democratic Party.
The Director of Public Health, Enugu State, Dr. Boniface Okolo, has cautioned Nigerians against the consumption of soaked garri to avoid contacting Lassa fever.
Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, said he expressed fear he could be sacked by the Supreme Court like the former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, after his opponent and predecessor, Muhammed Abubakar, boasted that the court’s verdict will favour him.
Nigeria have been drawn to square up against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals.
The supplementary/re-run elections in two Local Government Areas of Bauchi state recorded a large turnout of voters.
The Peoples Democratic Party and the All Progressives Congress on Thursday accused each other of plotting to unleash violence on the people and rig the rerun in the Essien Udim Local Government of Akwa Ibom State scheduled for Saturday.
According to the publicity secretary of IPOB, Emma Powerful who disclosed this in a press statement he made available to Daily Sun, said that the reason for the shutdown was as a result of its widely used by those he said were determined to expose the ills of the present administration.