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An improvised bomb planted on a motorbike killed six people in Pakistan’s restive southwestern Balochistan province on Monday, police said.

Bomb kills six in Pakistan’s Balochistan

An improvised bomb planted on a motorbike killed six people in Pakistan’s restive southwestern Balochistan province on Monday, police said.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Olumide Akpata on his emergence as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

NBA President-elect cautions supporters on social media attack

President-election of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Mr. Olumide Akpata, has called on his supporters to stop, forthwith, the social media attack on other lawyers, who may not have supported his candidacy in the elections.

Fresh bomb blast kills man, wife in Borno

A man and his wife have been killed in a suicide attack which rocked Kafan Ruwa village in Konduga Local Government Area of troubled Borno State.
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APC, PDP bicker over skirmishes at Oba of Benin’s palace

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State, yesterday, engaged in a fierce war of words accusing each other of being responsible for last Saturday’s clash between their supporters that left many persons injured and several vehicles destroyed.

Governor Akeredolu: I made wrong choice of deputy

The Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu, has admitted he made a wrong choice in his Deputy, Agboola Ajayi, who has now defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Niger's soldiers stand at Bosso military camp on June 17, 2016 following attacks by Boko Haram fighters in the Diffa region. Issouf Sanogo-AFP

10 Nigerian soldiers shot dead by terrorists in Borno – report

Jihadists shot dead 10 Nigerian soldiers in two incidents in the country's restive northeast on Monday, security sources said.
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF gives Sahara Reporters seven-day ultimatum to retract libellous, defamatory publications against him

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, on Monday advised Sahara Reporters to within seven days retract all libelous, defamatory publications against him.
It comes amid heightened tensions over the killing of the top Iranian General, Qasem Soleimani, by the United States in Baghdad.

UN drone strike report calls US attack on Iranian General ‘arbitrary killing’

As part of a new report on targeted killings using drones, a U.N. human rights investigator says a January U.S. strike that killed top Iranian General Qassem Soleimani was an “arbitrary killing,” and that Iran’s retaliatory missile attack was not justified.
Antoine Griezmann believes Barcelona's team is 'like a cheat code in a video game'

Quique Setien: Antoine Griezmann is remarkable but I can’t play everyone

Quique Setien says Antoine Griezmann understands why he is not in the Barcelona first XI but insists France forward has a lot to offer.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem September 18, 2019. RONEN ZVULUN- REUTERS

Israeli premier warns Bashar al-Assad to keep out Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday he would be “risking the future” of his regime if he allowed Iran to be entrenched militarily in his country.
President Donald Trump said Friday he was severing US ties with the WHO, accusing it of failing to do enough to combat the initial spread of the virus.

Iran issues arrest warrant for Donald Trump over Qassem Soleimani’s killing

The Iranian government on Monday issued a warrant of arrest for the United States, US, President Donald Trump.
Thomas Partey has taken to social media to express delight as Atletico Madrid claimed a big 5-0 win at Osasuna in La Liga on Wednesday night.

Thomas Partey reacts to emphatic Atletico Madrid victory over Osasuna

Thomas Partey has taken to social media to express delight as Atletico Madrid claimed a big 5-0 win at Osasuna in La Liga on Wednesday night.
The evil spirit -possessed, blood -thirsty Boko Haram insurgents are on the prowl against troops of the Nigerian Army even as this story is being gathered.

Militants kill 20 soldiers, 40 civilians in northeast Nigeria attacks

Islamic militants killed at least 20 soldiers and more than 40 civilians and injured hundreds in twin attacks in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state on Saturday, residents and a civilian task force fighter said.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Boko Haram: Borno governor visits Gajiganna attack victims

Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Saturday, visited Gajiganna village to sympathize with families of slain and wounded victims of a Boko Haram attack in the area.
Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole eliminated 35 Boko Haram- ISWAP terrorists in clearance operations between May 11 and 22 in Borno.

Troops eliminate 35 terrorists in Borno

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole eliminated 35 Boko Haram/ ISWAP terrorists in clearance operations between May 11 and 22 in Borno.
Facebook on Tuesday said the coronavirus pandemic has users flocking to its services while it undermines ad revenue on which the world’s biggest social network depends.

Facebook unveils independent content oversight board that can overrule founder

Facebook’s new content oversight board will include a former prime minister, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and several constitutional law experts and rights advocates among its first 20 members, the company announced on Wednesday.

Charles Soludo calls for review of Africa’s total lockdown strategy

A former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Charles Soludo, Monday reiterated his advice to African leaders to re-assess the current lockdown as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, insisting that the continent cannot sustain a total economic shutdown.
Director, Defence Media Operation, Major General John Enenche, who made this known at a media briefing, also indicated that the DHQ has provided three additional treatment and isolation centres of its own.

DHQ: Military fighter jets destroy terrorists’ abode in Borno

The Defence Headquarters says the Air Task Force of Operation Lafiya Dole (OPLD), has destroyed compounds housing Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs’) leaders at Bulawa on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest in Borno.

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Kwara United have completed the signing of former Super Eagles goalie Dele Aiyenugba ahead of the 2020-21 Nigerian Professional Football League season.

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper reveals reason for returning to the NPFL

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dele Aiyenugba says he’s delighted to return to the Nigeria Professional football league years after leaving for Europe.
The Lagos State Government regulations for ride-hailing services such as Bolt and Uber will take effect on August 20.

Lagos to begin operational enforcement on Bolt, Uber, taxis on August 20

The Lagos State Government regulations for ride-hailing services such as Bolt and Uber will take effect on August 20.
Former CHAN Eagles forward Anthony Okpotu was on target for his Tunisian side US Monastir in their 3-1 win over Tataouine on Monday.

US Monastir’s Anthony Okpotu bags brace vs CS Hammam

Former Lobi forward Anthony Okpotu netted a brace in US Monastir’s 3-1 win over CS Hammam in Tunisian Ligue one clash on Tuesday evening.
Akwa United striker Michael Ohanu has called it quit with the club and joined another Nigeria professional football league side Kwara United.

Michael Ohanu rejoins Kwara United from Akwa United

Akwa United striker Michael Ohanu has called it quit with the club and joined another Nigeria professional football league side Kwara United.
Leon Balogun made his debut while Joe Aribo was in action as Glasgow Rangers secured a 1-0 win over Aberdeen in their first game of the 2020-21 season.

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard hails Leon Balogun

Glasgow Rangers boss Steven Gerrard said his side are lucky to have Nigeria international Leon Balogun in the team.