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Suspected Boko Haram militants kill 16 in northern Cameroon

Suspected militants from Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least 16 people and wounded seven early on Sunday in a grenade attack on a camp for displaced people in northern Cameroon, a local official said.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Troops kill several Boko Haram leaders, fighters, recover cache of arms, ammunition

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has disclosed that the gallant Troops of Operation Hadarin Daji, Sahel Sanity, Whirl Stroke, Lafiya Dole, Delta Safe and others have again killed several Boko Haram leaders and members and recovered arms and ammunition.
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.

Troops kill eight Boko Haram commanders in Sambisa

The killed terrorists were identified as Tumbun Dabino – Ba Issoufo, Tumbun Bororo – Amir Batam, Tumbun Jaki – Almustapha, TumbunBagaruwa – Modou Kollo, Dogon Tchoukou – Issah, Tumbun Rakke – Mustapha Woulama, Tumbun Dila – Boukar Kowa and Tumbun Mita – Abou Aisha.

Zambia denies accusations President Edgar Lungu bankrolled Rwandan rebels

Zambia's government on Tuesday rejected claims that President Edgar Lungu had bankrolled a Rwandan rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in his country's border regions.

Stray bullets hit two as Customs, petrol smugglers clash

Two youngsters have been hit by stray bullets during a confrontation between operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service and petrol smugglers at Seme border in Lagos State.
The bodies of at least 50 jade miners were pulled from the mud Thursday after a landslide in northern Myanmar, fire services said, as monsoon rains worsen already deadly conditions.

At least 50 killed in Myanmar landslide

The bodies of at least 50 jade miners were pulled from the mud Thursday after a landslide in northern Myanmar, fire services said, as monsoon rains worsen already deadly conditions.
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Oscar 2021: Genevieve Nnaji, Akin Omotoso named Academy members

Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji and Film director, Akin Omotoso, have been selected as members of the 2020 class of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Police and Ministry of Health officials in Uganda’s Busia District are investigating circumstances under which a Kenyan truck driver was found dead in the country.

Kenyan truck driver dies while awaiting clearance in Uganda

Police and Ministry of Health officials in Uganda’s Busia District are investigating circumstances under which a Kenyan truck driver was found dead in the country.

Travel resumes across Europe amid hopes of economic recovery

France, Germany and Switzerland on Monday allowed travel to resume three months after unprecedented restrictions were imposed in a bid to curb the coronavirus pandemic.

Five jihadists, two soldiers killed in Cameroon clash

Five rebels and two soldiers were killed early Tuesday when jihadists crossing from Nigeria attacked a military position in northern Cameroon, sources said.
Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has expressed concerns over the rising cases of COVID-19 in the State’s rural areas.

Kaduna governor accuses security agents of sabotage

Governor Nasiru Ahmad El-Rufai of Kaduna State has accused security agents of sabotaging efforts put in place to stop the influx of travelers in Kaduna state.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Seychelles coronavirus-free with full recoveries, no death

Another island nation, Seychelles, has attained virus-free status after the Health Ministry announced full recoveries as of Monday, May 18. The country becomes the third in recent times to achieve the feat behind Mauritius and Eritrea.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, says the idea of random testing for COVID-19 in the state is a waste of government resources.

Governor Udom: 68 suspected ‘coronavirus patients’ intercepted in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom Government says it has intercepted 68 suspected COVID-19 patients at the border, invading the state.
One of the two luxurious buses that brought the Nigerian returnees from Ghana at Seme border post on Saturday.

53 more Nigerian returnees from Ghana, Benin Republic arrive Seme border

Another batch of 53 Nigerian returnees from Ghana and Benin Republic arrived Seme Border Post in Lagos State on Saturday.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau urges residents not to panic over coronavirus cases

Plateau Government has urged its residents not to panic as the state recorded 10 new cases as announced on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
The state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Betta Edu, made this known in a statement made available to newsmen in Calabar, Friday following a confirmed case of the disease in Lagos State.

Cross River taskforce intercepts, sends back trucks carrying almajiri children

The Cross River State government and security operatives on Saturday intercepted and sent back another set of trucks carrying no fewer than 30 Quranic education pupils “Almajiri” at the Gakem-Benue border in the state.
The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) has destroyed imported frozen poultry products seized by CGC Strike Force.

Nigeria customs destroys N20.6 million foreign poultry

The Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, Federal Operations Unit, FOU, Zone A at Ikeja, Lagos, has destroyed poultry products worth N20.7 million seized by its operatives.

Ebonyi confirms two new cases of coronavirus

Gov. Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus disease in the State.

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Man in court for allegedly stealing three cell phones

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NGO donates protective equipment to hospitals in Kogi

An NGO, Centre for Integrated Health Programmes (CIHP), has donated Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to hospitals across the 21 local government areas of Kogi as measures against COVID-19 pandemic in the state.
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has paid tribute to Pedro Rodriguez after his injury-hit FA Cup final on Saturday.

Pedro undergoes surgery for shoulder injury

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Amnesty accuses United States police of human rights abuses

Amnesty International on Tuesday accused the United States police of violating the human rights of protesters during the anti-racism demonstrations in the United States.

Expert decries deficiency in management of students with disabilities

Dr Badewa Adejugbe-Williams, an expert in the management of students with diverse physical and neurodevelopment disabilities, has decried the dearth in the educational management of students with various disabilities in the country.