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35 Egyptian police, troops die in clashes with Islamists

At least 35 Egyptian troops and police officers were killed in clashes with Islamist fighters in the Bahariya oasis in the country's Western Desert on Friday, security and medical sources said.

Egyptian embassy denies alleged illegal harvest of Nigerians’ kidneys

The Embassy of Egypt in Nigeria has denied alleged illegal harvest of the kidneys of Nigerians who travel to the North African country for medical attention.

Hamas rejects US envoy’s demand to recognise Israel

Islamic Hamas movement rejected Thursday the demands of the U.S. Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt to accept the requirements of the International Quartet for Peace in the region.

Foreign hospitals stealing kidneys – Isaac Adewole

The Federal Ministry of Health says Nigerians travelling outside the country for medical attention should be very careful due to the rising cases of illegal organ harvesting by some hospitals

Cairo most dangerous megacity for women – poll

Cairo was named on Monday as the most dangerous megacity for women by an international media poll.

Army chief Tukur Buratai visits late General Victor Malu’s family

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Sunday, paid condolence visit to the family of late Gen. Victor Malu, former chief of army staff who died on Oct. 9.

Outbreak of Monkey pox, other national issues dominate Google search

The outbreak of monkey pox which was reported by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) dominated searches on Internet search engine — Google — this week.

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says deal reached with rival Fatah on Gaza

The leader of Hamas says his group has reached an agreement with the rival Fatah party of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas after Egyptian-brokered talks about the terms of control of the Gaza Strip.

Egypt court upholds death sentence on eight Muslim Brotherhood members

An Egyptian court on Tuesday upheld the death sentences passed on eight members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood convicted of assaulting a police station in 2013, official MENA news agency reported.

Former Governor Gabriel Suswam, others mourn ex-Army chief Victor Malu

Former governor of Benue, Gabriel Suswam, has described late Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Victor Malu, as “a soldier per excellence and national icon.”

Former Army chief Victor Malu passes on in Cairo

A former Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Victor Leonard Malu, is dead.

Egypt court seeks death for 13 suspected militants

An Egyptian court on Sunday sought death sentences for 13 members of an Islamist group that has claimed numerous attacks against security forces in and around Cairo, justice officials said.

Egypt welcomes lifting of US sanctions on Sudan

Egypt has welcomed a U.S. decision to lift sanctions on Sudan despite Cairo's tense ties with Khartoum over a border dispute.

Three African countries on brink of qualification for World Cup

Nigeria, Egypt and Tunisia could all book their spots at next year’s World Cup in the penultimate round of African qualifiers at the weekend, but the other two slots will only be decided next month.

Egyptian militant group claims attack on Myanmar embassy in Cairo

Egyptian militant group Hasm claimed responsibility on Sunday for a small explosion at Myanmar’s embassy in Cairo, saying it was in retaliation for that country’s military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

Egypt puts 17 men on trial for homosexuality

Seventeen men suspected of being homosexuals went on trial in Egypt on Sunday for alleged "debauchery" and "incitement to debauchery", judicial sources said.

Egypt destroys convoy of suspected traffickers

The Egyptian air force said on Thursday that it had destroyed a convoy of 10 all-terrain vehicles in the country's western desert suspected of smuggling weapons from Libya.

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood leader gets another life sentence

An Egyptian court has sentenced 16 people, including the head of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, to life in prison on violence-related charges.

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Initial information suggests the suspect and one or more of the victims knew each other, police have said. Reuters

Police: Gunman kills six in Germany attack

Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.

Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.

Frank Lampard unsure about Tammy Abraham ankle injury

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: It might take time, but we‘ll remedy things in North East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
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Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.