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Policemen stand next to Centre Zahra France religious association in Grande Synthe near Dunkirk [Philippe Huguen-AFP]

French police raid Muslim association in ‘counter-terror’ probe

Around 200 French police officers have raided the headquarters of a Muslim association as well as the homes of members of the club, in a swoop that authorities said was part of a "counter-terrorism" operation.

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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Arms importation: Court denies accused bail

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday, dismissed a bail application filed by two accused, Great Ayogu and Moses Ifeuwa, standing trial for alleged unlawful importation of 1,570 firearms.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

PSI: 177 health workers killed by Boko Haram in Yobe, Borno

Public Service International (PSI), an NGO, says no fewer than 177 health workers have been killed in Yobe and Borno States respectively by Boko Haram insurgents.
Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, says he has no rift with President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

2019: Kayode Fayemi urges South West to vote massively for Muhammadu Buhari

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has told the people of South-west to vote massively for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential race to reciprocate the concentration of juicy political positions allotted to the zone under the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Residents commend ministry’s plan to establish science museum in Abuja

Residents of Abuja on Wednesday commended the Ministry of Science and Technology over its plan to establish National Science and Technology Museum in the city.

Itse Sagay: Only corrupt foreign investors fled Nigeria when Muhammadu Buhari took over

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Commitee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Wednesday said that the claim by former president Goodluck Jonathan that foreign investors have fled the country since President Muhammadu Buhari took over is false.