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ECOWAS Court laments human rights abuse in Nigeria, Ghana, others

The President of the Economic Community of West African State (ECOWAS) Court of Justice, Justice Edward Asante, has described as “serious” the issue of human rights abuse in Nigeria and Ghana, among others, particularly the attack on journalists by some governments through their various state apparatus.

Bonga oil spill: Fishermen lament extinction of source of livelihood

Fishermen in the Niger Delta region on the platform of Artisanal Fishermen Association of Nigeria (ARFAN), has decried that they had lost their source of livelihood to the Bonga oil spill.

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President Donald Trump (C) surveys the damage from the Woolsey fire in Malibu on November 17, 2018. (Photo by Genaro Molina - POOL - AFP)

Donald Trump visits fire-wracked California, blames mismanagement

President Donald Trump expressed sadness Saturday at the devastation caused by fires in a California town, but persisted in his controversial claim that forest mismanagement is responsible for the tragedy which has left 76 dead and more than 1,000 listed as missing.
Emeka Ephraim Ugwuonye

Lagos lawyer, four others charged with murder, armed robbery

A disbarred Lagos Lawyer, Ephraim Emeka Ugwuonye, has been charged before a High Court in Abuja, alongside four others over their alleged involvement in the alleged killing of Abuja business woman, Charity Aiyedogbon.
South Africa international Percy Tau felt that they were unlucky not get the three points against Nigeria on Saturday.

Percy Tau: Bafana Bafana were unlucky against Nigeria

South Africa international Percy Tau felt that they were unlucky not get the three points against Nigeria on Saturday.
Agom Adara of Adara Chiefdom, Maiwada Galadima

I wish death of my husband’ll bring peace to Kaduna – slain monarch’s widow

Mrs Victoria Galadima, widow of the Agom Adara, Dr Maiwada Raphael Galadima, the late monarch of Adara chiefdom in Kaduna State, who was murdered in the heat of the recent crisis in the state, has told the heart-rending story of the torture she went through while in the custody of the kidnappers.
Donald Trump tours a neighbourhood destroyed by the wildfires in Paradise, California [Evan Vucci-AP]

North California fire: Death toll at 76, more than 1,000 missing

The death toll from wildfires in Northern California has risen to 76, with thousands left homeless from the deadliest blaze to hit the US state in a century.