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A landslide triggered by heavy rain killed a three-year-old Rohingya refugee in Bangladesh, police said Monday, the first casualty of the monsoon as wild storms wreak havoc in the crowded camps.
Bangladesh has begun relocating 100,000 Rohingya refugees to safer ground before the monsoon season for fear of deadly landslides and floods in the congested camps, an official said Sunday.
Wolverhampton Wanderers’ impressive season continued as they moved into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Sunday.
The Christian Association of Nigeria has raised the alarm that elections may not hold at all in the country if prayers are not offered fervently by Nigerians.
The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, has raised the alarm that his life is in danger as the policemen attached to him have been allegedly withdrawn on the orders of the State Governor, Yahaya Bello.
President Muhammadu Buhari will today attend an emergency meeting of the National Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbours to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of US and Israeli aggression, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.
Dr Kenneth Idiodi, the Grand Administrator, Rosicrucian Order (AMORC), has advised Nigerians to ensure peace and harmony as they cast their votes during the Saturday Presidential and National Assembly elections.
A Benin High Court has ordered three persons to be remanded in prison custody for alleged abduction and insertion of raw pepper into the vagina of one Favour Ada Friday, whom they accused of stealing a phone.
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) has appointed retired Brig.-Gen. Sani Usman as Faculty member of its Business School.
As academic activities returned to the nation’s universities, yesterday, after over three months industrial action, Nigeria Employers Consultative Association, NECA, has pleaded with Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, and the government to end the incessant strikes in the nation’s university education.
South African authorities have said that controversial businessman Ajay Gupta is no longer wanted by police.