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UN: Two million children in Congo at risk of starvation

The UN on Friday warned that two million children in the Democratic Republic of Congo are at risk of dying from severe acute malnutrition if they do not get the aid they need.

Why Nigeria did not declare Fulani herdsmen as terrorists – minister

Nigeria did not designate marauding Fulani herdsmen as terrorists despite being responsible for hundreds of death and destruction of properties because their activities were criminal and not terror-related, the minister of information said on Wednesday.

Fed govt rejects US position on IPOB

The Federal Government has described as “unfortunate” and “unacceptable,” the position of the U.S. Government over the declaration of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) as a terrorist group.

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England v Panama | Harry Kane of England celebrates with teammates | Getty Images

Harry Kane hat trick, John Stones brace keys England romp against Panama

Harry Kane had a hat trick and John Stones scored twice as England scored five goals in the first half and cruised to an easy 6-1 World Cup victory over Panama in Nizhny Novgorod.

Senator Kwankwaso: Why we didn’t attend APC national convention

The All Progressives Congress (APC) group in Kano which I am opportune to lead will like to congratulate and felicitate with the newly elected Chairman H.E Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and his newly elected members of the Executive Council.
France's Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba: Russia may be my last World Cup

Paul Pogba wants to help France win the 2018 World Cup as he is "realistic" over the possibility of never playing in the tournament again.
Caster Semenya

South Africa officially appeals IAAF hyperandrogenism rule

Athletics SA (ASA) has joined the fray against the new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) female eligibility rules and formally lodged its statement of appeal with the Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
England v Panama- Harry Kane of England carries the ball | Getty Images

England’s Harry Kane leads race for World Cup Golden Boot

England’s Harry Kane rocketed to the top of the 2018 World Cup goalscoring charts on Sunday, netting a hat-trick against Panama to overtake Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku.