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US names commando killed in Somalia

A U.S. commando killed in a Somalia firefight against al-Shabaab militants was identified as U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alexander Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Arizona, the Department of Defence said late Saturday.

Names of four US soldiers killed in Niger added to memorial wall

The names of four Special Forces soldiers killed last year in an ambush in Niger are among those added to a memorial wall at Fort Bragg.

Donald Trump rejects claim he forgot fallen soldier’s name in phone call to widow

Donald Trump has denied claims he failed to remember the name of a fallen US serviceman during a phone call with the soldier's wife.

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Governor Umahi raps Willie Obiano over renaming of street in Awka

Ebonyi State Governor and Chairman, South-East Governors Forum, David Umahi, on Tuesday, berated his Anambra State counterpart, Willie Obiano, for renaming a street in the state capital, Awka, which was formerly known by the name of Ebonyi State capital, Abakaliki.

Over 300 athletes compete in CBN Tennis Championship

No fewer than 300 athletes would compete for honours in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) week-long Senior National Open Tennis championship, in Abuja.

Ooni, others bag awards as Ekiti university holds convocation

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and other eminent Nigerians are to bag honourary awards at the 23rd convocation ceremonies of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I’m ready to confront anti-democratic forces

Former Vice President and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has declared that he was ready to confront anti-democratic forces ahead the 2019 elections.

Oghenekaro Etebo: Super Eagles must be focused to beat Iceland

Super Eagles midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, insists that the team’s chances of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup round of 16 in Russia is bright but warns that the team must be focused on what is to be done to achieve the feat.