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Army Sgt. La David T. Johnson died in a hail of gunfire, hit as many as 18 times as he took cover in thick brush, fighting to the end after fleeing militants who had just killed three comrades in an October ambush in Niger, The Associated Press has learned.
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.
US President Donald Trump was snarled in fresh controversy Wednesday after he was accused of being disrespectful to a US soldier slain in an ambush in Niger, as well as showing insensitivity to the grieving family.
US President Donald Trump told the widow of a soldier killed during an ambush in Niger “he knew what he was signing up for,” according to a lawmaker who accused him of insensitivity.
A delegation led by Senator Christopher Coons (D-Delaware), a member of the appropriations, foreign relations, judiciary, small business and ethics committees, is in Nigeria to meet with business executives to discussed investment relations.
The feeble transmission infrastructure wheeling generated power to the national grid has stalled the generation of 700 megawatts of power in the 1,320 megawatt-capacity Egbin Power Station in Lagos, the Chief Executive Officer of Egbin Power Plc, Mr. Dallas Peavey, has said.
The U.S. Government for the first time has agreed in principle to sell arms to help in the fight against insurgency in the country.
The Muhammadu Buhari administration has reached out to the US government to step up its assistance in ensuring that corrupt officials don’t get a safe haven abroad for their loot, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.
An eight-member congressional delegation from the United States will visit Nigeria between August 28 and 31, to discuss Boko Haram insurgency and the humanitarian situation in the North-East, the US Embassy in Nigeria has said.
An eight-member Congressional delegation from the U.S. will visit Nigeria from Monday to Thursday to assess the destruction caused by the Boko Haram terrorists as well as strengthen the U.S.-Nigeria relations.
Real Madrid has been offered Manchester United target Bruno Fernandes in a deal worth €70m, according to report.
The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has congratulated the newly appointed Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, describing his appointment as well-deserved.
Agogo started his career with Sheffield Wednesday before a spell with Oldham Athletic, Chester City, Chesterfield, Lincoln City, Chicago Fire, Colorado Rapids, San Jose Earthquakes, Queens Park Rangers, Barnet, Bristol Rovers, Nottingham Forest, Zamalek SC, Apollon Limassol and Hibernian
Neymar continues to be linked with a move to either Barcelona or Real Madrid, and is yet to feature this season.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has officially agreed a new long-term contract extension with Liverpool.
Philippe Coutinho has completed his loan switch to Bayern Munich from Barcelona, with a season-long agreement including a €120 million (£110m/$133m) purchase option.
Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti state, says teenagers should build good character by delaying gratification.
Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and wife are due to arrive Nigeria aboard Ethiopian Airlines today, a diplomatic source confirmed to newsmen last night.
The death toll from a suicide bomb attack inside a wedding hall in the Afghanistan’s capital Kabul has risen to 80.
The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, in Ondo State, yesterday, directed the Ondo Police Command to arrest and prosecute any of its members found grazing around the Airport in Akure, Ondo State.g