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A former Burkina Faso soldier may have participated in Friday's simultaneous attacks by al-Qaeda-linked extremists on the army headquarters and heavily-guarded French Embassy in the capital, killing eight soldiers and injuring more than 80 others.
Burkina Faso's leaders urged vigilance on Saturday, a day after brazen Islamic extremist attacks on the army headquarters and French Embassy in the capital, which killed eight people. An al-Qaeda-linked group based in neighboring Mali claimed responsibility for the assaults.
Military operations were underway on Thursday near Niger’s border with Mali the day after an attack by unidentified assailants which killed three members of the U.S. Army Special Forces and five Nigerien soldiers, security sources said.
Argentina legend Diego Maradona has defended Lionel Messi after his missed penalty against Iceland in their World Cup opener on Saturday.
The former vice president, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has argued that the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State would show how democratic the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is.
The Federal Government had said it would shut down land border between Nigeria and a neighbouring country in a few days to avoid smuggling of foreign rice into the country.
Former Abia State Governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, has faulted former President Olusegun Obasanjo over the letter he wrote to Buhari advising him not to seek re-election in 2019.
Armed men suspected to be sea pirates have reportedly killed three operatives of the Joint Task Force in the Niger Delta exercise code-named Operation Delta Safe (ODS) in a shootout.
Super Eagles duo Oghenekaro Etebo and Shehu Abdullah have expressed confidence ahead of Saturday’s Group D clash against Croatia at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Members of the State Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ekiti State, have said they are solidly behind Governor Ayodele Fayose and that at no time did the governor plan to trade away the candidacy of the PDP candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola.
France snatched a 2-1 victory over Australia in a game that saw them awarded the first VAR penalty decision in World Cup history.
The Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari has felicitated with Muslims over the successful completion of the Ramadan fast, urging them to sustain the lessons learnt during the holy month.
North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat, nor is it the “biggest and most dangerous problem” for the US, President, Donald Trump, said on Wednesday.