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“Over 90 Ethiopian migrants were stranded on a boat between Djibouti and Yemen for one week with no food and water leading to the death of at least 15 people,” the International Organization for Migration tweeted late Tuesday.
Military forces of Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region have retaken a strategic town from Islamic militant group al Shabaab, an officer said on Friday.
Top Oil Exporter Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it would resume all oil shipments through the strategic Red Sea shipping lane of Bab al-Mandeb, the state news agency SPA reported.
Somalia's president has begun a visit to Eritrea in another possible diplomatic thaw in the restless Horn of Africa region.
Six foreign warships and 12 Nigerian Navy combat vessels exhibited their prowess in international maritime policing in a joint multinational navies maneuver, code name EXERCISE EKU KUGBE, which was held at the Bight of Benin.
Three South Korean sailors kidnapped by Nigerian pirates in seas off Ghana last month have been released safely, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Saturday.
Ethiopia has lifted a ban on domestic workers moving overseas after passing a new law to guard against ill-treatment, a government official said on Thursday.
UN says 30 African refugees and migrants drowned off the coast of Yemen this week in a boat heading toward Djibouti operated by smugglers who are reported to have fired on passengers.
There is chaos in the Okonjo Royal family of Ogwashi-Uku following the unauthorized announcement of the death of their 91-year-old Obi, Professor Chukuka Okonjo, and naming of a successor by his daughter and former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has ordered former governor, Rochas Okorocha, and his family not to sell or alienate any of the properties that were subject of an interim order of the court pending the conclusion of investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Pastor Isaiah Jirapye, Chairman, Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Taraba chapter, has said that food crisis was imminent if the Tiv/Jukun communal violence was not checked.
Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, former Senate Leader and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is advocating that judges in Nigeria should be placed in situations where temptation is minimised, as some of the ills in the society have caught up with the judiciary.
Karim Benzema scored twice for Real Madrid in a 3-2 win against Levante with Eden Hazard making his La Liga debut while later Barcelona breezed to a 5-2 win against Valencia on Saturday with more magic from 16-year-old Ansu Fati.
The Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas Company on Wednesday announced the SCD Group as preferred bidder for the $10bn NLNG Train 7 project.
Marco Silva has challenged Alex Iwobi to continue providing “high-quality, creativity and goals” as the deadline-day signing aims to build on an impressive start to his Everton career.
The All Progressives Congress (APC), Ogun Chapter, has commended the decision of the Ogun State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal affirming the election of Prince Dapo Abiodun as duly elected Governor of Ogun State, as an affirmation of a popular and overwhelming candidate.
As workers earnestly await the implementation of the minimum wage, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has promised to end the disagreement on the consequential adjustment and salary relativity.
Nigerian youngster Victor Osimhen scored his fifth Ligue 1 goal of the season as Lille claimed a 2-1 win over Angers on Friday.