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Police parade 63 suspects over pre-electoral violence in Akwa Ibom

Also paraded were suspects arrested in connection with the pre-election violence in Obot-Akara local Government area where two persons were killed and thirteen vehicles burnt on Saturday.
At least 30 Nigerian soldiers have been killed in a gun battle with Boko Haram fighters who overran a military base in the country's northeast, according to military sources.

Nigerian Army neutralises Boko Haram insurgents in Buni-Yadi

The 27 Task Force Brigade and Nigeria Army Special Forces School, Buni-Yadi, Yobe, on Sunday neutralised scores of Boko Haram insurgents who attacked the military base.

Troops kill eight Boko Haram insurgents in fresh Baga attack

The Nigerian Army on Sunday said its troops had killed eight Boko Haram insurgents in a fresh encounter with the terrorists in Baga, Kukawa Local Government Area of Borno.

Police in Enugu arrest four robbery suspects with gun

The police in Enugu have arrested four suspected armed robbers and recovered one locally-made gun.

Danilo comes to Raheem Sterling’s defence in gun tattoo row

A picture of Sterling’s tattooed leg appeared on the front page of Britain’s popular Sun tabloid on Tuesday and prompted criticism from anti-gun campaigners.

Police kill robbery suspect in Edo

The Police in Edo State have confirmed shooting to dead a member of an armed robbery gang and the escape of five other members with various degrees of gunshot injury.

Herdsmen shoot at Nigerian Air Force fighter jet in Adamawa

Gun-wielding herdsmen have fired at the Alpha Jet and the EC 135 Helicopter deployed by the military in an attempt to resist the interventions by the Nigerian Air Force in the troubled communities of Numan and Demsa Local Government Areas of Adamawa State.

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Uganda’s biggest telecommunications company MTN has denied government accusations it has been understating its revenues, insisting that it was fully meeting all its tax obligations.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

President Buhari: Define the future of our country with your votes

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to define the future of the country with their votes.
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Maurizio Sarri slams Chelsea fans for booing Jorginho

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has hit out at the club’s fans, after they booed Jorginho before and during their Europa League tie with Malmo.
ss="td-excerpt"> The federal government has declared Friday, February 22, as public holiday ahead of the presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday, Vanguard reports.