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Residents flee as Boko Haram attacks Maiduguri village

Hundreds of residents, mostly women and children, are currently fleeing into Maiduguri, Borno state capital, as suspected Boko Haram gunmen attack Judumri, a village on the outskirt of the city.

Nigerian Army advises Zaria residents not to panic, as students begin military training

Nigeria’s military authorities have urged Zaria residents not to panic as the Senior Secondary School (SSS) 2 and 3 students of the Nigerian Military School (NMS), Zaria, on Friday began a two-day field training exercise.
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Lagos APC Primaries: Dayo Bush-Alebiosu thanks constituents, calls for calm

Dayo Bush-Alebiosu, the former lawmaker who represented Kosofe federal constituency, has appealed to people of the constituency to continue to tow the line of peace, remain calm and stay focused.
Dino Melaye

Police summon Bukola Saraki, Dino Melaye, Ben Bruce over protest

Nigeria Police Force has summoned Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Senator Dino Melaye and Senator Ben bruce for leading protest to the headquarter of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja.
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Suspected gunmen attack University of Jos

The crisis in Jos, Plateau state capital, took a new dimension on Sunday when suspected gunmen reportedly invaded the University of Jos (UNIJOS).

ADC rejects Osun election result

The African Democratic Congress, ADC, has rejected the result of the Thursday rerun election in Osun State, describing the supplementary governorship poll as a sham.

Soldier, two others killed by gunmen in Rivers

A soldier, a policeman and one civilian have been killed by a group of gunmen who attacked an oil exploration site in Ogbemakoku/Iyak community, Abua-Odual Local Government Area of Rivers State.

Gunshots fired at US embassy in Turkey

Several gunshots were fired early Monday morning from a vehicle at the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, causing no casualties, police and the embassy spokesperson said.
A Syrian amputee practices walking in artificial limbs at the Syrian Arab Red Crescent facility, in the capital Damascus on July 15, 2018.At the Syrian Arab Red Crescent facility, patients of all ages try on their new prosthetics for size, as staff members carry in brand new artificial legs or arms from an nearby room. / AFP PHOTO / LOUAI BESHARA

In Damascus, war amputees walk again on Syrian-made prosthetics

Propped up by a mobility frame in a rehabilitation centre in Syria's capital, Abdulghani Ghayyana carefully inches forward on two artificial legs, as he walks for the first time in over a year.
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Report: 23 corpses found in Zamfara forest

Bodies of 23 unidentified persons were reportedly found inside a forest in Zurmi local government area of Zamfara state on Friday.

IYC chair survives death as hoodlums attack gathering

The Chairman, Ijaw Youth Council, Central Zone, Mr. Tare Porri, has survived death by a whisker after a reported attempt on his life by his deputy, Amiebi Turner.
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Ebonyi government disowns social media video on border crisis with Cross River

Ebonyi State government on Monday disowned the video footages displayed on social media about the border crisis between Igbeagu community of the state and Ukelle community of Cross River State.

Seven found dead at Australia rural property

Four children and three adults were found dead Friday at a rural property near the Margaret River wine region in western Australia, in an apparent murder-suicide with two weapons found nearby.

Teacher killed in strife-hit region of Cameroon

A teacher was gunned down after armed assailants attacked a school in a strife-hit English speaking region of southwest Cameroon, national radio reported Saturday.

Two injured in Louisiana university shooting

Two people were injured in a shooting early Friday at Southeastern Louisiana University, the university said, nine days after a massacre at a Florida high school sparked a national uproar over US gun violence.

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EU ‘no-deal’ Brexit plan has bad news for travellers

The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.

INEC: 13,000 PVCs unclaimed in Kuje

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Kwara bye-election: PDP warns against use of security to intimidate voters

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
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Federal government awards N206 billion contract for 2nd Niger Bridge to Julius Berger

The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.

Rob Shuter: MTN to acquire banking licence in Nigeria

Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.