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Nigerian Navy seizes 130,000 litres of illegally refined diesel, arrests seven

Men of the Nigerian Navy Ship (NNS) Victory in Calabar, Cross River State, have seized a large wooden boat with about 130 litres of suspected illegally refined Automative Gas Oil (AGO) commonly known as diesel.

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2019: Muhammadu Buhari showcases achievements, projections to commence campaign

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to come official campaigns for the 2019 elections by first showcasing his achievements and projections for the next four years.

DR Congo Ebola response effort suspended in Beni after clashes

Efforts to fight an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo's restive eastern Beni region were suspended on Saturday after clashes just a "few metres" from a local emergency centre and the hotels of several response teams, the health ministry said.
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 troops foil Boko Haram attack

Nigerian troops repelled an attack on a military base in northeastern Borno state in which a soldier was killed and four others were injured, military and militia sources told AFP on Saturday.
Pope Francis leads a mass to mark the World Day of the Poor, on November 18, 2018 at Saint Peter's basilica in Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo PINTO - AFP)

Pope denounces ‘din of rich few’ on World Day of Poor

Pope Francis railed against social inequality Sunday, lamenting "the din of the rich few" drowning out the voice of the needy, as he marked the second "World Day of the Poor".

PCNI trains journalists on conflict, humanitarian reporting

The Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative (PCNI) has trained 20 journalists on conflict and humanitarian reporting in Borno, to fast track reconstruction and rehabilitation of the zone.