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Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women driving

Women throughout Saudi Arabia waited for the stroke of midnight, turned the keys in the ignition, fired up their engines — and hit the road to a bright new future.

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Niger State, the former breadbasket of Nigeria, is commonly known as a resource-rich territory and mining area. [Martin Zinggl|Al Jazeera]

Nigeria loses billions annually to foreigners due to illegal mining

The Presidential Committee on Special Mines Surveillance Task Force on illegal mining in Nigeria said the country loses billions of naira to foreigners annually due to illegal mining operations in the country.

Birthday party clash claims 3 lives, leaves 18 injured in Bauchi

The police in Bauchi State have confirmed that three persons were killed and eight others injured in a clash that erupted on Sunday night in Lushi Ward in Bauchi.

Akwa Ibom Assembly sacks four more lawmakers who defected from PDP to APC

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly on Monday sacked four more lawmakers who defected from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Atiku Abubakar: I started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of...

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that growing up was hard as an orpha, saying he started out as an orphan selling firewood on the streets of Jada in present day Adamawa State.
Watford of England forward, Isaac Success has hailed the progression he and a few of the Nigeria players have made right from the Golden Eaglets (U-17) to the Super Eagles in such a short time.

Isaac Success hails young Nigeria players’ transition from U-17 teams

Watford of England forward, Isaac Success has hailed the progression he and a few of the Nigeria players have made right from the Golden Eaglets (U-17) to the Super Eagles in such a short time.