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UN chief António Guterres calls for calm as violence erupts in Tripoli

UN Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned in strong terms, the escalation of violence in and around the Libyan capital, Tripoli.

UN launches $313m fund for Libya

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and its partners have launched a $313 million appeal fund for displaced persons in Libya.

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Boko Haram kills two soldiers in Borno

Two Nigerian soldiers were killed and six others injured when Boko Haram jihadists attacked a military post near the Cameroon border, security sources told AFP Monday, days before rescheduled presidential elections.

Ministerial appointment: Doyin Okupe deserves award in fiction writing – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described a statement issued by the Special Adviser (Media) to the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Doyin Okupe, in which he bold-facedly credited Senate President Bukola Saraki with the appointment of Alhaji Mohammed as Minister as nothing but a fiction.
The death toll from the collapse of a Brazil dam in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais climbed to 121, with 226 still missing, the state’s fire department said.

Brazil dam disaster death toll rises to 169

The official death toll from a dam burst in the Brazilian town of Brumadinho rose to 169, authorities in the state of Minas Gerais said on Monday.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-2

Adams Oshiomhole: INEC should be reshuffled

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole has requested that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) reshuffle some of its senior officials.

Police commence investigation into killing of Governor Okowa’s aide

The Police Commissioner (CP) in Delta, Yinka Adeleke, has said that the command has commenced full scale investigation into the killing of Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa’s aide, Mr Lawrence Ijei (a.k.a. Ngozi).