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The Iranian navy on Thursday test-fired new indigenous cruise missiles in a military exercise in the northern parts of the Indian Ocean, Tasnim news agency reported.

Iran test-fires cruise missiles in Indian Ocean naval exercise

The Iranian navy on Thursday test-fired new indigenous cruise missiles in a military exercise in the northern parts of the Indian Ocean, Tasnim news agency reported.
NATO forces on the USS Moutn Whitnes watch a Russian Tupolev TU-142 fly past. Jonathan NACKSTRAND (AFP)

Russia turns up uninvited to major NATO wargames

The whirring of a low-flying Soviet Union-era war plane signalled Russia's uninvited arrival to NATO's biggest military exercise since the end of the Cold War.

Governor Ortom: Myetti Allah gave religious, ethnic colouration to farmers-herders clashes

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has observed that it was the Myetti Allah Kautal Hore that gave ethnic colouration to the farmers/herders crisis and not the people of Benue.

IHRMG: Over 90 killed by herdsmen in Benue after mass burial

The Independent Human Rights and Crime Monitoring Group (IHRMG) has alleged that over 90 people have been silently killed by Fulani herdsmen in Benue State since after the January 11 mass burial of 73 people killed by herdsmen, in spite of the military Exercise Ayem Akpatuma in the middle-belt state.

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The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said, on Monday, that more than 240 illegal immigrants were rescued off the Libyan coast in the past week.

UN: 27 dead after boat capsizes off Mauritanian coast

Twenty-seven people have died after their boat capsized off the coast of Mauritania, UN agencies said on Friday.
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WHO: Nigeria strengthens surveillance to curb spread of coronavirus

World Health Organisation (WHO) says that Nigeria as one of the African countries with high number of COVID-19 cases, is strengthening surveillance to help stem the spread of the virus.

Customs officer shoots motorist in Oyo

An officer of the Nigerian Customs reportedly shot an executive member of the proscribed National Union of Road Transport Workers, Lateef Aboki, in the chest on Friday at Iseyin-Moniya park in Iseyin, Iseyin Local Government Area of Oyo State.
Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.

Ondo guber: PDP candidate seeks ex-President Obasanjo’s blessings

Eyitayo Jegede, the Peoples Democratic Party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, has sought the support of former president Olusegun Obasanjo ahead of the October 10 poll.

Former minister rejects APC reconciliation committee

A former Minister of Communication and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Barrister Adebayo Shittu, has rejected the reconciliation committee set up by the immediate past governor of Oyo State, Late Senator Abiola Ajimobi, to reconcile the aggrieved members of the party in the state.