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The Islamic extremists that ambushed and killed US Army commando in Niger last week hadn't operated in that area before, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday, referring to what officials believe was a relatively new offshoot of the Islamic State group there.
Italy-based defender Ola Aina has revealed that Nigeria’s players have helped him settle into the Super Eagles squad.
The election committee deployed by the National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct legislative primaries into both the National and State House of Assembly seats in Ogun State, has indicted state leadership of the party of fraud.
The dollar edged higher on Wednesday as a rally on Wall Street boosted risk appetite, although gains were capped before the release of Fed minutes later in the day.
Some women in Borno on Wednesday said that they were marginalised during the primary elections of candidates for various elective posts in the state.
A gynaecologist, Dr Aminu Magaji, has said that family planning is not abortion as being erroneously claimed in some religious circles, stressing that it is aimed at protecting the woman against many hazards.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has inaugurated 12-man high-powered reconciliation committee to reconcile all aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state.
Eight Chadian soldiers died in a Boko Haram attack in the Lake Chad region on Wednesday, with 48 jihadists killed as the army retaliated, a military spokesperson told AFP.
The Canadian government, through the United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF), has embarked on the provision of free medical services to some remote villages and communities in Taraba State.
Four people died after a boat carrying illegal migrants capsized off Turkey’s western coast, the Turkish coastguard said on Wednesday, while search efforts continued to find 30 other people on board.
The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) says it has recovered over N4 billion and seven million dollars (N2.5billion), loot as well as physical assets in its various operations.