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Banditry in Nigeria: A brief history of a long war

“Bandits” have emerged as the new bogeyman for insecurity in Nigeria, joining a long (and still growing list) that includes Boko Haram, cultists, herdsmen, kidnappers and militants.

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NCDC: Federal government working to control Lassa fever

Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), said that the Federal Government would intensify efforts to control Lassa Fever in the country.
Kiko Casilla

Leeds United complete signing of Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid

Leeds United have completed the signing of Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid, with the goalkeeper penning a four-and-a-half-year deal with the Whites.

Enugu residents tasked to embrace fish farming

Mr Stephen Onoja, Director of Fishery, Enugu State Ministry of Agriculture, has urged residents in Enugu State to embrace fish farming as a business.
Mousa Dembele

Mousa Dembele leaves Tottenham to join China’s Guangzhou R&F

Mousa Dembele became the latest high-profile name to swap Europe for China when he left English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and joined Guangzhou R&F on Thursday.
Mesut Ozil watches from the bench at the Vitality Stadium. Simon West-Action Plus via Getty Images

Emmanuel Petit: Mesut Ozil is just waiting for retirement

Mesut Ozil has “lost his motivation and desire”, according to Emmanuel Petit, with a man seeing his Arsenal future called into question on a regular basis now “waiting for his retirement”.