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Six killed in Mali attack on pro-government forces

Six people were killed late Friday when unknown assailants attacked a post held by armed pro-government groups in strife-torn northeastern Mali, the groups said in a statement.
A pride of 14 lions is on the loose in South Africa’s Limpopo province, with authorities suspecting the animals escaped nearby Kruger National Park.

Panic as three lions raid village in southern Tanzania

At least three lions from the Selous Game Reserve on Monday raided a village in southern Tanzania, causing villagers sleepless nights, a civic leader said.
Eighty-year-old Mrs Beauty Ogoere Siasia and two other kidnapped victims have narrated their ordeals after 10 weeks in the den of abductors.

Samson Siasia’s mother in poor health after release

The mother of former Nigeria coach and player Samson Siasia has been released after being kidnapped by gunmen ten weeks ago.

Tiv/Jukun leaders in Taraba agree to ceasefire

The leaderships of the Tiv and Junkun waring factions in the Southern part of Taraba on Thursday, agreed to a ceasefire to allow the return of normalcy to the area.
Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa pleaded with the West to remove economic sanctions on the Southern African country.

Zimbabwean leader begs for sanctions removal at UN

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa pleaded with the West to remove economic sanctions on the Southern African country.
The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has announced the passing on of the Assistant General Overseer of the church, Pastor Elijah Daramola, who died at the age of 67.

RCCG assistant general overseer passes on

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, has announced the passing on of the Assistant General Overseer of the church, Pastor Elijah Daramola, who died at the age of 67.

Governor Bello: Okene-Lokoja road an eyesore

Governor Yahaya Bello of Logo State, has described the deplorable condition of Okene-Lokoja federal road as an eyesore.

Kogi governor calls for federal government’s intervention on Okene-Lokoja road

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has described the deplorable condition of Okene-Lokoja federal road as “an eyesore.”
Nigerian Meteorological Agency | NIMET

NiMet: What weather would be across Nigeria Monday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency of Nigeria (NiMet) has predicted thunderstorms and rains across the country for Monday.
The responses to the announcement were immediate and widely varied. Some hailed former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a liberation hero. Others dismissed him as a monster.

VP Osinbajo: Robert Mugabe stood out in anti-colonial struggle

Former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe stood out as a leader because of his zeal, passion and selfless commitment to the emancipation of the people of Zimbabwe and the self realisation of black people everywhere.
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Tiffany Haddish: Kevin Hart’s already walking

Kevin Hart is already walking after his car crash in Southern California last week, according to his friend, Tiffany Haddish.

Xenophobia: Senator Ohuabunwa condemns attacks on Nigerians, others

Senator Mao Ohuabunwa has strongly condemned the rising wave of xenophobic attacks by South Africans against foreigners in their country, saying Nigerians did not deserve the ill treatment from South Africans.

Zimbabwe’s flag at embassy in Abuja, at full-mast despite Robert Mugabe’s demise

The flag of Zimbabwe at the country’s embassy in Abuja, on Saturday remained at full-mast, in spite of the death of the former President Robert Mugabe on Friday.
Divers with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Dive Team prepare to search for missing people following a dive boat fire off Southern California's coast that killed dozens sleeping below deck, on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in Santa Barbara, Calif.

20 Bodies recovered from California dive boat fire, 14 more feared dead

Rescue workers said Tuesday they have recovered the bodies of 20 people killed in a middle-of-the-night fire aboard a dive boat off the coast of Southern California, while continuing to look for 14 more people feared dead.

Nigerians have accepted insecurity as part of life

It has become obvious to most Nigerians that criminals have overwhelmed the Nigerian security architecture. A number of things happened last week to make this message stronger. Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State met with representatives of the bandits in his state.

Cross River governor appoints three security advisers

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has appointed three security advisers in the three senatorial districts of the state.

Senator Jibrin: Why I’m supporting federal government’s Ruga scheme

The Chairman of Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Walid Jibrin, has said that his support for the Ruga scheme was informed by his passion for peace, security and unity of the nation.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren get personal with young, black Christians

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Tuface Idibia: Wizkid is a legend — video

Nigerian music legend, Innocent Idibia, otherwise known as 2Face, has described Wizkid as a legend.
David Lyon, the disqualified APC governorship candidate is represented by legal giant, 90 year-old Chief Afe Babalola, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

Bayelsa guber: Afe Babalola leads David Lyon’s case at Supreme Court

The Supreme court has begun hearing the application of the All Progressives Congress and its candidate for the review of Bayelsa State election judgment given by the court on 13 February.
Aston Villa midfielder, Jack Grealish, has hinted he’d welcome a future move to Manchester United.

Manchester United turn serious attention to Aston Villa star Jack Grealish

Manchester United fans may be getting what they want as reports grow over the club’s interest in signing Aston Villa star Jack Grealish.
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Police round up seven ‘cultist’ in Asaba

Police officers attached to the Operation Safe Delta (OSD) have rounded up suspects believed to be members of Vikings Confraternity in Delta State.
The Rivers State Taskforce against Illegal Street Trading-Illegal Motor Parks-Illegal Mechanics has denied killing a bureau de change agent during Tuesday’s alleged raid on GRA Junction-Rumuola axis of Port Harcourt.

Rivers taskforce denies killing bureau de change operator

The Rivers State Taskforce against Illegal Street Trading/Illegal Motor Parks/Illegal Mechanics has denied killing a bureau de change agent during Tuesday’s alleged raid on GRA Junction/Rumuola axis of Port Harcourt.