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NNPC private security guards, cleaners protest non-payment of salary in Borno

Private security guards and cleaners deployed to the Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation Depot in Maiduguri on Wednesday staged a peaceful demonstration to protest non-payment of 7-months salary arrears.
APC Nigeria Supporters

Yobe gunner: Umar Ali rejects APC primaries result

An aspirant for Yobe State governorship ticket on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Umar Ali, has kicked against the result of the primary election held at the weekend in the state.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Yobe guber: Maimala Buni emerges APC candidate

The National Secretary, All Progressives Congress, Alhaji Maimala Buni, has emerged the party’s governorship candidate in Yobe State after defeating three others in the party’s primary in Damaturu.

Nigerian troops kill five Boko Haram fighters

The military has confirmed that troops killed five Boko Haram insurgents in a gun battle at Barkin-Dutse area of Adamawa.

Two killed as fresh explosion rocks Maiduguri

A deafening explosion has occurred near Giwa barracks area of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

Lagos businessman losses N360m to fraudsters

A Lagos-based businessman, Austine Ugochukwu Albert, has lost the sum of N360m to fraudsters in Lagos when he wanted to purchase foreign currency at the bureau de change.

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NAPTIP declares 2 wanted for allegedly trafficking 3 months old baby

National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has declared two women, Emerald Bassey and Edith Omon, wanted for allegedly trafficking a three months old baby.

Oil hovers below 6-month high amid easing of supply concern

Oil prices slipped below six-month highs on Wednesday after signs that cushioned a rally based on fears of tight supply resulting from OPEC output cuts and U.S. sanctions on Venezuela and Iran.
Sushma Swaraj

India appoints 17 coordinators to help citizens leave war-torn Libya

India Foreign Ministry on Wednesday said it has appointed 17 coordinators to help Indians leave Libya, Indian External Affairs Minister, Sushma Swaraj said.
From left- Cross River State Commissioner for Health, Dr Inyang Asibong and other staff of Afokang Prison, Calabar, holding the twins delivered by a female inmate of the Prison in Calabar

Prison inmate dies after giving birth to twin

The Nigerian Prisons Service, Cross River State Command, has disclosed the Awaiting Trial Female (ATF) inmate of the Afokang Prison in Calabar (name withheld), who was delivered of twin on April 17, has died.
Callum Hudson-Odoi is set to miss the rest of the season after injuring his achilles playing for Chelsea in the 2-2 draw with Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Monday evening. Chris Brunskill-Fantasista-Getty Images

Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi ‘feeling better’ after surgery on Achilles

Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi says he is "feeling better" after surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon.