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Tripoli airport has been non-functional since it was badly damaged in 2014

Forces in eastern Libya ‘seize control of airport’

Troops loyal to Libyan army commander Khalifa Haftar claim to have seized control of the main airport in the capital Tripoli two days after he ordered his forces to take over the seat of the country's UN-backed government.

Fayez Sarraj: Libya’s conditions too unstable to hold elections

Conditions in Libya are too unstable to hold elections, Prime Minister Fayez Seraj was cited as saying on Wednesday, casting doubts on a French-led push for a vote in December which aims to end years of turmoil and unify the North African country.

Syria blame game continues after failed Geneva talks

The United States has urged the Syrian government to "participate fully" in negotiations with the opposition, while a Syrian official blamed opposition preconditions for yet another failed round of talks in Geneva.

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NUT scribe urges measures to sustain democracy

The Secretary-General of the Nigerian Union of Teachers has called for measures to sustain democracy in Africa’s largest democracy as the nation endorses June 12 as Democracy Day.
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June 12: Let’s protect our hard-earned democracy – APC

The All Progressives Congress says it joins all well-meaning Nigerians to celebrate the country’s new Democracy Day, June 12.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI

June 12: Group charges President Buhari on modern tech, funds for police

As Nigerians mark Democracy Day, the Centre for the Vunerable and the Underprivileged, (CENTREP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to revamp the Nigeria Police Force in terms of modern security technologies and funding, to clamp the worsening state of insecurity across the nation.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

Eight ships with petrol, other commodities arrive Lagos ports

Eight ships conveying petrol and other commodities have berthed at Apapa and Tin-Can Island ports in Lagos, the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) said on Wednesday.

NANS protests arrest, detention of students, lecturer

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Tuesday marched on the Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State, to protest the arrest, detention and arraignment of their colleagues.