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Foundation warns against killing vultures, other birds

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) has warned against the killing of vultures, which they play a major role in cleaning up the society.
Eze Chukwuemeka Eze

APC chieftain raises the alarm on alleged plot to eliminate him

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state, Chief Eze Chukwuemeka Eze, has raised the alarm on the plot to eliminate him and members of his family by APC’s Senator Magnus Abe (Rivers Southeast) and his allies.
A forest fire burns out of control in Las Manchas, on the southwestern part of La Palma island, Spain, early August 5, 2016. REUTERS-Borja Suarez

Firefighters gaining control of wildfire near Spain park

Firefighters aided by calmer winds were gaining control on Thursday of a wildfire near Spain's famous Estrecho natural park in the southwest of the country, an official said.

Herdsmen poison 6 lions, 74 vultures to save cows

As Nigeria tries to work out a way to solve the herdsmen-farmers conflict, Tanzania faces a different dimension of the problem: herdsmen versus the wildlife in the parks.

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Former Presidents Obasanjo, Kufour seek AU, ECOWAS intervention on Benin political situation

A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, and his Ghanaian counterpart, John Kufuor, have urged the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to act on the political situation in the West African country of Republic of Benin.
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NBS: Workers on pension scheme hit 8.5 million in Q1, 2019

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said the number of registered workers under the pension scheme in the first quarter of 2019 hit 8, 569, 037 compared to 8, 410,184 registered workers in fourth quarter, 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah. 3

In Pictures: President Buhari receives George Weah in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah. The meeting started around 11.35a.m when Weah arrived the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
New Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has sworn-in the Senators-elect of the 9th Assembly to pave way for legislative business to begin.

Senate adjourns for two weeks

The Nigerian Senate has adjourned for two weeks, hours after it began sitting for the Ninth Session on Thursday.