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The United Nations migration agency, the International Organization for Migration IOM has said no fewer than 35, 532 irregular migrants died between 2014 and 2019 on various routes, adding that the figure could be higher as some “missing migrants” could not be traced.
The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev. Matthew Hassan Kukah, has described the Nigerian government as “Islamic fundamentalists without bombs.”
Spiritual head of Soul Revival Ministry, Okpuno-Egbu, Nnewi, Anambra state, Pastor Iyke Uzukwu on Sunday advised politicians of Igbo extraction to jettison the 2023 presidential ambition.
Seven children and four women were among 14 civilians, killed when a roadside bomb blew up their bus in northwestern Burkina Faso, the government said.
General Qassem Soleimani, the larger-than-life head of Iran's elite Quds Force, had escaped death many times, but he couldn't flee the U.S. drone-launched missile that struck his convoy shortly after he arrived in Baghdad from Lebanon.
The leader of Lebanon’s Tehran-backed Hezbollah group called Friday for the death in a US strike of top Iranian commander Major General Qasem Soleimani to be avenged.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, has led the top echelon of the Army hierarchy and top Commanders to celebrate the 2019 West African Social Activities (WASA) and Medal Parade in dreaded Gwoza, Borno state just as he declared that the federal government is in firm control of all Nigerian territories.
Saudi Arabia on Monday sentenced five people to death and three more to jail terms, totalling 24 years, over the killing of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, in Istanbul in October last year.
Western Australia has voted to legalise voluntary-assisted dying, becoming the second jurisdiction in the country to do so.
The Mathematics Certification Institute of Japan on Tuesday said a 9-year-old boy from the Western Japanese province of Hyogo has passed a university-level maths exam.
U.S. President Donald Trump and his 28 NATO counterparts are gathering in London on Tuesday to mark the 70th anniversary of the defence alliance.
The black boxes from two French military helicopters that collided in Mali killing 13 soldiers have been found, a French military spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Sim Shagaya, Nigerian founder of e-commerce platform Konga, is back with a new startup — uLesson — that has raised a $3.1 million seed round led by TLcom Capital.
South Africa is set to conduct mass community testing for COVID-19 pandemic as cases continued to rise, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.
It comes after the 20 Premier League clubs took part in a video conference call to try and plan a way forward as to when to start and how the season should be played out.
Britain’s main opposition Labour party plans to announce a new leader on Saturday, which its 500,000 members hope will mark the end of one of the bleakest periods in its 120-year history.
The latest update from the Premier League has confirmed there will be no top flight football at the beginning of May.
West Ham vice-chairman Karren Brady has revealed she intends to take the same proposed pay cut as the club's players, insisting "we are all in this together" during the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Algeria international is being linked with PSG in the event they lose Neymar at the end of this season.
South African insurer Sanlam said on Tuesday that CEO Ian Kirk will be replaced by non-executive director Paul Hanratty in July.
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford says his recovery from the back injury that has sidelined him since January has not been affected by the coronavirus crisis.
Amokachi, who earned 44 caps for Nigeria including performances at the World Cup 1994, considers Mikel to be the standout player from the Country based on his achievements.
The Niger chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has lauded the state government’s order suspending Sunday service as part of efforts to curtail the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19).