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Thursday, May 25, 2017

West Africa

Nigeria: Security agents disrupt NULGE meeting in Ibadan

Nigerian Security agents in the wee hours of Thursday in Ibadan under the supposed directive from the state government disrupted a peaceful meeting organized...

US promises to sustain its exchange programmes in Nigeria

The American government says it has more than 20 exchange programmes with Nigeria and it is willing to sustain them. The counselor for Public Affairs...

At least one person killed in Nigeria building collapse

A multi-storey building under construction collapsed in Nigeria's commercial city Lagos on Thursday (May 18), killing at least one person and leaving several others...

Nigeria: PDP Reps Caucus sets up Committee on Party’s crisis

The People's Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives has set up a thirteen-man committee to look into the crisis rocking the country's...

Motion to stop loan request by Nigerian Govt fails at Senate

A motion targeted at stopping the Nigerian government's seven billion dollar loan request from China and the World Bank met a brickwall in the...

Purported Boko Haram fighter says group plans to bomb Nigerian capital

A man purporting to be a Boko Haram fighter said the Islamist militant group plans to bomb Nigeria's capital, Abuja, in a video seen...

I couldn’t keep quiet about racism any longer, says Muntari

Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari, says people need to come together to fight "the disease" that is racism in soccer. The former Inter and AC Milan...

Nigeria holds summit to curb farmers, herdsmen clash

The recurring clashes between farmers and herdsmen are the result of the failure of governance at various levels, the Sultan of Sokoto made this...

Nigeria’s Zamfara state spends N135m to buy books for schools

The Zamfara state Government has spent more than 135 million naira in buying textbooks, and instructional materials for primary schools across the state. The chairman...

Nigeria: NASS passes 2017 Budget, raises it to N7.44trn

Nigeria's lower chamber, the House of Representatives has approved 7.44 trillion naira for the 2017 fiscal year. The lawmakers were unanimous in carrying all clauses...
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