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OPEC Secretary-General to Visit Iran in Near...

26 June 2016

Mohammed Barkindo, the new secretary-general of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will pay an official visit to Tehran to personally appreciate Iran's support.

According to the

Cameroon Set to Criminalize Adultery, Late Rent

27 June 2016

YAOUNDE - In Cameroon, a proposed update to the country's penal code has sparked a fierce debate. The proposal criminalizes adultery and adds jail time for offenses like begging and falling behind on

SA man kidnapped in Nigeria released

27 June 2016

The commissioner of police in Cross River state, Jimoh Ozi-Obeh told reporters only that the men, including three Australians, a New Zealander and a South African, were released.

No ransom was paid a

Would-be suicide bombers target mosque in Nigeria

27 June 2016

"There were two explosions outside the mosque on the Damboa Road this morning but luckily no deaths were recorded apart from the two bombers," militia member Babagana Kolo told AFP.

Kolo and a local

Nigerian army frees over 5,000 Boko Haram hostages

27 June 2016

PanARMENIAN.Net - Nigeria's army on Sunday said it had freed more than 5,000 people held by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram during an operation over the weekend in the northeast of the country,

CSOs Back Buratai Over Coup Rumour, Dubai Assets

27 June 2016

The Niger Delta Youths Solidarity Movement (NDYSM) and the Human Rights Writers Association (HURIWA) have thrown their weight behind the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt- Gen. Tukur, Yusufu Buratai, over

Rugby - Federation Opens Camp Ahead of World Cup...

27 June 2016

The Nigeria Rugby Football Federation has announced a 23-man list for a two-week intensive camping exercise ahead of the pre-qualifiers for the 2019 Rugby World Cup. <br>...

President Seeks Answers on Report on Malnourished,...

27 June 2016

Officials of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency, SEMA, and the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, on Sunday boarded a flight that left Maiduguri ahead of the meeting with the preside

Nigerian Held At Julius Nyerere International...

27 June 2016

A Nigerian, identified as Bede Eke (45), was arrested at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) in Dar es Salaam for allegedly in possession of five kilos of narcotic drugs. <br>...

Senate - Conspiracy of Scavengers

27 June 2016

The 8th Senate recently celebrated its one year in office. The political machination and hullaballoo that heralded the emergence of its bipartisan leadership, is gradually settling down in the eyes of

Suicide Bombers Target Maiduguri Mosque

27 June 2016

Two Suicide bombers Sunday night attempted to attack worshipers engagged in late night voluntary prayer observed in the last ten days of Ramdan, killing themselves in the process. <br>...

Forgery Charge - Saraki, Ekweremadu, Others Get...

27 June 2016

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) high court, has granted bail to Senate President, Bukola Saraki, his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu and two other accused persons -- Salisu Maikasuwa, former clerk of the n

Osazuwa Breaks Record, Messi Loses Again and 5...

27 June 2016

The African athletics championship came to an end and the tournament showed a glimpse of what Nigeria's participation at the Olympics would be. Messi was broken again by Chile and a footballer wa

Lionel Messi retires: Barcelona star quits...

27 June 2016

Following the defeat at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, Messi said he was calling it a day."I think it's best for everyone, for me and for many people who want it," Arge

Why Court overruled FG, granted Saraki,...

27 June 2016

<br>By Ikechukwu Nnochiri <br>ABUJA – Despite stiff opposition from the Federal Government, an Abuja High Court at Jabi, on Monday, released the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki,

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