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Suicide bombers kill several people in Adamawa

Several people are feared dead in an early morning bomb blast in Madagali town in Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa.

"We heard three blasts near the checkpoint where people gathered to be screened before entering the town as you know today is market day.

Speaking on the development, the …

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Gambia poll winner Adama Barrow says Jammeh should not seek asylum

The winner of December's presidential election in The Gambia says there is no need for President Yahya Jammeh to seek asylum and he is confident direct talks can solve the crisis.

Mr Jammeh's term officially ends next Wednesday, but he wants the results annulled after the electoral commission changed some …

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Somali town bans lavish wedding spending

Spending limits of $600 (£500) on furnishings for a couple's new home and up to $150 for the bride price had also been set, Mohamud Hayd Osman said.

The decision to restrict spending on "wild partying" and other expenses had been taken after officials met to find out why 150 …

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U.S. Blocks $550m Abacha Loot

Prof. Itse Sagay, Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), on Thursday said Nigeria risks losing another $550 million recovered from the Abacha family to the United States.

Sagay disclosed this at a media conference on asset recovery jointly organised by PACAC and the Office of the Senior Special Assistant …

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Rehabilitation Of Kaduna Airport Begins

Work has resumed at the new terminal building of the Kaduna Airport, that would serve as an alternative for both local and international passengers.

On Thursday, the Minister of State for Aviation, Mr Hadi Sirika and Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, appeared before the Senate to explain the reason …

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Sack all your ministers, Dede Mabiaku tells Buhari

In a manner that is reminiscent of the weekly yabis nights at the old Africa Shrine in Lagos, Afrobeat musician and actor, Dede Mabiaku, has taken a swipe at the Muhammadu Buhari administration and its change agenda.

The musician, who is sometimes addressed as the 'adopted son' or protege of …

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Troops Arrest Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists

Troops of Operation Lafiya Dole have continued their mop up operations around the Sambisa Forest area and its surrounding environment in Borno State.

On Wednesday, four suspected fleeing members of the Boko Haram Sect were arrested by Troops of 27 Task Force Brigade stationed in Bara, during one of their …

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Zlatan: I taught Mkhitaryan how to do the scorpion kick!

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has claimed that he showed team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan how to perform the scorpion kick goal he scored against Sunderland.

Ibrahimovic's goalscoring exploits saw him win the Premier League Player of the Month award for December, but Mkhitaryan lifted the Goal of the Month trophy following …

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