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President Buhari consoles victims of accidental bomb

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with families of those who died in the accidental bombing of a civilian community in Rann, Borno State. A Presidency statement...

Germany approves more soldiers for UN mission in Mali

The German government has approved an expansion of the country’s military deployment in Mali, with Berlin sending more helicopters to support the U.N. peacekeeping...

Volkswagen to plead guilty over emissions scandals, pay US regulators $4.3 billion

Volkswagen is close to reaching a final deal with US regulators over its 2015 diesel emissions scandals, reports Reuters. The German automaker said it expects to plead...

Kebbi discovers pupils’ names on pensioners’ list

Kebbi State government has discovered names of three Primary Three pupils in its pensioners’ list. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Umar Babale...

Omotayo dreams of good outing at Hungary Open

Olajide Omotayo is among the four Nigerians and two Egyptians shortlisted to represent the continent at this year’s International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World...

Militant group al-Shabaab has executed three people brutally in Somalia

Terror group al-Shabaab has executed a gay couple – The militants also executed a man they claimed was an Ethiopian spy Militant group al-Shabaab has executed...

FIFA approves 48 team World Cup for 2026

FIFA’s ruling council on Tuesday unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, with a format of 16 groups of three nations. “The FIFA...

Andy Murray remains atop ATP rankings

Andy Murray remained atop the latest ATP rankings released on Monday, with Doha winner Novak Djokovic in second. France’s Gael Monfils, without even playing, jumped...

2017: FG to award oil blocks, marginal fields, pass PIB – Kachikwu

The Federal Government has unveiled a number of plans for the petroleum industry under the current fiscal year, which include conducting a new licensing round for the...

Samsung chief Jay Lee quizzed over South Korean corruption scandal

A South Korean special prosecutor said it had summoned Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee as a suspect in a scandal involving President Park Geun-hye. Prosecutors have been...