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Climate Change Heightens Boko Haram Crisis In Lake Chad Region

3 days ago /
Security 

Eighty percent of all internally displaced persons in the North East and communities around the Lake Chad Basin are women and children.

Trump Declares National Emergency To Protect U.S. Computer Networks

3 days ago /
Business and Economy  

President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries."

Philippines Recalls Ambassador To Canada

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row over the disposal of waste wrongly labeled as recyclable.

Trump Pardons Former Media Mogul Conrad Black

3 days ago /
Politics 

US President Donald Trump has signed a full pardon for the former media mogul, Conrad Black, who he describes as a "friend."

Taraba Police Command Apprehend 49 Suspected Kidnappers And Armed Robbers

3 days ago /
Security 

The Taraba State police command has reminded traditional rulers in the state of their roles in sustaining peace and reporting criminal activities in their domains to security agencies.

Boris Johnson Says He Will Run For Tory Leadership

3 days ago /
Politics 

Boris Johnson has said he will run for the Conservative Party leadership after Theresa May stands down.

Gombe Court Convicts Former Internal Revenue Board Chairman

3 days ago /
Judiciary 

The Gombe State High Court has convicted the former chairman of Gombe state board of internal revenue, Mr. Atiku Mu’azu Bayum and the trio of Mohammed Adi, Ibrahim Abubakar and Abubakar Usman on a two-count charge of conspiracy and theft.

Senate Passes Bill Declaring June 12 As Democracy Day

3 days ago /
Politics 

The Senate has considered and passed a bill which elevates June 12 above May 29 as Democracy Day in Nigeria.

DHQ Inaugurates Committee On Armed Forces Rules Of Engagement

3 days ago /
Security 

The defense headquarters has inaugurated a committee to produce new rules of engagement for a manual for the armed forces of Nigeria in conformity with international best practices.

Senate Confirms Godwin Emefiele As CBN Governor For Second Term

3 days ago /
Politics 

The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Godwin Emefiele as Governor of Central Bank Of Nigeria, (CBN) for a second term of 5 years.

NHIS Flags Off Nationwide Free Enrollment Program

3 days ago /
Health 

Twenty-six thousand people are to benefit from a free enrollment program provided by the National Health Insurance Scheme.

Imo Assembly Serves Impeachment Notice On Speaker

3 days ago /
Judiciary 

The Imo state house of assembly has served impeachment notice on the speaker of the house Iheanacho Ihim over alleged ten count charge of gross misconduct.

Kwara Muslim Students Kick Over Renewal Of Tobacco Import Licence

3 days ago /
Health 

The Kwara state chapter of the coalition of Muslim students and youths of Nigeria have kicked against the renewal of the import license of a tobacco producing factory located in a university community in the state capital, Ilorin.

Sudanese Forces Storm A Pro-Democracy Sit-In Protest

3 days ago /
Security 

At least nine people were injured when soldiers stormed a pro-democracy sit-in protest in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, eyewitnesses said, in continuing violence after the ouster of longtime President Omar Al-Bashir.

British PM Theresa May Faces Pressure For Brexit Deal

3 days ago /
Business and Economy  

British Prime Minister Theresa May will come under renewed pressure from senior members of her Conservative Party on Thursday to set out a clear timetable for her departure.

Trump Heightens Fight With Huawei With Complete Ban

3 days ago /
Business and Economy  

An executive order bans Huawei on national security grounds and prevents it from buying vital US parts and components.

Manchester City Is Set To Be Hit With UEFA Sanctions

3 days ago /
Sports  

Manchester City is set to be hit with UEFA sanctions imminently after the governing body confirmed the investigation into potential financial fair play breaches has concluded.

Lady Gaga Joins Celebrities That Are Condemning Abortion Law

3 days ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Lady Gaga and Reese Witherspoon have joined the long list of celebrities condemning Alabama’s strict new laws, which virtually outlaws abortion.

Trump's Bid To Block Financial Disclosure Surprises Judge

3 days ago /
Business and Economy  

A federal judge in Washington expressed astonishment on Tuesday at arguments raised by President Donald Trump's lawyers seeking to block his accounting firm from turning over years of financial records to the Democratic-controlled House Oversight and Reform Committee and seemed to signal a swift ruling in favor of lawmakers.

West African Police Chiefs Brainstorm Over Trans-National Crimes

4 days ago /
Security 

Acting Inspector General Of Police Mohammed Adamu says the war against transnational crimes requires the combined efforts of police chiefs of member countries of the West African sub-region.