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Terrorists attack: Thirty Nigerian soldiers, seven policemen, six civilians allegedly killed in Niger

Gunmen suspected to be terrorists on Wednesday attacked a mining site in Niger State and killed four mobile policemen attached to mining site. They also abducted an unspecified number of workers and four Chinese nationals working on the site. An undisclosed number of officers were killed while others sustained various degrees of bullet injuries.See the Story
Africa

Police checkpoint in Enugu attacked, two officers killed

Gunmen said to have attacked a checkpoint at the Garki area of the State capital. Sources said there was heavy shooting at the popular MTD junction in Akwuke. Details of the attack which happened at about 10.30am on Thursday were still sketchy as of the time of this report.See the Story
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Fireboy in tears after performing with Ed Sheeran at Wembley

Adedamola Adefolahan better known as Fire boy has been left emotional over the massive love and support he received from fans at his recent performance. The sensational music star performed the remix of his hit song Peru with British singer, Ed Sheeran at the Wembley stadium.See the Story

40 Americans claim Igbo ancestry, take traditional names in Enugu

More than 40 students and faculty members from Morehouse College Glee Club in Atlanta, United States of America (USA) have traced their ancestry to the Igbo and taken new Igbo names to suit their new status. This is as some of the students said that they traced their Igbo ancestral roots through DNA tests conducted on them. The club is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its first tour in Nigeria.See the Story
Africa · France

Wike hits France to meet Tinubu

Lagos State Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Drainage and Water Resources, Joe Igbokwe, said Wike had visited Tinubu in France. This comes amid growing speculations that the Rivers governor is plotting an exit from the PDP due to the fallout over the party's presidential primary.See the Story
Africa · Lagos

INEC laments, says 1.12 million PVCs uncollected in Lagos

The State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Olusegun Agbaje, made this known at the Eighth Annual Constituency Stakeholders Meeting held on Thursday in Lagos. The meeting is organised by the Lagos State House of Assembly on the importance of PVC ahead of the 2023 general elections.See the Story

2023: Peter Obi does not hate northerners - Aide replies faceless groups

Peter Obi's spokesman, Valentine Obienyem has dismissed reports of his principal being a hater of northerners. The media aide of the Labour Party presidential candidate accused some faceless groups of sponsoring falsehood against his principal. He noted that the Labour party had earlier alerted Nigerians to the campaign of calumny planned against Obi.See the Story

Russia-Ukraine: 'Nigeria ready to fill natural gas gap in Europe', Buhari says

President Buhari said Nigeria is ready to fill up the gap created in the availability of natural gas due to the Ukraine-Russian war. He called on Portugal to consider Nigeria as a valued and trusted partner in Africa at a time the world was going through turbulent times. The president admitted that interest in oil and gas, tourism and hospitality industry, air travel, security and joint commission is capable of moving the countries forward.See the Story

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