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Friday, August 18, 2017
Kenyatta declared winner of Kenya poll

Kenyatta declared winner of Kenyan election

After keeping the world waiting for hours, Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission finally  declared President Uhuru Kenyatta winner of the country’s disputed election. He...
Army raids UN compound in Maiduguri

Army raids UN compound in Maiduguri

Nigeria's military raided a United Nations compound on Friday in the northeastern city at the epicentre of a conflict with Islamist insurgency Boko Haram,...
Human Rights Abuses: Osinbajo inaugurates 8-man panel to investigate armed forces, others

Human Rights Abuses: Osinbajo inaugurates 8-man panel to investigate armed forces, others

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday in Abuja inaugurated eight-man Presidential Investigation Panel to review compliance of the Armed Forces with Human Rights’ obligations...
Trump blasts Republican senator on ‘moral equivalency’ after Virginia attack

Trump issues new threat, says U.S. is “locked and loaded’”

President Donald Trump on Friday issued a new threat to North Korea, saying the U.S. military was “locked and loaded” as Pyongyang accused him...
‘We can’t forget anguish of Boko Haram victims’ – UK

‘We can’t forget anguish of Boko Haram victims’ – UK

The United Kingdom has said that it was difficult to forget the stories of anguish that Boko Haram terrorists perpetrated against innocent people in...
"Return or resign" assembly illegal, wants to derail anti-corruption war – Presidency

“Return or resign” assembly illegal, wants to derail anti-corruption war – Presidency

The Presidency has described the “Return or resign" group as an illegal assembly formed to frustrate the ongoing Federal Government’s campaign against corruption in...
Many feared dead in Adamawa attack

Many feared dead in Adamawa attack

Many people were feared dead on Thursday in a fresh attack by Boko Haram Islamists in Ghumbili community in the Madagali Local Government Area...
How Nigeria’s Francophone Neighbours Use Her Crude Oil to Fuel Boko Haram

How Nigeria’s neighbours use crude oil to fuel Boko Haram

Fresh facts have emerged on why the Boko Haram terrorists have renewed their onslaught against the Nigerian Military. According to Metronewsonline, impeccable sources have...
Human Rights Abuses: Osinbajo inaugurates 8-man panel to investigate armed forces, others

Osinbajo approves appointment of 21 new federal permanent secretaries

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, Head of...
Naira stabilises at 356/$1 at parallel market

Naira stabilises at 356/$1 at parallel market

The Nigerian currency, Naira on Wednesday steadied at a rebounded rate of 365 to a dollar against 367 sold on Tuesday at the parallel...