Boko Haram Strikes Again, Kills Soldiers

[Premium Times] Nigerian troops fighting the extremist Boko Haram sect have suffered major setbacks, with the terror group sacking an army battalion, killing eight soldiers and wounding 11 others in two separate attacks in three days, reliable military…

[Premium Times] Nigerian troops fighting the extremist Boko Haram sect have suffered major setbacks, with the terror group sacking an army battalion, killing eight soldiers and wounding 11 others in two separate attacks in three days, reliable military insiders have told PREMIUM TIMES.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World Bank Scheme to Support Africa’s Top Digital Entrepreneurs

[New Times] The World Bank Group has launched a five-month business acceleration programme, dubbed XL Africa, designed to support 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa.

[New Times] The World Bank Group has launched a five-month business acceleration programme, dubbed XL Africa, designed to support 20 most promising digital start-ups from Sub-Saharan Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Lagos Airport Records Second Accident in 48 Hours

[Premium Times] Less than 48 hours after an Aero Contractor aircraft was engulfed in smoke while trying to land at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos, another accident occurred at the airport on Thursday when two aircraft belonging to Air Peace coll…

[Premium Times] Less than 48 hours after an Aero Contractor aircraft was engulfed in smoke while trying to land at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos, another accident occurred at the airport on Thursday when two aircraft belonging to Air Peace collided while trying to manoeuvre their way around the tarmac of the local terminal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Malabu Scandal – Group Wants Nigerian Govt Involved in Italian Trial

[Premium Times] The Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA Resource Centre, has petitioned Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, requesting the representation of Nigeria as an aggrieved party in the hearing of the Milan Court’s prosecution of Shell a…

[Premium Times] The Human and Environmental Development Agenda, HEDA Resource Centre, has petitioned Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, requesting the representation of Nigeria as an aggrieved party in the hearing of the Milan Court's prosecution of Shell and ENI with respect to the scandalous Malabu deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Violence in Benue As Local Youth Clash With Herdsmen

[Premium Times] Some local villagers have blocked the Makurdi/Enugu Federal Highway after clashes between some local youth and Fulani herdsmen led to the death of at least three people, residents have said.

[Premium Times] Some local villagers have blocked the Makurdi/Enugu Federal Highway after clashes between some local youth and Fulani herdsmen led to the death of at least three people, residents have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Violence in Benue As Youth Protest Alleged Killing By Herdsmen

[Premium Times] The police on Thursday said a reprisal attack by suspected herdsmen on Tse Igba Uke and Aliade villages in Gwer Local Government Area of Benue has left one person dead and many others injured.

[Premium Times] The police on Thursday said a reprisal attack by suspected herdsmen on Tse Igba Uke and Aliade villages in Gwer Local Government Area of Benue has left one person dead and many others injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Meningitis Outbreak – State Needs Divine Intervention, Official Says

[Premium Times] A public official has called on God to intervene over the outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis in Nigeria lamenting that the country does not have enough vaccines to curb the spread of the Type C strain of the disease currently ravagin…

[Premium Times] A public official has called on God to intervene over the outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis in Nigeria lamenting that the country does not have enough vaccines to curb the spread of the Type C strain of the disease currently ravaging the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EFCC Raids Senator’s House

[Premium Times] Operatives of the anti-graft EFCC on Thursday evening raided the Abuja home of Danjuma Goje, a former governor of Gombe State, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.

[Premium Times] Operatives of the anti-graft EFCC on Thursday evening raided the Abuja home of Danjuma Goje, a former governor of Gombe State, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Waka Warrior Obstacle Race to Attract Regional Participants

[New Times] Team work, fire, ice, barbed wire and many more obstacles are what defined last year’s Waka Warrior fitness challenge that tested the creativity, persistence and flexibility of the contestants.

[New Times] Team work, fire, ice, barbed wire and many more obstacles are what defined last year's Waka Warrior fitness challenge that tested the creativity, persistence and flexibility of the contestants.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda