Car Bomb Attack Hits Mogadishu

[Al Jazeera] A suspected car bomb has killed at least 11 people and injured another 16 when it exploded at a police checkpoint next to a busy market in the Somali capital, police and witnesses said.

[Al Jazeera] A suspected car bomb has killed at least 11 people and injured another 16 when it exploded at a police checkpoint next to a busy market in the Somali capital, police and witnesses said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Fresh Attack in Kaduna Claims Four Lives

[Guardian] Four persons were killed while several houses including the house of the village head were burnt, when unknown gunmen attacked Mile One Village in Tafan District, Kaduna State on Friday.

[Guardian] Four persons were killed while several houses including the house of the village head were burnt, when unknown gunmen attacked Mile One Village in Tafan District, Kaduna State on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Senators, Reps Have Pocketed U.S$1,5 Billion Since 2006’

[Premium Times] Nigerian Senators and House of Representatives members have pocketed half a trillion Nigeria between 2006 and 2016, a member who was suspended for exposing alleged fraud in the House said Friday.

[Premium Times] Nigerian Senators and House of Representatives members have pocketed half a trillion Nigeria between 2006 and 2016, a member who was suspended for exposing alleged fraud in the House said Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Akeredolu Laments Malfunctioning Card Readers, Raps Elections Body

[Guardian] Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, the APC governorship candidate in Saturday’s poll, on Saturday lamented the malfunctioning of some smart card readers deployed for the exercise.

[Guardian] Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, the APC governorship candidate in Saturday's poll, on Saturday lamented the malfunctioning of some smart card readers deployed for the exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Sudan Agrees to Deploy Regional Protection Force

[Al Jazeera] The South Sudan government has agreed to accept the deployment of a UN-mandated regional force in Juba, a spokesman said, after months of hesitation over whether to allow extra foreign troops on its soil.

[Al Jazeera] The South Sudan government has agreed to accept the deployment of a UN-mandated regional force in Juba, a spokesman said, after months of hesitation over whether to allow extra foreign troops on its soil.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Buhari Condoles With Cuba Over Castro’s Death

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, has condoled the government and people of Cuba over the death of Fidel Castro, the country’s longest serving President, who died aged 90.

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari, has condoled the government and people of Cuba over the death of Fidel Castro, the country's longest serving President, who died aged 90.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Arrested Fake Female Army Officer Not Armed’

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has said that a woman who was arrested wearing military uniforms, with a fake identity card, was travelling alone and was not carrying any improvised Explosive Device, IED.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army has said that a woman who was arrested wearing military uniforms, with a fake identity card, was travelling alone and was not carrying any improvised Explosive Device, IED.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria