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United Nations records 7,000 rape cases in Nigeria

As the global community commemorates International Women’s Day today, the United Nations has said that between 2009 and 2017 it recorded some...

Kizito Mihigo: Singer found dead in Rwandan police cell

Rwandan gospel music artist Kizito Mihigo has been found dead in a police cell, officers say. It comes three...

Nigerian Americans pledge $4b investments to economy

A group of accomplished Nigerian professionals in the United States (U.S.) has put measures in place to attract an estimated $4 billion...

Baby, dog contract Coronavirus as new cases, deaths rise

A forty-five day old baby and a dog have become the latest confirmed carriers of Coronavirus pandemic. The parents...

Health Minister (Deputy) tests positive for coronavirus

Iran's deputy health minister and an MP have both tested positive for the new coronavirus, as it struggles to contain an outbreak...

Children, others burned alive in Cameroon

At least 22 people have been killed in an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon, the UN says. Over half those...

Buttigieg leads Democratic Presidential Nomination Contest

Former South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg will enter the country's first primary election Tuesday leading in the delegate count.

US senate acquits Trump – Impeachment trial over

The US senate on Wednesday acquitted President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment, putting an end to the historic trial.

Travel ban on Nigerians — US explains

The United States has given reasons for imposing visa restrictions (travel ban) on Nigerians and five other countries’  nationals. It...

U.S. military plane crash in Afghanistan

A United States military plane used to help troops to communicate and share intelligence on the battlefield has crashed in a Taliban-controlled...

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