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Cologne Attackers Were Migrants - Minister



The men suspected of attacking women in Cologne on New Year's Eve were "almost exclusively" from a migration background, mainly North African and Arab, an official report says.

Niger Presidential Candidate, Amadou, Denied Bail



The former speaker of Niger's parliament, Hama Amadou, will not be released from prison to campaign for elections, Niger's Court of Appeals has said.

Amadou was arrested in November 2015 for baby-trafficking charges after fleeing to France for a year.

Why I Received N100m From PDP, By Falae



A former presidential candidate and Afenifere leader, Chief Olu Falae, has admitted receiving N100 million from the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih.

FAAN Angry As Turkish Airlines Arrives Nigeria Without Passengers’ Luggage Again



Turkish Airlines has again arrived Nigeria without passengers’ luggage, two weeks after the same situation caused a roar at the Abuja international airport.

APC Governorship Candidate Kidnapped In Abuja



A governorship aspirant in Ondo State on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Olabintan,  has been kidnapped by fake soldiers.

Legendary Artist David Bowie Dies

David Bowie has died after a battle with cancer, his representative confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.

How Two Fake Buhari’s Security Aides Tried To Dupe Ekiti Governor



Two men, who claimed to be President Mohammadu Buhari’s private

security aides, were on Saturday, arrested at the Afao-Ekiti country home of the Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, for presenting

Lassa Fever Outbreak Under Control, Says Niger Govt


By Joyce Simon, Minna


Against fears of spread of disease suspected to be Lassa fever, Niger State government has advised citizens on the need not to panic over the reported outbreak as the administration is working hard to ensure the disease is contained.

Why Fuel Scarcity Persists In Niger


By Joyce Simon, Minna


The acute shortage of petroleum products has now forced motorists and other users of the commodity to buy at N200 per litre from the black marketers while most filling stations have stopped selling.