By Reuters

Thirty members of Boko Haram and five Nigerien soldiers have been killed in fighting in the southeastern Diffa region of Niger, the defense ministry stated late on Tuesday.

Aleksander Ceferin has been named the new president of UEFA.

Ceferin, 48, was named as Michel Platini’s predecessor in Athens on Wednesday as the President of the Slovenian FA has promised to clean up the act of European soccer’s governing body.

Winning by a margin of 42-13 against the head of the Dutch FA Michael van Praag, Ceferin has a background as a lawyer.

Despite the 2-1 loss in the Manchester Derby, Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is enjoying his time as Red Devils’ boss.

It’s a busy if not chaotic start to his reign, with the summer recruitment drive hauling in Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, and Henrikh Mkhitaryan among others.

A militant group in Nigeria's restive Delta region said it had attacked an oil pipeline operated by Shoreline and NPDC, according to a statement issued by the group on Tuesday.

The group, According to Reuters, which calls itself the Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate, said it "brought down the Afiesere-Iwhrenene major delivery line" in the early hours of Tuesday.


Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, is not distracted from providing good governance despite the efforts of hecklers.

The governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Enyinnaya Apollos, who gave the assurance, expressed optimism that the court travail of his boss “can never weaken him rather will strengthen him in his commitment to take the state to the next level of development.”

A police sergeant has been arrested for shooting his wife over allegations of infidelity. The police in Lusaka, Zambia, have arrested one of their sergeants, Justine Nkole, for shooting his wife with his service rifle during an argument. Sergeant Justine Nkole 41-year-old had reportedly accused his wife, 39-year-old Lines Tembo, of sleeping with a senior Zambia army commander.


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800 Boko Haram Mmembers Surrender, Says Army

Nigeria's Army has said that 800 Boko Haram insurgents surrendered to the military in the past three weeks and nearly 12,000 captives had been rescued.

Brig. Gen. Rabe Abubakar, Nigeria's defense Information spokesman, announced the figures Wednesday.

Claude LeRoy: New Togo Coach Excited By 'challenge'


New Togo coach, Claude LeRoy, has told BBC Sport he is aware he faces a tough job but took it because he wants to revitalise football in the country.

Man, who Suffers ‘Menstrual’ Pain Sametime With Girl Friend

George Fellowes is a 22-year-old university student and believes he gets what he describes as "a male period". He says he's so close to his best friend and flatmate, Amber-May Ellis, that he gets cramps when she comes on each month.

How To Boost Nigeria’s Economy, By Govt


Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajor, says the Federal Government has developed a Strategic Implementation Plan for the 2016 budget.


Buhari Receives 2016 Budget

Details of the 2016 budget has been transmitted to the President Muhammadu Buhari.

 The Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang, confirmed this to Channels Television.

Buhari To Sign Loan Deal With China

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria is expected to sign a loan deal with China during a visit to Beijing next week.

It is part of the Federal Government’s efforts to fund the 2016 budget deficit of more than N2 trillion.

Boko Haram: What Obasanjo Told Buhari About North East Nigeria

Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday, April 7, 2016, briefed President Muhammdu Buhari on the outcome of his recent trip to Borno State to assess the damage done to the North East by Boko Haram terrorists.

Super Falcons Land In Dakar

The delegation of Senior Women National Team, Super Falcons, has arrived in Dakar ahead of Friday’s Africa Women Cup of Nations qualifying match against Senegal’s senior women.

Amuneke Opens Flying Eagles’ Camp


Head Coach of the Nigeria Under-20 boys team, Emmanuel Amuneke, has opted to have a three-day open screening for new players ahead of the team’s camping for a 2017 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against Burundi.


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