Every night in the U.S., an Airbus A300 aircraft takes off from Denver, Colorado bound for Memphis, Tennessee.
Nobody is on board except for the pilots and often the flight starts and completes its route with an empty hold.

Buhari Ahmadu Tanko, the Commander of Civilian Joint Task Force (JTF) in charge of Kakuri community, Kaduna South Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been murdered. The Nation reports that Tanko was reportedly killed by some yet to be identified assailants. The Kaduna State police command spokesperson, ASP Aliyu Usman, confirmed the incident.

On September 1, the moon will pass in front of the sun, creating a brilliant ring of sunlight visible from areas around the southern Indian Ocean.

A four-storey building has collapsed in Gwarinpa Estate in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.
Rescue efforts are said to be on-going as officials of the Red Cross, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), and Security Operatives are on ground.

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has again renewed his commitment to the rescue of the Chibok girls.
He said that the government would not give up in the search.
Commenting via Twitter on Sunday, Buhari paid glowing tributes to the military for their efforts in the war against insurgency in Nigeria’s northeast.

Ebonyi State Government has announced plans to reestablish vigilante groups in communities in the state.


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Meet Nigerian Girl In Love With Boko Haram 'Husband'

Almost a year after she was rescued from Boko Haram captivity by the Nigerian Army, Zara John, 16, is still in love with one of the fighters who abducted her.

Nigeria's Supercar Sellers Hit By Economic Slow-down

Nigeria's wealthy elite would be hard pushed to find a clear road in the traffic-clogged city that would allow them to floor the pedal and get anywhere near approaching top speed.

Central African Republic Peacekeepers To Go Home Over 'Sex Abuse'



More than 100 UN peacekeepers will be sent home from the Central African Republic after an investigation into sex abuse allegations, the UN says.

The UN says it is investigating eight new reports of sex abuse, following more than 20 previous allegations.

Mali Reaches CHAN Final, Beat Cote d’ Ivoire


iMali scored a last-gasp winner to edge out Ivory Coast 1-0 in an enthralling encounter and reach the African Nations Championship final in Rwanda.

Yves Bissoouma struck in the 88th minute, slotting in after Hamidou Sinayoko had headed the ball down.


ECOWAS Parliament Gets New Speaker

A new Speaker has been sworn in at the ECOWAS parliament alongside 115 new members of the regional parliament.

This was at the inaugural session of the 4th legislature of the ECOWAS parliament.

Dasuki To Know Fate February 8

A Federal High Court in Abuja will on Monday February 8, 2016, rule on whether to discharge the former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuki, from the criminal charges brought against him by the Federal Government.

Boko Haram: Cameroon Records Surge In Bombings

Nigeria’s campaign to quash the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, has triggered a surge of bombings in neighbouring Cameroon, where the army says it’s making headway in stopping attacks on military targets.

Chelsea v Manchester United: Fallen Giants Renew Hostilities

This Premier League blockbuster still holds special significance for English top-flight aficionados who recall epic tussles for supremacy in the mid-2000s. Let's not forget that Chelsea - despite a lacklustre season - are defending champions and unbeaten under Guus Hiddink.

Ex-Gitmo Prisoners Are ‘Time-Bombs,’ Say Ghana Clerics .Seek Their Repatriation

In reference to two former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who were transferred to Ghana in West Africa, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference there said that it was a “wrong and dangerous” decision, that the two men were “not refugees but time-bombs” who clearly “pose a threat,” and that the government shou

Why Ibori Was Re-arrested In London

Delta State former governor, James Ibori, has been released and rearrested after completing his jail term in a London hospital.


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