A suspected female suicide bomber who was intercepted in northern Cameroon on Friday before she could blow herself up claimed to be one of the over 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in Chibok, Borno State in April 2014.

Properties including shops worth billions of naira have been destroyed in fire outbreak at Muhammadu Abubakar Rimi market (Sabon Gari market) in Kano State.Eyewitness, who is also a trader, Auwal Yusuf, said that the incident started at about 11pm on Friday, March 25, 2016, and consumed shops around the shoes, chemical and provisions sections of the market.

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has dissociated himself from the ‘I Stand With Buhari (#Istandwithbuhari) advocacy group’ and demanded the group to immediately stop claiming any alliance with the Buhari administration.

All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the violence, which marred the rerun election in Rivers State at the weekend.

 The party Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun, spoke to journalists after the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting at APC's National Secretariat in Abuja, March 24, 2016.

Nigeria’s U-23 Eagles defeated Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly game at the Estadio Kleber in Cariaca, Brazil late on Thursday night.

The only goal of the game was scored by Ubong Ekpai as early as in the third minute.

To allow for a hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir celebration, Lagos State government has lifted the order restricting human and vehicular movement during the September monthly environmental sanitation exercise tomorrow.

 Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Oluwatoyin Onisarotu, explained that the government recognized that lots of people would want to travel in and out of the state.


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