At least 83 children, mostly girls, used by the armed group in suicide attacks this year, says the UN agency. The UN has voiced alarm at Boko Haram’s increasing use of children as “human bombs” [File: Jossy Ola/AP] The number of children, mainly girls, used by the Nigerian armed group […]

In televised speech on his return from long medical leave in London, Muhammadu Buhari sidesteps details of his illness. Buhari takes salute from a detachment of brigade of guards on his return to Abuja on August 19 [Sunday Aghaeze/AFP] Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed the nation after spending more […]

Strange Disease Kills 62 In Kogi State The death toll from the strange disease ravaging three communities and Fulani settlements in Yagba West Local Government of Kogi State has risen to 62. The state Commissioner for health, Saka Audu, disclosed this on Friday in Lokoja while giving an update on […]

Sulyman Alege, the Kwara State Commissioner for Health has confirmed one case of Lassa fever in Babanla community of Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state. He briefed journalists in his office today announcing that out of the five samples sent to Virology unit of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, […]

Police have launched a manhunt for the teenager thought to be behind the Barcelona terror attack which killed 13 and injured more than 100 people yesterday. Moussa Oukabir, 18, is said to have stolen his older brother’s identity documents to rent the white Renault van which later rammed into pedestrians […]

Four people are believed to have died while dozens sustained injuries after a van in Barcelona rammed into pedestrians after which two men stormed out and entered a restaurant with guns. Footages emerging from the scene show police cars and ambulances near the Las Ramblas tourist district, a busy tree-lined […]

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