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Saudi Arabia begs Iraq for crude oil after attack

Riyadh on Thursday asked Iraq’s national oil marketing company for 20 million barrels of crude to supply the country’s stocks after an attack on Saudi Aramco facilities. The Wall Street Journal reported citing two sources familiar with the…

Twin attacks in northern Burkina Faso leaves 29 dead

More than 29 people were killed in twin militant attacks in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, local media reported Monday. Both attacks occurred in the northern Sanmatenga province. A van loaded with people and goods rode over a bomb…

Kaduna State: Fresh attack leaves 5 dead and houses razed

Five persons have been reported killed and several houses torched in Kaduna, breaking the relative peace that the region has enjoyed for several months. The incidence, which was confirmed by the Kaduna State police command, took place…

Borno State: Boko Haram attack on Funeral leaves 65 dead

An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in Maiduguri, Borno State, has left 65 people dead, almost triple the initial toll, a local official said Sunday. Dozens of more bodies were discovered following the assault…

Xenophobia: Fear of attack grips Nigerians abroad

The Centre for Protection of Nigerians in the Diaspora (CPND), says many Nigerians living abroad are now in palpable fear as a result of Xenophobic attacks, especially in South Africa. The President of CPND, Alex Orji made the…

Bandits abduct Katsina village head in fresh attack

Some unknown gunmen suspected to be armed bandits on Tuesday afternoon abducted the village head of Garin Labo in Batsari Local Government Area of Katsina State. The village head, whose name was not given, was said to have been…

Bandits attack in Katsina state leaves over 26 dead

Bandits have killed more than 26 people in an attack on three communities in Dan Musa, Faskari and Batsari local government areas of Katsina State. Sources in the area told Channels Television that bandits riding motorcycles carried…

Arnold Schwarzenegger attacked at event in South Africa

A video footage has shown Hollywood star Arnold Schwarzenegger being attacked at an event in South Africa. The 71-year-old former California governor was interacting with fans during a skipping competition at his Arnold Classic Africa…

Saudi Arabia: Arab leaders to convene over recent attacks

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman invited Gulf and Arab leaders to convene emergency summits to discuss the implications of this week’s attacks against the kingdom and neighbouring United Arab Emirates, the foreign ministry said on Saturday.…

Ogun State: Suspected hoodlums attack APC office

Suspected hoodlums have invaded the All Progressive Congress (APC) office in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital carting away important documents. The attackers struck in the early hours of Friday. A chieftain of the party, Derin…

Burkina Faso: UN condemns deadly attack on church

Top UN officials, including Secretary-General António Guterres, have condemned Sunday’s deadly attack on a Catholic church in Burkina Faso. At least six people, including the priest, were killed when gunmen opened fire on the worshippers…

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