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Nigerian singer Mr Eazi reveals how absent father influenced new video

Nigerian music star Mr Eazi has told how his new military-themed music video was inspired by his pilot father’s absence from family life. The video...

20 killed in stampede at Niger refugee camp

At least 20 people have died in a stampede in Niger as they were being given food and goods at a refugee camp, a...

Canada will provide money to families of those in plane shot down by Iran

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said his government will provide financial support to the families of the 57 citizens and 29 permanent residents...

Church minister who heckled Jeremy Corbyn suspended over tweets

A Church of Scotland minister who branded Jeremy Corbyn a “terrorist sympathiser” has been suspended after controversial tweets emerged. While campaigning in Glasgow on Wednesday,...

Academy under fire for disqualifying Nigeria’s Oscar submission

The body behind the Oscars has come under fire after banning Nigeria’s first submission for best international feature film. Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart, which was acquired...

Firefighters in battle to extinguish market blaze in Nigeria

Nigerian firefighters are trying to extinguish a major fire at the Balogun market in central Lagos. Thick black smoke and flames are shooting up Tuesday...

Israeli PM Netanyahu asked by president to form new government

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been given the difficult task of forming a new government, the president’s office said. The decision came after President...

Ighalo on target to earn Nigeria third place

Odion Ighalo’s early strike earned Nigeria third spot at the Africa Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Tunisia. The former Watford forward scored...

20 confirmed dead after children caught in Nigeria building collapse

Twenty people have been confirmed dead in a school building that collapsed in Nigeria, most of them children. Lagos state health commissioner Jide Idris said...

Nigerian president urges unity after contested election victory

Nigeria’s president has defended his sweeping win of a second term as free and fair and appealed to a “common love of country” as...

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Johnson: People should not be ‘bullied’ into ‘taking the knee’

People should not be “bullied” into “taking the knee” in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, Boris Johnson has said. The British Prime Minister...

Angela Merkel wears mask at appearance before German politicians

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has started making official appearances wearing a mask. She had been criticised for never having been pictured wearing one despite it...

Prince Andrew subjecting Epstein victims to torture test – US lawyer

Prince Andrew is subjecting victims of Jeffrey Epstein to a “torture test” by not telling prosecutors what he knows, a US lawyer has said. Gloria...

Botswana investigating deaths of hundreds of elephants

Botswana says it is investigating a staggeringly high number of elephant carcasses found in the popular Okavango Delta area of the southern African nation...

UK grants asylum to former Hong Kong consulate worker

An ex-employee at the British consulate in Hong Kong has been granted political asylum in what he believes is the first successful case of...
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