27 February 2020


Al-Qaida, IS affiliates team up in West Africa (4)
The leader of U.S. Special Operations Command Africa described the threat even as the Pentagon considers reducing the U.S. military presence in Africa. 27 February 2020 | 14:17 Source: Associated Press Source: Associated Press Date added: 27 February 2020 Last update: 27 February 2020 | 14:17 In this Tuesday Feb.
24 babies, pregnant teens freed from Nigeria 'baby factory' (2)
Small facilities house pregnant women and offer their babies for sale Published: February 27, 2020 17:48 AFP Also in this package Mob attack on Muslim man in India's capital captured in dramatic photograph First look: Sharjah's new entertainment destination, Madar Photos: Gulf News readers share images of mosques and colourful landscapes in the UAE Lagos: Nigerian police have rescued 24 babies and four expectant mothers
COVID-19: NCDC reassures Nigerians, 11 suspected cases test negative (2)
February 27, 2020 Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says result of the 11 suspected cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) tested in Nigeria is negative. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director General of NCDC, confirmed this on Thursday in Abuja, Nigeria's capital. Ihekweazu reassured Nigerians of their safety against COVID-19, following
‘N Is For Nollywood' - Netflix Launches In Nigeria, Announces First Original Nollywood Series (2)
By Violet Johnson 27 February 2020 | 10:34 am Netflix | Photo: Startup Around Globally known and widely used video streaming service Netflix has finally set up its camp in Nigeria with the unveiling of its Nollywood-powered variant, Netflix Naija. The company made this known by first signing up on social media - Twitter and Instagram.
Government approves N29.2bn for Niger border roads (2)
February 27, 2020 The Federal Executive Council has approved N29.2bn for contracts of two border roads linking Nigeria to the Republic of Niger. President Muhammadu Buhari, presided over the FEC meeting held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. One of the roads, Kurnya-Babura-Niger Republic border, is in the sum of N19.7bn, and passes through Jigawa State. The second road, Bale-Kurdella-Niger Republic border, is through Sokoto
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