Crimea Crisis:EU And US Imposes Sanctions On Some Russian And Ukranian Officials

The EU and US have announced travel bans and asset freezes against a number of officials from Russia and Ukraine. The moves follow Sunday’s referendum in Crimea, in which officials say 97% of voters backed breaking away from Ukraine and joining Russia. The individuals targeted by the sanctions are seen as having played a key […]

207 Bokoharam Millitant Killed In Maiduguri Attack

Nigerian security forces, and members of a local vigilante killed at least 207 Boko Haram militants who launched a daring attack on a military barracks and other neighbourhoods of Maiduguri, Borno State, the vigilante group, known as the civilian-JTF, said Friday. Members of the civilian – JTF said they counted at least 207 corpses of […]

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Job Seekers Dies In A Stampede At NIS Exam Venue

10 Job seekers  among which majority are youths met their untimely death early Saturday at the venue of Nigerian Immigration Service job test,while many more sustained varying degrees of injury during a stampede at the National Stadium in Abuja, the venue of a recruitment test by the Nigeria Immigrations Service (NIS). Several thousands of job-seekers […]

Six Soldiers Shot Dead In Egypt

Six Egyptian soldiers have been killed by gunmen at a checkpoint in the northern Cairo suburb of Shubra al-Khayma, state media reports. A security official said two bombs left behind by the attackers had been defused. The violence comes two days after another soldier was shot dead in an attack