Police uncover plans to bomb Abuja

The Nigeria Police on Saturday said it had credible intelligence reports that terrorists had perfected plan to attack the Federal Capital territory (FCT)’s transport sector. (91)

To get uninterrupted electricity, vote out PDP — Gov. Fashola

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has said the only way to get uninterrupted electricity supply in the country is to vote out the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP from power in the forthcoming 2015 general elections. (72)

Ebola claims more victims in West Africa

Ebola continues to spread in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, with a combined 44 new cases and 21 deaths between July 6 and 8, the World Health Organisation has said. (66)
Germany Offers To Assist Nigeria Tackle Insecurity

Germany Offers To Assist Nigeria Tackle Insecurity

The German government has promised to assist the Federal Government of Nigeria in reducing the spate of insecurity in the northeast. (79)
Ghanaian World Cup fans

Ghana disputes World Cup fans’ Brazil asylum bid

(BBC) – Ghana’s government has said the country has no religious violence, after 200 Ghanaian World Cup fans asked for asylum in Brazil. (64)
Andargachew Tsege

Ethiopia’s ‘most wanted’ arrested

Ethiopia has confirmed it has arrested opposition leader Andargachew Tsege, who disappeared in Yemen last month. (76)

Update: Death toll in attacks in coastal Kenya jumps to 29

MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) – Gunmen killed at least 29 people in two separate attacks in coastal Kenya overnight, the interior ministry said on Sunday. (64)

Gunmen kill at least 13 in attacks on Kenyan coast

MOMBASA Kenya (Reuters) – Gunmen killed at least 13 people in raids on two separate areas on the Kenyan coast, the Red Cross said on Sunday. Four people lost their lives at the Hindi trading centre in Lamu county, near the scene of attacks [...]

Sanusi’s suit withdrawal: We don’t trust Sanusi’s step – says FG

The Federal Government on Friday expressed doubt over the withdrawal of the suit filed by the new Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, challenging his suspension as the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria on February 20. (95)
One of the arrested women

Boko Haram crisis: Nigeria arrests ‘female recruiters’

(BBC) – Three women have been arrested in Nigeria for recruiting female members for the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, the country’s military says. (300)