Nigerian news

British PM appoints a Nigerian as minister

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed Nigerian Olukemi Olufunto Badenoch as Children and Families’ minister, as part of his government reshuffle. The British-Nigerian 39-year-old Badenoch is a British Conservative politician and Member of Parliament (MP) for Saffron Walden. Badenoch announced her new appointment on Monday, July 29. She tweeted: I’m {Read More..}

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Another Building Collapses in Lagos

A three-storey has reportedly collapsed in the Osasa area of Bariga, Lagos State. GET247NEWS gathered that the building collapsed around 9.30pm on Sunday. A resident of the area, Dele Timothy, told our correspondent around 10.30pm that six people had been rescued, added that many more might be trapped in the {Read More..}

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Boko Haram Murders 65 in new attack

An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in northeast Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost triple the initial toll, a local official said Sunday. Dozens more bodies were discovered following the assault Saturday by gunmen on a village close to the regional capital Maiduguri. “It {Read More..}