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Iran defies US, tests new ballistic missile

Iran defies US, tests new ballistic missile

Iran defies US, tests new ballistic missile
World oldest person dies at age 117 (photos)

World oldest person dies at age 117 (photos)

The world's oldest person has passed away at the age of 117. Jamaica's Violet Mosse Brown passed away on Friday, September 15. Find out more on NAIJ.com

World oldest person dies at age 117 (photos)
Saving one dog is more important than a million black people - Firefighter says

Saving one dog is more important than a million black people - Firefighter says

A volunteer racist firefighter for Franklin Township, Ohio, Tyler Roysdon, has been suspended over a strong comment he made against black people on Facebook.

Saving one dog is more important than a million black people - Firefighter says
United States calls for end to violence in Nigeria

United States calls for end to violence in Nigeria

Amid growing tension in the country, the United States Mission to Nigeria on Friday, September 15, joins others to call for end to violence in the country.

United States calls for end to violence in Nigeria
63-year-old Halimah Yacob announced as Singapore's first female president (photo,video)

63-year-old Halimah Yacob announced as Singapore's first female president (photo,video)

Thursday, September 14, 2017, Singapore's first female president was sworn in after a "walkover" election, because all the other contenders were disqualified.

63-year-old Halimah Yacob announced as Singapore's first female president (photo,video)
Pilot shares pictures of his selfie taken while flying a plane

Pilot shares pictures of his selfie taken while flying a plane

Snapshots of pilot taking selfies amid-flight sparks debate. The cheeky pilot can be seen poking his head out of window to take selfie.See how guys reacted.

Pilot shares pictures of his selfie taken while flying a plane
Ugandans launch campaign against presidential age limit of 75 years

Ugandans launch campaign against presidential age limit of 75 years

Members of parliament in Uganda are backing the lifting of the presidential age limit. The young Ugandans say they will not be intimidated by opponents.

Ugandans launch campaign against presidential age limit of 75 years
Student allegedly killed by classmates for associating with Muslims (photos)

Student allegedly killed by classmates for associating with Muslims (photos)

Students at the MC Model Boys Government School in Pakistan have allegedly beaten a 17-year-old classmate to death for associating with Muslim students.

Student allegedly killed by classmates for associating with Muslims (photos)
Just like Nnamdi Kanu: 4 other African leaders of separatist movements (photos)

Just like Nnamdi Kanu: 4 other African leaders of separatist movements (photos)

However, there are several other separatist movements across the world. NAIJ.com made a list of such movements across Africa and their different leaders.

Just like Nnamdi Kanu: 4 other African leaders of separatist movements (photos)
Kurdish to have independence referendum in Iraq

Kurdish to have independence referendum in Iraq

Barzani, president of the Kurdistan regional government said the controversial vote will go ahead despite the Iraqui Parliament branding it unconstitutional.

Kurdish to have independence referendum in Iraq
African migrant, 25, smuggles pregnant wife into UK, caught selling Cannabis

African migrant, 25, smuggles pregnant wife into UK, caught selling Cannabis

An African migrant smuggled his seven-months pregnant wife into the UK in May and subsequently started dealing cannabis to support her. Find out more here.

African migrant, 25, smuggles pregnant wife into UK, caught selling Cannabis
Africa 'bombs' Trump with hurricanes - Report (photos)

Africa 'bombs' Trump with hurricanes - Report (photos)

Hurricane Harvey decimated parts of Texas and damaged southwest Louisiana when it hit the region, at the end of August, destroying billions of dollars.

Africa 'bombs' Trump with hurricanes - Report (photos)
Only 15% of Diezani's loot has been recovered - EFCC chairman Magu reveals

Only 15% of Diezani's loot has been recovered - EFCC chairman Magu reveals

Ibrahim Magu said the EFCC is currently working with the government of the United Kingdom on Alison-Madueke's case to ensure her extradition to Nigeria.

Only 15% of Diezani's loot has been recovered - EFCC chairman Magu reveals
Genius student builds mini-ATM that releases money (video)

Genius student builds mini-ATM that releases money (video)

A secondary student in India has constructed a homemade mini-ATM that releases cash-like wads of paper automatically. Find out more about it on NAIJ.com.

Genius student builds mini-ATM that releases money (video)
Outrage as South African policemen strangulate Nigerian man to death

Outrage as South African policemen strangulate Nigerian man to death

Ofoma, 35, a native of Obosi in Idemili North local government area of Anambra state, was a businessman married to a South African and based in the town.

Outrage as South African policemen strangulate Nigerian man to death
10-year-old boy delivers baby brother after mother went into labour unexpectedly (photos, video)

10-year-old boy delivers baby brother after mother went into labour unexpectedly (photos, video)

A 10-year-old boy in Louisiana, US has heroically delivered his baby brother after his mother unexpectedly went into labour six weeks early. See more on NAIJ.

10-year-old boy delivers baby brother after mother went into labour unexpectedly (photos, video)
Villagers stream to see a mutant calf with a fifth leg and they are convinced it will bring luck (photos)

Villagers stream to see a mutant calf with a fifth leg and they are convinced it will bring luck (photos)

Villagers who streamed to Hasan Ali's ranch in north-east India were stunned to see the mutant dairy calf still alive more than a week after its birth.

Villagers stream to see a mutant calf with a fifth leg and they are convinced it will bring luck (photos)
Tension in Kenya as electoral body sets new date for titanic battle between President Kenyatta and Odinga

Tension in Kenya as electoral body sets new date for titanic battle between President Kenyatta and Odinga

The much awaited presidential election repeat which was ordered by the Supreme Court will be conducted in the next one month and will be between Uhuru and Raila

Tension in Kenya as electoral body sets new date for titanic battle between President Kenyatta and Odinga
South Korea, US prepare anti-missile defence as North Korea bomb causes panic

South Korea, US prepare anti-missile defence as North Korea bomb causes panic

North Korea announced that it has perfected the test for its hydrogen bomb. In response, South Korea and the US have announced that they will deploy defences.

South Korea, US prepare anti-missile defence as North Korea bomb causes panic
Panic! North Korea says most powerful bomb in the world is ready as China, others react

Panic! North Korea says most powerful bomb in the world is ready as China, others react

To the dismay of most countries around the world, North Korea says it has successfully tested a nuclear weapon that could be loaded on to a long-range missile.

Panic! North Korea says most powerful bomb in the world is ready as China, others react
Chinese government reportedly issues orders banning children from attending church services

Chinese government reportedly issues orders banning children from attending church services

The Chinese government has reportedly issued orders banning children from attending church in the country, in a bid to tighten grips on religious activities.

Chinese government reportedly issues orders banning children from attending church services
Pastor claims solar eclipse fulfils Bible prophecy of apocalypse and second coming of Christ

Pastor claims solar eclipse fulfils Bible prophecy of apocalypse and second coming of Christ

A US pastor has claimed that the solar eclipse of August 21 could potentially fulfill the Bible's prophecy of apocalypse and the second coming of Christ.

Pastor claims solar eclipse fulfils Bible prophecy of apocalypse and second coming of Christ
BREAKING: Kenya Supreme Court nullifies President Uhuru's win

BREAKING: Kenya Supreme Court nullifies President Uhuru's win

The Supreme Court has nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta's win. The final verdict was announced on Friday, August 31, by the six judges. Further details inside

BREAKING: Kenya Supreme Court nullifies President Uhuru's win
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