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7 Aug
Middle-distance runner Abraham Guem was stranded in Japan for 21 months with four compatriots. Though his chances at the Tokyo Olympics look slim, he has more at stake than medals.
20 Jul
Nigeria almost lost another highly-trained military officer after a Nigerian Airforce fighter jet was shot down by so-called bandits between the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna. But Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, against all odds, displayed why the motto of the air branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces is "Willing … Able … Ready."⁣
15 Jul
The fragile peace existing at the Ladipo multi-billion naira auto parts market was threatened on Tuesday, July 13 as soldiers and traders clashed. The fracas left several people injured and vehicles destroyed.
26 Jun
Germany and the United Nations are set to host another round of Libya peace talks. New Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah is set to attend, but there are questions about how much of a say Libyans will have in decisions.
4 May
National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu at a special Ramadan Prayer and lecture at the State House, Marina said Tolerance, Understanding and management of anger are the solutions to the insecurity ravaging the country.
25 Apr
Negotiations between the Afghan government and Taliban militants have once again hit a bump in the road. A top US military official has also raised doubts over the Taliban.
21 Mar
Drivers from across Libya take part in a drifting motor sport championship, a rare unifying event as the country seeks to end years of conflict.
12 Mar
Service Chiefs visit Oyo Governor, CDS assures Nigerians of peace, security
9 Mar
The decision comes amid alarm over growing hunger among Tigray's 6 million population. Reports of a massacre in the historic town of Axum have also surfaced.
4 Mar
Fulani Jukun Kona crises: Monarch appoints 30 village heads to foster peace
28 Jan
Army deploys 100 female soldiers to keep peace on Kaduna-Abuja highway
22 Oct 2020
Somali-Canadian peace activist Ilwad Elman has been awarded the 2020 German Africa Prize. The German Africa Foundation has confirmed she will be honored later this month in Berlin by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas.

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