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US Strike In Somalia Kills More Than 100 Shabaab Fighters

US Strike In Somalia Kills More Than 100 Shabaab Fighters

Washington – US forces conducted an air strike against the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab group in Somalia on Tuesday, killing more than 100 jihadists, military officials said. “In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, US forces conducted an air strike in Somalia against an al-Shabaab camp on Tuesday, November 21 at approximately 10:30 am local Somalia […]

Nigeria Police Confirms Killings At Herdsmen Settlement In Adamawa State

By Ahmad Umar, Gombe (Nigeria)– The Adamawa State Police Command, northeast of the country has confirmed an attack on Fulani settlements allegedly carried out by Bachama Militias in Numan Local Government Area on Monday, leading to several loss of lives The Command’s  Public Relations Officer, Othman Abubakar who confirmed the incident on Tuesday, said that […]

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Zimbabwe: Replacing Mugabe With Vice Could Trigger ‘Constitutional Standstill’ – Expert

  An International Relations expert foresees another impasse in Zimbabwe as the ruling Zanu-PF party readies to replace Robert Mugabe with former Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Dr Kwame Agyeman says there could be a constitutional breach if Mr Mnangagwa is appointed an interim President because he had been sacked as Vice President before Mr Mugabe […]

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5 Militants Killed In Sinai, 18 Arrested

  The armed forces announced, in two separate statements, the killing of five militants in central and north Sinai operations to hunt down takfiri elements, military spokesperson Tamer Al-Refai said. On Monday night, the spokesperson announced that a militant was killed in clashes with security forces, while 18 others were arrested in the process. He […]

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How Kogi Elders In Central Nigeria Uncover Cash Flow Into Govt Coffers

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna ( Nigeria) — It all began last month (October 2017) when Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, north central Nigeria invited Kogi East Elders Council to a meeting in Lokoja through a letter dated 17th October 2017. The invitation was in response to a communique the Elders issued after their emergency […]

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Odinkalu: Magu Lied! Ikoyi Whistleblower Has Been Detained By Three Agencies

Chidi Odinkalu, human rights lawyer, has dismissed the claim of Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), that the man who gave the anti-graft agency information about the monies stashed in an apartment at Ikoyi, Lagos, is now a millionaire. Magu said this on Thursday while speaking at a programme […]

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IPMAN Crisis: Federal High Court Bars Factions From Parading Selves As Leaders

  By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) — Federal High Court in Kaduna has barred faction members of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) from parading themselves as leaders of the association. The court further ordered that the caretaker committee, which was in place before the conduct of both elections should be maintained pending return […]

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UNICEF, Nigerian Group Begin Mapping Of Children In Yobe State

By Auwal Umar Damaturu (Nigeria) — United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in conjunction with the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) have begun mapping of Children in High risk areas of Yobe State, northeast of the country. The Chief Researcher, ICPR, Mbah Chukwumeka, disclosed this to Journalists in Damagum, headquarters of Fune Local Government […]

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