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Turkey’s Erdogan Warns Dutch Will Pay Price For Dispute – BBC

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned the Netherlands it will “pay the price” for harming ties after two of his ministers were barred. The two ministers were blocked from addressing Turkish expatriates in Rotterdam on Saturday, with one of them escorted to the German border. The Dutch government said such rallies would stoke tensions […]

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Nigeria Condemns Killing Of Citizens In South Africa

By Winifred Bulus Nigeria has called the attention of South African government to the killing and looting of its citizens’ property in Pretoria and other cities, calling on Africa Union to intervene in the matter.   This is not the first time the incidence is occurring, and the call was in response to recent attacks […]

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University Of Abuja Students Protest Insecurity And Dilapidated Health Facility

By Winifred Bulus Students of University of Abuja in Nigeria, Monday blocked the express way passing in front of their institution, hindering vehicular movement into Nigeria’s capital city. The incidence followed the accidental killing of a year two student, by a motorist on Sunday night. The students demanded that Nigerian government provide a better medical […]

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Nigeria: Allegations of Bribery Over Rank Trails Recruitment Into Peace Corps

By Winifred Bulus Kaduna (Nigeria) — Recruits into the National Unity and Peace Corps in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria, have accused the command of asking candidates to pay money in order to get ranks. A recruit who spoke with AFRICA PRIME NEWS expressed bitterness and disappointment in the State Command for already indulging in corrupt practices, […]

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Nigeria: There Was Never An Attack On Emir Of Jema’a, Or His Representative In Samaru Kataf — Community Association

Samaru Kataf Community Development Association (SACODA) in Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, has faulted media reports purporting that the Emir of Jema’a was attacked in their community. A statement by President of SACODA, Patrick Y. Sidi, says the date in question was the same day the Samaru-Kataf community market was attacked, where three of its community […]

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Nigerian Police Goofed In Naming Attacked Southern Kaduna Village ‘Fulani Settlement’

By Iliya Kure Kaduna (Nigeria) — Police in Kaduna, northwest Nigeria, Sunday goofed when they claimed an attack on Kaduna community occurred in a fulani settlement. Saturday night unknown gunmen shot and killed one person, injuring five others in the said attack. News Agency of Nigeria reports that, “The Police in Kaduna on Sunday confirmed […]

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Nigerian Army, Premium Times Impasse: Police Sues for Out of Court Settlement

Nigerian Police in Abuja has urged the management of the raided Nigerian Online Media, Premium Times, and the Nigerian Army to resolve their dispute amicably. On thursday, police had raided the headquarters of Premium Times and arrested the publisher, Dapo Olarunyomi and judicial correspondent Evelyn Okakwu. They were granted bail same day, but asked to […]

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Nigerian Police Raid Popular Online News Media, Premium Times, Arrest Publisher, Journalist

Nigerian police Thursday raided headquarters of a famous Nigerian Online media, PREMIUM TIMES in Abuja, arresting the publisher, Dapo Olarunyomi and a reporter, Evelyn Okakwu. PREMIUM TIMES, published on its website that, “Plain-clothed officers conducted search at the office shortly after 5p.m. Thursday, and said they were acting on a complaint filed by the Chief […]

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