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Nigeria: Unknown Gunmen Kill El-Rufai’s Local Campaign Coordinator in Kaduna

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – Unknown gunmen have killed Markus Ishaya, a local campaign coordinator of Nasir El-Rufai – the Governor-Elect of Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria. El-Rufai’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Kaduna. According to Aruwan, the gunmen trailed Mr. Ishaya to his village, Atuku Kasa, […]

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Xenophobic Attack, Evidence of A Failed Administration – Nigeria Labour Congress

By Bello Adisa Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC says South Africa’s xenophobic attack on Nigerians and other Africans is a reflection of a failed system of governance which is reflected by the worsening of poverty and unemployment indices. NLC in a statement by its Deputy President, Issa Aremu condemned the attacks saying the serial xenophobic attacks […]

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Nigerian Police Yet To Arrest Gunmen Targeting Fulanis

By Mohammad Ibrahim Kaduna (Nigeria) – Police in Nigeria says it is yet to arrest suspected gunmen who killed 14 fulani’s on Sunday at Sabon Birni community of Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria. A group of gunmen on Sunday stormed a village market and gunned down 14 fulani’s at close range. Report from the area says […]

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Nigeria: Five Suspected Human Traffickers Arrested in Jigawa

By Longtong Ibrahim   Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has arrested five suspected human traffickers in the border town of Babura, Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State, North-West Nigeria.   The Controller of the State Command, Isa Jere, disclosed this to journalists while parading the suspects in Dutse, the State Capital.   Jere said findings […]

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Nigerian Police Recovers Over 7000 Stolen Voter Cards

By Longtong Ibrahim Nigerian Police in Delta State, South-South of the country says it has recovered more than 7,365 stolen Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) in the state. Police spokesman in the State, Celestina Kalu said the PVCs were stolen from the office of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area […]

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Nigerian Drug Agency Seizes 8 Tonnes Indian Hemp from Trafficker

KADUNA (Nigeria) – In one of its biggest arrests in northern part of the country, Nigeria’s National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has intercepted 8 tonnes of indian hemp from a trafficker along Kaduna – Abuja road in North Central Nigeria. The Agency has also seized three vehicles belonging to the suspect. A Commander of […]

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South African Apartheid-era Commander Gets Parole

An apartheid-era commander in South Africa, Eugene De Kock has been granted parole having spent 20 years in prison. De Kock, 66, was sentenced in 1996 to two life terms in prison and a further 212 years for the crimes he committed. He was nicknamed “Prime Evil” for his role in the killing and maiming […]

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Nigeria Loses Voter Cards to Thieves

PORT HARCOURT, Nigeria (31 January 2015) – Nigeria says over 14,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) on distribution to eligible voters for use in the February general elections have been stolen in Rivers State, south-south of the country.   An official of the country’s Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Mrs Gesila Khan, told reporters in Port […]

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