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Nigerians & Other Foreigners Seek Shelter In Mosque As Xenophobic Attacks Resume In South Africa

Nigerians & Other Foreigners Seek Shelter In Mosque As Xenophobic Attacks Resume In South Africa

Nigerians & Other Foreigners Seek Shelter In Mosque As Xenophobic Attacks Resume In South Africa Foreigners displaced during a xenophobic attack at Burnwood settlement in Sydenham area of Durban, South Africa, were being accommodated at a nearby mosque yesterday. According to Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane, protesting community members removed foreigners from

PDP, APC trade blames over attacks on voting centres

EDO State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and All Progressives Congress, APC, yesterday, were at each other’s throat over an attack at Igbesanwan Primary (Ward 3), Benin City, during the presidential/National Assembly elections by thugs.
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#NigeriaDecides2019 | Afenifere condemns attacks on Ndigbo in Lagos

Pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, on Sunday condemned in the strongest terms the political violence visited on Nigerians of Ndigbo extraction in Lagos State during the Presidential and National Assembly elections that took place on Saturday. The group made this condemnation in a release by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, saying it frown seriously […]
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BREAKING: Suspected herdsmen on rampage, burn down Adamawa community, Catholic church

BREAKING: Suspected herdsmen on rampage, burn down Adamawa community, Catholic church

   Billy Graham Abel Yola A large number of armed men suspected to be herdsmen have allegedly attacked and burnt down Bare town, in Demsa Local Government Area of Adamawa State. The incident happened at around 5 pm on Saturday. The attackers are said to have burnt down houses, farm products and personal belongings of […]
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Nigerian Soldiers Repel Boko Haram Attacks In Borno

Nigerian Soldiers Repel Boko Haram Attacks In Borno

Nigerian Soldiers Repel Boko Haram Attacks In Borno The Nigerian Army on Thursday said its troops successfully repelled attacks coordinated by Boko Haram insurgents at Gajiram community in Ngazai Local Government Area of Borno State. Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Operation LAFIYA DOLE, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, said in a statement

DEVELOPING: Military, Boko Haram in gun battle near Maiduguri

DEVELOPING: Military, Boko Haram in gun battle near Maiduguri

Timothy Olanrewaju, Maiduguri Military troops are engaging Boko Haram insurgents in a gun battle following attacks by the insurgents near Maiduguri, the Borno State capital city, Sunday evening. Boko Haram insurgents kill 12 farmers, displace 1,300 in Borno – NEMA Insurgents attacked Maiborinti, a remote settlement in Molai near Maiduguri, forcing scores of residents to flee […]
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SPECIAL FEATURE: Khashoggi’s killing renews calls for journalists’ safety in Nigeria

N88 Billion War Compensation: Soyinka, Kukah as Writers of Conscience

The killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on October 2 has continued to draw global outrage, especially at a time when journalists and the media are under increasing attacks. Khashoggi, a critic of the Saudi […]
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Family of 9, pregnant woman among 16 killed in fresh Plateau attack

Family of 9, pregnant woman among 16 killed in fresh Plateau attack

Worst hit is a family of 10 which lost nine members, with the head of the home as the only survivor. Gyang Bere, Jos Nine members of a family and a pregnant woman were among 16 persons killed in a renewed violent attack in Jos, Plateau state capital between Thursday night and Friday morning. The victims […]
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Adamawa attacks: Deploy security operatives to border communities –Lawmaker

Adamawa attacks: Deploy security operatives to border communities –Lawmaker

Mrs Sodom Daniel, member representing Numan state constituency in the Adamawa House of Assembly has appealed to the Federal Government to deploy permanent security in communities bordering Taraba and Adamawa states. The lawmaker said the move would curtail incessant invasion of bandits into the communities. Daniel made the appeal on Sunday while distributing relief materials to […] …

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