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DOZENS KILLED BY CATTLE THIEVES IN ZAMFARA STATE

Cattle thieves have killed more than 20 people in Nigeria’s northern state of Zamfara, officials say. The thieves arrived in the village of Zanoka on motorbikes, shooting at people and

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WHY I CHOSE SELF DETERMINATION

Every citizen must be allowed to find full expression in their language and culture. Freedom to excel and achieve your full potential with full and complete incentives required of the

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THE SOUTH AFRICA SAGA FEATURING NIGERIANS

Barrister Austin Okeke Writes From South Africa. The late General Sani Abacha military regime was under various sanctions, consequently, the Nigerian missions all over the globe couldn’t function as they

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NIGERIA TO CUT AGE LIMITS FOR POLITICAL CANDIDATES

ABUJA – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he would approve a new law to reduce the age limit for political office, raising the prospect of younger candidates at

‘THIS IS NIGERIA’ NAILS COVER OF CHILDISH GAMBINO’S ‘THIS IS AMERICA’

Nigerian artist Falz captured the spirit of Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” while artfully tweaking the message for his viral cover, “This Is Nigeria.” Falz, who released the clip on

NIGERIA DISPUTES AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ALLEGATIONS

ABUJA – Nigerian Presidency says says recent report released by the Amnesty International alleging human rights violation by Nigerian security agencies is “inherently battling with credibility, falling vehemently short of

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XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS – HOUSE SEEKS STIFFER ACTION AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA

The House of Representatives on Wednesday, called on the Federal Government to institute stiffer measures against South Africa over the endless xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country. This was

AFRICA OIL WEEK WELCOMES NINE AFRICAN MINISTERS

Over the course of the week, leading nations will take meetings and present proprietary information regarding up-and-coming projects exclusively at Africa Oil Week Nine Energy and Petroleum Ministers have confirmed

WHY ADDIS ABABA SHOULDN’T CRIMINALISE CHILDREN WHO BEG ON ITS STREETS

Over half of Ethiopia’s 100 million inhabitants are Orthodox Christians and a third practice Islam. Begging, in the form of almsgiving, is supported by the religious teachings of Christianity and

AT LEAST 100 PEOPLE KIDNAPPED ALONG ROAD IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

KADUNA – At least 100 people have been kidnapped along a road in northern Nigeria in the past few days, officials, witnesses and relatives of the abducted told Reuters on