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Cameroon’s English-Speaking Crisis Reaches Nigeria

Cameroon's English-Speaking Crisis

More than 28,000 people have fled Cameroon and entered Nigeria since October this year following increased crackdown by authorities in Yaounde region. Head of the Cross River state emergency management agency said many of them crossed the border on foot and not yet registered. Cameroon gained independence in 1960 from British and French colonial rules separately dividing the country and ...

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Nigeria Needs Restructuring To Move Forward


Nigeria needs restructuring and only then the country can move forward, said Dayo Fafunmi, Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Environment. Fafunmi added that Nigerians should embrace the call for restructuring the nation and this is the surest way to move forward and Nigeria could become a great country that all the Blacks will be proud of. Fafunmi was ...

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Nigerian Medical Association Rejects Half Salary Of Government

Nigerian Medical Association

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) in Kogi said Thursday new policy of the government to make just 50 percent of the salary to the members will not be accepted as they were not invited in the meeting held with labor leaders. Godwin Tijani, state chairman of NMA, said they are rejecting the proposal of half salary and its a displeasure ...

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5 Nigerian Pilgrims Dead In Mecca, Saudi Arabia


The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Abdullahi Mohammed said Tuesday five pilgrims from his country have died to this year’s hajj in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. However, identity of the victims has not yet been revealed and even the circumstances that led to the death. Local media reports the chairman disclosed the fact at the 2017 pre-Arafat meeting with Hajj ...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Criticizes Calls For Biafra Secession

Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said in his televised message the growing calls for Biafra secession is baseless. He returned to the country on Saturday after three months of medical leave in the United Kingdom. In the first live broadcast on state television after landing in Abuja he didn’t refer anything related to his illness, but criticized regional divisions and calls ...

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Boko Haram’s Female Suicide Bombers Kill 8 In Northeastern Nigeria

boko haram

Female suicide bombers killed about eight people attacking two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigerian city Maiduguri, which is the birthplace of Boko Haram extremist insurgency. The blast occurred on Sunday night and fifteen people were injured too. It is believed the attacks were conducted by Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram as they have been targeting the cities with mostly ...

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Nigeria To Develop Legal Framework For Drones


Nigerian Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said drones are posing a security risk too apart from being used to fight terrorism on global platform, deliver medical care and used in some good causes. He added the drones will be regulated for making the country safe and secure. The device just cannot roam in the airspace in uncontrolled and ...

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