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Yobe State Orders Schools To Close After Massacre

The Yobe state government on Sunday ordered the closure of all secondary schools after a massacre that saw suspected Islamist extremists kill 42 people in a gun and bomb attack on a boarding school. Yobe state governor Ibrahim Gaidam has …

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Xhosa King Wants Mandela Grandson’s Chieftancy Revoked

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) – A South African traditional king will try to revoke the chieftaincy of Nelson Mandela’s grandson Mandla after a bitter family feud over gravesites, South African media reported Sunday. King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo, the Xhosa king who rules the …

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Gunmen kill 42 in Yobe school attack

KANO, July 6, 2013 (AFP) – Gunmen believed to be Islamists from Nigeria’s Boko Haram insurgent group killed 42 people, mostly students, in an overnight attack on a secondary school in restive Yobe state, a medical worker and residents said …

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ANPP Condemns Attack On Its Chairman’s Residence

The Borno chapter of the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP) on Saturday condemned last week’s attack on the residence of its chairman in Maiduguri by suspected members of a vigilance group. Youths suspected to be members of the vigilance group …

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Website Attack:FG Checkmates Gay Activists

The Federal Ministry of Information Friday halted attempts to attack Nigeria’s National Portal by a group of gay rights activists. The ministry said it is taking additional measures to stem future attacks by hackers, whose criminal activities have been on …

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EFCC DOCKS SUSPECT OVER INTERNET FRAUD

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday arraigned one Omoike Emmanuel, a suspected internet fraudster before Justice E. F. Ikponmwen, on an 8-count charge bordering on internet fraud and obtaining by false pretence. One of the counts read; “that …

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