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Police Rescue 3 Abducted NYSC Members In Rivers

After days of personal attacks on the Rivers State Police Commissioner on the kidnap of three corps members, the police have successfully rescued the members. Governor Chibuike Amaechi had last week blamed the kidnap on the non transfer of the …

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Students’ Union Leaders Cautioned Against Corruption

Jos—Student leaders across the country have been cautioned against corrupt tendencies that can put to question their role as future leaders. Plateau State Commissioner for Education, Mr. Nanle Dashen, gave the charge last weekend at the foundation laying of the …

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EU condemns ‘terrorist’ Yobe school killings

BRUSSELS (AFP) – The European Union on Sunday condemned the “horrific murder by terrorists” of dozens of people, mostly students, in an attack on a secondary school in Nigeria blamed on Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram. “I condemn in the …

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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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