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By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 14th, 2016
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Abuja, Nigeria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The wife of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari says she may not back her husband at the next election unless he shakes up his government. Aisha Buhari, who has never held political office but joined her husband on the campaign trail last year, told the...
By Tajuddin
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Sep 17th, 2016
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Niamey, Niger ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Soldiers from Niger and Chad have killed 38 Boko Haram fighters during operations that followed attacks by the Nigerian Islamist group on two border towns in southeastern Niger earlier this week, Niger’s army said on Saturday. Two soldiers from the...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Aug 15th, 2016
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Abuja, Nigeria ( Reuters + Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has published a video apparently showing recent footage of dozens of school girls kidnapped two years ago, and saying some of them have been killed in air strikes. Boko Haram seized more than 270 girls from th...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 15th, 2016
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Yaoundé, Cameroon (Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Authorities in Cameroon have arbitrarily arrested more than 1,000 people as part of their fight against Islamist militant group Boko Haram and dozens have died of disease or been tortured to death, Amnesty International said on Thursday. Up to eight p...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Apr 15th, 2016
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Washington ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nigeria has made progress in combating Boko Haram although the Islamist militant group is still a threat, the White House said on Thursday, adding that the United States has assisted Nigerian authorities working to secure the release of schoolgirls kidnappe...
By Tajuddin
In BUSINESS
Mar 9th, 2016
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Abuja, Nigeria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – South African company MTN is in talks with the telecoms industry regulator in Nigeria to reduce a $3.9 billion fine imposed for failing to disconnect unregistered SIM cards from its local network, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday. He ...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Mar 1st, 2016
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Geneva ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Lutfi Elvan has called on the United Nations to categorize the PKK and its Syrian affiliate the PYD as terrorist groups. “We called on the UN to recognize the PKK and the PYD as terrorist organizations. The PYD is linked to ...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Feb 26th, 2016
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Yaoundé,Cameroon ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Cameroon’s army killed 92 members of Islamist militant group Boko Haram and freed 850 villagers in a joint operation with Nigerian forces, the government of Cameroon said on Friday. The operation in the Nigerian village of Kumshe, close to the b...
By Tajuddin
In WORLD NEWS
Feb 21st, 2016
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Niamey, Niger ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Niger began voting in an election on Sunday in which President Mahamadou Issoufou is running for a second term with a promise to crush Islamist militants and develop the economy in one of the poorest countries in the world. He faces 14 candidates includi...
By Tajuddin
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Jan 28th, 2016
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Eldoret,Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Three African leaders on Wednesday called for concerted efforts among the international community to defeat terrorism. Presidents Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya, Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia vowed to keep soldiers serving under...

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