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Mar 9th, 2016
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Abuja, Nigeria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nigeria and Switzerland have signed an agreement that paves the way for the return of more than $300 million confiscated from the family of the Nigeria’s former military ruler, Sani Abacha, the office of Nigeria’s vice president said on Tues...
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Mar 1st, 2016
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Lagos (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The police in Lagos, Nigeria’s economic hub said on Tuesday that three female students were abducted by unknown gunmen from their hostels on Monday night in Ikorodu area of the state. Dolapo Badmus, the state police spokesperson Dolapo Badmus, who confirmed ...
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Feb 26th, 2016
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Yola, Nigeria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Several explosives seized from Boko Haram militants blew up at a police station in northern Nigeria on Thursday, killing at least four people and wounding several others, officials said. The devices stored in a police station went off when an officer tri...
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Feb 22nd, 2016
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Fairmount, U.S. state of Indiana ( AP + DIPLOMAT.SO) — Three international students from Africa died and a fourth was injured along a northern Indiana highway when a van driven by a man who authorities say was intoxicated struck them early Sunday, officials said. Nerad Grace Mangai of Jos, Nigeria, a...
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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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Jan 27th, 2016
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London ( Theguardian + DIPLOMAT.SO) – A new round of deportations of asylum seekers was due to be carried out on Tuesday night by the Home Office, according to activists. Men and women from Sierra Leone and Eritrea were said to have been among those who were moved to Stansted from Home Office i...
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Jan 25th, 2016
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Yaoundé,Cameroon ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Two attackers detonated explosives at a market and two others blew themselves up in the town of Bodo, governor Midjiyawa Bakari said. The attackers came from Nigeria, Mr Bakari said, adding that the wounded are in hospital. Cameroon troop commander G...
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Jan 23rd, 2016
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday that the Saudi Arabia-led anti-terror international coalition would not have combat forces. Cavusoglu said that once it was spoken about a military coalition, “operations come to every...
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Jan 20th, 2016
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Abuja, Nigeria ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Nigeria’s army chief of staff told an inquiry on Tuesday that his soldiers had acted appropriately during a bloody raid last month on a minority Shi’ite sect in which at least 60 people were killed. The army says the Islamic Movement in Nige...
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Jan 16th, 2016
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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – At least 20 people died and others were taken hostage when Islamist gunmen stormed a hotel in the capital city of Burkina Faso on Friday, a hospital director said, an attack for which al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed responsibil...