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Iran is an exporter of terrorism and still sponsors militant activity says U.S. Defence Secretary, James Mattis

Iran is continuing to behave as an exporter of terrorism and still sponsors militant activity, U.S. Defence Secretary, James Mattis, said on Friday in London.   Asked about comments he made in 2012 that the three primary threats the U. S. faced were “Iran, Iran, Iran,” Mattis said that Iran’s behaviour had not changed in the years since.   “At ...

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12 killed by Kenyan herdsmen who destroyed tourist safari lodge with fire! [LOOK]

Kenyan herdsmen burnt a luxury safari lodge owned by a white conservationist on Wednesday, a neighbouring ranch owner said.   This is the latest attack in the drought-stricken Laikipia area.   The attack on the Mukutan Retreat, where guests could pay more than 650 dollars per night according to travel websites, followed a military operation to restore law and order ...

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As 282 Nigerians die from meningitis, Kenya gets new vaccine for disease outbreak

5 persons have been killed by the disease in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital! Kenya on Friday unveiled meningitis vaccine as the debilitating bacterial disease threatens to break out in the country’s northern counties amid biting drought. The new meningitis vaccine called “Nimenrix” was developed by Pfizer, an American pharmaceutical giant and will bolster efforts to eradicate the highly infectious disease that ...

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ON POINT- IS THE GDP CUT OFF FOR STUDENTS A GOOD IDEA?

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ON THE STREET WITH AFRICAN FREE PRESS: WHITE COLLAR JOB VS ENTREPRENEURSHIP- WHICH IS ADVISABLE?

African Free Press Hits the Streets to Sample The Opinion of Nigerians Share

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Nigeria mourns former Super Eagles Coach Paul Hamilton

The death of a former Super Eagles Coach, Paul Hamilton, has been confirmed. The 75-year-old coach died at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, on Thursday. The Nigeria Football Federation has paid glowing tributes to the former Nigeria player and coach, who died after a protracted illness. Sanusi Mohammed, NFF General Secretary, said: “We are in terrible shock. ‘Wonderboy’ ...

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After repeated claims of killing him, Defense Minister Mansur Dan Ali admits Shekau is alive

Nigeria’s military has claimed to have killed Shekau on multiple occasions   Nigeria’s government has said that the longtime leader of militant group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, is still at large, despite previous repeated claims it had killed him.   Nigerian Defense Minister Mansur Dan Ali told reporters in the capital Abuja on Tuesday that Shekau was on the run ...

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Software hacker joins Kurdish revolution to create Bitcoin economy

A London-based software developer and “hacker” has said he is under police investigation after going to Syria to fight against the Islamic State group. Amir Taaki, 29, a leading developer of online currency Bitcoin, was once named by Forbes as one of the most influential young people in technology. Mr Taaki told the BBC he returned to the UK from ...

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Indonesia:  25-year-old missing man swallowed by a 23 feet long python! [PICTURED]

An Indonesian man, who had not been seen since the weekend, was found inside a 23ft (7m)-long python. Villagers on the island of West Sulawesi had the horrific task of cutting open the giant snake’s stomach to retrieve the body.   Akbar was last seen on Sunday (26 March) before he left to harvest palm oil in the remote village. ...

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Nigeria’s new untouchables

By Clem Aguiyi | Nigeria is slipping into tyranny. Blackmail and intimidation have become official state policy. To save Nigeria we must stop thinking like APC or PDP, we must stop thinking like Northerners, Easterners or Westerners, we must stop thinking like Christians or Muslims but act like Nigerians and lovers of democracy.   The only thing that will save ...

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