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3 Egyptian policemen killed, 5 injured by gunmen during attack on police convoy

Unidentified gunmen attacked an Egyptian police convoy near the main ring road around Cairo, killing three officers and wounding five others, the interior ministry said early on Tuesday.   “Armed elements riding in two vehicles approached a moving security convoy” around 11:45 pm Monday, the ministry said in a statement.   The convoy was crossing a roundabout that intersects with ...

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Corps member shot dead in Abuja 2 days to passing-out-parade

She had attended a show at the club, where a hip hop artiste, Phyno, performed on Sunday The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, has confirmed the death of Charity Thilza, a 25-year-old corps member who was serving in Abuja. The graduate of Linguistics and English from the University of Maiduguri was shot around 3 a.m. on Monday while returning home ...

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Britain: Prince Philip the 95-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth will retire from royal duties this autumn

Prince Philip, the 95-year-old husband of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth, will retire from carrying out royal engagements later this year, Buckingham Palace announced on Thursday. The prince, also known as the Duke of Edinburgh, who has been by his wife’s side throughout her 65 years on the throne, had decided he would cease public duties from autumn, the palace said in ...

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On Point: Nigerians React To Buhari’s Health Condition.

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Our reputation is stained forever says “Canadian Kardashian” sisters arrested for blackmailing Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola [WATCH VIDEO]

Jyoti and Kiran Matharoo, the sisters named “Canadian Kardashians” who were arrested for blackmailing randy Nigerian billionaires, have said their stained reputation can never be cleared. They notorious sisters were arrested and charged for blackmail, extortion and cyberbullying Nigeria’s oil tycoon and billionaire Femi Otedola who owns Forte Oil. They also deny having anything to do with controversial website NaijaGistLive. ...

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Brexit: Britain will not pay the €100 Billion settlement demand of the European Union – Brexit Secretary David Davis

Britain will not pay the 100 billion euros (110 billion dollars) that the European Union is reportedly demanding as a final settlement for Brexit, a senior minister said on Wednesday.   The British government will meet its legal obligations for payment, “not just what the EU wants,” Brexit Secretary David Davis told broadcaster ITV after the Financial Times and other ...

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Bond between Israel and US unbreakable – President Trump

The US Tuesday said its partnership with Israel is unbreakable.   Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, said this in a statement on Israel’s 69th national day, which is commemorated on May 2.   “On behalf of President Trump and the American people, I am delighted to offer my congratulations to all Israelis as you celebrate your 69th Independence Day. ...

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ON THE STREET WITH AFP: ON SALARY PAYMENT; WAS THE PAST ADMINISTRATION BETTER THAN THE PRESENT ONE?

African Free Press Hits the Streets to Sample The Opinion of Nigerians On Trending Issues. Share

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ON THE STREET WITH AFP: SHOULD THERE BE A REVIEW OF THE MAXIMUM AGE OF PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES?

African Free Press Hits the Streets to Sample The Opinion of Nigerians On Trending Issues. Share

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DR Congo: Beheading of electoral official by rebels has voter registration postponed indefinitely

The Democratic Republic of Congo said on Monday it had indefinitely postponed voter registration in two provinces of its troubled central Kasai region after the brutal killing of an electoral official.   On April 3, Philippe Iyidimbe, of the Independent National Electoral Commission (CENI), “was decapitated by militias of chief Kamwina Nsapu in Ndekesha”, in central DRC, the CENI said ...

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