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Evans will organise a prison break, he has high profile network – Security source

It's only fair to share...Nigerian security operatives are jittery over the ability of notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, aka, Evans, to organise an escape if remanded in prison custody. According to Vanguard, Evans pose a security threat to Nigeria if he is remanded. The operatives believe that the sophisticated kidnapper could use his high profile network to obtain some respite ...

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New York: Terror shooter who killed a woman, injuring 6 others is Nigerian – NYPD

It's only fair to share...Henry Michael Bello, the gunman who shot six people at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre in New York on Friday, has been identified as a Nigerian. Some Nigerians in New York, who knew Mr. Bello, confirmed to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday that the NYPD had also identified the man to be a Nigerian-born doctor. ...

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France supported Biafra because of oil, not Igbo revolution – CIA

It's only fair to share...A controversial French support to Biafra as it fought to break away from Nigeria between 1967 and 1970 was not in defence of Biafra’s secession cause — even though it had a humanitarian appeal. Instead, it was based on that European country’s desire to have access to the region’s oil, recently-declassified war-time memos compiled by the ...

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7 Al-Shabaab terrorists on death row shot dead in Somalia’s Puntland region

It's only fair to share...Authorities in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region on Friday executed seven people it said were Islamist militants who plotted to carry out attacks, including bombings. Awil Farah, chairperson of the region’s military court, said the accused were members of the al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militant group fighting to overthrow the government in Mogadishu. “The court executed seven ...

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Ivory Coast: UN peacekeeping mission of 13 years withdraws amid fears of army mutiny

It's only fair to share...The United Nations on Friday closed its in Côte d’Ivoire after 13 years during which it ushered the West African nation through a political crisis to elections and played a decisive role in the 2011 civil war. In spite of a rapid post-war revival, the withdrawal comes as rights groups warn a failure to tackle impunity ...

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