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Cameroon: 34  soldiers missing after army vessel capsizes

It's only fair to share...Thirty-four Cameroonian soldiers from the elite Rapid Intervention Brigade were missing Monday, a day after an army vessel capsized off the country’s southeastern coast.   The ship was carrying 37 people, including crew, and was on its way to the city of Bakassi for refuelling when it sank on Sunday morning, Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo ...

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Senegal: 8 killed, 49 injured in stadium stampede

It's only fair to share...At least eight people have died in a stampede at a football stadium in Senegal. Fighting erupted between rival fans at the end of Saturday’s League Cup Final between Stade de Mbour and Union Sportive Ouakam at Demba Diop stadium in Dakar. With the score 1-1 after 90 minutes, Stade de Mbour scored in the first ...

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[UPDATE] 12 killed, 13 injured by Boko haram suicide bomber in Maiduguri (PICTURES)

It's only fair to share...At least eight persons were killed Monday when a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in the midst of worshippers in a Mosque in Maiduguri, witnesses and security officials say. The suicide bomber was being chased by security operatives when she detonated the bombs strapped to her chest. About 13 other worshippers were also left with threatening ...

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Osinbajo struggling against cabal, PDP gradually recovering but needs proper cleansing – Cleric

It's only fair to share...A notable Nigerian minister, Prophet Elijah Ayodele has said that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo’s life is in danger. According to the cleric, some people want to dethrone the Acting President by all means.   The man of God also said that God will help Osinbajo, and the plots against him will be exposed.   According to ...

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[UPDATE] Abia Speaker denies he ordered shooting of FRSC officers

It's only fair to share...The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chikwendu Kalu, has denied the alleged shooting of two officers of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) by his security aide.   According to reports, the Speaker’s wife was traveling to Aba on Saturday when the FRSC officers stopped the Sport Utility Vehicle she was traveling ...

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I regret bringing Buhari to politics, he has destroyed Nigeria, we are now in a mess – Kanti Bello

It's only fair to share...Senator Kanti Bello is a former Senate Majority Whip, who represented Katsina North Senatorial District on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) before joining the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), one of the legacy parties that formed the APC. In an interview with Sunday Tribune, Kanti Bello, has said that Nigerians are disappointed ...

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WHO Requires $3.6tr To Reach Global Health Targets By 2030

It's only fair to share...By Akanimo Sampson | SIXTY-SEVEN low- and middle-income countries currently account for 75% of the world’s population. To meet their health targets in the next 13 years, the World Health Organisation (WHO) will require $3.56 trillion.   The SDG Health Price Tag, published this Monday in The Lancet Global Health, estimates the costs and benefits of ...

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N2.1bn Loss: DAAR Communication’s chairman Dokpesi blames recession, harsh operating environment

It's only fair to share...Chairman of DAAR Communications Plc, Chief Raymond Dokpesi (Jnr), has blamed the huge operating loss of N2.13bn for the 2016 financial period on the harsh operating environment, which was caused by economic recession.   Dokpesi stated this during the combined 2015 and 2016 Annual General Meeting of the company which was held on Friday in Abuja. ...

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Boko Haram: Jonathan’s prompt intervention provided peace and stability for 2015 elections – Dasuki

It's only fair to share...Incarcerated former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has spoken of the prompt intervention of the regime of President Goodluck Jonathan in tackling the Boko-Haram menace and recovering dozens of towns and villages which led to the smooth conduct of 2015 general elections in the North-Eastern part of Nigeria.   Dasuki stated this from detention ...

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Borno: 10 killed by female suicide bomber in Maiduguri mosque

It's only fair to share...A female suicide bomber struck early Monday morning, killing 10 worshippers who came for prayers at a mosque in Maiduguri, Borno State.   The incident came on day after Borno State Police command said two boys, aged 8 and 10, came in contact with Boko Haram terrorists who strapped one of them with IED.   The ...

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