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After captivity, Nigerian students seek overseas education
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After captivity, Nigerian students seek overseas education

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Emmanuel Benson was planning to get his diploma in horticulture and landscaping from Nigeria’s Federal College…
Egypt is 1st in Arab world, 3rd in Africa in terms of population increase
Egypt

Egypt is 1st in Arab world, 3rd in Africa in terms of population increase

An assistant professor at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Infertility at the Kasr al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine, Amr…
Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia
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Nigeria signs military cooperation agreement with Russia

ABUJA, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Nigeria and Russia have signed a military cooperation deal providing a legal framework for the…
Desperate Nigerians sell homes and land to free kidnapped children
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Desperate Nigerians sell homes and land to free kidnapped children

TEGINA, Nigeria, Aug 24 (Reuters) – After armed men snatched seven of Abubakar Adam’s 11 children in northwestern Nigeria, he…
Nigeria to lift Twitter ban
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Nigeria to lift Twitter ban

Nigeria’s government on Wednesday announced it would soon lift its ban on the social media platform Twitter. In place since June…
Police in Nigeria secure release of 100 kidnapping victims
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Police in Nigeria secure release of 100 kidnapping victims

LAGOS, July 21 (Reuters) – Police and government authorities have secured the release of 100 people, including women, children and…
Terror attacks: Why is Ghana less affected than its neighbors?
World

Terror attacks: Why is Ghana less affected than its neighbors?

Ghana — although surrounded by terror-hit countries — appears at first glance to have been largely spared from terrorist attacks. According…
UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM
Middle East

UAE bans citizens from travelling to India, Pakistan and some other countries, – WAM

CAIRO, July 1 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates announced on Thursday a travel ban on citizens to India, Bangladesh,…
Italian court acquits Shell, Eni in Nigeria corruption case
World

Italian court acquits Shell, Eni in Nigeria corruption case

An Italian court acquitted energy firms Royal Dutch Shell and Eni on Wednesday in a massive corruption case. The long-running case concerns…
Dozens of students abducted from forestry college in northwest Nigeria
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Dozens of students abducted from forestry college in northwest Nigeria

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) – Gunmen in northwest Nigeria kidnapped around 30 students overnight from a forestry college near a military…
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