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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?
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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
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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
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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…
Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed
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Nigerian governor says 279 kidnapped schoolgirls are freed

GUSAU, Nigeria (AP) — Hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted last week from a boarding school in the northwestern Zamfara state…
Nigeria: Hundreds of schoolgirls feared abducted in raid
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Nigeria: Hundreds of schoolgirls feared abducted in raid

An armed gang has abducted an unknown number of children in an attack on a boarding school in northwestern Nigeria, a…
Nigeria repatriates hundreds of migrants from Saudi Arabia
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Nigeria repatriates hundreds of migrants from Saudi Arabia

ABUJA (Reuters) – Nigeria evacuated hundreds of its citizens from Saudi Arabia on Thursday after they overstayed their visas and…
Nigerian scientist studies country’s coronavirus variant
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Nigerian scientist studies country’s coronavirus variant

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian scientist has spent the holiday season in his laboratory doing genetic sequencing to learn…
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