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Boko Haram suspects trials to be held behind closed doors

Trials of Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria will take place behind closed doors with no media present, a justice ministry official with knowledge of the matter told AFP on Friday. The move was made on security grounds following discussions between the government and the Department of State Services intelligence agency. …

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Troops kill 2 Boko Haram food suppliers in Borno

The Nigerian Army on Friday said two Boko Haram food and logistics suppliers were ambushed and killed at Malamti village in Guzamala Local Government Council of Borno. Col. Timothy Antigha, Deputy Director, Army Publication Relations, 8 Division, made the disclosure in a statement issued to newsmen in Maiduguri. He said …

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Ghana marks Nkrumah Memorial Day

Today is Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day, a day set aside to remember and honour Ghana’s first President. In the past the celebration of the day had been marked with some controversy in the , and today’s celebration is no different. While many are of the view that Dr Nkrumah is …

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Goodluck Jonathan calls on President on Biafra crisis

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on aggrieved regions and ethnic groups across the country to sheath their sword and embrace peaceful coexistence in the interest of Nigeria’s unity. Jonathan made the call in a message posted on his Facebook page on Friday, September 14, in reaction to the ongoing …

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Private Schools cry out as free SHS begins today

The start of the 2017/18 academic year has seen anxious parents and their wards flood public high schools nationwide to confirm placement in the schools, but indications are that private high schools are seeing little to no activity. Citi News‘ visit to one of the notable private high schools in …

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Buhari remains our only choice in 2019, APC Chieftain reacts

Aisha Alhassan’s endorsement of former vice president Atiku Abubakar for the 2019 presidential race has continued to generate mixed reactions. The latest is coming from a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Preye Aganaba in Bayelsa state. Addressing journalists in Abuja on Thursday, September 7, 2017, Aganaba described …

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