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Malawian president returns home after a month’s ‘unexplained’ absence


After attending the United Nations General Assembly in New York in September, Malawian President Arthur Peter Mutharika did not return home till Sunday, a month after his departure. He returned to a rousing welcome by his party members and government officials who had warned against allegations that his absence was …

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State of Emergency: Ethiopia restricts online communication


The Ethiopian government has issued directives over the weekend as part of the six-month state of emergency imposed on October 8 which includes ban on online communication. Among the restrictions are exchange of messages through mobile phones, social media and traditional media citing two independent media in the country (Ethiopian …

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Freed Chibok girls reunite with families in Nigeria


Twenty-one schoolgirls who had been kidnapped by the Islamist group Boko Haram in the Nigerian town of Chibok have been reunited with their families. In an emotional ceremony in the capital Abuja, one of the girls said they had survived for 40 days without food and narrowly escaped death at …

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Herdsmen kill 20 in Kaduna


Herdsmen, between Saturday and yesterday, allegedly killed no fewer than 20 persons after laying siege to Godogodo, a semi-urban settlement in Jema’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State. Policemen and those who managed to escape the onslaught, said Godogodo was razed, with the casualty figure put at 20, aside from …

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Robbers invade police station in Ekiti state


Daredevil robbers have invaded the Ido Ekiti divisional police station in Ido/Osi local government area of Ekiti state.  The robbers numbering about 40, stormed the station on Friday night, October 14, emptied the armoury of the police station and killed a police inspector on duty.‎ The gunmen according to Vanguard …

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Fayose predicts doom for those who betray Tinubu


Governor Ayodele Fayose has warned those who want to betray Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to be careful as those that betrayed Chief Obafemi Awolowo died mysteriously. Fayose has activieyl spoken in support of Tinubu who he described as a Yoruba leader in spite of the fact that they belong to separate …

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