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Horror! Gunmen Kill At Least 69 in Katsina State

Horror! Gunmen Kill At Least 69 in Katsina State Gunmen on motorbikes in Katsina state killed at least 69 people in attacks on four villages, a local lawmaker told AFP Thursday, amid rising communal tension in the region. The state’s police chief, Hurdi Mohammed, who gave a lower…

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Pope Francis Marks Anniversary with Prayer and a Tweet

Pope Francis on Thursday marked the first anniversary of his election with a tweet urging his followers to pray for him, as he himself spent the day in solemn reflection on a spiritual retreat. In keeping with Francis’s tendency to eschew much of the…

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Phone Blackout Re-imposed in Borno State

Nigeria on Wednesday re-imposed a telephone blackout on many parts of Nigeria’s northeast Borno state, the base of Boko Haram Islamists who have intensified attacks that has claimed scores of lives, the army said. “GSM (Global System for Mobile Communication…

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US Death Row Inmate Walks Free After 30 Years in Jail

A man who spent 30 years on death row in Louisiana has walked free after a court threw out his murder conviction. Glenn Ford, 64, one of the longest-serving death row prisoners in the United States, was ordered to be released after new information cleared…

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Chinese woman cuts off ex-boyfriend’s penis, kills him

A Chinese woman chopped off her former boyfriend’s penis with scissors and then killed him with a hammer after he raped her, a Hong Kong court heard, according to a report Tuesday. Yeung Ki, 41, on trial in the city, has admitted killing 32-year-old…

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Syria rebels release kidnapped nuns

A group of nuns kidnapped by rebels in the Syrian town of Maalula in December were released early Monday thanks to Lebanese-Qatari mediation and handed to the Syrian authorities. A monitoring group said the release was secured in exchange for some 150…

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Boko Haram violence Hits Healthcare in Northern Nigeria

Healthcare services have collapsed in the northern part of Nigeria’s Borno state as doctors, nurses and pharmacists flee for their lives from brutal violence unleashed by Islamist Boko Haram militants. Medical professionals say health services in the…

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Stage Collapses in Middle of High School Performance

Students rushed to nearby hospitals while investigators try to find out why stage collapsed.

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Peugeot Automobile Nigeria To Roll Out ‘Made in Nigeria’ Cars By June

Peugeot Automobile Nigeria (PAN) has concluded plans to restart operations in the country with 3,000 cars set to be rolled out in June. In a chat with local business news platform BusinessDay, PAN’s MD/CEO Ibrahim Boyi noted that the restarting the company’s production plant was made possible majorly because of the automobile development policy that […]