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Four people died when gunmen raided a hospital and burnt it to the ground in western Cameroon where anglophone separatists have been fighting troops, witnesses and a local official said Monday.
Cameroon's government called opposition presidential election candidate Maurice Kamto an "outlaw" on Monday after he defied warnings and declared himself victor of weekend polls ahead of official results.
Cameroonians began voting in crunch presidential polls on Sunday, with octogenarian leader Paul Biya seeking a seventh term against a backdrop of unprecedented violence in the country's English-speaking regions.
"It's risky to walk in Mile-16. If the police find you there, they'll shoot you," says a bus driver nervously in the capital of Cameroon's southwest ahead of polls on Sunday.
Cameroon's restive anglophone regions were in lockdown on Monday as separatists prepared to celebrate the one-year anniversary of a symbolic "independence" declaration just a week before nationwide presidential polls.
Cameroon imposed a 48-hour curfew on its English-speaking regions a day ahead of the one-year anniversary of a symbolic “independence” declaration by anglophone separatists, officials said on Sunday.
Cameroonian authorities Saturday banned the “massive exodus” from the country’s restive anglophone regions, where violence has mounted ahead of next month’s presidential election.
Five police have been killed in fresh violence in western Cameroon, where English-speaking separatists have declared an independent state, security sources and witnesses said on Monday.
A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said Friday.
Elected in 1982, the 85-year-old is Africa’s oldest and longest-serving president, but has yet to say whether he will bid for another term, although his supporters are already urging him to put his name forward.
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The Kogi State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Hon. Wemi Ojo Jones, has charged all heads of institutions in the state to intensify action in eradicating cultism in schools as directed by the Governor, Alh. Yahaya Bello.
Kwara United FC Coach Abdullahi Biffo has stated that his side will be unfazed by the form and pedigree of their opponent ahead of today’s NPFL match day 13 rescheduled fixture at the Enyimba stadium.
The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has commenced probe on the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, the National Judicial Institute, the Delta State Judiciary and others over an alleged child trafficking and illegal adoption of children in Delta State.
The Commonwealth Secretary-General has issued a statement in response to an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon on 14 February which left 23 people dead, the majority of them children.
The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali, has failed to appear before the Senate Committee on Public Accounts despite several summons.
Enugu Rangers player and front-runner of the NPFL top scorer chart, Israel Abia has revealed that adapting to life with the flying antelopes has not been easy but promises to turn things around Sunday’s Matchday 16 against Akwa United.
Newly appointed Assistant coach and former Captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, says he cannot wait to start in his new position.
Messi has been linked in recent weeks to join Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City and Juventus but Rivaldo believes the Argentine captain is a player of just one club.
The incident happened in the morning while efforts are still ongoing to recover the victim. It was learnt that officials of the state emergency agency (LASEMA) were notified of the incident at 11:31 am.
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