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Critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame asks for freedom in court

A critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame asked him to free her and her detained mother and sister as she stood in court on Monday charged with forgery and "inciting insurrection".

Mother of Rwandan President Kagame’s challenger Diane Rwigara tells court of torture

The mother and sister of a prominent critic of Rwanda's president said on Friday all three of them had been tortured and deprived of food as they were held in jail on charges of forgery and inciting insurrection.

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Three Cameroon soldiers killed in Boko Haram attack

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Plateau university vice chancellor calls for calm after gunmen attack

Prof. Yohanna Izam, Vice Chancellor of Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos, has called for calm among fear-stricken students after attackers invaded a hostel and killed a student.
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NAF aircraft neutralises several insurgents at Alafa, Borno

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, has neutralised several terrorists and obliterated a major tactical command centre of insurgents operating in Sambisa Forest in Borno.

Recruitment: Nigerian Navy warns against fake list, says yet to release results – official

The Nigerian Navy (NN) says the service has not released list of successful candidates in its 2019 Recruitment Exercise.
The Nigerian Senate Wednesday postponed the third reading of the 2019 Appropriation Bill till Tuesday.

Senator Abdullahi: 2015 senate rule illegal, not fit for 9th assembly

The Chairman, Sen. Ahmad Lawan Campaign Group, Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi, says, amendments done to 2015 Senate Rule is illegal and not fit to be used in the 9th National Assembly.