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508 beggars arrested in Kano

No fewer than 508 beggars were arrested by the Kano State Hisbah Board between January and June for allegedly violating the law banning street begging.

Chad president vows anti-corruption drive for new republic

Chad President Idriss Deby on Friday vowed to crack down on entrenched graft as he signed a decree to create a new republic based on constitutional changes attacked by the opposition.

Group faults presidency’s defence of choice of Rufai Ahmed as NIA chief

A group, the National Patriots Forum, has picked holes in the defence put up by the Presidency to justify the appointment of Abubakar Rufai Ahmed as the Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA).

Chad denies role in alleged Equatorial Guinea coup attempt

Chad's government is denying involvement in an alleged coup attempt in Equatorial Guinea late last month, saying the dozens of Chadians arrested are mercenaries "and should be treated as such."

Chadians arrested in Malabo over foiled coup released

The Chadians arrested in Malabo in connection with the investigation into the coup attempt have been released and will return home N’Djamena soon.

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