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President Buhari receives delegation from Borno State in State House on 7th Jan 2019-2

Governor Shettima weeps before President Buhari over Boko Haram resurgence

With shaken voice and tears rolling down his cheeks, Borno State governor Kashim Shettima on Monday narrated before President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja how Boko Haram’s resurgence in his state has led to the displacement of thousands of indigenes and the dire security situation in Northern Borno.
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Pensioners caution politicians against compromising national stability

Leadership of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has warned politicians against antics that are capable of breaching peace and stability of the country, especially in the run down to the 2019 general elections.
Bobi Wine

Uganda opposition pop star says soldiers beat, tortured him

Ugandan soldiers beat up pop star-turned-lawmaker Bobi Wine and squeezed his genitals until he passed out, he charged on Monday, three days after he departed for the US for medical care for the injuries he allegedly sustained while in detention.
A convoy of buses carrying participants of an inter-Korean family reunion makes its way through the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) towards North Korea

Tears as Korean families separated by war reunite after 65 years

With tears and cries, dozens of elderly and frail South and North Korean family members met on Monday for the first time since the peninsula and their relationships were torn apart by war nearly 70 years ago.

June 12: NUPENG commends President Buhari for honouring MKO, others

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for officially announcing June 12 as the new Democracy Day in the country.

ls Nigerian military strong only against the weak?

On December 12, 2015 in Kaduna state, north-western Nigeria, the military allegedly mowed down hundreds of Shiite Muslims who allegedly tried to obstruct their path. Till date, their leader, Ibrahim El Zakzaky and his wife are still in detention, although authorities like to sugarcoat it as protective custody.

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Malfunctioning smart card readers mars voting in llorin

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