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Four killed after US convoy attacked in Nigeria

A United States convoy was attacked in Nigeria on Tuesday killing four people, including two personnel from the US consulate and two police officers, and kidnapping three others, according to local police and US officials. The attack took place in the southeastern Anambra state, with Anambra Police Command telling CNN …

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85 people killed in deadly dispute in Nigeria

85 people have died in several days of fighting between herders and farmers, BBC.com report. Even though it is unclear what caused the violence, it is reported to have started Monday in Plateau state, which straddles the divide between Nigeria’s mostly Muslim north and mainly Christian south, and which has …

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Nigeria’s debt servicing hits $112m monthly

The Federal Government spent $112.35m servicing external debt in January 2023, according to findings by The PUNCH. Data from the Central Bank of Nigeria’s Weekly International Payments showed that the amount spent in January was 146.17 per cent higher than the $45.64m spent in December 2022. This occurred as the …

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I must be President of Nigeria – Peter Obi

The presidential flagbearer of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has said that he must become Nigeria’s president. He said this on Friday, May 12, during a book launch in Awka, Anambra State with the title “Peter Obi: Many Voices, one Perspective.” Expressing confidence in his ability, Peter Obi said if …

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25 church members kidnapped in Nigeria

Some gunmen have kidnapped at least 25 members of a church in North-west Nigeria’s Kaduna state. In a BBC.com report, an official statement from the Christian Association of Nigeria said the gunmen stormed the Bege Baptist Church in Chikun and abducted 40 people but 15 managed to escape. A police …

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