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Separatist movement in English-speaking Cameroon seeks independence, govt troops fire protesters

Daily beast   A separatist movement in the largely Francophone country of Cameroon,  seeks for independence. English-speaking Cameroonians in two western regions of the country close to English-speaking Nigeria took to the streets to proclaim the Republic of Ambazonia. Unlike Kurdish separatists in Iraq or Catalan separatists in Spain, they attracted little attention

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North Korea Tells Europe not to worry, as Kim’s Nuclear Missiles Target Only U.S.

Newsweek   North Korea responded Wednesday to European concerns about being in the path of Pyongyang's potentially nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) by assuring the leader of Western military alliance NATO that such weapons were only intended for the U.S. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said during an interview last week with Japanese newspaper

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JAMB Bans Use Of Wristwatches,pen, eye glasses in Exam Centres

  The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday, revealed that it has introduced electronic signal jammer and will henceforth ban candidates from bring in wrist watch, eye glasses, pen amongst other devices in the examination hall. The registrar of Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, (JAMB) Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, disclosed this at

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CBN Partners ACA to expand anchor borrowers programme

 Oru Leonard,Abuja … Targets additional 2m tonnes from 300,000 Rice Farmers   The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has formed strategic partnerships with agricultural commodity associations in the country in its effort to expand the implementation of the Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP). Disclosing this in Abuja on Wednesday, November 8, 2017, the Acting Director in

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Nigerian Police withdraws 90-count charge against Peace Corps boss

  The Nigerian Police, on Wednesday, withdrew the 90-count charge instituted against the National Commandant of the Peace Corps of Nigeria (PCN), Amb (Dr.) Dickson Akoh. The 90-count charge filed at the Federal High Court, Abuja, was withdrawn by the Police, even before the formal commencement of trial. However, a new 13-count charge

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Leaked Memo crisis: Kyari, Oyo-Ita reconcile at FEC

ANIETIE UDOBIT,ABUJA   Chief of Staff to President Buhari, Abba Kyari and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, HoS, Winifred Oyo-Ita on Wednesday Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting resolved their alleged misunderstanding, following the leaked memo on the sacked former Pension Chairman, Abdulrasheed Maina. Photographs posted on the Presidency’s official

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Zero Hunger Forum to assist Ebonyi N48.4bn annual rice production

The Zero Hunger Forum, headed by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has pledged to assist Ebonyi to generate N48.4bn from rice production annually. Obasanjo made the pledge on Tuesday in Abakaliki at a gala night organised by the Ebonyi Government after the forum’s two-day second quarterly meeting. The former Nigerian leader said that

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NNPC to ensure uninterrupted fuel supply during festive periods, tasks PPMC

  The Group Managing Director,Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC Mr. Maikanti Baru, has assured the public that as the festive periods draw near, it would ensure a hitch-free supply of petroleum products nationwide. Baru said this  during the inauguration of the Board of Directors of PPMC yesterday, The GMD directed its downstream subsidiary,

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