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Hundreds of ‘abused’ and chained youth freed in Nigeria

09 September, 2019 12:51 am 12:51 am

NIGERIA – Police in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna have rescued more than 300 youth, majority of them are male students, being held at an Islamic school where many had been tortured and ‘sexually’ abused, a police spokesman said Friday. Officers raided a building in the Rigasa area of the city on Thursday where … Read More


Nigeria fuel tanker blast kills at least 58

05 May, 2019 10:36 am 10:36 am

NIAMEY (Reuters) – At least 58 people were killed in Niger when an overturned fuel tanker from which they were siphoning gasoline exploded, the government said on Monday. The incident took place late Sunday night on the highway linking Niger’s Diori Hamani international airport to the capital Niamey. Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum said 55 charred … Read More


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Two more Australian cabinet ministers quit as election looms

03 March, 2019 8:19 am 8:19 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Two more ministers in Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s cabinet said on Saturday they will not contest elections due in May, adding to a flurry of high-profile resignations as opinion polls suggest the center-right government faces a heavy defeat. Morrison will need to retain all the parliamentary seats held by his coalition … Read More


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Facebook brings stricter ads rules to countries with big 2019 votes

01 January, 2019 11:30 am 11:30 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc told Reuters on Tuesday that it would extend some of its political advertising rules and tools for curbing election interference to India, Nigeria, Ukraine and the European Union before significant votes in the next few months. As the largest social media service in nearly every big country, Facebook since … Read More


At least 19 killed by militants in northeast Nigeria: survivor

08 August, 2018 10:15 am 10:15 am

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) – At least 19 people were killed in militant attack on a village in northeast Nigeria in the early hours of Sunday, a survivor of the attack said. The strike is the latest blow to Nigeria’s efforts to defeat insurgencies by the Nigerian Boko Haram group and Islamic State in West Africa … Read More


Nigeria fans heartbroken after World Cup exit

06 June, 2018 10:07 am 10:07 am

LAGOS (Reuters) – Supporters of Nigeria’s soccer team described their heartbreak after watching the elimination of the national side from the World Cup on Tuesday following a late Argentina goal. Soccer Football – World Cup – Group D – Nigeria vs Argentina – Saint Petersburg Stadium, Saint Petersburg, Russia – June 26, 2018 Nigeria fan … Read More