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French police dismantles migrants’ campsite in Paris

French police dismantled a migrants’ campsite in Aubervilliers, northeast of Paris, amid mounting pressure for the government to demonstrate a tough stance on illegal immigration. On Twitter, police said they had started to clear the site, while BFM TV said it was home to at least 1,500 migrants. Many refugees have moved to Paris since…

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Nigerian Army describes killings in Southern Kaduna as activities of criminals

Commander of Operation Safe Haven, Major General Chukwuemeka Okonkwo has described the killings in Southern Kaduna as the activities of criminal elements on both sides and not ethnic cleansing as it is being claimed. General Okonkwo who briefed journalists after the high-level security meeting which held at the council chambers of Government House Kaduna, said…

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NHSA warns of massive floods in some parts of the country

The Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency (NIHSA   warned that MASSIVE floods will sweep through many parts of the country between September and October. The Director-General of the agency, Mr. Clement Nze, gave the red alert, advised residents of flood-prone areas to begin relocation because heavy rains will precipitate the flooding leading to destruction of property and…

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Pupils in Senior Secondary School to resume in Kaduna state

Kaduna State Commission for Education disclosed that ONLY pupils in Senior Secondary School (SSS) 3 class will resume sitting for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in the state. Kaduna State Commissioner for Education Dr Shehu Mohammad Makarfi stated this in an exclusive interview with Freedom Radio Kaduna said that they have selected…

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Zimbabwe’s ruling party threatens to expel US envoy

Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party has accused US embassy of sponsoring Friday’s planned anti-government protests and has threatened to expel its ambassador. Party spokesperson Patrick Chinamasa said the protests, intended to condemn corruption in government, were an attempt to overthrow the government and suggested they could be met with force. Mr Chinamasa accused the US ambassador…

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Troops arrest gun supplier and bandit informants

Troops of Exercise Sahel Sanity conducting clearance operations in North West have killed two bandits, arrested a gun supplier and several bandit informants in Zamfara and Katsina states. Briefing journalists at the Special Army Super Camp IV in Faskari, acting Director Defence Media Operations, Defence Headquarters, Abuja, Brig. General Bernard Onyeuko, said the troops acted…

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President, African Development Bank exonerate of wrongdoings

An Independent Review Panel has exonerated the President of the African Development Bank Akinwumi Adesina, of any ethical wrongdoings. The panel was set up by AfDB Bureau of Governors, following a complaint by the United States. It reviewed the process by which two previous organs of the Bank – Ethics Committee of the Board and…

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Ten newly officers decorated in Abuja

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, has decorated the 10 newly promoted senior officers at the force headquarters in Abuja. At the ceremony yesterday, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha assured of Federal Government’s commitment to the ongoing reforms by the IGP. The police chief said since his assumption of office…

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Service chiefs ask to step aside

The Senate, have asked the country’s service chiefs to step aside owing to the rising insecurity in the country. The resolution followed a motion by Senator Ali Ndume (APC, Borno), who expressed worry over the reported voluntary retirement of over 200 army officers. The Red Chamber, accordingly, asked its joint committee on security to find…

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