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249 more Nigerians back from Libya

The International Organisation for Migration (IOM) and the European Union (EU) on Thursday facilitated the return of 249 more Nigerians from Libya. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the returnees arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at about 9.47pm aboard an Afriqiyah Airbus A330-300 with Registration Number 5A-ONR. They were received…

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Uhuru Kenyatta Sworn In As Kenyan President For Second Term

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday was sworn in for a second term, after a bruising election process that has left the nation deeply divided. Kenyatta, 56, took two oaths of office as his second five-year term was sealed by the signature of Chief Justice David Maraga. An election victory in August was overturned by…

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Benin deploys 150 troops against Boko haram

The Republic of Benin has deployed 150 soldiers to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), to fight Boko Haram insurgents in the Lake Chad region, an official has disclosed. Mustapha Anka, the Chief Military Public Information Officer of the Force, made the disclosure in a statement he issued on Thursday in Maiduguri. Mr. Anka, a…

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