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Sophie Petronin: Son Hopeful Of Mother’s Release From Jihadist Captivity

  The son of a French aid worker taken hostage in Mali said on Wednesday he was still awaiting news about his mother after speculation intensified following the release of detained jihadists. Hopes that 75-year-old Sophie Petronin and abducted Malian opposition leader Soumaila Cisse may soon be released surged at the weekend when security sources … Continue reading Sophie Petronin: Son Hopeful Of Mother’s Release From Jihadist Captivity

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WTO Sees Softer-Than-Expected Global Trade Drop

  Global trade, devastated by the coronavirus crisis, will shrink by less than expected this year but the rebound will also be much weaker than previously forecast, the WTO said Tuesday. Revising its prior “optimistic scenario” forecast of at least a 12.9-percent contraction in 2020, the World Trade Organization said it now expected global trade to shrink … Continue reading WTO Sees Softer-Than-Expected Global Trade Drop

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Lawyers Walk Out Of Sudan Ex-President’s Trial In Protest

  Most lawyers for Sudan’s ousted president Omar al-Bashir and other defendants walked out of his trial over a 1989 coup in protest at alleged bias on the part of the prosecutor general. Dozens of lawyers, in a hearing broadcast on Sudanese television, left the courtroom after the prosecutor, Tagelsir al-Hebr, read out the charges. … Continue reading Lawyers Walk Out Of Sudan Ex-President’s Trial In Protest

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Village Head, Five Others Killed In Fresh Attack On Plateau Community

  Gunmen suspected to be herders on Monday night attacked Wereng community in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, killing six people including a crowned Prince of the village. The lawmaker representing Riyom State constituency, Timothy Dangtong told journalists about the attack. He said the assailants, armed with guns and other deadly weapons invaded … Continue reading Village Head, Five Others Killed In Fresh Attack On Plateau Community

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Governor Zulum Reveals Plan To Resettle More IDPs Despite Insurgent Attacks

  Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, has revealed plans to resettle more Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) despite continued attacks by Boko Haram insurgents in the state. Zulum said the insurgent attacks experienced in towns earmarked for resettlement is a ploy to intimidate civilians so that only the terrorists can have access to the towns. He … Continue reading Governor Zulum Reveals Plan To Resettle More IDPs Despite Insurgent Attacks

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I won’t challenge out come of Edo governorship election in court – Ize-Iyamu

    The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has said that he won’t challenge the result from the Edo Governorship Election result. In a statement signed by himself, Ize-Iyamu noted that though the election was not free and fair with pockets of violence and several cases of malfunctioning card … Continue reading I Won’t Challenge Edo Governorship Election Result – Ize-Iyamu

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Troops Kill Two Bandits Along Abuja-Kaduna Road, Recover Weapons

  Troops of Operation Thunder Strike have killed two bandits along Abuja-Kaduna Expressway and have recovered weapons from them. This was disclosed on Monday via a statement issued by the Coordinator of Defence Media Operations, Major General John Enenche. According to him, the troops recorded tremendous successes against armed bandits on October 4, adding that … Continue reading Troops Kill Two Bandits Along Abuja-Kaduna Road, Recover Weapons

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