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Nigeria’s Obasanjo dedicates his achievements to God

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Thursday dedicated his achievements as a military head of state and as a civilian president to God. Speaking at a Thanksgiving Service organised for him by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ogun State Chapter, at the Chapel of Christ the Glorious King, Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential …

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Nigeria risks sliding further into hunger crisis – UN agency

Nigeria is one of the countries that are most at risk of sliding further into hunger crisis this year without a rapid response and greater investment, according to a news report by the United Nations World Food Programme. Others are Zimbabwe, South Sudan, Haiti, Central Sahel (Mali, Burkina and Western …

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Sudan sentences 29 to death for teacher’s killing in custody

A Sudanese court has sentenced 29 intelligence officers to death for the torture and killing of a teacher. Ahmad al-Khair, 36, died in custody in February following his arrest for taking part in protests against then President Omar al-Bashir’s government. These are the first sentences handed down over the crackdown …

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