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    19-Jan-2018 to 11:28

    Nigeria’s Kaduna State gives succour to 22,000 sacked teachers

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Succour has come the way of 22,000 primary school teachers, who were sacked by Nigeria’s Kaduna State government for their inability to pass a primary four test conducted to examine their competence.

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    19-Jan-2018 to 11:14

    Pro-secession group, IPOB remains banned

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nigeria’s South East secession group, has lost its bid to upturn its proscription.

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    19-Jan-2018 to 07:22

    Press focuses on proscription of pro-secession group, $500m Abacha loot

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The refusal of a Federal High Court to lift the proscription order on Nigeria’s pro-secession group and the probe of the missing $500 million recovered from late Sani Abacha’s loot are some of the leading stories in Nigerian newspapers on Friday.

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    18-Jan-2018 to 15:50

    Nigerian VP inaugurates AfDB country office

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria — Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the Country Office of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abuja and hailed the bank’s $6 billion portfolio in Nigeria for job creation.

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    18-Jan-2018 to 07:32

    Press focuses on kidnap of foreigners, more herders’ killings

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The abduction of Canadians, American and killing of two police escort by kidnappers dominated the headlines of Nigerian newspapers on Thursday.

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    18-Jan-2018 to 07:14

    Nigerian President to address AU session on anti-corruption campaign

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will address the 30th Ordinary Session of Assembly of AU Heads of State and Government summit in Addis Ababa next week on issues of corruption and how to free the continent from the scourge.

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    18-Jan-2018 to 07:11

    Nigeria: Police confirm kidnap of four foreign nationals

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria) — The Kaduna State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of four foreign nationals on Kwoi-Jere road in Kagarko local government area of Kaduna State in northern Nigeria.

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