Category: Politics

Scores killed as Boko Haram insurgents overrun Nigerian town

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MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) – Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that has killed scores and displaced thousands of residents, several security sources said on Tuesday. The Islamists launched an attack

Russia Threatening To Drop Nuclear Bomb In Ukraine, Defense Minister Claims

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Russia is threatening to use nuclear weapons if Ukrainian forces continue to fight pro-Russia separatists, the Ukrainian Defense Minister is claiming. On Monday, Defense Minister Valeriy Heltey wrote on his Facebook page that Russia is making threats of a nuclear

Heavy Clashes Between Soldiers, Militants in N. Nigeria

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Fierce fighting is reported in the northeastern Nigerian city of Bama, with soldiers trying to repel an attack by Islamist militant group Boko Haram. Witnesses say hundreds of militants, traveling in trucks and armored vehicles, advanced toward the city early

Nigeria government acquires 12 fighter jets to combat Boko Haram

File photo of five U.S. Air Force F-16 "Fighting Falcon" jets flying in echelon formation over the U.S. en route to an exercise

The source revealed that the jets are capable of bombing in the night, adding that this would enhance the operations of the soldiers. According to the source, modern equipment such as the Shilka guns for the army would also arrive

Military Coup in Lesotho, Prime Minister In Hiding, Seeks Help From South Africa

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An attempted military coup took place in Lesotho Saturday, the country’s Prime Minister, Thomas Thabane, said in an interview aired by South African broadcaster eNCA. The Lesotho government is seeking the assistance of the South African government and other neighboring

Neighbours Jubilate as Fire Renders CPDM Secretary General Homeless

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Yaounde, Cameroon—A value common to most Africans is sharing with the less privileged. It seems this coveted African value is not practiced by former deputy prime minister of Cameroon and current secretary general of the central committee of the ruling

US Pledges Support To Combat Boko Haram

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The new US Ambassador to Cameroon held discussions with the Prime Minister, Head of Government on August 28, 2014. The Prime Minister, Head of Government, Philemon Yang yesterday, August 28, 2014, at the Star Building in Yaounde, held talks with

Boko Haram declares ‘Islamic state’ in northern Nigeria

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Militant group Boko Haram has said it has set up an Islamic state in the towns and villages it has seized in north-eastern Nigeria. Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau was speaking in a video released to congratulate his fighters for

Senatorial Results: Oku/ Noni Councilors Vote SDF to Sanction Yang Philemon

By Baweson Ndi Preliminary vote counts in Bui Division puts the ruling CPDM party ahead of the SDF yet an atmosphere of stale familiarity is reported in Oku/ Noni, PM Yang Philemon’s Constituency. The Eye is aware that some councilors

Senatorial Results: Dr. Fuh Calistus Declares the End of SDF in Donga Mantung

CPDM Senatorial Campaign team leader for Donga Mantung Division has declared the end of rein for the Social Democratic Front in Donga Mantung Division. Minister Fuh Calistus Gentry told journalists that he is delighted that Donga Mantung councilors voted for