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Online support service for people suffering from mental health crisis in Nigeria (part 1)
June 23, 2019 |

Online support service for people suffering from mental health crisis in Nigeria (part 1)

It is estimated that conflicts in Nigeria over the past time have killed more than 20,000 people, more than 1.8 million people have to migrate. According to the Nigerian Ministry of Health, at least 3 of 10 Nigerians have mental health problems but are not treated promptly due to a severe lack of health care […]

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Nigeria: President Buhari is sworn in as a second term
June 7, 2019 |

Nigeria: President Buhari is sworn in as a second term

The 76-year-old leader said he would be loyal and fulfill his duty to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, pledging to address security threats, eradicating corruption from Africa’s largest economy. According to a VNA correspondent in Africa, on May 29, in Abuja, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was officially sworn in for a second term. The 76-year-old […]

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Rich Nigerian people ordered pizza in England, transported by plane
May 26, 2019 |

Rich Nigerian people ordered pizza in England, transported by plane

Nigeria’s Minister of Agriculture expressed pessimism about the country’s economic situation when West African wealthy people ordered pizza from Britain via airplanes. According to Business Insider, speaking to the Senate Agricultural Committee recently, Nigerian Agriculture Minister Audu Ogbeh said: “Did you know, Nigerian people ordered pizza from London by phone?” British Airways aircraft deliver pizza […]

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More than 150 gunmen attacked two villages in Nigeria
May 10, 2019 |

More than 150 gunmen attacked two villages in Nigeria

Nigeria is a country located in western Africa whose political situation of has been constantly unstable. Recently, a group of over 150 motorbike drivers recently attacked two villages in the state of Katsina, northwest Nigeria, killing at least 15 people, plundering and burning homes. Nigerian police, on May 2, said the attack happened on April […]

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26 die in Iraq car bomb
October 17, 2014 |

26 die in Iraq car bomb

Car bomb blasts, including a suicide attack, in and around Baghdad Thursday killed at least 26 people and wounded dozens, police and medical sources said. At least 10 people were killed in car bomb blasts near the frequently targeted Baghdad district of Kadhimiyah, while nine died in a suicide car bomb attack in Talbiya, a […]

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Yemen names new prime minister
October 14, 2014 |

Yemen names new prime minister

Yemen’s president, Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, has appointed the country’s envoy to the United Nations, Khaled Bahah, as prime minister, according to an aide. Bahah was previously the oil minster and is from the south of the country. The move is expected to help ease a political crisis sparked by Houthi rebels capturing Sanaa last month. The […]

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China sentences 12 to death over killings
October 14, 2014 |

China sentences 12 to death over killings

China has sentenced 12 people to death for involvement in an attack that left 96 people dead in July, as part of a “strike hard” campaign against violence in the mostly Muslim Xinjiang province. State broadcaster, China Central Television said on Monday that 12 people had been condemned to death and 15 others handed suspended death sentences, […]

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Taliban kills 22 in mountain ambush
October 14, 2014 |

Taliban kills 22 in mountain ambush

Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan have killed at least 22 security force members in an ambush in Sar-e-Pol province north of Kabul, officials say. The Taliban attacked from the mountains as the convoy was travelling through Laghman valley, officials say, and at least 22 insurgents were also killed. The Sar-e-Pol provincial governor said that a number […]

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Putin orders Russian soldiers to leave Ukrainian border
October 13, 2014 |

Putin orders Russian soldiers to leave Ukrainian border

Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has ordered thousands of troops stationed near the Ukrainian border to return to their bases, Russian media reports. According to the British Broadcasting Corporation, Putin’s spokesman said about 17,600 soldiers on training exercises in the Rostov region would be pulled back. Russia had previously announced troop withdrawals that Nato and the […]

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