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13 killed in suicide bombing in Nigeria

JOHANNESBURG, October 23 – Thirteen people have been killed in a suicide bombing attack in Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria, Reuters reports. The bombing, which took place late Sunday night, presents the deadliest bombing in over a month as Nigeria’s military conflict with the Islamist group Boko Haram continues for the ninth year. Five people were […]

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Nigeria to hold presidential elections February next year

JOHANNESBURG, September 29 – Nigeria’s next presidential and parliamentary elections will be on February 16, 2019,  the Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission announced on its official Twitter account on Thursday. The elections will herald the end of incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term and it remains uncertain if he will run again. Buhari came to power […]