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Insecurity: Nigeria Heading The Way Of Rwanda – US Govt Warns Buhari

An organ of the United States government, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has warned that killings in Nigeria have assumed a worrisome trend and need urgent solutions. USCIRF lamented that there is a growing deterioration of religious freedom amidst killings by criminal elements in Nigeria which is leaving citizens and residents constantly agitated. It added that ...

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US: ISWAP Won’t Get $7million Bounty Despite Killing Shekau

The Islamic State in West Africa Province (ISWAP) will not receive the $7 million bounty placed on Abubakar Shekau, the Boko Haram sect’s head, according to the US State Department. In response to allegations of the terrorist leader’s death, the State Department stated that the bounty is not intended for an ISIS-affiliated outfit. “According to reports, Boko Haram terrorist Abubakar ...

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Sheikh Pantami: Our Communication Minister And American Watch-List On Terrorism By Dr Bolaji O. Akinyemi

”American concern if true; of course will take away the integrity of the NIN registration, the idea which was conceived by NITDA when Sheikh Pantami was there as Director General and CEO, the project is now been supervised by the same Sheikh as minister of Communications and Digital Economy. Given the sentiments of Sheikh Pantami for fundamental Islam, the Americans ...

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Crime Is Endemic In Nigeria – US Cautions Citizens

The United States Mission in Nigeria has issued a holiday security alert to its citizens and others planning to travel to Nigeria. The US Embassy in Abuja and Consulate General Lagos in the new security alert posted on its website warned US citizens that insecurity may increase during the holiday period. The alert stated that “Crime is endemic throughout Nigeria.” ...

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REVEALED: Why United States Adds Nigeria To Blacklist On Religious Freedom

The United States Government, for the first time, placed Nigeria on a religious freedom blacklist, as Christian and Islamic groups in the country voice out a growing concern on insecurity and repression. The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, had on Monday designated Nigeria as a “Country of Particular Concern” for religious freedom, the rare inclusion of a fellow democracy ...

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US Will Do Everything To Dislodge Terrorists From Nigeria, Says Pompeo

United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, on Wednesday, says the US government will use all tools at its disposal in the fight against terrorist elements in Nigeria and West Africa. Pompeo made this known after the virtual meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS co-hosted by Nigeria on Tuesday. According to him, “great progress” was made at the ...

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US Forces Rescue Abducted American In Nigeria

The United States forces say they have rescued an American citizen who is being held hostage in northern Nigeria. In a statement, Jonathan Hoffman, the Pentagon spokesman, said the rescue operation was conducted on Saturday morning. The American was reportedly abducted in Niger Republic on Tuesday and subsequently moved to Nigeria. “U.S. forces conducted a hostage rescue operation during the ...

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Why I Was Taken To White House Underground Bunker – Trump

United States President, Donald Trump, has spoken on his brief stay at the underground White House bunker. The facility is called Presidential Emergency Operations Center (PEOC). It serves as a shelter and communications center for U.S. Presidents and others in case of an emergency. Trump was taken there by the Secret Service Friday night as protesters of George Floyd’s death ...

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Professor ‘Researching COVID-19’ Killed In US

Bing Liu, a research assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh, has reportedly been killed, according to CNN. 37-year-old Liu, said to be on the verge of making “very significant findings” researching COVID-19, was shot dead at the weekend. The news organisation quoted Ross Township police department as saying the late professor was found in his townhouse on Saturday with ...

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Breaking News: Buhari’s Government Receives $311m Abacha Loot

The Federal Government, on Monday, confirmed the receipt of $311m looted by the late military dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha. It would be recalled that the loot was repatriated from the United States and the Bailiwick of Jersey. The Attorney General of Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, ...

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