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Ban on the Nigerian Supreme Justice raises international concerns

Copyright Reuters Caption Attorney General of the Supreme Court Walter Onnoghen, here with him tribunal last week International observers have expressed concerns over the suspension of the Supreme Court in Nigeria – just three weeks before the parliamentary elections. Judge Walter Onnoghen was suspended on Friday by President Muhammadu Buhari. He is accused of having allegedly failed to declare his …

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The Nigerian army seems to use Trump's words to throw at the killing of protesters who throw a stone

Nigeria's largest military arm appeared to use the words of US President Donald Trump on Friday to defend the shooting of protesters last week. The Nigerian Army's Official Twitter Account One of three service branches within the Nigerian armed forces, released a video with a clip about Trump's speech at the White House on Thursday on illegal immigration and border …

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Nigerian Army clears Tweet with Donald Trump to justify violence

The Nigerian military patrols after rinsing out the Islamic Boko Haram militants from Michika, Nigeria, on March 19, 2015. (Photo: epa) Nigerian The military has deleted a tweet that seemed to use the words of President Donald Trump to justify the use of deadly force against a group of protesters last week. The army, which has come under fire for …

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Fifty-five people were killed in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna

KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) – Local violence in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna has claimed 55 lives in recent days, the local police commissioner said Sunday. Ahmad Abdur-Rahman said in a telephone interview that clashes between two communities in the Kasuwan Magani area of ​​southern Kaduna led to 22 arrests. He gave no details about the cause of the conflict, …

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UPDATE 1 – The Nigerian umbrella union suspends the nationwide strike

(Adds context) ABUJA, September 30 (Reuters) – A Nigerian umbrella union has launched a nationwide strike on its fourth Sunday of Sunday after the government agreed to hold a meeting to raise the minimum wage, a union official said , "The general strike was suspended, not canceled," said Chris Uyot, deputy secretary-general of the Nigerian Workers' Congress. A meeting with …

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United Airlines faces a lawsuit for racial discrimination brought on by a Nigerian woman

In July 2017, a United Airlines jet lands at the San Francisco International Airport. (Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP) An African woman and her children were repelled from a United Airlines flight after a rider complained, stabbing "smell", according to a lawsuit against the company against racial discrimination. The incident involving the passenger, a white man, happened two years ago …

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Nigerian woman launched United flight after the white man complained she was "hot": lawsuit

An African woman and her children were ejected from a United Airlines flight after a passenger complained that she had a "pungent" smell, according to a lawsuit against the company against racial discrimination. The passenger incident, a white man, happened two years ago when Queen Obioma, a Nigerian citizen, and her two children boarded a flight from Houston to San …

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At least 45 people were killed after bandits attacked the Nigerian village

The attack occurred Saturday in the village of Gwaska in Birnin Gwari, Kaduna state, a police spokesman said. According to local media reports, women and children were among those killed. There was an attack on armed bandits stealing cattle and property from the villagers The Nigerian forces were permanently stationed in the region, said Samuel Aruwan, spokesman for Governor Nasir …

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