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Nigeria releases 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation

 A Nigerian court has released 475 people allegedly affiliated with Boko Haram for rehabilitation, the justice ministry said on Sunday, as the country’s biggest legal investigation of the militant Islamist insurgency continues. The first person convicted for the kidnapping in 2014 of Chibok schoolgirls, sentenced to 15 years’ imprisonment last …

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Govt to fulfil pledges to Tsvangirai

PRESIDENT Mnangagwa yesterday assured the family of MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai that Government will fulfil the pledges he made to the politician regarding his welfare. President Mnangagwa said Government will consult with the family to see how the promises he made to the former Prime Minister could be fulfilled. …

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Gambia announces moratorium on death penalty

Gambian President Adama Barrow on Sunday announced a moratorium on the death penalty as the West African country rebuilds its international standing following the removal last year of its longtime authoritarian ruler Yahya Jammeh. Capital punishment is on the decline across Africa, where governments executed 22 people in 2016 compared …

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ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY ADAMA BARROW PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE GAMBIA ON THE OCCASION OF THE 53RD INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION BANJUL, 18TH FEBRUARY, 2018 Her Excellency, the First Lady Madam Sarjo Barrow Her Excellency, Madam Vice President, Honourable Speaker of the National Assembly His Lordship, the Chief Justice, Honourable Ministers, Honourable …

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Suspected Boko Haram terrorists on saturday strike again at Maiduguri, Damboa Road, kidnapping dozens of the travelers, according to  security information revealed to SaharaReporters.  The sources, said that the incident occurred at about noon in Kuwa Kauwa, a village near Bulaburin in Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State.     The …

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Gambia: Gambia Gov’t Spends Two Billion Dalasis On Arbitration Cases!

The Government is currently involved in three arbitration trials with ICSID, we have used a total of more than two billion dalasis on trials, because of wrongful terminations. https://icsid.worldbank.org/en/Pages/cases/casedetail.aspx?CaseNo=ARB/17/40 https://icsid.worldbank.org/en/Pages/cases/casedetail.aspx?CaseNo=ARB/17/39 https://icsid.worldbank.org/en/Pages/cases/casedetail.aspx?CaseNo=ARB/17/38 How can the Goverment risk billions of dalasis in arbitration costs, once more, with Africa Petroleum? What money will …

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Corrupt and Reinstated NHIS Executive Secretary In Fresh Scandal Over Unauthorized Withdrawal Of N10 billion,

Professor Yusuf Usman, recently reinstated as Executive Secretary (ES) of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), is suspected to have been involved in the unauthorized withdrawal of N10billion from the funds contributed by enrollees in the scheme. According to documents obtained by SaharaReporters, the funds, kept in the Federal Government’s …

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