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At Last, the Socialist Party of Nigeria Achieves Legal Status

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After three years of legal struggle, the Socialist Party of Nigeria has been allowed to register in the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). This is the text of the press conference convened by the Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN) in reaction to the court judgement of the Federal High Court […]

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A man points at a Biafran flag painted on a wall on Old Market Road in Onitsha, Nigeria, during a shutdown in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian Civil War on May 30. At least 1 million people were killed in the war, started after an ex-Nigerian military officer declared an independent Republic of Biafra in 1967. Photo credit: Stefan Heunis / AFP / Getty
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African Overview

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Nigeria’s military says it didn’t call Biafra separatists terrorists, days after doing just that By: Conor Gaffey / Source: Newsweek / September 19, 2017 Nigeria’s conflict with separatists calling for an independent state, known as Biafra, has escalated in recent months. The leader of the main pro-Biafra group, Nnamdi Kanu, […]

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African Overview – September 22, 2017

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Source: Notas Periodismo Popular / The Dawn News / September 17, 2017 The Red Cross Suspends Help Missions in South Sudan After the murder of Lukudu Kennedy Laki Emmanuel, member of the Red Cross in South Sudan last September 8, the international assistance organism has decided to stop all activities […]

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Nigeria air strike on refugee camp kills dozens, Doctors Without Borders reports Source: Al Jazeera Nigeria’s military says a fighter jet has mistakenly bombed a refugee camp in the country’s northeast, killing dozens of people and wounding scores more, according to aid workers. The incident occurred on Tuesday in Rann, […]

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