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ICC Prosecutor, Fatou Bensouda, concludes visit to Abuja, Nigeria

15 October 2019 On Monday, 14 October 2019, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or “the Court”), Mrs Fatou Bensouda, concluded a two-day visit to Abuja, Federal Republic of Nigeria. It was her fourth mission to this situation country. During her visit, Prosecutor Bensouda met with the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo, to discuss the Nigerian Government’s support …

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Nigeria snatches a draw from the jaws of defeat against Brazil

13 October 2019 The champions of South America squared up against Africa’s third best team in Asia – that’s how global the game is now – as Brazil met Nigeria at Singapore’s national stadium in Kallang earlier today. The Super Eagles would have been the happier of the two teams with the 1-1 result, while the Selecao would rue not …

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Nigerian state records at least 100 kidnappings in 9 months – governor

11 October 2019 Over 100 cases of kidnapping have been recorded from January to September in northeastern state of Taraba in Nigeria. Nigeria’s northeastern state of Taraba have so far recorded over 100 cases of kidnapping, an official said on Thursday, as the government rolls out measures to end the ugly trend. Governor Darius Ishaku told reporters that government data …

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Nigeria has a mental health problem

10 October 2019 One in four Nigerians suffers from mental illness, but help is hampered by tight budgets and a lack of skilled staff. On the outside, the Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital Yaba seems tranquil. But on the inside of this century-old facility – one of only a half-dozen psychiatric centres in Lagos, and the only one run by the federal …

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The trade war between Nigeria and Benin

10 October 2019 A trade war has flared up between Nigeria and neighbouring Benin. It’s about personal interests of the powerful Trade wars are currently in vogue. The most prominent – and most dangerous for the world economy – is undoubtedly between the US and China. But there are more and more protectionist countries, while neighbours are increasingly at odds …

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