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IAAF struggles to get back $135,000 mistakenly transferred to Nigerian Athletics Federation

16 May 2019 The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has given the Nigerian Athletics Federation (AFN) a two-week deadline to bring back $135,000 which was mistakenly sent to its account two years ago. The athletics governing body has warned the AFN of possible sanctions, including disqualification from major tournaments if the money is not returned during the outlined period …

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Nigeria farmers form vigilante groups to confront bandits

15 May 2019 Amid lack of government support, farmers in Zamfara state say they live in fear due to impending attacks from bandits. When bandits attacked Moriki – a small farming community in Nigeria‘s northwestern state of Zamfara – last year and killed 25 villagers, Shamsu Musa did not weep. He stood beside their graves, feeling the weight of Moriki’s sorrow …

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