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Buhari takes his hypocrisy to the “next level” in NTA “interview”

28 May 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari sat down last night to an “interview” on the government-owned NTA last night. But calling what followed an “interview” would mean rewriting the meaning of that word. It was a cringeworthy exercise in lickspittle obsequiousness from reporter Adamu Sambo, who seemed to be just grateful to have been granted an audience with “his excellency”, …

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A Russian dead end for scammed Nigerian footballers

27 May 2019 Names marked with an asterisk* have been changed to protect interviewees’ anonymity. Shady agents lured aspiring Nigerian footballers to Russia during the World Cup period, and some remain stranded. At around the time of the 2018 World Cup, several Nigerian men travelled to Russia on a promise.  Agents in the African country had led them to believe that they …

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Militants wreak havoc in Nigerian village, kill 25 soldiers

26 May 2019 Suspected Daesh-linked militants have killed more than two dozen soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria, in the second deadly attack on the army this week. The militants, suspected to be members of the Boko Haram terrorist organization, killed at least 25 soldiers and an unspecified number of civilians in the ambush in Borno …

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