• January 27, 2023

New claims of ethnic clashes in central Ethiopia

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France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

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Libya to sign gas deals with Italy’s Eni – National Oil corporation chief

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Wednesday (Jan. 25) it had reached an $8-billion deal with Italian energy giant ENI to develop offshore hydrocarbon sites. “We have reached a deal with ENI …

A 57-year-old rape suspect, Sani Mohammed, yesterday died on the premises of the Chief Magistrates’ Court 2 in Yola, Adamawa State.
Sani, a butcher from Wauru Jabbe in Yola South Local Government Area, has been in Yola Prison for a year for allegedly raping a minor.
  
It was learnt that the deceased was sick for about three weeks before his arraignment yesterday. He was charged before Magistrate Japhet Ibrahim Basani by the Commissioner of Police on August 24, 2020, and had been on holding charge before his demise.

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