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‘I’m tired of serving Nigeria’ – Corps member threatens to set his khaki and boots on fire

A serving corp member, Fidelis Chiedozie Onyenjuala, has said he is tired of serving Nigeria. Explaining why he is tired of the scheme, Fidelis told Legit.ng exclusively that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) does not have any regard or respect for the corpers. He said if nothing is done about a new …

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Election postponement: I’m sad for Nigeria and democracy in Africa, says Kenyan Governor who came as observer

Charity Ngilu who had arrived at a polling station was caught off guard by the last minute cancellation of the exercise by the electoral commission just five hours to opening of the polls at 6am. The governor expressed shock at how the populous West African nation triviliased an important occasion …

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8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; dozens more feared dead

KADOMA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Eight subsistence miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though dozens of their co-workers are still missing and feared dead. Rescuers on Saturday pulled the exhausted, muddied survivors from the ground and took them to a tent …

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The Latest: Extremist attack in Nigeria kills 4 civilians

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria’s postponed presidential election (all times local): 6 p.m. Nigeria’s military says four civilians are dead in an extremist attack in the northeast that targeted a mosque during morning prayers. A statement Saturday says troops repelled the attack in the Jere local government…

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Postponement of Election: Abdulsalami Abubakar Urges Nigerians to Bear With INEC

Laleye Dipo in Minna Chairman of the National Peace and Reconciliation Committee General Abdulsalami Abubakar has charged Nigerians to remain peaceful despite Saturday’s sudden postponement of the presidential and national assembly election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). General Abdulsalami Abdulsalami Abubakar made the plea in Minna on Saturday …

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