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Ethnic tensions: Jewish Community Prays For Nigeria

The Jewish community in Nigeria assembled this month in Lagos, and offered serious prayers for Nigeria’s progress and well being following the heightened ethno-religious tensions and calls for secession. The prayers which held in Victoria Island was led by Prayer warrior, Mendel Sternbach. Report indicated that Sternbach was mandated to coordinate

Europe Sees Spike in Nigerian Women Trafficked for Prostitution

Police and aid groups say more than 60 percent of illegal prostitutes in Belgium are trafficked from Nigeria. Many are only teenagers and almost all come from Benin City, a city in the south of Nigeria. Rosa was sexually exploited by Nigerian traffickers and had to prostitute herself on the streets

Cameroon forces hundreds more refugees back to Nigeria, UN says

Cameroon authorities forced nearly 900 refugees back to northern Nigeria against their will this week, violating an agreement between the two countries to shield thousands from Boko Haram violence, the United Nations said on Thursday. The Cameroonian government denied force had been used to send refugees home and said repatriation had

US special operators in Africa get new boss

The U.S. special operations troops that conduct some of the military’s most sensitive missions in Africa are under new leadership after Maj. Gen. Marcus Hicks took the helm Thursday of U.S. Africa Command’s elite forces. Hicks replaces Brig. Gen. Donald Bolduc, who will retire after a 32-year military career that took

Global entrepreneurs to end poverty, inequality and injustice by 2030

...Babatunde Opalana  The Office of Global Partnerships at the U.S. Department of State will on Jul 2, 2017, launch a programme aimed at ending poverty, reducing inequality and injustices around the world by 2030 through thorough deliberations of selected 16 leading entrepreneurs across the globe who are currently meeting in Washington DC,

Boko Haram: Officer, 3 soldiers killed in Borno EID attack

Troops intercept 2 minors spying for terrorists Nabs 2 informants, collaborators  ...Jude Johnson   The Troops of the Nigerian Army deployed in various parts of the northeast under the auspices of Operation Lafiya Dole and the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) have lost an officer and three soldiers in Borno State.   The Director