Category: African News

Nigerian Police Search For Abducted Briton

Nigerian Police Search For Abducted Briton

Nigerian security forces said on Sunday they were searching for a British construction worker they believe was kidnapped in the central Plateau state. The search began after the man failed to show up for work on Saturday morning, said Captain Ikedichi Iweha, a spokesman for the Special Task Force, which is made up of both military and police personnel. Iweha […]

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Thousands Join Niger Opposition Protest

Thousands Join Niger Opposition Protest

Thousands of opposition supporters took to the streets on Sunday in Niger’s capital Niamey to demand that authorities respect civil liberties, following the arrest of several of their members last month. Demonstrators carried signs reading ‘Down with dictatorship’ in criticism of the government of President Mahamadou Issoufou, elected in 2011 folowing a democratic transition after a military coup the previous […]

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