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41 Killed, 258 Infected In Fresh Lassa Fever Outbreak In Nigeria

By Jacob Ndifreke – Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, January 31, 2020.   Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire. The Nigerian government has confirmed the death of 41 persons and 258 other cases of Lassa Fever in the recent outbreak in the year 2020. The Nigerian government confirmed the information Tuesday, January 27, 2020, in a press briefing held at the Ministry of …

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Burkinabè Police Schedules Strike Action To Demand Resignation Of Security Minister.

By Michel Biem Tong, Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso, Thursday, January 30, 2020.  Burkina Faso’s Minister of Security – Ousseni Compaoré. Burkina Faso’s Union of National Police (UNAPOL) announced, Thursday, January 30, 2020, it’s beginning an indefinite strike from Tuesday, February 4, 2020, throughout the country to demand the removal of the Minister in charge of Security. According to a statement …

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Four Aid Workers Kidnapped In Cameroon’s North West.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA, Thursday, January 30, 2020.  At least four aid workers have been kidnapped in Cameroon’s restive North West, early Thursday, January 30, 2020, National Telegraph can confirm. The four workers all of Community Initiative for Sustainable Development – COMINSUD, a local NGO, and  Humanitarian organisation were abducted from their office in Ntarikon, Bamenda, the …

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HRH Nji Monhlu Seidou Pokam’s Letter Causes Outrage In Cameroon’s Bangente.

By Ken Neba, Yaounde, Cameroon – Thursday, January 30, 2020.   HRH Chief Nji Monhlu Seidou Pokam – Paramount Ruler of the Bangente. A letter from the Paramount ruler of the Bangente has caused indignation in the communities, National Telegraph can confirm.  Many have described the letter as provocative,  Chief Nji Monhlu Seidou Pokam signed a letter Tuesday, January 28, 2020, …

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Cameroon Chief Suspended For Decamping From President Paul Biya’s Party.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA, Thursday, January 30, 2020.  Chief Haman Djam Toukour – Maroua Sultanate The head of the Maroua Sultanate in Cameroon’s Far North region has been suspended by his superior for decamping from the ruling Cameroon People’s Democratic Movement – CPDM, National Telegraph can confirm. The CPDM is headed by Cameroon’s 86-year-old dictator, Paul Biya.  …

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Jamoh Farmers Invoke UN, USA On Cameroon’s Paul Biya For Burning Three Alive.

By Eric Tataw – Washington DC, USA, Wednesday, January 29, 2020.  President Donald Trump of the USA. A brutal military raid by elements of the Cameroon armed forces has led to the burning alive of at least three innocent civilians, all farmers in the country’s North West region, National Telegraph can confirm. Many others have been displaced.   Locals in Jamoh, …

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TOTAL, AMINATA Closed As Gasoline Scarcity Hits Liberia.

By Tina S. Mehnpaine – Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, January 29, 2020. There is a huge shortage of gasoline in Liberia, sources have told National Telegraph. The Liberia Petroleum and Refining Corporation (LPRC) however says there is enough gasoline in the country. LPRC is the major regulator of gasoline and other fuel in the West African country. Major Contributors of Petroleum …

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Nigerian Court Sentences Maryan Sanda To Death By Hanging.

By Jacob Ndifreke – Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday, January 28, 2020.  Nigerian woman, Maryan Sanda has received a death sentence. A Nigerian woman, Maryan Sanda has been sentenced to death by hanging after a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja; the administrative headquarter of Nigeria found her guilty of murder. Sanda, a mother of one was on 18th November 2017 accused …

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Nigeria’s Incorruptible Police Officer Bags Award From Accountability Lab

By Jacob Ndifreke – Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, January 24, 2020.  Francis Erhabor is police boss of the Itam Division in Akwa Ibom State, South South Region of Nigeria A Nigerian Police Officer described as incorruptible and most honest in the discharge of duty as a police officer has received an iconic award of integrity from Accountability Lab. The officer, Francis …

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36 Civilians Killed In Terrorist Attack In Northern Burkina Faso

By Michel Biem Tong, Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso, Thursday, January 23, 2020.  Burkina Faso armed forces have been battling armed groups and many soldiers have also died in the process. Thirty-six (36) civilians have been killed in a terrorist attack in the Municipality of Barsalogho, province of Sanmatenga, in the central-north of Burkina Faso, the night of January 20, 2020, …

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