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Over 7,000 Cameroonian refugees arrive Nigeria – UN

The UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) is stepping up its presence in Southern Nigeria, to provide life-saving support to thousands of people fleeing unrest in English-speaking areas of Cameroon. UNHCR spokesperson, Andrej Mahecic, said tensions between security forces and pro-independence demonstrators in Cameroon’s restive Anglophone region intensified in October. …

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Monkeypox outbreak affecting sale of bush meat – Official

The outbreak of monkeypox has affected the sale of ‘bush meat’ in the country, a farmer has said. The President of Grass Cutters Farmers Association of Nigeria, GRAFAN, Chinedu Eluwa, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Sunday that people have become cautious of what they eat, especially …

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Monkeypox: No confirmed case in Nigeria yet, Minister explains

The Nigerian government has said that it is yet to confirm if the ailment spreading across some states is monkeypox. The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, who briefed journalists after a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, said the Centre for Disease Control has taken samples for laboratory analysis …

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Normalcy returns to Calabar after Police, Navy clash

Benedict Ayade

Normalcy has returned to Calabar after a gun duel between the Police and the Nigerian Navy in a part of the city on Tuesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a police officer was shot and killed by naval personnel, while the police also shot and injured a …

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7 Manchester United Fans Electrocuted in Cross River – Police

Cross River Police Command has confirmed that seven people and not 30 died in Thursday’s electrocution that occurred while some football fans were watching the Manchester United and Anderlecth game at a television viewing centre. The incident happened at around 9.30 p.m. at Nyagasang area of Atimbo in Calabar Municipal …

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