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    World Islamic Militants Seize Army Base in Mali

    Militants Suspected to be Islamist attacked and seized control of an army base in the central Malian town of Nampala on Tuesday, the deputy mayor of a nearby town said. "The army is regrouping in town (Diabaly) and is preparing a counter-attack to retake the base, which fell into the hands of...
  2. RemmyAlex

    Sports Nigeria Vs Mali International Friendly Match Today – See Details

    Nigeria will take on Mali in a friendly on May 27 in Rouen, which is about 135 kilometres from Paris and near to Saint Etienne, with kick-off time fixed at 7pm. All the invited players for this match have until Wednesday, May 25, to report at the Novotel Hotel in Rouen with the first training...
  3. RemmyAlex

    World Mali Update: 18 Persons Dead, Hostages Freed As Hotel Siege Ends

    Mali security forces, aided by U.S. and French special forces, ended a daylong siege Friday of Radisson Blu hotel after alleged Islamic extremists seized as many as 170 hostages. Mali's Security Minister Salif Traore has told a news conference that gunmen were no longer holding any hostages...
  4. RemmyAlex

    Metro Mali Hostages: Oby Ezekwesili, Fani-Kayode Reacts

    One of the lead campaigner of the BringBackOurGirls campaign and former Minister of Education, Mr. Oby Ezekwesili and the former Spokesperson of the Goodluck Jonathan campign organiation, Mr. Femi Fani- Kayode has condemned the attack at a popular hotel in Mali where many people were held...
  5. RemmyAlex

    World [Photos] Mali: Muslim Hostages Allowed To Leave By Gunmen - Daily Mail UK

    Daily Mail UK is reporting that some Muslims among the hostages were allowed to leave the hotel by the gunmen that attack the Mali hotel. Jihadists kill three as they go 'floor to floor' screaming 'Allahu Akbar' during AK-47 rampage at Mali hotel and take 170 hostages before freeing those who...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Metro “I am Safe, I left Mali Yesterday”- Dangote Debunks Al Jazeera Report

    Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has confirmed that he is not part of the hostages being held by terrorists at the Radisson Blue in Mali. Al-Jazeera had reported that Dangote was reportedly staying in the hotel and among those being held captive by the terrorist. “Rumour about me...
  7. RemmyAlex

    World 170 Hostages Being Held By Jihadist Gunmen Inside Radisson Blue Hotel,Mali

    Armed jihadists have gone on a deadly shooting rampage and taken 170 hostages at the Radisson Blu hotel in Bamako, Mali, according to DailyMail UK reports. Automatic weapons fire has been heard on the seventh floor of the 190-room hotel, where it is thought three militants have taken 140 guests...
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