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  1. Nigeria World News

    World Senior Al-Qaeda commander Asim Omar killed in US raid on Taliban – Linda Ikeji’s Blog

    Asim Omar, a top Al-Qaeda commander has been killed in a joint US-Afghanistan raid. He was killed alongside six of his fellow terrorists during the raid on the Taliban in Afghanistan’s Helmand province on September 23, Afghanistan’s National Directorate for Security revealed on Tuesday Oct...
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    World I am not corrupt, just a victim of political storm ― Zuma’s son – Vanguard Nigeria

    Former South African president, late Jacob Zuma’s son who is alleged to have being involved in a number of corrupt practices executed by his father has denied any wrongdoing. Duduzane Zuma was giving evidence for a second day at an inquiry that’s investigating corruption.... Read more via...
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    World Chinese state media slam U.S. basketball’s NBA in free speech row – Vanguard Nigeria

    Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a “secessionist pipe dream” in an escalating row over comments by a team official in support of protests in Hong Kong. Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey …...
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    World UK Court Rejects JP Morgan’s Bid to Quash Nigeria’s $875m Suit – Thisdaylive

    An Appeal Court in London yesterday rejected a request by JP Morgan to dismiss the $875 million suit filed by Nigeria against the US bank The bank had asked the court to quash the Nigerian government’s case, arguing that it had no prospect of … Read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    World U.S. slam visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Uighur crackdown – Vanguard Nigeria

    The United States has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.... Read more via Vanguard Nigeria –...