Christmas day becomes a national holiday in Iraq

Iraqi government on Monday, announced the approval to designate Christmas day, 25th December, as official holiday across Iraq. The Cabinet voted to amend the national holidays law in order to…

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Anglican priests block Anambra government house in protest against Obiano

About 300 priests of the diocese of the Niger on Friday gathered at the Anambra State Government House to protest their perceived religious bigotry of the state governor; Willie Obiano….

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U.S. urges investigation of the killing of Shiites

The United States Embassy of Nigeria has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to conduct investigation into the killings of the protesting members of Shiites group also known as Islamic…

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Nigerian crackdown on Shiite group sparks fears of escalation

(AFP) At least three people were killed when supporters of an imprisoned Shiite cleric clashed with security forces during a protest march in Abuja, prompting warnings to the government that…

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