• Slavery: 36m People Live In Modern Slavery – Report

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    A survey by anti-slavery campaign group, Walk Free, indicates that nearly 36 million people worldwide or 0.5% of the world’s population live as slaves, Hausa service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reports. The group’s global slavery index said India has the most slaves overall and Mauritania has the highest percentage. The report defines slaves…

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    Boko Haram Captures Mubi Town In Adamawa

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    Mubi, the hometown of Nigeria’s Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Alex Badeh, has finally fallen into the hands of the Boko Haram sect. The town, which is the second largest town and one of the commercial hubs of the state, is now under the control of insurgents, according to fleeing residents. Reports from the town…

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    Royal Siege: Police Surround Kano Emir’s Palace

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    Operatives of the Nigeria Police yesterday surrounded the Emir of Kano’s palace at about 6pm. Even though there was no visible presence of the policemen in the city, there are conflicting reports that the policemen were there to prevent the new emir from gaining entrance into the palace. A source told LEADERSHIP that after Sanusi…

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