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Catalonia stage protest in Spain over independence

Police unions and political experts warned earlier that Spain’s government risks losing control of the north eastern region. It is considered Spain’s worst political crisis since an attempted military coup in 1981, which was defused by Felipe’s father, King Juan Carlos I. Crowds in Barcelona on Tuesday yelled for national …

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Buhari: Read full text of president’s independence day address

President Muhammadu Buhari took on issues bordering on restructuring, pro-Biafra agitations in the Southeast and the fight against corruption as Nigeria celebrates 57 years as a nation state. Here’s the full text of his speech: My dear Nigerians, October 1st remains a special date for all Nigerians as this marks …

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Boko Haram: Buhari celebrates Independence Day with troops in Borno

President Buhari is spending the whole day with troops waging war against Boko Haram in Borno as the country marks its 57th Independence Anniversary. Acoording to a tweet posted on the Presidency’s Twitter timeline, the President said “Nigerians must be grateful to our gallant Armed Forces for rolling back the frontiers of B/Haram’s …

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