Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Tag "Yaounde"

    Nigerian, Cameroonian troops ‘kill 162 insurgents’

Nigerian, Cameroonian troops ‘kill 162 insurgents’

Issa Bakary, Cameroonian communication minister, on Tuesday said Cameroonian and Nigerian troops have taken a key base of Boko Haram in northern Nigeria, killing 162 insurgents.He said this in Yaounde, capital of Cameroon, revealing that the assault against the insurgents in Goshe, near the Cameroonian border, lasted from Thursday to Sunday.Bakary said the allied troops destroyed four artisanal mine factories, [...]

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    ‘The word death strikes me hollow’ and more Sam Okwaraji’s quotes

‘The word death strikes me hollow’ and more Sam Okwaraji’s quotes

It’s the end of Sam Okwaraji’s week at TheCable and in continuation of our stories on the soccer maestro who slumped and died at the National Stadium in Lagos while serving the country, we bring you more quotes from and on the fallen but not forgotten hero.We are all itching to appear in the World Cup finals; we cannot let [...]

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    Sam Okwaraji: Today’s ‘Paper Talk’

Sam Okwaraji: Today’s ‘Paper Talk’

Death was the august visitor in the month of August, 25 years ago.It took the lives of Sam Okwaraji and 12 others on Saturday August 12, 1989, inside the main bowl of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos during a 1990 World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Angola.TheCable goes into its archives to see how the sad events of that month, [...]

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August 01, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS362475413
KANO361474413
PH361475412
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