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Text of report by Nigerian newspaper This Day website on 16 August
[Report by Aisha Wakaso: "3,500 Islamic Sect Members Evicted in Niger"]
Following the warning by the Niger State Government to the Federal Government of a base in Mokwa for Islamic sect, 3, 500 members of the sect most of whom are from neighbouring countries of Niger, Chad and Cameroon, among others, were yesterday evicted from the camp by the police. The women covered themselves with black veils, while the men were in white clothes.
It took over 1,500 combined team of armed policemen from the Niger State Command and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
THISDAY gathered that the …