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Nigeria Summons Representative of US Ambassador Over Donald Trump ‘Shithole’ Comments

Nigeria Summons Representative of US Ambassador Over Donald Trump ‘Shithole’ Comments

🕔14:54, 16.Jan 2018

Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama “sought clarification on the veracity or otherwise of the substance of Donald Trump’s remarks, stressing that if they were true, they were deeply hurtful, offensive and unacceptable”, the ministry said in a statement.

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Abba Kyari Attempted Arrest By EFCC Sparks Panic In Aso Rock

Abba Kyari Attempted Arrest By EFCC Sparks Panic In Aso Rock

🕔14:47, 16.Jan 2018

The DSS officers, however, were stiffly resisted by soldiers guarding the Presidential Villa and its environs. The DSS officers were ordered back by the soldiers, who were said to have told them that they needed express permission to come to the Presidential Villa. The stand-off provoked more panic in Mr. Kyari, who believed that the arrest might have been ordered by the President.

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President Buhari Hastens Nigeria’s Break Up

President Buhari Hastens Nigeria’s Break Up

🕔14:01, 16.Jan 2018

President Buhari looks the other way while his kinsmen – Fulani herdsmen – have turned Benue and other states in the country to killing fields. It is evident that he tacitly approved the killings. With his waffling, wobbling, and shuffling, on restructure, and the genocide carried out by Fulani herdsmen, President Buhari hastens Nigeria’s break up.

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Gida Mustapha Biography and Profile

Gida Mustapha Biography and Profile Updated

🕔10:00, 16.Jan 2018

Gida Mustapha served in the APC presidential campaign organisation in the historic 2015 election and was a member of the APC transition committee. He is currently a member of the APC board of trustees.

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2018 Nigeria’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day

2018 Nigeria’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day

🕔10:22, 15.Jan 2018

Nigeria is marking the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, an annual event to honour members of the military who fought and are still fighting in various theatres of conflict within Nigeria and across the world.

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Liberia’s Unity Party Expels Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Liberia’s Unity Party Expels Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

🕔14:54, 14.Jan 2018

Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who has been in power for 12 years, denies the party’s allegations that she held inappropriate private meetings with election magistrates before the Oct. 10 vote. “The behaviour of the expelled persons … constitutes sabotage and undermined the existence of the party,” said the statement announcing the decision, which was taken by the party’s executive committee late on Saturday.

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Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky Rumoured Dead Reappears in Public

Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky Rumoured Dead Reappears in Public

🕔18:48, 13.Jan 2018

“For the first time at least the security (officers) have allowed me to see my own doctors,” Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky the leader of Nigeria’s Shi‘ite Muslim sect, said, according to footage of the exchange. “I am getting better.”

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African Countries At UN Demand Apology From Trump For His ‘Outrageous’ and ‘Xenophobic’ Remarks About Immigrants

African Countries At UN Demand Apology From Trump For His ‘Outrageous’ and ‘Xenophobic’ Remarks About Immigrants

🕔12:52, 13.Jan 2018

Angered by Trump’s comments, Jessie Duarte, the deputy secretary general of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress said, “Ours is not a shithole country and neither is Haiti or any other country in distress.”

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Robert Mugabe Was Ousted By ‘Military Coup’ Forcing His Resignation – Jonathan Moyo, Former Cabinet Minister Reveals

Robert Mugabe Was Ousted By ‘Military Coup’ Forcing His Resignation – Jonathan Moyo, Former Cabinet Minister Reveals

🕔16:24, 12.Jan 2018

“Mnangagwa and (Vice President Constantino) Chiwenga, they know only too well that they have come into power via the bullet and not the ballot,” Moyo, who is in self-imposed exile, told the BBC’s Hard Talk programme. “We have a… constitution that the people of Zimbabwe made for themselves and it has been broken and it has been broken via a coup,” Jonathan Moyo said.

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General Sami Anan to Run in Egypt’s Presidential Election

General Sami Anan to Run in Egypt’s Presidential Election

🕔10:33, 12.Jan 2018

“The party leaders took a decision for General Sami Anan’s candidacy and informed him of the decision and there was no problem at all and no objection,” from him, said Sami Balah, the secretary general of the Arabism Egypt Party.

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