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Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan Hold Face-to-Face Meeting in Bayelsa State

Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan Hold Face-to-Face Meeting in Bayelsa State

🕔11:58, 17.Feb 2018

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has visited former President Goodluck Jonathan at his home in Bayelsa State. Jonathan and his wife, Patience, welcomed the elder statesman who was in their home for a private dinner.

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Buhari Congratulates Cyril Ramaphosa the New President Of South Africa

Buhari Congratulates Cyril Ramaphosa the New President Of South Africa

🕔09:20, 16.Feb 2018

President Muhammadu Buhari said, “Congratulations also to the African National Congress (ANC), and the Government and people of South Africa, on the peaceful transfer of power that resulted in the election of President Ramaphosa,” President Buhari tweeted in reaction to the development.”

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Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa Biography and Profile

Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa Biography and Profile Updated

🕔00:00, 16.Feb 2018

Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa was born in Soweto, Johannesburg, in 1952. Detained in 1974 and 1976 for anti-apartheid activities. Cyril Ramaphosa launched the National Union of Mineworkers in 1982. He was the Chairman of the National Reception Committee which prepared for Nelson Mandela’s release from prison in 1990. He became an MP and chairman of constitutional assembly in 1994. Then he moved full-time into business in 1997, becoming one of South Africa’s richest businessmen. He was on the Lonmin board during 2012 Marikana massacre. And he was elected ANC leader in 2017. Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa on 15 February 2018, was elected President of South Africa.

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Cyril Ramaphosa Now New President Of South Africa

Cyril Ramaphosa Now New President Of South Africa

🕔18:36, 15.Feb 2018

“The issues that you have raised, issues that have to do with corruption, issues of how we can straighten out our state-owned enterprises and how we deal with state capture (influence-peddling) are issues that are on our radar screen,” Cyril Ramaphosa said.

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Jacob Zuma Officially Resigns As South African President

Jacob Zuma Officially Resigns As South African President

🕔22:15, 14.Feb 2018

Jacob Zuma said, “I have therefore come to the decision to resign as president of the Republic with immediate effect. Thank you, we will meet somehwhere,” he said when leaving the stage.

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Before We Plunge Into Having State Police

Before We Plunge Into Having State Police

🕔19:53, 14.Feb 2018

In all these questions, I am yet to buy into the idea of state police. My mind is open on the issue but I need more education. I need further clarifications. I need convincing. I would rather these posers be satisfactorily answered before we plunge into the idea of state police.

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Obasanjo, Babangida, Atiku, and Buhari: A Brand In Crisis

Obasanjo, Babangida, Atiku, and Buhari: A Brand In Crisis

🕔15:15, 14.Feb 2018

Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida, and Muhammadu Buhari the erstwhile military dictators and civilian presidents and ex- VP Abubakar Atiku, are responsible for chronic instability of our past. As dictators at different times in our political experiment, they alternated our civilian rule between democracy and dictatorship, and between different forms of pseudo democratic rule. They created new political and economic uncertainties from which we’re yet to recover.

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UK Appeal Court Rules Nigerians Cannot Pursue Shell Spill Claim in Britain

UK Appeal Court Rules Nigerians Cannot Pursue Shell Spill Claim in Britain

🕔14:48, 14.Feb 2018

Shell said the court “rightly upheld” the earlier ruling, and said Nigeria’s “well-developed justice system” was the correct place for the claims. Its subsidiary SPDC has also denied responsibility for the spills, which it says were due to sabotage and illegal refining.

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Heavily Armed Police Raid Gupta Home, Pressure Cranks Up On Zuma

Heavily Armed Police Raid Gupta Home, Pressure Cranks Up On Zuma

🕔11:29, 14.Feb 2018

Zuma and the Guptas – a family of wealthy Indian-born businessmen – deny any wrongdoing. A lawyer for the Gupta family said he could not comment on the raid because he had yet to see the search warrant.

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Defiant! Zuma Refuses to Resign Immediately As Head of State, ANC ‘Decides Zuma Must Go’

Defiant! Zuma Refuses to Resign Immediately As Head of State, ANC ‘Decides Zuma Must Go’

🕔07:49, 13.Feb 2018

South African President Jacob Zuma was still asking “what he did wrong”. “Zuma told Ramaphosa and Magashule that he will respond to them publicly when the party informs him of the decision to recall him,” a source said.

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