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Nigeria’s Former President Obasanjo’ Coalition Turns Partisan

Nigeria’s Former President Obasanjo’ Coalition Turns Partisan

🕔08:35, 11.May 2018

The Coalition for Nigeria Movement, a pressure group convened by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, appears to be more interested in the nation’s governance as it adopts a political party, African Democratic Congress (ADC).

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Nigeria IGP Ibrahim Idris to Senate: ‘I Don’t Owe Anyone Apology’

Nigeria IGP Ibrahim Idris to Senate: ‘I Don’t Owe Anyone Apology’

🕔11:28, 10.May 2018

IGP Ibrahim Idris: “The Nigeria Police Force as a law abiding organization will continue to hold the Senate of Federal Republic of Nigeria in high esteem but wishes to impress on the Senate not to harbour criminal elements among its fold or condone criminality.”

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Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan Nile River Deal Fails

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan Nile River Deal Fails

🕔10:18, 9.May 2018

Past Egyptian presidents have warned that any attempt to build dams along the Nile River will be met with military action, but the current President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi has said Egypt has no intention to go to war over the issue.

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Nigerian President Buhari to See His Doctor in UK

Nigerian President Buhari to See His Doctor in UK

🕔10:56, 8.May 2018

Buhari’s prolonged absence from Africa’s most populous country sparked numerous protests last year, including demands that he should resign and calls for more transparency about his condition.

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2019 Polls And the Limits of the PVC

2019 Polls And the Limits of the PVC

🕔16:20, 7.May 2018

And so while sensitization efforts are being made for citizens to get their PVCs, we are of the considered view that equal energy should be spared in emphasising on how to protect the ballot when the PVCs have had their day in the sun.

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Ethiopian-Eritrean War Erupted 20 Years Ago Today

Ethiopian-Eritrean War Erupted 20 Years Ago Today

🕔12:07, 7.May 2018

The Ethiopian-Eritrean War was largely viewed as a conflict between the ruling elites belonging to Peoples’ Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ) and the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF), the two political movements which dominated the politics of the two countries at the time.

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Omoyele Sowore Biography and Profile

Omoyele Sowore Biography and Profile

🕔13:27, 6.May 2018

Omoyele Sowore was born on February 16, 1971, Niger Delta. Omoyele Sowore is Ondo State. He is a Blogger, Writer, Lecturer, Human rights activist. Omoyele Sowore is the founder of SaharaReporters.com.

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2019 And Lost Generation Of Nigerian Youths

2019 And Lost Generation Of Nigerian Youths

🕔13:15, 6.May 2018

Take Nigeria Back Movement led by the aspiring presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore breaths the needed oxygen into the problem of one of the most endangered species of Nigerian society – Nigerian youths.

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Angry Unemployed Nurses Join John Dramani Mahama at Unity Walk

Angry Unemployed Nurses Join John Dramani Mahama at Unity Walk

🕔12:26, 6.May 2018

“We were the nurses who completed in 2016, registered nurses, diploma of course. We finished our national service in 2017. In March 2018, we were due for posting, only to be told by the government that we would not be employed but we would be put under the Youth Employment Agency,” fumed one of the unemployed nurses, Osman Alale.

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30 May Biafra IPOB Issues Sit-at-Home Order In Igboland

30 May Biafra IPOB Issues Sit-at-Home Order In Igboland

🕔15:22, 5.May 2018

“As our freedom draws near this year, our 30 May sit-at-home and total lock down of Biafraland will be remarkable. The whole world is looking up to IPOB which, through the grace of the most high God, will deliver Biafra and all other oppressed peoples of Northern and Western Nigeria from bondage into freedom,” said IPOB.

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Slow Verdict in South Sudan’s Deadly Hotel Rampage

Slow Verdict in South Sudan’s Deadly Hotel Rampage

🕔10:21, 4.May 2018

South Sudan’s government, long criticized by the United Nations and human rights groups for a lack of accountability during the country’s five-year civil war, has pointed to the Terrain trial as a sign of its “commitment to human rights, the rule of law and the transparency of the legal system,” as deputy army spokesman Santo Domic Chol said last year.

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FG Nigeria Files New 32-Count Charge Against Sambo Dasuki

FG Nigeria Files New 32-Count Charge Against Sambo Dasuki

🕔10:20, 3.May 2018

Bigwigs in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are listed as defendants in the amended charges. They include Uche Secondus, the party’s national chairman; Tony Anenih, former chairman of its board of trustees; Olisah Metuh, the party’s former spokesman; and Raymond Dokpesi, founder, DAAR Communications.

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Buhari Just Said Don’t Link Killings To Clashes Between Fulani, Other Tribes

Buhari Just Said Don’t Link Killings To Clashes Between Fulani, Other Tribes

🕔13:36, 2.May 2018

“It is wrong to say the conflict is between Fulani and Tiv or other tribes, like in Taraba. What of Zamfara, where more people were killed than in Taraba and Benue put together?” President Muhammadu Buhari questioned.

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After ‘Shithole Countries’ Row Trump Meets With Buhari

After ‘Shithole Countries’ Row Trump Meets With Buhari

🕔11:06, 1.May 2018

President Buhari notably passed up an opportunity to respond to reports of Trump’s “shithole countries” comment saying he was not certain Trump made the comment as alleged. “The best thing for me is to keep quiet,” Buhari said.

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Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo ‘Now’ Africa’s Mouthpiece – MCE

Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo ‘Now’ Africa’s Mouthpiece – MCE

🕔10:27, 1.May 2018

“President Akufo-Addo has become a bold mouthpiece for Africa and a contrast to the generality of his peers who act like yes-men to leaders of the so called developed world.”

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