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NIGERIA POLITICS: U.S. Congressional Recognition for Chido Nwangwu on USAfrica’s 25 years of ‘Service Truly Worthy of the Respect’

NIGERIA POLITICS: U.S. Congressional Recognition for Chido Nwangwu on USAfrica’s 25 years of ‘Service Truly Worthy of the Respect’

Chido appreciates the fact that “The USAfrica BEST OF AFRICA™ awards bring together our two continents leaders, oil and gas executives, Governors, members of the U.S Congress, Nollywood superstars, key legislators, city officials, business heavyweights, banking executives, students, everyday folks and diverse achievers.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: If South-Easterners Don’t Want to Stay in Nigeria, Let Them Go

NIGERIA POLITICS: If South-Easterners Don’t Want to Stay in Nigeria, Let Them Go

Lieutenant Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu said only one thing would make the rebels cease fire: “that the Republic of Nigeria be split into its component parts.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: OUTA Condemns Death Threats Against Makhosi Khoza, Thokozani Magwaza

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: OUTA Condemns Death Threats Against Makhosi Khoza, Thokozani Magwaza

Khoza is under fire from within ANC for publicly backing a secret ballot when MPs vote on motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma next month.

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MALI POLITICS: Thousands of Malians Protest Against Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Referendum on Constitutional Changes

MALI POLITICS: Thousands of Malians Protest Against Ibrahim Boubacar Keita Referendum on Constitutional Changes

“We don’t need a revised constitution. We need the state to liberate the north and centre of Mali and to take account of people’s aspirations,” protester and local councillor Sonore Sidibe said at the march.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Declare Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB ‘Terrorists’: Northern Youth Group to United Nations

NIGERIA POLITICS: Declare Nnamdi Kanu, IPOB ‘Terrorists’: Northern Youth Group to United Nations

“We became concerned that Kanu has finally crossed the boundaries of Nigerian laws and has blatantly breached international laws that specifically frown at the use of terror to achieve a goal”.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari: Fayose, Fani-Kayode Cannot Be Silenced

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari: Fayose, Fani-Kayode Cannot Be Silenced

Let it be stated that Fayose and Fani-Kayode’s criticism of Buhari has nothing to do with where he comes from. If it does, then this duo would not be defending the Shiites.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: If Acting President Osinbajo Were Hausa Or Fulani…  Yoruba Ronu It’s Time To Go!

NIGERIA POLITICS: If Acting President Osinbajo Were Hausa Or Fulani… Yoruba Ronu It’s Time To Go!

Nigeria is false to the past. Nigeria is false to the present. Nigeria is solemnly binds herself to the false in the future.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Despite Budget Being Signed By Osinbajo, Still Being Amended

NIGERIA POLITICS: Despite Budget Being Signed By Osinbajo, Still Being Amended

Osinbajo signed this year’s budget, despite it not being finalised, because the process had already dragged on for too long, the official said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Nigerian Democratic Experiment And The Influence of The Undemocratic Forces Of the Mob

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Nigerian Democratic Experiment And The Influence of The Undemocratic Forces Of the Mob

Since 1999, Nigeria has had an uninterrupted democratic experiment which has been largely successful.

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RWANDA POLITICS: Kagame, Mpayimana, Habineza Presidential Election Campaigns Take Center Satge

RWANDA POLITICS: Kagame, Mpayimana, Habineza Presidential Election Campaigns Take Center Satge

President Kagame, the flag bearer for the ruling RPF-Inkotanyi, will launch his campaign in Southern Province’s Ruhango District today.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Of Battle For Legitimacy, A. B Mahmoud (San) And The Internal Rumpus Within The Aviary Of The Bar

NIGERIA POLITICS: Of Battle For Legitimacy, A. B Mahmoud (San) And The Internal Rumpus Within The Aviary Of The Bar

With this in mind, a more honorable path to thread would be for the Mahmoud Led NBA to abandon the unnecessary appeal which is a clear exercise in shifting the goal post..

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NIGERIA POLITICS: World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim Clarifies Role the Bank Played in the Spending of Recovered Loot By Abacha

NIGERIA POLITICS: World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim Clarifies Role the Bank Played in the Spending of Recovered Loot By Abacha

The Bank responded SERAP letter dated April 28 2017 seeking clarifications on its role in the spending of recovered funds stolen by General Sani Abacha.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Back Home After London Visit to Ailing Buhari

NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Back Home After London Visit to Ailing Buhari

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has returned to Abuja after a brief and unexplained visit to President Muhammadu Buhari, who is on sick leave in London, his spokesman said on Twitter on Wednesday.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘We Cannot Borrow Anymore’: Kemi Adeosun

NIGERIA POLITICS: ‘We Cannot Borrow Anymore’: Kemi Adeosun

“We cannot borrow anymore, we just have to generate funds domestically enough to fund our budget,” Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Acting President Bukola Saraki

NIGERIA POLITICS: Acting President Bukola Saraki

Let Buhari government see the portent danger in Saraki plots and do whatever it can to undo Saraki menace before it crumbles this government and democracy.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Here’s What Chibok Girls Bishara, Pogu Said to Donald Trump When they Met Him in the White House

NIGERIA POLITICS: Here’s What Chibok Girls Bishara, Pogu Said to Donald Trump When they Met Him in the White House

Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu were among 276 girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok, northeast Nigeria, by Boko Haram militants in April 2014.

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KENYA POLITICS: Maj-Gen (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery Death Sparks Investigation

KENYA POLITICS: Maj-Gen (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery Death Sparks Investigation

Waiters who served Maj-Gen (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery at the Bomas of Kenya bar are among people being interviewed over the death of the powerful internal security Cabinet secretary.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Government’s Peace Efforts to in Niger Delta Are Empty Rhetoric: Community Leaders Say

NIGERIA POLITICS: Government’s Peace Efforts to in Niger Delta Are Empty Rhetoric: Community Leaders Say

“The people of the Niger Delta can hold this government or any government to ransom because we are the people feeding the nation,” said Godspower Gbenekama, a chief in the Kingdom of Gbaramatu.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Abacha’s Killer Squad Poisoned Yar’Adua: Obasanjo Reveals

NIGERIA POLITICS: Abacha’s Killer Squad Poisoned Yar’Adua: Obasanjo Reveals

Obasanjo described the day he was court-martialled and sentenced as one of the ‘worst days in his life.’

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Admitted in Singapore Hospital

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Admitted in Singapore Hospital

Africa’s oldest ruler at 93, Zimbabwean President Mugabe was last in Singapore in May for what his spokesman Charamba said was treatment for eye problems.

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