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Nigeria: Kaduna Governor- Elect Appoints SSG, Media Aide

Kaduna (Nigeria) – Ahead of his inauguration on Friday, Kaduna State Governor-elect, Nasiru El-Rufai, has appointed Malam Balarabe Abbas-Lawal as Secretary to the State Government (SSG). A statement by his spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan, on Wednesday says Salisu Suleiman will serve as Principal Private Secretary (PPS) to the incoming governor. Others appointed include Abu Musa-Sheyin, who […]

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Nigerian Plateau State Inaugurates Completed Projects

By Longtong Ibrahim Jos (Nigeria) – Less than 48hrs to the expiration of his administration, the Plateau State governor, Jonah Jang has embarked on massive inauguration of projects carried out by his administration. Among the major projects were the reinforced 5000 cubic meter concrete water reservoir at the Anguldi NDA Base camp, aimed at distributing […]

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PDP Blasts Buhari, Says He Must Fulfil His Promise Of Paying N5,000 Monthly To 25m Poor Nigerians

The peoples Democratic Party (PDP) views with disappointment the apparent snub by the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari of the handover programme lined up by the Federal Government to transmit power to him by Friday, May 29, 2015. The PDP said such behavior was a measure of lack of democratic discipline. PDP National Publicity Secretary, Olisa […]

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You Lied To Nigerians: Okonjo-Iweala Tells Osinbajo – Jonathan’s Administration Incurred Only $21.8B Debt.

Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, on Saturday put the nation’s total debt stock at $63.7 billion, which encompasses multilateral as well as domestic loans by successive federal and state governments since 1960. She said that of this figure, $21.8 billion was incurred under the outgoing government of President Goodluck Jonathan. Her disclosure is contrary […]

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Ghana: My Life Is In Danger – NPP’s Ampong

A former Greater Accra Communications Director of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Michael Ampong, is claiming that some unknown persons are threatening to kill him. Ampong, who has given indications of leaving the NPP due to the growing tensions within the party, alleged that he has been attacked twice but managed to escape on both […]

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Nigeria: Grant amnesty to Boko Haram, Northern elders tell Buhari

By Soni Daniel and Joseph Erunke SOME prominent northerners including the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Mohammed Uwais and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Ambassador Babagana Kingibe and former Nigerian Ambassador to the United Nations, Ibrahim Gambari have asked the President -elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, rtd, declare amnesty for Boko Haram insurgents […]

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South Africa: Insults fly in Tshwane council

By Kennedy Mudzuli Pretoria (South Africa) – Political tension between the ANC and opposition DA in the city council reached a new low on Thursday during the debate on last week’s State of the Capital Address. Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa first told a DA councillor who interjected while he was speaking, that she was just seeking […]

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Nigeria: Plateau To Harness Retired Generals Ideas To Address Insecurity

By Longtong Ibrahim Jos (Nigeria) – Plateau State Governor-elect, Simon Lalong says he will work with indigenous retired military generals from the state to address issues of insecurity which has bedevilled the North-Central State. Lalong who made this known in Jos while receiving a delegation of Tarok-natives, listed some of the retired military generals to […]

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