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Nigeria: Confusion At The Kaduna State House Of Assembly As 2 PDP Members Suspended.

By Juliana Katung Kaduna (Nigeria)–Two members of the Kaduna State House Assembly  from the Peoples Democracy party (PDP), northwest of the country, were on Tuesday suspended by the Assembly for alleged anti Assembly activities. The suspended members are Danladi Agulu Kwasu a member representing Zango Kataf constituency and Bityong Yakubu Nkom a member representing Kaura […]

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Zimbabwe Forces Say Situation ‘Normal’, But Report Problems

Harare – Zimbabwe’s security forces say there are reports of looting and illegal occupation of farms and houses following the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe and the inauguration of his successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa. However, the military and police also said in a joint statement on Monday that the “situation in our country has returned […]

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US Strike In Somalia Kills More Than 100 Shabaab Fighters

Washington – US forces conducted an air strike against the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shabaab group in Somalia on Tuesday, killing more than 100 jihadists, military officials said. “In coordination with the Federal Government of Somalia, US forces conducted an air strike in Somalia against an al-Shabaab camp on Tuesday, November 21 at approximately 10:30 am local Somalia […]

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Nigeria Police Confirms Killings At Herdsmen Settlement In Adamawa State

By Ahmad Umar, Gombe (Nigeria)– The Adamawa State Police Command, northeast of the country has confirmed an attack on Fulani settlements allegedly carried out by Bachama Militias in Numan Local Government Area on Monday, leading to several loss of lives The Command’s  Public Relations Officer, Othman Abubakar who confirmed the incident on Tuesday, said that […]

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Zimbabwe: Replacing Mugabe With Vice Could Trigger ‘Constitutional Standstill’ – Expert

  An International Relations expert foresees another impasse in Zimbabwe as the ruling Zanu-PF party readies to replace Robert Mugabe with former Vice President, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Dr Kwame Agyeman says there could be a constitutional breach if Mr Mnangagwa is appointed an interim President because he had been sacked as Vice President before Mr Mugabe […]

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5 Militants Killed In Sinai, 18 Arrested

  The armed forces announced, in two separate statements, the killing of five militants in central and north Sinai operations to hunt down takfiri elements, military spokesperson Tamer Al-Refai said. On Monday night, the spokesperson announced that a militant was killed in clashes with security forces, while 18 others were arrested in the process. He […]

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How Kogi Elders In Central Nigeria Uncover Cash Flow Into Govt Coffers

By Joseph Edegbo Kaduna ( Nigeria) — It all began last month (October 2017) when Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State, north central Nigeria invited Kogi East Elders Council to a meeting in Lokoja through a letter dated 17th October 2017. The invitation was in response to a communique the Elders issued after their emergency […]

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Odinkalu: Magu Lied! Ikoyi Whistleblower Has Been Detained By Three Agencies

Chidi Odinkalu, human rights lawyer, has dismissed the claim of Ibrahim Magu, acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), that the man who gave the anti-graft agency information about the monies stashed in an apartment at Ikoyi, Lagos, is now a millionaire. Magu said this on Thursday while speaking at a programme […]

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