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The controversial former President of Zimbabwe Robert Mugabe was confirmed dead on 6 September 2019, after a lengthy stay in a Singapore hospital. As one of the men who led his nation to independence from the British through then-liberation party Zanu PF, Mugabe’s legacy proved to be problematic following three decades of authoritarian rule. Mugabe […]Continue Reading
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The Member representing Bayelsa Central Senatorial district in the National Assembly, Senator Douye Diri, has emerge winner of the PDP Governorship Primary. He clinched the Party’s ticket with a total of 561, to beat his closest Rival, Timi Alaibe, who got 365 votes out of 1,244 votes cast. The total number of registered delegates was […]Continue Reading
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South Africa’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, has denied reports of Xenophobic attacks in his country. Monroe denied that the attacks in South Africa are xenophobic and targeted at Nigerians. The Commissioner made the comments at a media briefing with Nigeria’s foreign affairs ministry headed by Geoffery Onyeama. He described the attacks as ‘sporadic […]Continue Reading
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The Federal Government has summoned South Africa over the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama summoned the South African envoy after the latest xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. A senior ministry official, Kimiebi Ebenfa, confirmed the meeting to Channels Television. The meeting is expected to Continue Reading
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Governor Yahaya Bello has emerged winner of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary in Kogi State. The governor polled 3,091 votes from 3,596 delegates who participated in the indirect primary. 10 governorship aspirants participated in the primary while one of them, Hassan Bewa, a member of the House of Representatives walked out of the […]Continue Reading
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The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has fixed September 2 for further hearing in the application seeking the final forfeiture of $40million worth of jewellery from the premises of the former minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke. The application was brought by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Justice Nicholas Oweibo granted the Continue Reading
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A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has declined hearing the application challenging the detention of the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore by the Department of State Security Services (DSS) The application was filed by Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN). Ruling on the application on Wednesday, Justice Evelyn Maha said proceeding with the hearing […]Continue Reading