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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Q & A with Olusegun Obasanjo

Nigeria's former president Olusegun Obasanjo is known for his public letters to sitting presidents. In 2013 he wrote a letter to Goodluck Jonathan condemning...

New SA president Ramaphosa vows anti-corruption fight

Cyril Ramaphosa was elected as South Africa’s president in a parliamentary vote on Thursday and pledged to tackle endemic corruption after scandal-ridden Jacob Zuma...

Jacob Zuma resigns as South Africa’s President

Jacob Zuma has quit as President of South Africa, finally succumbing to a slew of corruption scandals that have drained support from his ruling...

SA president Zuma faces recall from ANC

South Africa's ANC party confirmed on Tuesday it had decided to "recall" scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office but said there was no deadline...

Former INEC staff re-arrested over N30m bribe

A former official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kwara, Christian Nwosu, has been re-arrested over N30 million bribe to rig 2015...

Buhari picks Tinubu for fence-mending in APC

President Muhammadu Buhari has designated Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to lead the consultation, reconciliation and confidence building efforts of the ruling All Progressives Party...

Kaduna politician Banka murdered

Moses Banka, a businessman and politician from Sanga Local Government Area of Kaduna State, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen. Banka was reportedly killed at...

Odinga sworn in as Kenya’s ‘people’s president’

Kenya now has a ‘people’s president’ as the adamant opposition leader Raila Odinga is sworn in during a mock ceremony branded by the government...

657,000 PVCs abandoned in Oyo State

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Oyo State on Thursday said a total of 657,267 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) were yet to be...

Trump doubts Oprah Winfrey will run for US presidency

Donald Trump weighed in on fevered speculation about Oprah Winfrey's potential 2020 White House bid on Tuesday, saying he liked the chat show host,...

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Nigeria's government says it has a record of 2,778 of its citizens who are migrants registered in “accessible” detention camps in Libya, ready for...

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