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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...

Liberians await presidential election results as vote count begins

Liberian election officials began tallying votes on Wednesday from Tuesday’s presidential election, as Liberians awaited results that should usher in the country’s first democratic...

Secondus elected PDP chairman

Candidates on the ‘unity list’ led by Uche Secondus swept all the elective posts at the National Convention of the Peoples Democratic Party in Abuja early...

Atiku calls presidential bid reports ‘fake news’

A former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar has denied reports that he has declared to run in the 2019 general elections as a presidential...

Former Nigerian senator Kanti Bello dies

A former Nigerian senator from the northern state of Katsina, Kanti Bello, has passed on. The two-time lawmaker died on Tuesday morning at the age...

Buhari won’t seek re-election – minister

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari told members of his party before he was first elected that he would only seek one term, implying he did...

Liberia’s Supreme Court halts presidential run-off poll

Liberia’s Supreme Court has stayed next week’s presidential run-off election until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who...

Atiku joins PDP

Former Nigeria vice president Atiku Abubakar has announced his formal return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He did the switch in the format of the...

Zimbabwe president Mugabe sacks deputy

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has fired Emmerson Mnangagwa as vice president after he showed “traits of disloyalty,” his information minister said on Monday, removing...

Court restores suspended Omo-Agege to senate

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday nullified the suspension of Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and declared it illegal. The senator representing All Progressives Congress...

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Policeman killed in Bayelsa attack

Armed men on Tuesday morning, reportedly stormed Kolo Police Station located in Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State in Nigeria. The attack left a...

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