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Three killed in Nairobi as opposition leader Odinga returns

Three people were shot dead on Friday in Nairobi, an AFP reporter saw, as police dispersed thousands of opposition supporters welcoming home their leader...

No automatic presidential ticket for Buhari in 2019 – Okorocha

Two days after some governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) reportedly expressed their readiness to give an automatic ticket to President Muhammadu Buhari...

Ojudu pulls out of Ekiti APC governorship primary

Senator Babafemi Ojudu has discontinued his plans to run for the Ekiti State governorship election. Ojudu opted out of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship...

Buhari undaunted with defection from APC

Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari is undaunted with the Tuesday’s defection of at least 52 lawmakers from his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Instead, the APC...

Weah rallies Liberia faithful ahead of Boxing Day poll

Former football star George Weah has waited 12 years to become president of Liberia, and with his dream now within touching distance as fans...

APC senators make volte-face on defection to PDP

Senators Lanre Tejuoso (Ogun Central) and Adesoji Akanbi from Oyo South who were reported to have joined the Peoples Democratic Party on Tuesday are...

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...

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...

Atiku quits Nigeria’s ruling party APC

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar has officially resigned his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In a letter he wrote to the...

Rift opens in Nigeria’s ruling party APC as elections loom

Lawmakers in Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have formed a breakaway group in what is expected to be a prelude to defections as...

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12 killed in suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri

About 12 people have been killed and 48 others wounded in a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri on Wednesday. Eye witnesses told the News Agency...

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