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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...

INEC declares APC’s Oyetola Osun governor-elect, Adeleke rejects results

Gboyega Isiaka Oyetola has been declared winner of the Osun State governorship election and will succeed Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on November 27, 2018. The INEC...

Amended Ugandan law allows Museveni to seek re-election

Ugandan legislators voted late on Wednesday to amend the country’s constitution to allow 73-year-old leader Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule, potentially guaranteeing him...

Boakai, Weah poised for run-off in Liberian presidential poll

The possibility of a run-off between Liberian presidential hopeful George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) and Joseph Boakai of the ruling...

Trump wants Clinton to run for US presidency in 2020

Donald Trump has said he wants Hillary Clinton to run again for president in the United States. In a Monday morning tweet, the US president...

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...

Buhari to run for 2019 presidential election

Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari will stand for re-election when the country's general poll hold next year, it has now been revealed on Monday. According to...

Akpabio meets Buhari in London ahead switch to APC

Nigeria senate minority leader, Godswill Akpabio met vacationing President Muhammadu Buhari in London on Sunday, four days before he switches allegiance from the Peoples...

Kwankwaso, Gemade, 13 other Senators leave APC for opposition

A total of 15 senators of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dumped the party and defected to the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP). In...

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...

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Nigerian pastor arraigned before South African court

A Nigerian pastor Tim Omotoso charged with human trafficking, sexual assault and the rape of young girls, now has an additional charge to face...

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