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Oshiomhole to Obasanjo: Allow President Buhari make his own decision

Former governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, is the latest to react to former president Olusegun Obasanjo statement, asking President Muhammadu Buhari, to forget seeking re-election in 2019, The Sun NG reports. Oshiomhole, who was on a private visit to the President in the presidential villa, said an All Progressive Congress (APC) activist and loyalist, Read more

Africa

Rihanna attends Senegal conference, vows to help kids back to school

Agency Report… Megastar Rihanna vowed on Friday in Dakar, Senegal, she would “never stop fighting” to get millions of children back in school. She spoke on Friday at a conference co-hosted by President Emmanuel Macron of France and Senegalese President Macky Sall. The conference was organised by the Global Partnership for Education. Rihanna attended as Read more

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Coalition for Nigeria:‎ Obasanjo’s full statement during registration [The Full Text]

Nigeria’s former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Thursday registered with newly formed Coalition for Nigeria Movement, CNM. He registered in Ogun state at the secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Oke-Ilewo Abeokuta. Obasanjo said the coalition was on course to defeat the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019. Read more

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Shannon No. 3 US diplomat quits

Agency Report Tom Shannon, the U.S. State Department’s third-ranking official said on Thursday he was stepping down, the latest senior career diplomat to exit in the Donald Trump era. Shannon, who serves as undersecretary of state for political affairs, is the most senior career diplomat at the State Department and has been a fixture among Read more