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Tinubu refutes reports on manipulating NASS, says insinuations injurious to Buhari

The National Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has denied reports of manipulating process for nominating leadership of the National Assembly  (NASS), describing the insinuations as injurious to President Muhammadu Buhari. Reacting to media reports that he was carrying out the manipulation to position himself for a presidential run in 2023 election, Read more

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Explosions, gunfire shatter Kabul peace

Suicide bombers and gunmen launched an attack near a government ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, officials said, shattering weeks of relative calm in the capital. The attack near the communications ministry occurred one day after planned talks between the Taliban and Afghan representatives were cancelled. No one claimed immediate responsibility for the assault, which Read more

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Football Star Salah Calls For Change In Treatment Of Women In Muslim World

Egyptian football star Mohamed “Mo” Salah has called for a change in the way women are treated in the Muslim world, in an interview with Time magazine published Wednesday. The 26-year-old Liverpool forward was named one of the US magazine’s 100 most influential figures of the year, alongside other athletes including Tiger Woods, LeBron James Read more

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Zamfara: Police rule out negotiation with hoodlums as moves against bandits gathers momentum

Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara has ordered security chiefs in the state to head field operations in the fight against bandits as the police ruled out negotiation with the hoodlums. Yari told newsmen at the end of the State Security Council meeting which held at his private residence in Talata-Mafara. The meeting which started at Read more

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Sudan’s new military ruler al-Burhan goes populist

Sudan’s second new military leader, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan announced a series of populist measures Saturday in a bid to placate demonstrators demanding civilian rule. “I announce the restructuring of state institutions according to the law and pledge to fight corruption and uproot the regime and its symbols,” al-Burhan said, a day after he was Read more

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Cyclone Idai: Death toll nears 1,000 in Mozambique, Zimbabwe

The death toll from Cyclone Idai, which devastated Mozambique and Zimbabwe last month, is nearing 1,000, according to the latest figures released by the two governments. Zimbabwe on Tuesday updated its toll to 344 while Mozambique said recorded fatalities stood at 602, taking the combined tally to 946. Zimbabwean Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa told reporters Read more

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Court asks kidnap kingpin Evans to get legal representative by May 17

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of an Igbosere High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, a.k.a Evans to engage a counsel by May 17. Akintoye gave the order due to the absence of Evans’ counsel, Mr Chino Obiagwu, SAN, for the third time in a row which again stalled the continuation of Read more