Buhari, Saraki, Adebanjo, Others Extol Oba Tejuoso At 80

[This Day] Abeokuta -President Mohammadu Buhari, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, among other eminent Nigerians, yesterday eulogised the Osile Oke Ona Egba, Oba Adedapo Tejuoso, as he clocked 80 years. They …

[This Day] Abeokuta -President Mohammadu Buhari, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, and Afenifere chieftain, Chief Ayo Adebanjo, among other eminent Nigerians, yesterday eulogised the Osile Oke Ona Egba, Oba Adedapo Tejuoso, as he clocked 80 years. They all extolled the sterling qualities of the Egba monarch at the lavish reception held in his honour inside the expansive marquee of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library Complex, Abeokuta. They appreciated his invaluable contributions to the growth and development of his peop

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Shelve Your Protest, Police Boss Begs NBA

[Guardian] The Lagos State Police Command has appealed to the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), led by Adeshina Ogunlana, to shelve its planned mass protest scheduled for tomorrow. The protest is in response to alleged assault of a me…

[Guardian] The Lagos State Police Command has appealed to the Ikeja Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), led by Adeshina Ogunlana, to shelve its planned mass protest scheduled for tomorrow. The protest is in response to alleged assault of a member of the branch by a police officer.

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Ethiopia Searches for Renewal After Hailemariam Desalegn’s Resignation

[Deutsche Welle] Hailemariam Desalegn was seen as ineffectual prime minister, easily manipulated by Ethiopia’s political camps. He failed to stop violent political protests. His resignation could lead either to renewal or chaos.

[Deutsche Welle] Hailemariam Desalegn was seen as ineffectual prime minister, easily manipulated by Ethiopia's political camps. He failed to stop violent political protests. His resignation could lead either to renewal or chaos.

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Liberia and Sierra Leone Can Achieve Real Women’s Empowerment

[ISS] Neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone are undergoing post-conflict transitions. And in both countries, national elections are ushering in new administrations. In March, elections will be held in Sierra Leone, and in January, George Weah took over…

[ISS] Neighbouring Liberia and Sierra Leone are undergoing post-conflict transitions. And in both countries, national elections are ushering in new administrations. In March, elections will be held in Sierra Leone, and in January, George Weah took over as Liberia's president from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

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Ikere Indigenes Endorse Fayose’s Deputy, Oluyede for Ekiti Governorship Race

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -Prominent indigenes of Ikere-Ekiti under the aegis of the Ikere Development Forum (IDF), have adopted the Deputy Governor, Prof. Kolapo Olusola and Wole Oluyede, as preferred candidates for the July 14 governorship election.

[Guardian] Ado-Ekiti -Prominent indigenes of Ikere-Ekiti under the aegis of the Ikere Development Forum (IDF), have adopted the Deputy Governor, Prof. Kolapo Olusola and Wole Oluyede, as preferred candidates for the July 14 governorship election.

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