Buhari, AGF React to Suit Seeking Magu’s Removal As EFCC Boss

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, have reacted to an application seeking the removal of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu.

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, have reacted to an application seeking the removal of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission acting chairman, Ibrahim Magu.

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S-West PDP Chieftains Meet Over Party Chairmanship Slot

[Vanguard] As the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, prepares for its National convention in December, chieftains of the party in the South-West, yesterday, gathered in Lagos to brainstorm on who to support for the position of the National Chairman, which…

[Vanguard] As the People's Democratic Party, PDP, prepares for its National convention in December, chieftains of the party in the South-West, yesterday, gathered in Lagos to brainstorm on who to support for the position of the National Chairman, which has been zoned to the South-West.

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Social Grant Cards Will Remain Valid Beyond Expiry Date, Sassa Promises

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has assured social grant beneficiaries that Sassa payment cards, which expire on December 31, will continue to operate beyond their expiry dates.

[News24Wire] The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) has assured social grant beneficiaries that Sassa payment cards, which expire on December 31, will continue to operate beyond their expiry dates.

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Van Breda Expert Witness Never Worked in Forensic Lab – State

[News24Wire] The expert DNA witness hired by Henri Van Breda’s defence team has never worked in a forensic laboratory, the Western Cape High Court heard on Monday.

[News24Wire] The expert DNA witness hired by Henri Van Breda's defence team has never worked in a forensic laboratory, the Western Cape High Court heard on Monday.

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South Kordofan Family Detained for ‘Rebel Ties’

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Karshola -Five family members have been held under arrest by a group of Sudanese Military Intelligence in South Kordofan for the last two weeks. All of them are accused of associating with the rebel SPLM-N, including a 17-year-old boy.

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Karshola -Five family members have been held under arrest by a group of Sudanese Military Intelligence in South Kordofan for the last two weeks. All of them are accused of associating with the rebel SPLM-N, including a 17-year-old boy.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Artist to Launch ‘Sudan National Geographic’ Media Project

[SudaNow] Khartoum -A Sudanese painter/photographer is in preparations to launch a project for bringing to light what he calls Sudan’s economic riches and hidden beauties via a collection of media outlets he is considering. Khalid Hamid Yousif says he …

[SudaNow] Khartoum -A Sudanese painter/photographer is in preparations to launch a project for bringing to light what he calls Sudan's economic riches and hidden beauties via a collection of media outlets he is considering. Khalid Hamid Yousif says he had already shot a thousand gigabytes of photographs from around the country and its connections with neighboring countries that need someone to edit and prepare them for presentation.

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Somalia’s Security Forces Must Learn From Attack, Do Better

[VOA] The death toll keeps climbing after Saturday’s massive truck bombing in Mogadishu. By Monday afternoon, the Somali government put the death count at 276 and wounded at 429. Analysts say the Somali government must be more vigilant against improvis…

[VOA] The death toll keeps climbing after Saturday's massive truck bombing in Mogadishu. By Monday afternoon, the Somali government put the death count at 276 and wounded at 429. Analysts say the Somali government must be more vigilant against improvised explosive devices if the country is to avoid similar attacks in the future.

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Senate Summons NNPC Gmd, Shell MD Over Revocation, Re-Award of OML 13

[Vanguard] Abuja -Fresh troubles appear to be looming for the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, as the Senate has begun a probe into alleged revocation of OML 13 and re-award to Nigerian Petrol…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Fresh troubles appear to be looming for the Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, as the Senate has begun a probe into alleged revocation of OML 13 and re-award to Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, a subsidiary of NNPC, through executive fiat.

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