Group Rejects Murder Charges Against Zakzaky, Saudi Meddling

[Daily Trust] Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has rejected the murder charges brought against their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, his wife and two others by the Kaduna State Government.

[Daily Trust] Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) has rejected the murder charges brought against their leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, his wife and two others by the Kaduna State Government.

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De Lille Tells DA Why She Should Not Be Removed As Cape Town Mayor

[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has made representations to the Democratic Alliance’s federal executive to say why she should not be removed from her post as mayor.

[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has made representations to the Democratic Alliance's federal executive to say why she should not be removed from her post as mayor.

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Obasanjo Denies Making U-Turn Over Buhari’s Second Term Bid

[Guardian] Abeokuta -Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Wednesday denied social media reports that he has, against his earlier stand, decided to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term bid.

[Guardian] Abeokuta -Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Wednesday denied social media reports that he has, against his earlier stand, decided to support President Muhammadu Buhari's second term bid.

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Who is Responsible for Poor Air Quality in Rwanda?

[New Times] The Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) and the Ministry of Environment commissioned a study to identify the sources of air pollution and when the report was released yesterday, the top culprits turned out to be vehicle emissions…

[New Times] The Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) and the Ministry of Environment commissioned a study to identify the sources of air pollution and when the report was released yesterday, the top culprits turned out to be vehicle emissions and cooking with charcoal or firewood.

Officials – Kabuga Mass Graves May Contain Up to 5,000 Genocide Victims

[New Times] Exhuming remains of 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi victims from the recently discovered mass graves in Gasabo District is getting complicated and officials say they are now going to deploy excavators.

[New Times] Exhuming remains of 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi victims from the recently discovered mass graves in Gasabo District is getting complicated and officials say they are now going to deploy excavators.

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Zanu-PF Announces Winners of Primary Polls

[The Herald] Zanu PF yesterday announced the official list of candidates who will contest the forthcoming National Assembly elections on the ruling party’s ticket. The results reflect a renewal of the party after several party heavyweights lost out to …

[The Herald] Zanu PF yesterday announced the official list of candidates who will contest the forthcoming National Assembly elections on the ruling party's ticket. The results reflect a renewal of the party after several party heavyweights lost out to newcomers.

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Crime Rate in North Gone Down By 50% – Army

[Premium Times] The 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna on Wednesday said the crime rate in the north had gone down by about 50 percent due to increase synergy between security agencies and the general public.

[Premium Times] The 1 Division of the Nigerian Army, Kaduna on Wednesday said the crime rate in the north had gone down by about 50 percent due to increase synergy between security agencies and the general public.

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Boko Haram – Red Cross Reunites Mother, Daughter After Four Years

[Premium Times] The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday that it had reunited a mother, Aishatu Shehu, with her seven-year-old daughter, Amina, after they were separated for four years as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency.

[Premium Times] The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday that it had reunited a mother, Aishatu Shehu, with her seven-year-old daughter, Amina, after they were separated for four years as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency.

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Police Charge Senator Melaye With Attempted Suicide

[Premium Times] The police have confirmed the re-arrest of a senator, Dino Melaye, after his arraignment and subsequent bail at a Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate’s Court in Abuja, on Wednesday.

[Premium Times] The police have confirmed the re-arrest of a senator, Dino Melaye, after his arraignment and subsequent bail at a Wuse Zone 2 Chief Magistrate's Court in Abuja, on Wednesday.

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