U.S. Court Insists Nigerian Fugitive Senator Be Extradited

[Premium Times] The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago, Illinois, last week affirmed the ruling of a lower court for the extradition of Ogun State senator, Buruji Kashamu, to stand trial for drugs crimes.

[Premium Times] The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago, Illinois, last week affirmed the ruling of a lower court for the extradition of Ogun State senator, Buruji Kashamu, to stand trial for drugs crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Radio, Film Producer Who Found a Calling in Comedy As ‘Taata Sam’

[Monitor] In clips on YouTube titled Tozimba Mutima, Robert Sunday, popularly known as Taata Sam, accuses Lydia Nakitto, who acts Maama Sam, of stealing pieces of chicken from the saucepan as she defends herself. He asks her for the saucepan and she re…

[Monitor] In clips on YouTube titled Tozimba Mutima, Robert Sunday, popularly known as Taata Sam, accuses Lydia Nakitto, who acts Maama Sam, of stealing pieces of chicken from the saucepan as she defends herself. He asks her for the saucepan and she replies that they had one saucepan as she had placed the chicken in a bowl to use the saucepan to prepare other meals.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ayena Compensation Remarks Spark Protests

[Monitor] Oyam -The former Member of Parliament for Oyam North in Oyam District, Mr Krispus Ayena Odongo, is at the centre of controversy once again following his remarks about war compensation.

[Monitor] Oyam -The former Member of Parliament for Oyam North in Oyam District, Mr Krispus Ayena Odongo, is at the centre of controversy once again following his remarks about war compensation.

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Govt Worries Over Hate Speeches

[Vanguard] The Federal Government has expressed worry over hate speeches by clergymen which it said were capable of escalating the security challenges in parts of the country.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government has expressed worry over hate speeches by clergymen which it said were capable of escalating the security challenges in parts of the country.

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Meet Babajide Olatunji – the Dancing Artist

[This is Africa] Young African artists don’t easily get the opportunity to get their work exhibited on an international stage. Talented Nigerian artist Babajide Olatunji managed to achieve the seemingly impossible. At the age of 24 in 2014, TAFETA gall…

[This is Africa] Young African artists don't easily get the opportunity to get their work exhibited on an international stage. Talented Nigerian artist Babajide Olatunji managed to achieve the seemingly impossible. At the age of 24 in 2014, TAFETA gallery exhibited Olatunji's work, Tribal Mark Series I in London, and the artist hasn't looked back since the breakthrough.

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2 Countries Yet to Ratify EAC Protocol

[Citizen] Kampala -Two East African Community partner states, are yet to ratify the EAC peace and security protocol, according to Dr Suzanne Kolimba, the chairperson of the Council of Ministers and Tanzania’s deputy minister for Foreign Affairs and Eas…

[Citizen] Kampala -Two East African Community partner states, are yet to ratify the EAC peace and security protocol, according to Dr Suzanne Kolimba, the chairperson of the Council of Ministers and Tanzania's deputy minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kaduna Polytechnic Lecturers Withdraw As ASUP Commences Nationwide Strike

[Premium Times] The Kaduna Polytechnic Chapter of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, said on Monday that it would not participate in the warning strike ordered by the national executive council of the union.

[Premium Times] The Kaduna Polytechnic Chapter of Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, said on Monday that it would not participate in the warning strike ordered by the national executive council of the union.

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Police Seal Ondo Assembly After Lawmakers Clash

[Premium Times] The police in Ondo State have sealed the House of Assembly complex following a clash between two factions of lawmakers bickering over the suspension of the leadership of the house.

[Premium Times] The police in Ondo State have sealed the House of Assembly complex following a clash between two factions of lawmakers bickering over the suspension of the leadership of the house.

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