Jostling for APC Chairmanship Begins, Oyegun, Oshiomhole, Ebri Emerge Contenders

[This Day] Barely 24 hours after governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the National Working Committee (NWC) seemingly resolved the quagmire that had arisen over President Muhammadu Buhari’s rejection of the 12 months tenure extension gra…

[This Day] Barely 24 hours after governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the National Working Committee (NWC) seemingly resolved the quagmire that had arisen over President Muhammadu Buhari's rejection of the 12 months tenure extension granted to elected and appointed executives of the party at all levels, APC stakeholders have turned their sights on national chairmanship seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Declined Signing EPA to Protect Local Industries, Youths

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari thursday in Abuja said he declined signing Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) involving Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) because of his commitment to secure the future of youths and keep…

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari thursday in Abuja said he declined signing Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) involving Economic Community for West African States (ECOWAS) because of his commitment to secure the future of youths and keep local industries alive.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Melaye Asks Supreme Court to Declare His Recall Process Illegal

[This Day] Abuja -The embattled Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, has asked the Supreme Court to declare as illegal and unlawful, the process of his recall from the Senate already being initiated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

[This Day] Abuja -The embattled Kogi West senator, Dino Melaye, has asked the Supreme Court to declare as illegal and unlawful, the process of his recall from the Senate already being initiated by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

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Buhari’s Security Detail Rough Handle Ace Photographer, Sunmi Smart-Cole

[This Day] Ace photographer and Director in THISDAY Newspapers, Sunmi Smart Cole, was rough handled by President Muhammadu Buhari’s security detail during the colloquium to mark Senator Bola Tinubu’s birthday in Lagos.

[This Day] Ace photographer and Director in THISDAY Newspapers, Sunmi Smart Cole, was rough handled by President Muhammadu Buhari's security detail during the colloquium to mark Senator Bola Tinubu's birthday in Lagos.

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Battle for KAGC Supremacy Heads to Thika

[Nation] Kenya’s top amateur golfers resume their hunt for points in the 2018 Kenya Amateur Golf Championship (KAGC) series following the just concluded Kenya Open at Muthaiga, and last weekend’s Tannahill Shield at Royal.

[Nation] Kenya's top amateur golfers resume their hunt for points in the 2018 Kenya Amateur Golf Championship (KAGC) series following the just concluded Kenya Open at Muthaiga, and last weekend's Tannahill Shield at Royal.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Runner-Up in Presidential Poll Will Challenge Result

[VOA] The losing candidate in Sierra Leone’s presidential election has said he will challenge the results. Former Foreign Minister Samura Kamara announced the challenge Thursday, after the electoral commission declared Julius Maada Bio the winner of la…

[VOA] The losing candidate in Sierra Leone's presidential election has said he will challenge the results. Former Foreign Minister Samura Kamara announced the challenge Thursday, after the electoral commission declared Julius Maada Bio the winner of last weekend's run-off poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Kogi CP Reinstated, ‘Wanted’ Melaye Storms State for Jibrin’s Fidau Prayer

[This Day] Lokoja -Embattled Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ali Janga, who was recalled to Abuja last week and replaced with Sunday Ogbu has been reinstated as the state’s police commissioner.

[This Day] Lokoja -Embattled Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ali Janga, who was recalled to Abuja last week and replaced with Sunday Ogbu has been reinstated as the state's police commissioner.

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Once a Hostage, Sri Lankan Sailor Now Helps Battle Somali Pirates

[VOA] In a classroom overlooking the harbor in the Somali city of Bossaso, Sarath Surasena teaches the basics of boat mechanics.The students are recruits for a new coast guard being established in Somalia’s Galmudug state, onc e the epicenter of piracy…

[VOA] In a classroom overlooking the harbor in the Somali city of Bossaso, Sarath Surasena teaches the basics of boat mechanics.The students are recruits for a new coast guard being established in Somalia's Galmudug state, onc e the epicenter of piracy that paralyzed Indian Ocean shipping lanes a decade ago, and a place Surasena knows all too well.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia