Desperation for Oyo Governorship, Driving You Mad, APC Tells Minister

[This Day] Ibadan -All is not well with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, as the Minister of Communications, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu, came under heavy attack thursday.

[This Day] Ibadan -All is not well with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, as the Minister of Communications, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu, came under heavy attack thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Kidnap Kingpin, ‘Dracula’ Died in Police Custody

[This Day] Asaba -Ransom kidnap kingpin, Anthony Ogbalor (aka Dracula), died in the custody of the Delta State Police Command on Wednesday night owing to alleged severe torture by the anti-crime officials, security sources revealed in Asaba thursday.

[This Day] Asaba -Ransom kidnap kingpin, Anthony Ogbalor (aka Dracula), died in the custody of the Delta State Police Command on Wednesday night owing to alleged severe torture by the anti-crime officials, security sources revealed in Asaba thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NEC Constitutes Committee to Tackle Conflict Between Herdsmen and Farmers

[This Day] The National Economic Council rose from its first meeting this year in the State House, Abuja, thursday and announced that it has set up a committee to address the protracted conflicts and bloodletting between herdsmen and farmers in the cou…

[This Day] The National Economic Council rose from its first meeting this year in the State House, Abuja, thursday and announced that it has set up a committee to address the protracted conflicts and bloodletting between herdsmen and farmers in the country.

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Atiku Mourns Victims of Maiduguri Blast

[This Day] Former Vice President and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, thursday mourned victims of last Wednesday evening suicide bombing in Maiduguri, Borno State, which claimed several lives and left scores wounded.

[This Day] Former Vice President and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, thursday mourned victims of last Wednesday evening suicide bombing in Maiduguri, Borno State, which claimed several lives and left scores wounded.

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Former Ambassadors Urge Trump to Respect Africa

[AIM] Maputo -Two former United States ambassadors to Mozambique, Melissa Wells (who served in Maputo from 1987 to 1990) and Dennis Jett (1990 to 1993), are among dozens of former ambassadors who have signed an open letter to President Donald Trump urg…

[AIM] Maputo -Two former United States ambassadors to Mozambique, Melissa Wells (who served in Maputo from 1987 to 1990) and Dennis Jett (1990 to 1993), are among dozens of former ambassadors who have signed an open letter to President Donald Trump urging him to change his attitude towards Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Court Refuses to Vacate Order Proscribing IPOB

[This Day] Abuja -A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to vacate its earlier order proscribing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and designating it a terrorist organisation.

[This Day] Abuja -A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to vacate its earlier order proscribing the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and designating it a terrorist organisation.

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Govt Eyes Maritime Sanity

[Daily News] Orders review, verification of all Tanzanian registered vessels. THE government has resorted to review and verify all vessels with Tanzanian registration, including doing due diligence on those applying for the registration to avert possib…

[Daily News] Orders review, verification of all Tanzanian registered vessels. THE government has resorted to review and verify all vessels with Tanzanian registration, including doing due diligence on those applying for the registration to avert possible crimes by Tanzanianflagged ships.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Explains Delay On Lagos-Ibadan Railway Project

[Guardian] Due to much impediment on the right of way for the Lagos-Ibadan rail project earlier scheduled for completion by December 2018, the Federal Government has revealed that the project might no longer be feasible, expressing satisfaction with th…

[Guardian] Due to much impediment on the right of way for the Lagos-Ibadan rail project earlier scheduled for completion by December 2018, the Federal Government has revealed that the project might no longer be feasible, expressing satisfaction with the work done so far.

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CAF Player of the Year – Time for Nigeria to Look Inward

[Guardian] Perhaps the best way to begin this column is to heartily congratulate African Player of the Year, Mohamed Salah. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed what everyone knew: in 2017, there was no African better.

[Guardian] Perhaps the best way to begin this column is to heartily congratulate African Player of the Year, Mohamed Salah. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) confirmed what everyone knew: in 2017, there was no African better.

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