INEC Officials Storm NASS to Serve Melaye Recall Notice

[Leadership] Abuja -Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday stormed the National Assembly complex with a bag full of petitions to serve as notice of recall on the embattled Senator represent Kogi West senatorial dist…

[Leadership] Abuja -Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday stormed the National Assembly complex with a bag full of petitions to serve as notice of recall on the embattled Senator represent Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Many ‘Defeats’ of Boko Haram

[Africa Check] At the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly thanked the king of Jordan for donating military hardware to his country to fight Boko Haram —  the insurgent group whose violent campaign started in 2009.  For the same reason, he is also said to have thanked US President Donald Trump for selling long sought after military aircraft to Nigeria.

[Africa Check] At the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly thanked the king of Jordan for donating military hardware to his country to fight Boko Haram --  the insurgent group whose violent campaign started in 2009.  For the same reason, he is also said to have thanked US President Donald Trump for selling long sought after military aircraft to Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Last Chance for South Sudan’s Leaders to Achieve Peace – US Ambassador to UN

[VOA] Juba/Washington -South Sudan President Salva Kiir’s spokesman said Tuesday that Juba would like to negotiate with the U.S. government over recently imposed sanctions on three individuals, including two senior government officials.

[VOA] Juba/Washington -South Sudan President Salva Kiir's spokesman said Tuesday that Juba would like to negotiate with the U.S. government over recently imposed sanctions on three individuals, including two senior government officials.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan