How Law Contributes to Poverty in Niger Delta Communities Despite Oil Wealth

[Premium Times] Shortly before sunset on a Saturday earlier this year, relatives of Golubini Okoromadu gathered outside her house in Oporoza village, in the Gbaramatu Kingdom to share out her properties.

[Premium Times] Shortly before sunset on a Saturday earlier this year, relatives of Golubini Okoromadu gathered outside her house in Oporoza village, in the Gbaramatu Kingdom to share out her properties.

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Aluu Four – Police Sergeant, Two Others Sentenced to Death for Killing Uniport Students

[Premium Times] After four years of tension, anxiety and court trial, justice finally came for the four students of the University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, who were brutally killed in Aluu community, Ikwere Local Government Area of Rivers State, in O…

[Premium Times] After four years of tension, anxiety and court trial, justice finally came for the four students of the University of Port Harcourt, UNIPORT, who were brutally killed in Aluu community, Ikwere Local Government Area of Rivers State, in October 2012.

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How Pirates Wrecked My N1 Billion Company, Left Me Bankrupt – Distributor

[Premium Times] A pioneer Nollywood distributor, Gabriel Okoye, popularly known as Igwe Gabosky, has narrated how Nollywood pirates wrecked his company and left him bankrupt.

[Premium Times] A pioneer Nollywood distributor, Gabriel Okoye, popularly known as Igwe Gabosky, has narrated how Nollywood pirates wrecked his company and left him bankrupt.

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Uganda on High Alert as Kenya, Rwanda Go to Polls

[Monitor] Kampala -Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda on Thursday morning called a meeting of select Cabinet ministers to chart a blueprint about Uganda’s state of preparedness in relation to the upcoming elections in neighbouring Rwanda and Kenya.

[Monitor] Kampala -Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda on Thursday morning called a meeting of select Cabinet ministers to chart a blueprint about Uganda's state of preparedness in relation to the upcoming elections in neighbouring Rwanda and Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

On the Hopes and Limits of Boniface Mwangi’s Revolution

[African Arguments] On the face of it, much about the coming Kenyan elections on 8 August is reminiscent of the last elections in 2013. Most obviously, the presidential race is once again between opposition veteran Raila Odinga and the now incumbent Uh…

[African Arguments] On the face of it, much about the coming Kenyan elections on 8 August is reminiscent of the last elections in 2013. Most obviously, the presidential race is once again between opposition veteran Raila Odinga and the now incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta, both fronting the latest re-incarnation of their regional/tribal alliances.

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Kenya Fears Outburst of Election Violence

[Deutsche Welle] After a top Kenyan election official was tortured and killed with just over a week to go until the elections, many fear more violence could be on the horizon. Kenyan elections have turned violent in the past.

[Deutsche Welle] After a top Kenyan election official was tortured and killed with just over a week to go until the elections, many fear more violence could be on the horizon. Kenyan elections have turned violent in the past.

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Army Recovers 21 More Bodies in Lake Chad Basin Attack

[Leadership] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Army, yesterday, said that its search and rescue team has recovered additional bodies of 5 Soldiers , 11 Civilian JTF members and 5 members of the oil exploration team missing after Tuesday ambush of Oil exploration…

[Leadership] Maiduguri -The Nigerian Army, yesterday, said that its search and rescue team has recovered additional bodies of 5 Soldiers , 11 Civilian JTF members and 5 members of the oil exploration team missing after Tuesday ambush of Oil exploration team convoy at Borno Yesu District of Magumeri, in Northern part of Borno state.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

APC, Wits’ End and an About-Face?

[Guardian] When the All Progressives Congress’ National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdulahi was reported to say that ‘a manifesto is not a four-year programme, hinting thereby that the implementation of the laudable APC manifesto is not time-bound, he…

[Guardian] When the All Progressives Congress' National Publicity Secretary, Bolaji Abdulahi was reported to say that 'a manifesto is not a four-year programme, hinting thereby that the implementation of the laudable APC manifesto is not time-bound, he made more than a little mockery of himself and his party. He asked Nigerians to 'hold us (the party and its governments) at all levels accountable for every promise contained in our manifesto (but) we only urge them to be fair (because) a manifesto is not a four-year p

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Presidency Commends CAN’s Message to Buhari

[Guardian] Abuja -The Presidency has described as touching and thoughtful a message received over the weekend from the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) expressing joy at the news of President Muhammadu Buhari’s recovery from illness.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Presidency has described as touching and thoughtful a message received over the weekend from the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) expressing joy at the news of President Muhammadu Buhari's recovery from illness.

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