Buhari Not Bluffing nPDP, Awaits Final Briefing, Says Presidency

[This Day] The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the presidency moved swiftly Tuesday to deny media reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had called the bluff of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) bloc of the ruling party that had declared a d…

[This Day] The All Progressives Congress (APC) and the presidency moved swiftly Tuesday to deny media reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had called the bluff of the new Peoples Democratic Party (nPDP) bloc of the ruling party that had declared a dispute, claiming it had been marginalised in the prevailing power sharing arrangement.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawyers for Mau Mau Fighters Battle Irregular Consent

[Capital FM] Nairobi -An international law firm fighting for the rights of Mau Mau freedom fighters in the UK courts is asking the Court of Appeal in Kenya to set aside a consent order that enjoined them as beneficiaries of compensation that may be pai…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -An international law firm fighting for the rights of Mau Mau freedom fighters in the UK courts is asking the Court of Appeal in Kenya to set aside a consent order that enjoined them as beneficiaries of compensation that may be paid to the former freedom fighters.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Buhari Harbouring Those Who Looted the Country – Opposition

[This Day] Lokoja -The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is harbouring people that have been looting the common wealth of the country.

[This Day] Lokoja -The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that President Muhammadu Buhari is harbouring people that have been looting the common wealth of the country.

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Niger Delta Women Protest Against Harassment of Patience Jonathan

[This Day] Port Harcourt -Thousands of women from the Niger Delta yesterday marched to the Government House in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to protest against what they termed the incessant harassment of former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, by th…

[This Day] Port Harcourt -Thousands of women from the Niger Delta yesterday marched to the Government House in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to protest against what they termed the incessant harassment of former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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Motion Seeking Elachi’s Ouster Flops as Mover Absent

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A motion seeking to impeach Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi flopped Tuesday afternoon after the mover, Waithaka MCA Kiragu Karanja, skipped the sitting.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A motion seeking to impeach Nairobi County Assembly Speaker Beatrice Elachi flopped Tuesday afternoon after the mover, Waithaka MCA Kiragu Karanja, skipped the sitting.

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Hope Rises for Better Power Supply As Generation Rebounds to 3,876 MW

[This Day] Abuja -Hope rose for improved power supply in the country Tuesday as the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said electricity generation and supply have rebounded to 3, 876.9MW after losing 1,087.6 MW to poor gas supply to six of the natio…

[This Day] Abuja -Hope rose for improved power supply in the country Tuesday as the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) said electricity generation and supply have rebounded to 3, 876.9MW after losing 1,087.6 MW to poor gas supply to six of the nation's thermal stations last Sunday.

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Govt Tightens Security At Airports, Borders Over Islamic State Threat

[This Day] Following reports that the Islamic State (ISIS) is sneaking extremists from Syria into Nigeria, the federal government has directed the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria…

[This Day] Following reports that the Islamic State (ISIS) is sneaking extremists from Syria into Nigeria, the federal government has directed the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to intensify security at the nation's borders and the airports.

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Opposition Fails to Field Candidates in 89 Council Wards

[New Zimbabwe] THE MDC and its alliance partners have given arch-rivals Zanu PF a precious head-start in next month’s general elections after failing to field candidates in 89 council wards throughout the country.

[New Zimbabwe] THE MDC and its alliance partners have given arch-rivals Zanu PF a precious head-start in next month's general elections after failing to field candidates in 89 council wards throughout the country.

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‘Mnangagwa Did Not Campaign for Presidency, God Handed Him Leadership’

[New Zimbabwe] Zanu PF national chair, Oppah Muchinguri has sang President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s praises, describing the powerful politician as a God ordained leader who never canvassed to be the country’s number one.

[New Zimbabwe] Zanu PF national chair, Oppah Muchinguri has sang President Emmerson Mnangagwa's praises, describing the powerful politician as a God ordained leader who never canvassed to be the country's number one.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe