Tag: Politics

Confronting Nigeria’s Domestic Terrorism Threat and the Federal Government’s Complicit Body Language

Following the announcement by Fulani Herdsmen to withdraw their service and demanding an outrageous sum of N475bn compensation, threatening acute shortage of beef, vegetables, tomatoes and onions, among other essential edibles…

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Graft Shows Ramaphosa’s Shaky hold on South Africa’s, as ANC Divided over probe tainted supply contracts

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s tenuous control of the ruling party was laid bare at the weekend when its leaders rebuffed his proposal to probe allegedly tainted state contracts for…

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U.S. Summons Zimbabwe Ambassador to Explain ‘Thug’ Comment

The U.S. government summoned Zimbabwe’s ambassador in Washington D.C. after a ruling-party official called the American envoy to the southern African nation a “thug.” Patrick Chinamasa, a spokesman for the…

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Uganda’s Ruler of Three-Decades Gets Party’s Nod to Run Again

  Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni received the backing of his ruling party to contest an election scheduled for February that could see him extend his 35-year rule to 2026. The…

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Trade Pact to Give World Bank Trade Pact to Give Africa $450Billion Boost

An Africa-wide free-trade pact could bolster the region’s income by $450 billion and lift 30 million people out of extreme poverty by 2035, if accompanied by significant policy reforms and…

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Libya Standoff Deepens as Egypt Lawmakers Approve Use of Force

Egypt’s president secured a parliamentary green light for possible military intervention in Libya, raising the stakes in the OPEC member amid international efforts to reach a political solution to the conflict. The…

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Aide: 2023 Politicking Fuelling Attacks on Osinbajo

The Senior Special Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, has said that his principal has become a target of people who have political…

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Ondo Assembly Expedites Removal of Deputy Gov

The Ondo State House of Assembly yesterday commenced the process of removing the state Deputy Governor, Mr. Agboola Ajayi, from office, amidst tight security at the legislative complex. However, nine…

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PDP’s Wada Heads to Supreme Court over Kogi Guber Poll

The PDP has rejected weekend’s Court of Appeal judgment on the Kogi State governorship election, affirming Governor Yahaya Bello of the APC as being duly elected. PDP said the judgment…

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Edo Guber: Dangote Didn’t Endorse Anyone

..'My Boss is a businessman, not a politician' says Chiejina Group Chief Corporate Communications Officer of the Dangote Group, Mr. Anthony Chiejina has refuted an allegation that his boss, businessman…

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