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Nigeria, US sign agreement on return of Sani Abacha, Diepreye Alamieyeseigha’s loot

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has signed an agreement with the United States of America spelling out the roadmap for the return to Nigeria over $300m looted by Nigeria’s former Head of State, the late Gen. Sani Abacha, and a former Governor of Bayelsa State, the late Diepreye Alamieyeseigha.

Rivers govt buys N484 million SUVs for federal lawmakers

The Rivers State Government has bought new SUVs – Toyota Land Cruisers – worth hundreds of millions of naira for the 16 National Assembly members from the state, despite the fact that the state is owing retired civil servants their pensions and gratuities for over three years now.

Angola’s President Joao Lourenco picks apart the Jose Eduardo dos Santos empire

Within three months of taking control of Angola, President Joao Lourenco sacked his predecessor's daughter as head of the state-run oil company and set about dismantling the empire built by Jose Eduardo dos Santos.

My mother’s core values on responsibility prepared me for leadership role – Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, on Saturday at Chatham House, in United Kingdom (UK) said his late mother’s core values on responsibility actually prepared him ahead first leadership roles in life as an individual and a traditional ruler.

Zimbabwe has ‘insatiable desire’ for Robert Mugabe exit – Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe's parliament prepared to start impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe Tuesday, as ousted vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who could be the country's next leader, told him to step down.

Fall from Grace: Robert Mugabe’s wife was his weakness

President Robert Mugabe’s downfall was caused by the ambitions of his combative wife Grace, whose emergence as his likely successor proved a step too far for Zimbabwe’s military, analysts say.

Rotimi Amaechi, Timipre Sylva, Abba Kyari responsible for botched PANDEF meeting – Edwin Clark

The meeting was part of efforts to douse renewed tension brought about by the suspended ceasefire by the Niger Delta Avengers.

Governor Wike blasts federal govt, APC at Chatham House

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has said Nigeria is in serious political and economic decline, pointing out that th country was presently caught up in a serious existential crisis, which is self-evident.

11m doctors, nurses, teachers needed to save Africa from ‘disaster’ – UN

Africa needs 11 million more doctors, nurses and teachers by 2030 to prevent a “social and economic disaster” that could propel millions to migrate, the UN said on Thursday.

Boris Johnson calls on Kim Jong Un to negotiate over nuclear ambitions

The Foreign Secretary has called on North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un to negotiate over his nuclear ambitions but warned the rogue state a pre-emptive strike remains a possibility.

2019: Bisi Akande’s comment on APC presidential ticket his personal opinion – John Odigie-Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has said the statement credited to his predecessor, Chief Bisi Akande, that the party’s presidential ticket for 2019 election was open to all was his personal view.

Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta top agent Davis Chirchir responsible for bungling August poll – Raila...

Kenya’s National Super Alliance (NASA) opposition and presidential candidate Raila Odinga has accused President Uhuru Kenyatta’s top agent Davis Chirchir of being behind the manipulation of the August 8th presidential election.

Declaring IPOB a terrorist organization discriminatory – Ohanaeze

The Igbo have voted for the restructuring of Nigeria, saying it is the way out of its problems.

National Assembly a reflection of deep ethnic divisions – Nwodo

John Nwodo, president-general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has described the national assembly as a reflection of “deep ethnic divisions”.

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