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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday faulted President Muhammadu Buhari for concentrating the leadership of the nation’s security apparatus in a particular geopolitical zone rather than adhere to the principle of federal character.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has explained that his exchange of pleasantries with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, during the African Union (AU) summit, did not in anyway undermine the significance of his statement to the president advising him not to contest the 2019 elections.
Isiaka said though he attended a meeting called by the group but was never screened or asked to present any document in that respect.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, on Wednesday, declared that no ‘foreigner’ would be allowed to emerge as governor of the state under his watch.
The crisis rocking the Ogun State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), may have come to an end, as the party, on Saturday, held a state congress to elect new executive members that will pilot the affairs of the party for the next four years.
The Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Victor Ndoma-Egba, has said the commission would partner with Innoson Kiara Academy in training Niger Delta youth.
Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party's spokesperson Obert Gutu, has reportedly quit amid growing succession battles.
Roman Catholics in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday heeded a call by Pope Francis to pray for peace, two days ahead of a planned protest against the regime.
Nigeria is building what will be Africa’s biggest and most lucrative Free To Air Television platform, with the ongoing transition from analogue to digital television in the country, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said.
Campaigning began in Egypt's presidential election on Saturday with incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi likely to romp to victory in the absence of a serious challenger in the two-candidate race.
India and Pakistan troops on Tuesday exchanged fire and targeted each other’s positions on Line of Control (LoC) dividing Kashmir, officials said.
Arsenal midfielders Aaron Ramsey and Mesut Ozil will miss the 2017/2018 UEFA Europa League last 32 clash against Swedish clubside Ostersunds on Thursday.
Ethiopia’s state of emergency imposed on Friday includes a ban on protests and publications that incite violence, Defence Minister Siraj Fegessa said.
Transactions on the Nigerian Stock Exchange ended on a cautious note on Wednesday with the All-Share Index increasing marginally by 0.02 per cent.
France, Egypt and 13 others are among the top squash playing nations that will feature in this year’s Lagos International Squash Classics, as they beat registration deadline for the championship holding at the Molade-Okoya Thomas Hall of Teslim Balogun between March 19 and 24.