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Togo’s government was facing fresh turbulence on Wednesday as healthcare workers went on strike, joining thousands of demonstrators holding opposition protests on the streets.
Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to accept in good faith the outcome of the election should he and his party, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, fail to win next year’s presidential contest.
Thousands of people took to the streets in Togo on Saturday in the first anti-government protests of the year, as supporters of President Faure Gnassingbe staged counter-demonstrations.
West African leaders have called on Togolese political actors to hold an “inclusive dialogue” as soon as Togolese again hit the streets of Lome on Saturday to protest President Gnassingbe’s regime.
Protesters again took to the streets of Togo's capital Lome on Saturday to demonstrate against the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe, who was in Nigeria chairing a summit of West African leaders.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Lome on Saturday for the third time this week to demand the exit of President Faure Gnassingbe, with little sign of progress on promised talks.
President Muhammadu Buhari and five other West African leaders have called for an immediate roadmap to pave the way for negotiations in Togo between President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema and the opposition movement.
Togo's president, Faure Gnassingbe, said he remains convinced of national unity after a weekend visit to the country's second city that was hit by anti-government protests.
Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe has accused the opposition of orchestrating violence that has killed at least 16 people in massive anti-government protests across the country.
Togo's government on Monday said it was working towards talks with its political opponents after more than two months of protests calling for President Faure Gnassingbe's resignation.
A self-confessed member of Boko Haram sect, Abdulsalam Adinoyi, has been remanded by an Ado-Ekiti Magistrate Court for allegedly killing a policeman on duty.
South Korean lawmakers protested Friday over a visit by a top North Korean general for the Pyeongchang Olympics, labelling him a war criminal over the 2010 sinking of a warship and calling for his execution.
Paris St-Germain striker Neymar was taken off on a stretcher during their win over Marseille, nine days before their Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Real Madrid.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola defied English football authorities on Sunday, arriving at Wembley for the League Cup final against Arsenal wearing a yellow ribbon in support of jailed Catalan independence leaders.
Antonio Conte defended his "tactical decision" to substitute Eden Hazard after Jesse Lingard's late goal enabled Manchester United to hand Chelsea a 2-1 defeat and a damaging blow in the Premier League top-four race.
The Lagos State Government has warned traders in the state to desist from dumping refuse in unauthorised places in the market and streets, vowing to sanction defaulters.
A teacher at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State has allegedly flogged a student to death.
Former Super Eagles forward Shola Ameobi was voted man of the match in his League Two side (English fourth tier) Notts County’s 2-0 win against Stevenage at the Meadow Lane Stadium on Saturday.
The former Governor of Niger, Dr Babangida Aliyu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says that he has no intention of defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday paid his Land Use Charge, with an announcement that the State Government will no longer accept cash payment in revenue collection effective from March 1, 2018.