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African Union plans to combat terrorism in Africa

African Union’s Peace and Security Council has called for a comprehensive approach to combat transnational threat of terrorism in Africa.

President Buhari seeks African single market to tackle unemployment, poverty

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday called for the speedy establishment of a single, unified market in Africa.

Corruption, greatest evil of our time – President Buhari tells AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia described corruption as one of the greatest evils of our time.

How I was inspired to champion campaign against corruption – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday in Addis Ababa described corruption as one of the greatest evils of our time.

President Buhari, Obasanjo meet at AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari and ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo came in contact face-to-face at the ongoing African Union summit taking place at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

President Buhari to launch Africa’s anti-graft war in Addis Ababa

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to flag off Africa’s anti-corruption war tomorrow (Monday) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

President Buhari in Addis Ababa for AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 30th summit of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).

2019: Senator Ekweremadu tasks President Buhari on credible elections

Deputy President of the Senate, Mr Ike Ekweremadu, on Friday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that his administration conducted free, fair and credible general elections in 2019.

President Buhari departs for Addis Ababa to attend 30th AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday departed Abuja for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate at the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU).

Africa still in shock at Trump’s vulgar comments – Moussa Mahamat

AU Chairperson Moussa Mahamat said on Thursday that African leaders and citizens are still in shock at vulgar comments about the continent attributed to the US President, Donald Trump.

President Buhari to champion anti-corruption campaign at AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will Friday depart for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union, AU.

The president Nigeria badly needs

Nigerians were created for elections. We live for elections. We breathe elections. As one election is rounding off, we are already discussing the next one.

Awaiting the names of recipients of national honours

The process for the award of National Honours has begun. Hopefully the recipients will be known before April. It will be the first time President Muhammadu Buhari will bestow such honours on deserving Nigerians. Already candidates have been shortlisted. And I understand that further request has been sent to the President for final approval.

Burkina Faso hails President Buhari on fight against Boko Haram, corruption

The Republic of Burkina Faso Wednesday commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the “tangible” success he has recorded against the terrorist group, Boko Haram and official graft so far.

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PDP: INEC will announce false result in 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday passed a vote of no confidence on the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, under the leadership of Prof Mahmood Yakubu.

Police arrest mastermind of Benue killings

Following strict orders by the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to his Intelligence Response Team (IRT) and other operational apparatus of the police, the mastermind of the Fulani herdsmen responsible for the recent attacks in Benue State, was arrested by the police.

Villarreal player Ruben Semedo arrested after ‘violent incident’

Villarreal's Portuguese defender Ruben Semedo was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of holding somebody against their will and causing injury, a source close to the investigation told AFP.

Osun urges federal govt to declare state of emergency on Fulani herdsmen attack

The Osun State Government has called on the Federal Government to declare a state of emergency on the ongoing Fulani herdsmen menace in order to checkmate the killings.

Taraba govt suspends anti-open grazing law

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White House blames Russia for NotPetya cyberattack

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INEC raises committee to probe underage voting in Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Friday constituted a panel to probe the recent cases of possible underage voting in Kano State.

No terror link in NSA shooting – FBI

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Winter Olympics: Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo finishes in 20th in heats 1 and 2 of...

Nigeria’s first female skeleton athlete, Simidele Adeagbo, finished in the 20th position after Heats 1 and 2 of her event at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics on Friday.