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Diplomats hope Nikki Haley’s visit to Africa’ll shed light on Donald Trump’s plan for...

Diplomats hope that US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley’s visit to Africa would shed light on President Donald Trump’s administration’s plans to engage with the continent.

Africa-US AGOA trade talks end with no decision

Talks between African and U.S. officials to review the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) free trade deal ended with no decision and a feeling on all sides that it has achieved little since it was set up.

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Watch: Father Mbaka warns President Buhari, Senators of impending doom

The Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari and members of the Federal Legislature of impending doom.
This picture taken on July 22, 2018 shows Indonesian officials standing near home appliances that were collected from inmates at the Sukamiskin jail in Bandung. Inmates at an Indonesian prison paid bribes for luxurious cells equipped with air conditioning, flat-screen televisions and private washrooms, officials said on July 23, as half a dozen jail employees were arrested in the case. / AFP PHOTO / TIMUR MATAHARI

Search on for two dozen inmates after Indonesia prison break

Indonesian authorities are searching for two dozen inmates who escaped from a prison by sawing through the iron bars of a ventilation window, police said Monday.

2019: 13 PDP guber aspirants oppose Governor Ortom’s return

Thirteen governorship aspirants on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections in Benue State, Monday opposed the return moves by Governor Samuel Ortom to their party.
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Ekiti guber: Observers urge National Assembly to criminalise vote-buying

Some domestic election observer groups have called for prosecution and punishment of anyone caught for vote-buying in future elections in the country.

CAS: Nigerian military doing everything to end Boko Haram attacks

Following the death of seven worshippers in a bomb explosion during morning prayers at a mosque in Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State, the military said it was doing everything possible to end the reign of terror by Boko Haram terrorists.