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Tibor Nagy

Tibor Nagy: US actively involved with election happenings in Nigeria

The United States (US) has said that it is actively involved with political happenings in Nigeria, particularly regarding the just concluded 2019 general elections.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: Muhammadu Buhari working to compromise election

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has expressed doubt over the willingness of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure peace in the 2019 election.
Tibor Nagy

Why I’ll be visiting Nigeria, others – US envoy

The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs, Amb. Tibor Nagy Jr., says he cannot visit West Africa without first visiting Nigeria.

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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Huge rallies in Sudan as protesters vow to ‘protect revolution’

Huge crowds of protesters have rallied in the streets of the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, stepping up pressure on the country's ruling military council to cede power to an interim civilian body.

Governor Akeredolu pledges to pay N30,000 minimum wage

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Senator Ademola Nurudeen Adeleke

PDP raises alarm over Senator Adeleke’s safety

The national leadership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has raised the alarm, alleging threats to the life of its candidate in the 2018 Osun governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke.