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Ugandan lawmakers to review social media tax

Ugandan lawmakers will on Wednesday review the recently imposed controversial government tax on the use of social media and mobile money transactions, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni refuses to sign biosafety bill into law

President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda on Friday declined to sign a bill into law which allows Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) into the country, a parliament spokesperson said.

Uganda parliament adjourns debate on extension of presidential rule

Uganda’s parliament abruptly adjourned a debate over the extension of presidential rule on Tuesday amid uproar after a lawmaker alleged soldiers had entered the building.

Uganda lawmakers plan to remove presidential age limit

An official says lawmakers with Uganda's ruling party are supporting plans to remove the presidential age limit, which would allow longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

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Babatunde Fashola: APC did not promise to transform Nigeria in four years

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said though the All Progressives Congress (APC) government led by President Muhammadu Buhari promised to turn the fortunes of the country around and bring about change in different sectors, it never attached four-year time frame to totally transform the country.

INEC removes names of 1,931 dead persons from Kaduna voters’ register

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has detected and removed the names of 1,931 dead persons from the voters’ register in Kaduna State, ahead of the 2019 elections.

Shehu Sani: I represented Kaduna Central to the best of my ability

The Senator representing Kaduna Central in the red chamber, Senator Shehu Sani has said he has represented the Kaduna central to the best of his ability.
Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.

Micheal Obafemi snubs Super Eagles, debut for Ireland

Southampton striker Michael Obafemi has made his international debut for Ireland, snubbing both Nigeria and England.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Boko Haram kills 53 in fresh attacks

Boko Haram jihadists have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country.