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Charles Sirleaf, the son of former Liberian president and Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was among the five originally indicted, as an ex-deputy governor at the central bank.
About 165 global leaders, including a former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, and former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, have called for a concerted global response to the coronavirus pandemic led by the G-20 countries.
Over 20 million Nigerians on Monday scrambled to prepare for lockdown in sub-Saharan Africa's biggest city Lagos and the capital Abuja, as the continent struggled to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Two former African leaders, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia and Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, as well as former prime minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, are to deliver keynote addresses and lecture at the 83rd birthday of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.
Botswana’s former President Festus Mogae has been appointed chair of the committee that decides winners of the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, the foundation announced.
A Non-Governmental Organisation, the Future Africa Leaders Foundation, FALF, has unveiled the 30 nominees for the 2019 Future Africa Leaders Awards, FALA.
Former president, Goodluck Jonathan, has said that periodic elections are not the only characteristics of democracy.
Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police in Liberia's capital Monrovia on Wednesday during a march against corruption and economic mismanagement under former footballer turned president George Weah.
The Liberian police have formally charged the son of the country's former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in connection with the unlawful overprinting of local currency worth millions of US dollars.
Two senior figures at Liberia's Central Bank, one of whom is the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, have been arrested following a probe into reports of missing banknotes, police said on Friday.
Head of the ECOWAS Election Observetion Mission (EOM), former Liberia’s President, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has urged Nigerians, particularly the political class, to sustain the peace that characterised the postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections and also conduct themselves according to the laws of the land as they go to the polls Saturday.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, says ballot box snatchers and vote buyers will be arrested and prosecuted in accordance with the law.
The ECOWAS Head of Election Observer Mission, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, on Monday returned to her country following the postponement of the February 16 general elections.
Following the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) decision to postpone the 2019 General Elections, the international and local observers for the polls met on Saturday, at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.
The head of the ECOWAS Election Observation Mission (EOM) to Nigeria, former Liberian president Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has expressed confidence in Nigeria’s ability to successfully go through the general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), and former vice president Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party, as well as candidates of other parties, on Wednesday, signed the second peace accord aimed at having a peaceful election.
Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s capital, Lomé, where they used the weapons to harass Togolese, according to Togolese police.
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz apologized on Sunday for Israeli police’s shooting to death an unarmed, autistic Palestinian man in East Jerusalem on Saturday.
The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.
The candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the Ibadan Southeast/Northeast Federal House of Representatives in Oyo state during the 2019 general election, Mr Deji Aboderin, has defected to the ruling People’s Democratic Party.
The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) has arrested a 19-year-old National Diploma holder of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos as the brain behind the blackmail of Queen Salawa Abeni with nude photographs.
Ahead of the governorship election in Ondo state, hundreds of members of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Social Democratic Party (SDP) and other parties in the state on Tuesday defected to the Labour Party (LP) in the state.
Muhammed Nami, the Executive Chairman of the Federal (Board) Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), has been pressed for details on five staff members employed on alleged ethnic consideration.
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the discharge of 87 Coronavirus patients who recovered from the pandemic.
Police have said they would be “ready” to hold any possible Liverpool Premier League title-clinching match at Anfield, despite the UK’s football policing lead suggesting otherwise.
The Military high command says the Nigerian troops have killed over 188 terrorists in the North East, 411 bandits in North West and Central and rescues 236 victims in various operations in 21 days.