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Equatorial Guinean President Teodoro Obiang Nguema on Wednesday announced a "total amnesty" for all political prisoners and opposition figures banned from political activity, according to a decree read on national television.
Equatorial Guinea authorities have denied human rights violations and having political prisoners as suggested by the Portuguese parliament, DW Radio reported.
Equatorial Guinea President Theodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, has congratulated the President Muhammadu Buhari for defeating Boko Haram, but for pockets of attacks on soft targets.
The United Nations said on Thursday it will dispatch an envoy to Equatorial Guinea after authorities in the oil-rich country said they had thwarted a coup attempt against President Theodoro Obiang, Africa's longest-serving leader.
Chad's Foreign Minister Mahamat Zen Cherif, in a visit to Equatorial Guinea after a bid to overthrow long-time President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, condemned the attempted coup as a "major threat" to central Africa.
Clashes were reported in Equatorial Guinea near the border with Cameroon on Wednesday, shortly after the West African state said it had thwarted a coup against President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Africa's longest-serving leader.
Troops in Equatorial Guinea shot dead a "mercenary" during clashes on Wednesday near the border with Cameroon, state television reported, hours after an official said the government had thwarted a coup against President Teodoro Obiang.
The West African state of Equatorial Guinea said Wednesday it had thwarted "a coup" against President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Africa's longest-serving leader, that had allegedly been mounted by foreign mercenaries recruited by his political opponents.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it will engage the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on completed projects and pro-people policies it had embarked upon as a government rather than engaging in frivolities.
The All Progressive Party (APC) on Thursday alleged that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is colluding with traditional institutions to canvass for support in Sokoto state.
The first lady, Aisha Buhari, is visiting Akwa Ibom state on Friday to flag off her pet project, called Future Assured.
As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves of tropical tree known as guasimo.
Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.
Coach Kabiru Baleria has said Kano Pillars are gradually taking shape ahead of the new season after the huge disappointment of losing the Aiteo Cup final to Enugu Rangers.
The Court of Appeal in Benin City, Edo State, has granted an appeal seeking to direct the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to include names of Nigerians in various prisons in the country in the voter register.
Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the appointment of Interim Management Committee Chairmen for the 18 local government areas of the state.
Absence of counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission stalls the trial of former Niger Governor Babangida Aliyu
The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Monday appealed to aggrieved aspirants and members of the party in Ekiti and Ondo states to embrace peace.