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Kodjo served as prime minister from 1994 to 1996 and from 2005 to 2006, during the administration of former president, Gnassingbe Eyadema.
In Mr Eyadema’s government, he served as minister of finance from 1973 to 1976 and as minister of foreign affairs from 1976 to 1978. At the Organization of African Unity (OAU) Summit in Khartoum in 1978, Mr Kodjo was elected as the Secretary-General.
Two sides have claimed victory in Togo's presidential election as the main challenger to incumbent Faure Gnassingbe cried foul, citing "revelations of fraud".
Togo President Faure Gnassingbe has won a fourth term in power, the national electoral commission declared on Monday, as his main rival accused authorities of fraud.
Supporters of Togo President Faure Gnassingbe claimed Sunday that he had won re-election after his main challenger said he could stage an upset despite “revelations of fraud”.
Togo's president, Faure Gnassingbe, looks set to claim a fourth term at the polls on Saturday and extend his family's half-century domination of the West African nation.
Togo President Faure Gnassingbe’s party won most seats in parliamentary elections, according to provisional results on Monday, in polls overshadowed by pre-ballot clashes and an opposition boycott.
Togo’s opposition accuses government of deploying police and soldiers in brutal crackdown in which two protesters were killed during a rally against upcoming elections
Opposition supporters on Saturday clashed with security forces in Togo's capital, Lome, and teargas was fired in the north, after the government banned protests about upcoming elections.
“Physically I’m very weak but spiritually and mentally I am strong,” says Nicodeme Ayao Habia, president of an opposition party in Togo on Friday — day 10 of his hunger strike.
Talks between Togo's government and the country's political opposition resumed on Wednesday after a three-month suspension, the presidency said on Wednesday.
Talks between Togo's ruling party and the opposition resumed on Friday after a month-long pause, with Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo acting as a mediator.
Opposition groups in Togo said Friday they were suspending upcoming protests against President Faure Gnassingbe at the request of Ghana, which is mediating in the crisis.
The Senate has queried the Joint Admission Matriculation Board (JAMB) over N7.3 billion contracts scandal.
This was announced on Twitter by Jubril Gawat, Special Assistant to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on New Media.
Delta State Chapter of the Nigeria Medical Association, NMA, Sunday, embarked on sit-at-home, following the alleged manhandling of a consultant physician by soldiers who were enforcing the curfew ordered by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.
The police authorities on Sunday deployed a helicopter following the looting of warehouses at Idu Industrial Estate, Jabi, Abuja, by suspected hoodlums.
Abia State Government said it received intelligence that some persons are planning another spate of protests in Aba and Umuahia today and has therefore warned against such protest.
Inmates of the Warri correctional centre on Okere road, Warri south local government area, Delta state Thursday set some buildings inside the place on fire.
Javier Tebas, La Liga’s president, spoke in an interview with AFP. The 58-year-old believes that even though the Spanish league appreciated Lionel Messi’s greatness for quite some time, the Argentine needs to think about what he will do in the future.
Pursuant to its oversight functions, the House Committee on Police Affairs conferred with the Nigerian Police leadership at the weekend, reeling out imminent legislative measures to forestall future reoccurrence of the violence that attended the #EndSARS protests across the country.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has declared a second nationwide state of emergency in hopes of stemming a resurgence in coronavirus infections.
Guinea’s opposition leader Cellou Dalein Diallo declared Monday, without waiting for official results, that he had won a presidential election against incumbent Alpha Conde, who is seeking a controversial third term.