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Ivory Coast’s Alassane Ouattara says ‘someone must be responsible’ for poll deaths

Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara has refused to comment on the acquittal on crimes against humanity of his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo at the International Criminal Court while insisting investigations would continue.
Alain Lobognon

Ivorian MP Alain Lobognan jailed for ‘fake news’ tweet

An Ivorian MP and ex-sports minister has been sentenced to one year in jail and fined $520 (£400) for spreading fake news that incited violence.
Henri Konan Bédié

Ivory Coast’s opposition chief Henri Bedie seeks alliance for election

The head of Ivory Coast's main opposition party, Henri Konan Bedie, has announced that ousted president Laurent Gbagbo would back a party alliance to fight the next presidential election.

Ivory Coast’s Speaker Guillaume Soro mulls presidential ambition

In Ivory Coast, the National Council of the Union of Soroists have called on Speaker of Parliament, Guillaume Soro, to run as their preferred candidate for the country’s 2020 elections.
Simone Gbagbo

Côte d’Ivoire’s Alassane Ouattara grants amnesty to wife of ex-leader Gbagbo

President Alassane Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire has declared an amnesty for Simone Gbagbo, who had been convicted of offences against the state during a brief 2011 civil war.

Ivory Coast offering $26,000 buy-outs to reduce army size – documents

Ivory Coast will pay thousands of soldiers 15 million CFA francs ($25,782) each as part of buy-outs aimed at reducing the size of its unruly and mutiny-prone

Ivory Coast speaker Guillaume Soro’s aide arrested over arms cache

Ivory Coast authorities arrested a senior aide to parliament speaker Guillaume Soro on Monday, a prosecutor said, accusing him of possessing and distributing weapons to destabilise the state during an army mutiny earlier this year.

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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos begins assessment of public infrastructure

The Lagos State Infrastructure Assets Management Agency (LASIAMA) has commenced the assessment of public infrastructures such as schools, hospitals, public buildings and MDA’s across the State towards the formulation of a strategic and economic reinvestment plan.
The President of the Nigerian Union South Africa (NUSA), Adetola Olubajo, on Friday said that victims of the recent xenophobic attacks in that country deserved to be compensated.

Why many Nigerians won’t leave South Africa despite xenophobia

Two months after taking up the teaching job, what would seem like the first sign of xenophobia reared its head. The South African authorities came up with a law barring all foreigners from their education sector. “I had no option but to resort to buying and selling.”
The Foxes boss was unhappy with Marcus Rashford’s decision to go down inside the box under a challenge from centre-back Caglar Soyuncu.

Leicester coach unhappy with ‘soft’ Manchester United penalty

Brendan Rodgers says a ‘soft’ penalty decision resulted in Manchester United picking up all three points in their victory over Leicester.

IPOB alleges plot to attack Nnamdi Kanu’s house

The Indigenous People of Biafra has alleged that there is another plot to attack the Afaraukwu home of its leader, Nnamdi Kanu, in Abia State.
Simon Lalong

Governor Lalong denies linking President Buhari to N100 billion for NLTP

Plateau state governor, Simon Bako Lalong, has refuted media reports quoting him to have said that the federal government, through the National Economic Council, chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, had approved N100 billion for the National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP).