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President Buhari sends envoy to Guinea Bissau ahead of elections

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, as special envoy to Guinea Bissau ahead of Sunday’s parliamentary elections in the country.

Court dissolves 16-year-old marriage over threat to life

Chief Ademola Odunade, the President of a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, on Monday dissolved the 16-year-old marriage between one Shakirat Conde and her husband, Ibrahim.

Morocco imposes online entry permit rule for African travellers

Morocco has imposed a new rule requiring African migrants to fill out an online travel form for approval at least 96 hours before leaving home.

2019: ECOWAS reiterates support to INEC

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has assured the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of its support, including finance, for the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

Former US ambassadors write Donald Trump over ‘shithole’ slur

The ripples generated by President Donald Trump’s alleged disparaging comments continued on Tuesday with 78 former United States Ambassadors who served in Africa writing the president to remind him about the continent’s great exploits and potentials.

180 Nigerians expected from Libya Monday

No fewer than 180 Nigerians stranded in Libya would be repatriated on Monday with the assistance of the International Organisation for Migration (IOM).

President Buhari returns to Abuja after attending counterterrorism summit in Jordan

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after participating in a two-day counterterrorism retreat, co-hosted by Jordan and Nigeria.

President Buhari, five other leaders meet with Faure Gnassingbe on Togo crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari and five other West African leaders have called for an immediate roadmap to pave the way for negotiations in Togo between President Faure Gnassingbe Eyadema and the opposition movement.

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Senator Wamakko, Ahmed Aliyu deny calling Governor Tambuwal

The leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State, Senator Aliyu Wamakko, and APC Gubernatorial Candidate, Ahmed Aliyu, have denied the rumour that the duo called Governor Aminu Tambuwal on his re-election on Sunday.
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Mauricio Pochettino hails ‘dream come true’ as Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium stages first match

Mauricio Pochettino said everyone connected with Tottenham Hotspur “needed to cry” after the club’s new stadium finally staged its first football match.

Governor Ortom calls for reconciliation, dedicates victory to God, Benue people

The Benue State Governor, Mr. Samuel Ortom, on Sunday, called all sons and daughters of Benue State to join hands with him to develop the state.

Justice Onnoghen likely to face fresh criminal charges

The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, may face two fresh trials on alleged huge deposits on his accounts.

Nasarawa rerun: PDP wins two assembly seats as APC, SDP pick one each

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has won 2 out of four seats in the Nasarawa State House of Assembly re-run election conducted in the state.