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Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe was ousted by a "military coup" that forced his resignation, former cabinet minister Jonathan Moyo said in an interview with the BBC broadcast on Thursday.
Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace could face serious trouble if they seek refuge in South Africa, as some rights activists could "hound them for crimes" they allegedly committed in both countries.
Nicknamed "the Crocodile" for his ruthlessness, Emmerson Mnangagwa who will take over as Zimbabwe's next president, is a hardliner with ties to the military who could prove as authoritarian as his mentor Robert Mugabe.
As he was driven back to his opulent palace in Harare on Tuesday, surrounded by bodyguards in military fatigues and wearing motorcycle helmets, Robert Mugabe had no reason to suspect that his 37-year rule was about to end.
The suspended Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, may face two fresh trials on alleged huge deposits on his accounts.
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.
Sen. Heineken Lokpobiri, the Minister of State for Agriculture, has said the commission of enquiry set up by Bayelsa Government to investigate violence during the 2019 General Election in the state is a ploy to divert attention.
Electricity Distribution Companies say the non-review of the Multi-Year Tarrif Order, since February 2016 had resulted in the accumulation of over N1.4trillion shortfall in the nation’s electricity market.
Incumbent governor of Kano State Umar Ganduje has won the supplementary election held in the state on Saturday.
Some aspirants, who failed to secure the APC ticket to contest elective positions in Ebonyi, have urged the APC leadership to probe the deployment of funds released for all elections in the state.
Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Argentina's friendly against Morocco on Tuesday "as a precaution" after suffering a groin injury in the 3-1 defeat by Venezuela.
A team of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, led by the Uyo Zonal Head, Mr. Abdulkarim Chukkol, has arrested 12 crew members and illegally bunkered diesel, (Automotive Gas Oil AGO), which were arrested by the Nigerian Navy.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on March 21, 2019 arraigned one Abdulkadir Abdulsalam before Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State High Court, Ilorin, on a two-count charge bordering on bribery.
A group of unidentified bandits attacked a mining site on Wednesday in Anka Local Government Area of Zamfara State, killing one of the six mobile policemen on guard and abducting the others.