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Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

Niger government confirms presence of hydrocarbon in Bida basin

The Niger State government has again confirmed the presence of hydrocarbon in the Bida basin, but explained that the state has not been able to confirm the presence of crude oil in the basin.
Bobi Wine

Uganda court grants bail to Bobi Wine, 12 others

Uganda’s Gulu High Court has granted bail to Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine and 12 others who are facing treason charges.
Robert Amsterdam

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni declares Bobi Wine’s foreign lawyer persona non grata

An international lawyer acting on behalf of Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, might not represent him in Uganda’s courts after the government reportedly declared him a persona non grata.
Musician turned politician, Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi commonly known as "Bobi wine" (C) waves to his supporters in a suburb of Kampala on June 29, 2017. For the last decade Ugandans have known two presidents: Yoweri Museveni, the country's long-time ruler, and musician Robert Kyagulanyi a.k.a. Bobi Wine, a.k.a. His Excellency the Ghetto President. But in a surprising turn the 35-year-old reggae star -- who was just three when Museveni took power at the head of a rebel army -- on June 29, won a landslide victory in a city by-election to become the country's newest lawmaker. STRINGER / AFP

Uganda’s Bobi Wine re-arrested, sent to jail for treason

Uganda’s musician turned parliamentarian Bobi Wine, whose real name is Robert Kyagulanyi, enjoyed only a brief reprieve this morning, from his traumatic detention by the military.

Ugandan Police surround homes of opposition members

Ugandan police have surrounded the homes of several opposition politicians and lawyers after receiving what a police spokesman said was information that they would “incite people to riot” over a court hearing for a detained opposition lawmaker.
Bobi Wine and Kassiano Wadri

Uganda charges Bobi Wine, two other lawmakers with treason

Three Ugandan lawmakers, including musician turned politician, Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine and dozens of others have been charged with treason over their alleged role in the stoning of President Yoweri Museveni’s convoy earlier this week.
Parliament of Uganda

Three lawmakers charged to court for treason

Three Ugandan lawmakers, who are critics of President Yoweri Museveni, were Thursday charged to court for treason on their alleged role in the stoning of the president's convoy.

I will resurrect after death— Yoweri Museveni

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni claimd being a Christian and a follower of Jesus Christ, he is not scared of death because he will defeat it by resurrecting.

Community tasks Niger govt on infrastructure

Azza community in Lapai Local Government Area of Niger have appealed to the state government to extend the dividends of democracy to it.

Niger govt creates department of oil and gas

The Niger State Government has approved the creation of a Department of Oil and Gas under the state Ministry of Mineral Resources.

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Senators storm Sokoto to console Senator Wamakko over brother’s demise

A delegation of serving and Senators elect led by Senate Leader, Ahmed Lawan yesterday paid condolence visit on Senator Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko in Sokoto state over the death of his younger brother, Alhaji Salihu Barade, the Baraden Wamakko.
Danny Welbeck

Danny Welbeck back in Arsenal training after broken ankle

Danny Welbeck is back in Arsenal training after suffering a broken ankle in November.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command, on Friday said it has discovered a suspected cannabis (also known as Indian Hemp) warehouse in a residential area in Benin metropolis.

NDLEA uncovers suspected cannabis warehouse in Benin

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Edo Command, on Friday said it has discovered a suspected cannabis (also known as Indian Hemp) warehouse in a residential area in Benin metropolis.

Borno elections: Mohammed Abba-Aji, Bukar Shuwa head to tribunal

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Borno Central Senatorial District in the February 23rd senatorial election in Borno state, Alhaji Mohammed Abba-Aji, has filed a petition at the election petition tribunal sitting in Maiduguri, challenging the declaration of governor Kashim Shettima of Borno state as winner of the election.

Governor Obaseki declares total war on cultists

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has declared war on cultists and cult related activities in the state.