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Court sentences ex head of Egypt’s anti-graft agency to 5 years in prison

An Egyptian military court on Tuesday sentenced the country’s former anti-corruption chief, Hisham Geneina, to five years imprisonment for allegedly insulting the state and military.

Egyptians urged to boycott election after candidates withdraw

Five Egyptian public figures, including two former presidential hopefuls, called Sunday for voters to boycott the March presidential election after the withdrawal of all candidates but the incumbent Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

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Generator fume kills family of seven in Benin

Tragedy struck at Akpata Street in Egor Local Government Area of Edo State, on Monday night, as a family of seven were said to have been wiped off by generator fume.

Governor Umahi raps Willie Obiano over renaming of street in Awka

Ebonyi State Governor and Chairman, South-East Governors Forum, David Umahi, on Tuesday, berated his Anambra State counterpart, Willie Obiano, for renaming a street in the state capital, Awka, which was formerly known by the name of Ebonyi State capital, Abakaliki.

Over 300 athletes compete in CBN Tennis Championship

No fewer than 300 athletes would compete for honours in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) week-long Senior National Open Tennis championship, in Abuja.

Ooni, others bag awards as Ekiti university holds convocation

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi and other eminent Nigerians are to bag honourary awards at the 23rd convocation ceremonies of the Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: I’m ready to confront anti-democratic forces

Former Vice President and a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has declared that he was ready to confront anti-democratic forces ahead the 2019 elections.