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Egypt summons European envoys over arrest of rights lawyer

Egypt summoned Sunday the ambassadors of Germany, Italy and The Netherlands after they criticised the arrest of an Egyptian human rights lawyer opposed to enforced disappearances, the Foreign ministry said.

Egypt acknowledges secret arrest of rights lawyer

Egypt on Wednesday acknowledged the detention of a human rights lawyer who went missing on his way to a UN conference on forced disappearances, accusing him of disseminating fake news.

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PDP: Peter Obi’s performance at debate has improved our party’s profile

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said on Sunday that the sterling performance of Peter Obi, its vice presidential candidate, in Friday’s vice presidential debate held in Abuja had greatly improved the rating of the party in Nigeria and in the international community.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Federal government, oil marketers meet this week over subsidy stalemate

There are indications that the prevailing calm in the oil and gas industry may be sustained at a huge cost to the Federal Government as operators within the sector have intensified pressure on President Muhammadu Buhari to pay subsidy arrears inherited from former President Goodluck Jonathan.
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Federal lawmakers move to avert workers’ strike

The National Assembly leadership has said it is making frantic efforts to avert the proposed industrial action by workers under the umbrella of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), which is likely to affect the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
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CD: Muhammadu Buhari should participate in presidential debate

The Campaign for Democracy (CD) has lent its voice to the raging debate on whether President Muhammadu Buhari should participate in the presidential debate slated for January 19, 2019, or not.
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Ndigbo in Lagos endorse Jide Sanwo-Olu

The aspiration of the Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to govern the state got a major boost yesterday, with Igbo residents picking him as their sole candidate for the top seat.