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A demonstrator holds a Nicaraguan flag during the march in cars and motorcycles from Managua to Ticuantepe, 15km south of Managua, demanding the resignation of President Daniel Ortega and the end of the state repression, on July 15, 2018. More than 280 people have been killed since the start of a popular uprising against Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega in April 18. / AFP PHOTO / MARVIN RECINOS

Daniel Ortega’s forces capture Nicaragua opposition stronghold

Nicaragua's government said Tuesday that forces loyal to President Daniel Ortega have seized control of the opposition stronghold city of Masaya, following fierce clashes with activists in the flashpoint neighborhood of Monimbo that rights groups say left at least two people dead.

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[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki: APC’s victory is a shame for Nigeria

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has described the loss of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at national and state level in the 2019 Elections as a loss and shame for the country, as he believed that INEC failed in her responsibility to conduct a credible election.

Governor Emmanuel signs N672 billion 2019 budget into law

The Akwa Ibom State governor, Udom Emmanuel, on Wednesday signed the 2019 budget of the state into law.
A rare fish, the size of a boulder, known to “sink yachts” has washed up on an Australian beach, attracting many curious tourists and triggering global interest.

Amazing rare fish, like a rock, washes ashore

A rare fish, the size of a boulder, known to “sink yachts” has washed up on an Australian beach, attracting many curious tourists and triggering global interest.
Babatunde Fowler FIRS

FIRS: No plan to increase VAT to 50 percent

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) says it has no plans to increase the rate of value added tax (VAT) from 5 percent to 50 percent.

Governor Obaseki asks for arrest of members of cult gang who invaded schools in...

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has condemned the invasion of two secondary schools on Tuesday in Benin, by suspected cult members.