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DRC Minister: Jean-Pierre Bemba can return if he wishes

Congolese Foreign Affairs Minister Leonard She Okitundu said Sunday that the former Vice President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Jean-Pierre Bemba “may return” to the country if he wishes.

Minister: DR Congo wants UN mission to leave in 2020

The Democratic Republic of Congo wants the UN mission to leave the country in 2020, Foreign Minister Leonard She Okitundu said on Tuesday, following a UN Security Council vote last week extending the peacekeepers' mandate for another year.

US urges pressure if needed to ensure DR Congo vote on December 23

US Ambassador Nikki Haley urged the Security Council on Monday to use pressure if necessary to ensure that long-delayed presidential elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo take place December 23.

US envoy Nikki Haley arrives in DR Congo

US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrived Wednesday evening in Kinshasa on a visit to the Democratic Republic of Congo which is in the grip of a political and humanitarian crisis.

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You can’t have Igbo king in Cross River – monarchs

Traditional rulers in Cross River Shave cautioned the Igbos resident in the state against creating the position of Eze Ndi Igbo (the king of the Igbos) in the state, as that would amount to “creating a kingdom where they are not empowered by the law to do so.”
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Atiku Abubakar meets Igbo leaders in Enugu

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, will, on Wednesday afternoon, meet with prominent Igbo leaders from the five states of the of the South East.

Biafra: Court orders forfeiture of N300 million bonds over Nnamdi Kanu’s absence

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the interim forfeiture of the N300 million bail bonds by sureties to Nnamdi Kanu following their failure to produce him in court on Tuesday.
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Wayne Rooney’s farewell drives Wembley ticket rush

The English Football Association (EFA) has sold more than 20,000 tickets for England’s friendly against the United States since former captain Wayne Rooney’s one-off international comeback was confirmed.

2019: PFN chair tasks Nigerian politicians on peaceful poll

As the country is preparing for the 2019 general elections, political parties and politicians in Nigeria have been tasked on the need to desist from activities capable of making conduct of peaceful elections impossible.