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(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 15, 2018 a French riot police officer aims at protesters wearing yellow vests (gilets jaunes) with a non-lethal hand-held weapon (LBD40) during a demonstration against rising costs of living blamed on high taxes on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. – The number of serious injuries caused by non-lethal hand-held weapons (LBD 40) harbours anger and mistrust towards the French government and the police, who have had to call its forces to be more cautious. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

French police under fire as ‘yellow vests’ casualty toll mounts

Twenty years ago Jean-Marc Michaud was a paratrooper who proudly marched with the army down the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on France’s national holiday.
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Delta APC set to inaugurates election campaign council

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is set to inaugurate its gubernatorial campaign committees.
Luciano Spalletti

Inter’s Luciano Spalletti banned for wild goal celebration

Luciano Spalletti will sit out Inter Milan’s Serie A game against Fiorentina at the San Siro on Tuesday after being given a one-match touchline ban by the Lega Serie A for his over-exuberant goal celebration at the weekend.

APC: Imo needs liberation from Governor Okorocha

Imo State Council of Elders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that the state is in dire need of liberation from the administration of Governor Rochas Okorocha.
Footage showing a recent Boko Haram attack in north-east Nigeria. | AFP | Getty Images

Borno resident: Boko Haram fighters seized our food after attacking military base

Musa Ishaq, a resident of Gudumbali in Guzamala local government area of Borno state, has narrated how Boko Haram insurgents seized food items and animals after attacking a military base in the town.

Festus Keyamo: No government has touched lives of the poor like President Buhari’s administration

Festus Keyamo, human rights lawyer, says since 1960 no government has touched the lives of the poor like the one led by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Report: Zimbabwean VP Chiwenga extends soldiers’ retirement age to 70 years

Zimbabwe's vice president Constantino Chiwenga who also doubles as the country's war veterans and defence minister has reportedly increased retirement age of senior army officials in a bid to maintain "liberation war veterans stranglehold of the army".

Libya strongman says victory near against Derna jihadists

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar said on Monday that victory was near for his forces in Derna, the eastern city held by jihadists since the 2011 armed uprising.

Saudi crown prince kicks off official visit to Paris

Saudi Arabia's crown prince kicked off his official visit to France Monday, part of an image-building global tour as he seeks to revitalise cultural and investment ties with Paris despite lurking tensions.

French newspaper charges men more on Women’s Day

Male readers of leftwing French daily Liberation were asked to pay 25 percent more for their paper on Thursday, to underscore the gender pay gap on International Women’s Day.

France unveils controversial migrant bill

The French government defended a new immigration bill as “completely balanced” on Wednesday despite criticism from rights groups and some ruling party lawmakers that it will lead to thousands of extra deportations.

The poor are entitled to equal opportunity

In view of the importance of Education and Public Service Reforms, and the widespread interest our decisions have generated, it is my firm belief that I should address the entire state on the issue. This is to ensure that everyone that lives in Kaduna State understands what we have done, and why they have been done.

Zimbabwe: ‘This is not a military takeover’ – Army

For the first time, this southern African nation is seeing an open rift between the military and Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state who has ruled since independence from white minority rule in 1980. The military has been a key pillar of his power.

Court orders Pitt, Jolie to pay €568,000 to chateau decorator

A French appeal court has ordered US stars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to pay 568,000 euros ($667,000) to a lighting designer they employed for their chateau in southern France, judicial sources said Friday.

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Unai Emery challenges Mesut Ozil to prove his worth

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has challenged troubled star Mesut Ozil to prove his worth after a season marred by injuries and illness.
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APC: INEC must earn the confidence of Nigerians again

The All Progressives Congress ( APC ) Presidential Campaign Council said on Wednesday that asking the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, to resign is of the solution to delivering a credible election this weekend, saying the commission must work to earn the confidence of Nigerians again that they can deliver a credible poll.
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APC accuses PDP of masterminding Kwara killings

The All Progressives Congress has petitioned security agencies over what it termed the gruesome attack on the party’s Kwara South Senatorial District candidate, Hon. Lola Ashiru, allegedly by the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim.

PDP warns INEC not to compromise in Kogi election

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Kogi State governor Yahaya Bello of breeding fake police men and the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof. James Apam, of plans to compromise the forthcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections by substituting trained ad hoc staff for preferred APC candidates.
Kola Ologbondiyan, PDP publicity secretary

PDP: President Buhari, APC arm twisting security agencies, INEC to rig polls

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and his party, the All Progressives Congress, of arm twisting security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission to rig Saturday’s polls.