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Canadian prodigy Alphonso Davies

Bayern Munich win race to sign Canadian Alphonso Davies

Having been called up to Canada’s senior squad the day he became a citizen, Bayern Munich’s latest signing, teenage wunderkind Alphonso Davies, even comes endorsed by Germany legend Bastian Schweinsteiger.
Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu

Former Charles Taylor’s deputy convicted in US

A jury in Philadelphia has convicted Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu, former number two to Charles Taylor in the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), according to Front Page Africa, a Liberian daily newspaper.

Liberian war criminal sentenced to 30 years in US prison

They had terrifying names like “General Cobra Red”, “Bad Blood DeJangle” and “Bullet Vest” and committed horrific crimes during the early days of Liberia’s civil war. In a milestone ruling Thursday, a judge in Philadelphia ordered their leader, Mohammed Jabbateh, AKA “Jungle Jabbah”, to spend 30 years in a US prison for those crimes.

In Pictures: Appreciating Nigeria’s contribution to UN peacekeeping

Since 1960s, Nigeria has been a major contributor of troops and police to United Nations peace operations, serving and making sacrifices in dozens of missions, the UN said.

Liberia church massacre survivors sue alleged perpetrator in US court

Four survivors of a church massacre that killed 600 people during the Liberian civil war filed a civil lawsuit in a U.S. court against the man they accuse of having ordered the attack.

Polls open in Liberia general elections

Polling stations have opened across Liberia as the nation elects its next president and 73 members of the House of Representatives.

Campaigns close in Liberia’s crucial general elections

Political campaigns in Liberia officially closed at midnight (1 a.m. Nigerian time) on Sunday ahead of the country’s crucial presidential and House of Representatives elections billed for Tuesday.

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Kano elections: Governor Ganduje wins governorship poll

Incumbent governor of Kano State Umar Ganduje has won the supplementary election held in the state on Saturday.

PDP wins Bayelsa re-run poll

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidates have been declared winners in the two constituencies where supplementary elections were held on Saturday in Bayelsa state.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and Wife, Her Excellency, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo, attend RCCG Apapa Family Christmas Day Worship service themed- Lets-Go-A-Fishing; His Name is Wonderful, held at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos-1

VP Osinbajo: How I survived ‘rigours, hazards’ of election campaigns

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Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Atiku Abubakar has congratulated governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on his re-election.

Atiku Abubakar congratulates Governor Tambuwal on re-election

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has congratulated governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on his re-election.