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Jair Bolsonaro, far-right lawmaker and presidential candidate for the Social Liberal Party (PSL), gestures to supporters during the second round of the presidential elections, in Rio de Janeiro CREDIT- AFP

Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro accused of attacking the media

Brazil’s far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has wasted no time showing his hostility to the independent news media, raising fears for the press under his administration, watchdog groups say.

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Ayodele Fayose, former governor of Ekiti state, has arrived the federal high court in Lagos where he is on trial for money laundering and abuse of office.

N2.2 billion fraud: Senator Obanikoro concludes testimony against ex-Governor Fayose

The fifth prosecution witness and former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, yesterday concluded his testimony against a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, who is standing trial before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun at the Federal High Court in Lagos over an alleged N2.2bn fraud trial.
A man removes a stone as mud fills the interior of a household in Chiminimani on March 19, 2019, after the area was hit by the Cyclone Idai. PHOTO - ZINYANGE AUNTONY - AFP

Death toll from Mozambique, Zimbabwe floods exceeds 300

The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 on Tuesday as rescuers raced against the clock to help survivors and the UN led the charge to provide aid.

Kano elections: Governor Ganduje says his govt will not tolerate breach of peace

Ahead of the supplementary elections in Kano on Saturday, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state says that his government will not tolerate any breach of peace by any group or person in the state.‎
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Olusegun Runsewe: NCAC determined to preserve, promote Nigerian arts

The National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) will continue to preserve and promote Nigerian arts and culture as part of world heritage.

Mike Tyson, Bahraini prince to hit Nigeria for African heavyweight fight

Former world heavyweight boxing champion, Mike Tyson, Prince of Bahrain, Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa will be in Nigeria in August for the African Heavyweight Champion title fight tagged, “Who’s The King of Africa”.