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West African mediators failed to persuade leaders of a military coup in Mali to immediately hand over power to a civilian government during talks on Tuesday, the chairman of the regional bloc said.
Ousted Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita left the country on Saturday for medical treatment in Abu Dhabi, an adviser said, as talks about a transition back to civilian rule following last month’s military coup got off to a chaotic start.
Talks in Mali about a transition back to civilian rule following last month’s military coup got off to a chaotic start on Saturday as opponents of the deposed president accused the ruling junta of excluding them from some of the negotiations.
Ousted Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir appeared in court on Tuesday at the start of a trial over the military coup in which he took power in 1989.
Talks between West African mediators and Mali’s military coup leaders ended on Monday after three days of discussions without any decision on the make-up of a transitional government, a junta spokesman said.
The trial of Sudan's ousted ex-president Omar al-Bashir, over the military coup that brought him to power in 1989, is to resume Tuesday, his lawyer told AFP.
The regional branch of West Africa’s BCEAO central bank has reopened in Mali for the first time since a military coup last week, Hamadoun Ba, the president of Mali’s banking lobby, told Reuters on Monday.
Opposition supporters in Mali crowded the central square of Bamako to celebrate President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s military coup.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, faulted the development in Mali which led to the military toppling the government of President Ibrahim Keita.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja joined ECOWAS Heads of State and Governments in calling for immediate release of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali, and a return to Constitutional order in the country.
Malians welcome the recent military coup and hope that the power will finally be handed down to a civilian government, a member of workers’ trade union, Diawara Zainab Sidibe, told Sputnik.
Former Speaker of the Parliament of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS Parliament, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has condemned the military coup in Mali.
Soldiers who staged a military coup in Mali leading to the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and his government said on Wednesday they plan to form a civilian transitional government that will organise fresh elections.
The Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) has rejected the military coup in Mali and ordered sanctions against its ringleaders.
The trial of Sudan's ousted ex-president Omar al-Bashir was delayed Monday at the request of his defence, a prosecution lawyer said.
Hon. Ikponmwosa Ray Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Obaseki, has commended the people of Edo State for their conflict-free conduct during the just concluded elections in the state and congratulated the governor for his massive victory.
Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Hon. Osamudiamen Destiny Odeh, has extended felicitations to the governor for his triumph at the recently concluded gubernatorial polls in Edo State.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick says he is not desperate to occupy the office of Confederation of African Footbal (CAF) president.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr says he’s happy with the improvement the team has made since his arrival.
Three persons were feared dead and many wounded when a patrol team of military and police officials raided communities in Andoni council area of Rivers State.
The Army said in a statement on Monday, September 21, 2020 that the senior officer ran into the ambush while leading a patrol to clear terrorists from the Sabon Gari-Wajiroko axis near Damboa, Borno on Sunday, September 20.
The Anambra State branch of the Nigerian Medical Association ( NMA ) has described the status of general hospitals in the state as unfit and not conducive for patients due to what the association termed bushy environments, lack of electricity at nights, lack of doctors, shortage of medical personnel and a host of other issues.
The Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, has demoted a Venerable in charge of one of the Archdeaconry in Aguata Diocese of the church in Anambra State for allegedly allowing a dismissed priest to sit with him during a burial service.
The Defence Headquarters says the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole, has eliminated 16 Boko Haram/Islamic States West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist and arrested 11 in the North East in the last one week.
Italian football star and Napoli captain, Lorenzo Insigne, says the club’s new signee and Nigerian international Victor Osimhen reminds him of Edinson Cavani because “he’s devastating.”