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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari as the new Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

NNPC: Nigeria loses $750 million to oil theft in 2019

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the nation lost about 750 million dollars to oil theft in 2019.
Sudan said Wednesday that two soldiers were killed as government forces crushed a rebellion launched by agents of the country's long-feared security agency against a restructuring plan.

Five killed as Sudan crushes revolt by security agents

Five people, including two soldiers, were killed as Sudanese troops crushed a rebellion launched by agents of the country's long-feared security agency against a restructuring plan, officials and medics said Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari appoints former DSS chief as NISS chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the former Director General of the Department for State Services, A.A. Gadzama, as the Chairman of the National Institute for Security Studies, NISS.
The US State Department, in announcing the ban Wednesday, said it has credible information that Salah Abdalla Mohamed Mohamed Salih, also known as Salah Gosh, was involved in torture during his tenure as head of NISS.

US imposes travel ban on Sudan’s former security chief

The United States has imposed a visa ban on the former director general of Sudan's national intelligence and security services for his alleged involvement in gross human rights violations.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Governor Fayemi: Nigeria loses $14 billion yearly to farmers, herders clashes

Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has said Nigeria loses $14 billion yearly to the lingering farmer-herdsmen clashes.
The man died on Saturday in the town of Dilling in the state of South Kordofan after he was detained by agents of the feared National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS), the doctors committee said in a statement.

Detainee dies during alleged torture by security agents

A Sudanese civilian detained and allegedly tortured by security agents in a central town has died in custody, a doctors committee linked to the country’s protest movement said Sunday.
The Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (NISS) has called for urgent national policy on soil to address degradation and pollution which could plunge the country into frightening food insecurity.

NISS calls for national policy to tackle soil degradation, pollution

The Nigeria Institute of Soil Science (NISS) has called for urgent national policy on soil to address degradation and pollution which could plunge the country into frightening food insecurity.
Sudanese demonstrators gather near the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 15, 2019. – Sudanese protest organisers called on their supporters to mobilise outside the army headquarters, saying there was an attempt to “disperse the sit-in” where thousands have camped out for 10 days. (Photo by AHMED MUSTAFA / AFP)

Sudan protest leaders demand scrapping of military council

Sudanese protest organisers on Monday demanded the new military council be scrapped, as demonstrators kept up calls for a civilian government at a sit-in outside army headquarters.
Sudanese demonstrators gather near the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 15, 2019. – Sudanese protest organisers called on their supporters to mobilise outside the army headquarters, saying there was an attempt to “disperse the sit-in” where thousands have camped out for 10 days. (Photo by AHMED MUSTAFA / AFP)

Sudan protesters move to protect Khartoum sit-in

Sudanese protesters moved to block an attempt on Monday to break up a sit-in outside the Defense Ministry, where demonstrators have been pushing for a quick transition to civilian rule after President Omar al-Bashir was ousted, a Reuters witness said.
Mohammed Atta Abbas Al Moula

Sudan ruler sacks Khartoum envoy to Washington – spokesman

Sudan's ruling military council on Sunday said it had sacked Khartoum's top envoy to Washington days after the army ouster of veteran leader Omar al-Bashir.
A man sells flags to Sudanese protesters near the army headquarters after an announcement made by Sudan’s new military ruler, in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, on April 13, 2019. General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan vowed today to ‘uproot’ deposed president Omar al-Bashir’s regime and release protesters, in a bid to placate demonstrators demanding civilian rule. He also ordered the release of all prisoners jailed by recently established special emergency courts and the immediate lifting of a night-time curfew that had only come into effect two days ago.ASHRAF SHAZLY / AFP

No military rule in Sudan – Group tells new junta

Sudanese protest organizers have presented demands to the country’s new military rulers, urging the creation of a civilian government, the group spearheading demonstrations said.
Sudanese protesters gather near the military headquarters in Khartoum as they continue to rally demanding a civilian body to lead the transition to democracy one day after a military council took control of the country, on April 12, 2019. – Sudanese protesters angry that army commanders have taken control after removing veteran president Omar al-Bashir in a palace coup defied a night-time curfew to keep up four months of mass demonstrations today. (Photo by – / AFP)

Sudan protesters present demands to military in talks

Sudanese protest organisers presented demands including the creation of a civilian government in talks with the country's new military rulers late Saturday, the group spearheading demonstrations said.
A Sudanese demonstrator celebrates after Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf stepped down as head of the country's transitional ruling military council, near the Defense Ministry in Khartoum, Sudan, April 13, 2019.

In post-coup Sudan, calls for civilian rule grow louder

Sudan's second new military leader in as many days accepted the resignation of the feared intelligence chief on Saturday as he faced calls at home and abroad for a swift handover to civilian rule.
The head of Sudan's feared National Intelligence and Security Service, Salih Ghosh, oversaw a sweeping crackdown against protesters taking part in four months of mass demonstations that led to the army's ouster of veteran president Omar al-Bashir

Sudan intelligence chief resigns – military council

The head of Sudan's feared National Intelligence and Security Service, Salih Ghosh, has resigned from his post, the country's new military rulers said on Saturday.
A Sudanese protester holds a placard during a demonstration in front of the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum on April 9, 2019. The writing on the placard reads in Arabic / “We have chosen death, hey dancer”, referring to the president. – Thousands of Sudanese protesters massed for a fourth day outside army headquarters in Khartoum today, defying a new bid by security forces to disperse them with tear gas as intervening soldiers fired in the air, witnesses said. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Sudan awaits army announcement

Sudanese crowds demanding the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir flooded to the army headquarters on Thursday chanting "the regime has fallen," as they awaited an "important announcement" from the military.
A Sudanese protester shows bullet cartridges as others gather in front of security forces during a demonstration in the area of the military headquarters in the capital Khartoum. AFP-Getty

Sudanese army says it will make ‘important announcement’

The Sudanese army is expected to make "an important announcement", state media said on Thuraday, after months of protests against longtime President Omar al-Bashir.
Omar al-Bashir

Celebrations already under way in Sudan, Omar al-Bashir to step down

Recent reports have surfaced that Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down, this after the Sudanese army on Thursday planned to make "an important announcement", state media said, after weeks of protests against the longtime leader.
People in Sudan have been protesting since December demanding the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir [Anadolu]

What next for Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir?

As thousands of protesters in Khartoum demand President Omar al-Bashir resignation, demonstrators have called for the Sudanese military to back them.

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