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Lai Mohammed: President Buhari has taken Nigeria close to Next Level target

Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Monday said President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered on his electoral promises, declaring that the administration was at the verge of taking the country to the next level target it promised the people of Nigeria.

Lai Mohammed: 2019 challenging for Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, has said 2019 was challenging for Nigeria in terms of insecurity.

Senator: US stance on Nigeria’s religious freedom justifies hate speech bill

The Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Sabi Abdullahi (APC, Niger), has said the hate speech bill he introduced to the Senate will address all issues of discrimination associated with religious and ethnic persecution in Nigeria.

Fresh tensions in Guinea as opposition cries ‘constitutional coup’

Guinea’s political opposition accused the president on Friday of staging a “constitutional coup,” prompting fresh tensions in a country wracked by rolling anti-government protests.
Governor of Bayelsa State, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson

Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson is a habitual trickster, slanderer – APC

Ahead of the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dismissed as habitual deception and mudslinging an allegation by Governor Seriake Dickson that the party was about to form “a government of criminals and cultists” in the state.

Robert Mugabe: A leader loved and hated in equal measure by Zimbabweans

Loved and hated in almost equal measure by Zimbabweans, the former teacher was best known for leading Zimbabwe to independence, his controversial land reform programme, his hatred of any political opposition and his very glamorous young wife Grace.
Gabonese President Ali Bongo delivered his first speech since returning to the West African country following a long absence after a stroke he suffered in October.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo in London for ‘routine medical checks’ – presidency

Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba is undergoing "routine medical checks" in London during a family trip, the presidency said on Monday, denying his health was deteriorating nearly a year after he suffered a stroke.
The graffiti that symbolised Sudan's uprising are being painted over across the capital Khartoum, protest leaders complained Wednesday, urging the military authorities to stop their whitewashing.

Leave our graffiti on the walls – Sudan protesters

The Forces for Freedom and Change that led the months-long protest movement that brought down longtime ruler Omar al-Bashir said the "enemies of the revolution" had been systematically erasing murals.
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.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Leah Sharibu alive

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described as ‘absolute fake news’ the reports in the Social Media that the abducted Dapchi school girl, Leah Sharibu, has died in captivity.
Guinean police gather to disperse demonstrators during an opposition rally in Conakry, Guinea.

Guinea police use tear gas to break up opposition demo

Policemen fired tear gas and used batons on Thursday to break up an anti-government protest by hundreds of opposition supporters in the heart of the Guinean capital Conakry.
(L to R) Bahrain's Minister of Information, Ali bin Mohammed al-Romaihi, Minister of Justice and Islamic Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ali al-Khalifa and Municipal Elections executive director Nawaf Hamza attend a press conference in the capital Manama on November 23, 2018. - Amnesty International said it was "gravely concerned" by Bahrain's suppression of political opposition, a day ahead of the parliamentary election. (Photo by STR / AFP)

Bahrain holds vote amid boycott calls

Bahrain holds a parliamentary election Saturday amid boycott calls from dissolved opposition groups which have been banned from taking part.
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Australian filmmaker jailed six years for espionage in Cambodia

An Australian filmmaker has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of espionage in Cambodia.

Ugandan lawmakers fight in parliament for second day

Fighting broke out in Uganda's parliament for a second day between lawmakers pushing for a change in laws to remove age limits for presidential candidates and those opposing it, a Reuters witness said.

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Inter Milan confirm Victor Moses shirt number

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University of Abuja suspends admission process

The University of Abuja has suspended the ongoing admission of students due to what it described as irregularities in the process.

Nigerian Navy arrests five suspects, impounds 181 drums of petrol

The Nigerian Navy fight against smuggling activities on the waterways has continued unabated as the command has arrested five suspects.and impounded 4 boats.
Nigeria has slipped on Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index 2019, scoring 26 per cent.

Transparency: Corruption worse in Nigeria

Nigeria has dropped on Transparency International‘s yearly corruption perception ranking, moving two places down to rank the world’s 34th most corrupt nation in the world.