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Guinea-Bissau’s Jose Mario Vaz names new PM in bid to end crisis

Guinea-Bissau's President Jose Mario Vaz named a new prime minister late on Tuesday, appointing Augusto Antonio Artur Da Silva by decree after the previous PM resigned in a bid to end a political crisis.

Guinea-Bissau premier resigns in bid to end political crisis

Guinea-Bissau's Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco Embalo has submitted his resignation to the president, in a bid to end a two-year political crisis in the poor west African nation.

Hundreds gather to demand Guinea Bissau govt resign

Around 1,000 opposition protesters gathered Friday to call for the resignation of Guinea-Bissau's government, a year on from a failed mediation process aimed at ending the country's grinding political crisis.

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Police arrest six suspected drug dealers in Adamawa

The Police Command in Adamawa has arrested six suspected drug dealers operating in the state.

Alaafin: Traditional rulers working to end kidnapping

Worried by the security situations in the state and nation at large, a foremost traditional ruler, the Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi has assured the people of the state that the security situation, particularly the spate of kidnappings will soon be nip in the bud in the next few weeks.

Hotel supervisor steals employers N.15 million

A 49-year-old hotel supervisor, Dotun Akingbade, on Monday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for alleged theft of N154,000 belonging to his employer.
The bus overturned on Alma Road in Welkom around 04-50am on Monday. Free State Department of Health 2

Driver found hanged after his bus killed eight passengers

A bus driver has been found hanged on a tree after the bus he drove overturned and killed eight people in Welkom in Free State, South Africa, on Monday.

NYSC chief warns staff against cybercrimes

Director-General, National Youth Service Corps, Shuaibu Ibrahim, has warned staff of the organisation against cybercrimes.