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SERAP condemns demolition of Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has accused the Governor of Oyo State Senator Abiola Ajimobi of executive rascality and strongly condemned “the unlawful demolition of Fresh FM building owned by Yinka Ayefele, and the forced evictions of residents by the Oyo State government”, describing it as a “grave violation of fundamental human rights and contrary to international law.”

UN wants prosecutions for South Sudan war crimes

A UN rights commission in South Sudan said on Friday there was sufficient evidence to charge at least 41 senior officers and officials with war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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Flying Eagles celebrate passage to U20 WAFU Cup Final at expense of Mali

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Omoyele Sowore’s supporters protest exclusion from presidential debate

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Pep Guardiola: Premier League title race similar to Barcelona-Real Madrid battles

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola believes the Premier League title race is similar to what he experienced when battling Real Madrid with Barcelona in La Liga.