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Anambra guber: Ex-Governor Orji Kalu tasks voters to key state into ruling party

Former governor of Abia State and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr. Orji Kalu, has reaffirmed its party’s determination to unseat the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) state government in the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State.

Governor Umahi’s achievements unbeatable – Stanley Okoro

The Special Adviser to the Ebonyi State Governor on Capital Territory, Hon. Stanley Okoro, has described the Governor David Umahi-led administration in the state as pro-people, adding that the accomplishments of the state government thus far are remarkable and worthy of emulation.

Nigeria Air Force inaugurates hospital for troops

The Nigerian Air Force on Saturday inaugurated a 60-bed hospital in Port Harcourt to cater for the medical needs of wounded troops and their families.

Togo’s Faure Gnassingbe blames opposition for violence

Togo’s President Faure Gnassingbe has accused the opposition of orchestrating violence that has killed at least 16 people in massive anti-government protests across the country.

Aisha Buhari calls for attitudinal change for national development

The Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, has advised Nigerians to improve their attitude to issues as a way of helping curb economic, security and social crisis in the country.

Governor Ambode inaugurates committee on oil producing area relations

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Thursday inaugurated a 45-member committee on Oil Producing Areas Community Relations in Badagry area of the state.

Spain planned harsh wave of repression, violence – Catalonia’s Carles Puigdemont

The sacked leader of Catalonia Carles Puigdemont claimed Tuesday that he fled to Belgium because Spain was preparing a “wave of oppression and violence” against his separatist movement.

My attackers were sent by Governor Bello – Senator Dino Melaye

Following the attack of Sen. Dino Melaye at the Kabba Day celebration over the weekend, the senator has claimed his attackers were thugs allegedly sent by Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state.

Jean Ping slams proposed changes to Gabon constitution as ‘autocratic’

Gabon opposition leader Jean Ping on Saturday said he would try to scuttle proposed changes to the country's constitution, describing draft changes as "autocratic" and liable to violate the principle of separation of powers.

Suspected thugs attack Senator Dino Melaye in Kabba

Violence erupted at the Kabba township stadium, venue of the 2017 Kabba Day celebration as suspected thugs attacked the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district, Dino Melaye, with dangerous weapons.

Governor El-Rufai vows to deal with perpetrators of violence

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State, yesterday, vowed to deal with those who had been promoting violence in the state since 1981.

UN appeals for aid to save starving Congolese

The head of the UN food agency has appealed for aid to avert a humanitarian crisis in the conflict-wracked DR Congo province of Kasai.

Kenya delays voting indefinitely in opposition areas

Kenyans who boycotted a repeat presidential election voiced relief Saturday after authorities indefinitely delayed further attempts to hold the vote in some opposition areas because of the risk of violence.

Rapper gets five-year jail term for shop attack

One of France’s top rap stars was sentenced to five years in prison on Friday for ransacking the shop of his rival Booba and beating up a sales assistant so badly he was left in a coma.

Governor Ortom raises the alarm over planned attacks by Miyetti Allah

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has raised the alarm over an alleged plan by Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore to launch fresh attacks on Benue State, calling on the security agencies to protect the people by immediately arresting the leaders of the group.

UN chief Antonio Guterres arrives for visit in strife-torn CAR

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres arrived in the Central African Republic on Tuesday to assess the country's fragile security situation as violence between militias threatens to intensify.

Police shoot dead Spanish tourist in Brazil

Police in Rio de Janeiro said Monday they accidentally shot dead a Spanish tourist who was visiting a violent favela slum where earlier two officers had been wounded.

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga’s sister Ruth to be charged over Kisumu protest

Kenya's chief prosecutor has ordered that opposition leader Raila Odinga's sister should immediately be charged with inciting violence against the election commission.

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