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Africa: A Continent Without Democrats

  The second wave of democratization in Africa, beginning in the 80s, and the gradual establishment of democracy as the new normal in the continent brought much hope and excitement. As we have seen in the recent intervention by the military in Zimbabwe, coup d’etats have become unpopular and unacceptable in

 Buhari receives Liberian President, George Weah

President Muhammadu Buhari has received the recently inaugurated President of Liberia, George Weah, in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Mr. Weah’s motorcade arrived the forecourt of the president’s office at about 12:30 p.m. The two leaders are currently holding a meeting behind closed doors inside the president’s office. Monday’s visit is

Kenya opposition to swear-in leader as ‘president’

Kenya opposition to swear-in leader as ‘president’

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga is planning to have himself sworn in as an alternative president on Tuesday, seen as a final push to challenge Uhuru Kenyatta’s election.Odinga challenged the result of the original August vote winning an unprecedented annulment, but then boycotted the court-ordered re-run in October handing victory

Buhari, other African leaders to grace Weah’s inauguration

President Muhammadu Buhari is among African leaders that have indicated interest to attend the inauguration of Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, on Monday. The Chief Protocol of Liberia, Mr Jarvis Witherspoon, stated this at a media briefing in Monrovia on Thursday. Witherspoon said other current and past leaders from around the world were

30,000 Nigerian Soldiers Homeless – Former Army Chief, Ihejirika.

Former Chief Of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Azubuike Ihejirika (retd), has revealed that about 30,000 soldiers have no accommodation. Gen. Ihejirika, said the situation had forced army authorities to keep troops fighting Boko Haram insurgents for as long as three years in the North East, whereas they ought to spend between

Arab foreign ministers meet in Cairo over Jerusalem

Arab foreign ministers gathered in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Saturday for an emergency meeting designed to formulate a unified response to President Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a move that has sparked anger and protests in the Arab world. A general view of the Arab League delegates

Boko Haram kid-victim returns to Nigeria after successful surgery

A six-year-old victim of Boko Haram violence, Ali Ahmadu, has returned to Nigeria after undergoing a surgery in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE.  A six-year-old victim of Boko Haram violence, Ali Ahmadu, has returned to Nigeria after undergoing a surgery in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE. Young Ahmadu was flown to Dubai

US, UK Terror Alerts: IGP Orders AIGs, Commissioners To Beef Up Security

The Force Headquarters has allayed the fears of Nigerians over the red alert recently issued by the US and UK missions in the country on possible terror attacks in the FCT and six states. In a statement on Monday, the Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, reassured residents of the identified

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