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Cameroon president Biya announces re-election bid

Cameroon’s 85-year-old president, Paul Biya, announced Friday that he plans to run for a seventh consecutive term in office in the October election. “I will be your candidate in the next presidential election,” Biya, who has been head of state in the West African country for 35 years, wrote on his

Finally, Buhari ready to sign Africa free trade agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with visiting President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa in the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he expressed readiness to sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA). At a joint press conference after their closed-door meeting, Buhari confirmed that he would soon sign the agreement. The Nigerian president,

Putin Says World Cup Has Broken Stereotypes About Russia

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that his country’s hosting of the soccer World Cup had helped debunk stereotypes about Russia. Russia’s host nation status had been met with resistance by some in the West who suggested the tournament could be unsafe and play into the hands of Putin, who stands

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle attend “Your Commonwealth” Youth Challenge Reception

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Thursday, attended the ‘Your Commonwealth’ Youth Challenge Reception which held at Marlborough House in London. The event was the climax of the Commonwealth Youth leadership workshop. “The ‘Your Commonwealth’ Youth Challenge event is helping its young leaders develop their ideas on the type of

Maradona apologises over Colombia-England referee slur

Diego Maradona has apologised to FIFA and its referees for saying that England’s last 16 win over Colombia in the World Cup was a robbery and that referee Mark Geiger was not up to the task. Maradona said sorry after being rebuked by soccer’s governing body following comments he made after

Another Nigerian killed in South Africa

The Nigerian Union in South Africa (NUSA) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in last Friday’s killing of another Nigerian in South Africa. The Publicity Secretary of the union in South Africa, Habib Salihu, made the appeal on Tuesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

ISIS Sneaking Jihadists Into Nigeria From Syria – The Sun UK

LEADERS of IS are sneaking battle-hardened jihadis from Syria into Nigeria to train terrorists there for possible attacks in Britain. Fanatics from the West African state are also being sent to the Middle East for training in a chilling “exchange programme”. Insiders fear strong links between Nigeria and the UK will make