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Atiku Explains Why He Backed Off Presidential Debate
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Atiku Explains Why He Backed Off Presidential Debate

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the forthcoming elections, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has offered explanations as to why he left the venue of the presidential debate on not seeing President Muhammadu Buhari who never showed up for the event. Atiku who arrived, the Hilton Hotel, Abuja venue of the debate, barely […]

Atiku Says Alleged US Travel Ban Was Calculated Disinformation
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Atiku Says Alleged US Travel Ban Was Calculated Disinformation

In an interview with VOA Hausa Service in Washington DC, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar said stories that he was banned from the United States was ‘disinformation’. He spoke on Thursday, after his arrival to the US capital, where he lodged at Trump International  Hotel. Here is the transcript of the interview conducted by VOA’s  Aliyu Mustapha […]

Internet Blackout In Zimbabwe
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Internet Blackout In Zimbabwe

Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, the country’s largest mobile operator, said on Wednesday its internet services had been cut off following an order from the government amid deadly protests in the country. “We are obliged to act when directed to do so and the matter is beyond our control,” Econet said in a text message to customers, […]

NDDC Chairman Commends Ekpeye People for Embracing Dialogue
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NDDC Chairman Commends Ekpeye People for Embracing Dialogue

The Chairman of the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), has commended the Ekpeye communities in Rivers State for embracing dialogue in their quest for development. Senator Ndoma-Egba was speaking when a delegation of Ekpeye Elites, led by Dr Chigbo Sam-Eligwe, paid him a courtesy visit at the […]

2019: INEC Publishes Ogun PDP Candidate’s List
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2019: INEC Publishes Ogun PDP Candidate’s List

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday laid to rest the controversy over the list of candidates for the Ogun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of the February 16 and March 2 elections. In the final list of Senatorial and House of Representatives candidates published by the Commission on its website,www.inecnigeria.org, […]

Super Falcons up against Steel Roses in Meizhou Wuhua
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Super Falcons up against Steel Roses in Meizhou Wuhua

From: Dianabasi Effiong African champions Nigeria have an interesting start to their preparations for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals as they tackle China’s Women National Team, nicknamed Steel Roses, in the Four –Nation China Tournament on Thursday evening. Korea Republic and Romania, the other participating teams, will clash in the tournament opening match, […]

Wike Flags off PDP State Campaign, Says APC Lost Political Stake In Rivers
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Wike Flags off PDP State Campaign, Says APC Lost Political Stake In Rivers

Gov. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers State on Wednesday in Port Harcourt flagged off his campaign for a second term, declaring that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has lost the political struggle in the state due to the greed of a political godfather.  Speaking at the State Campaign Rally flag-off in Tai Local Government Area […]

Justice over greatness Threats to truth and justice are mounting. How should we respond?
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Justice over greatness Threats to truth and justice are mounting. How should we respond?

During the spring of 1816, four decades after Thomas Jefferson drafted the United States’ Declaration of Independence, he exchanged letters with an old colleague and companion from his days as minister to France’s court of Louis XVI. This friend, Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours, had written to Jefferson to share a treatise he had […]

PDP Leaders Back Anirah, slam Nwankego
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PDP Leaders Back Anirah, slam Nwankego

…Say House of Assembly Candidate is a promise keeper Some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from Delta Central on Wednesday reacted to the orchestrated attack on the House of Assembly Candidate, Sapele Constituency, Chief Felix Anirah, describing him as “a man of impeccable credentials.” They also called the Special Adviser to the Delta […]

International Criminal Court acquits former president Gbagbo of war crimes in Côte d’Ivoire
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International Criminal Court acquits former president Gbagbo of war crimes in Côte d’Ivoire

Former President of Côte d’Ivoire Laurent Gbagbo has been cleared of crimes against humanity in Côte d’Ivoire by the International Criminal Court (ICC), it announced on Tuesday. NEW-YORK, United-States of America, 16 January 2019,-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The development relates to bloody clashes in the West African nation that claimed a reported 3,000 lives following the […]