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President Buhari in Abidjan for EU-AU Summit with Tinubu, Govs. Emmanuel, Abubakar, others

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, for the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit slated for Nov. 29 and Nov. 30. The President was received at the Houphet Airport by Ivoiren President Alassane Ouattara. Those on the President’s entourage include governors Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom …

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AU welcomes Mugabe resignation; Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday; Zuma will no longer travel to Zimbabwe on mediation mission : Presidency

The African Union (AU) on Wednesday welcomed the resignation of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe. Moussa Mahamat, Chairperson of the AU Commission in a statement said Tuesday’s decision will go down in history as an act of statesmanship that can only bolster Mugabe’s political legacy. Mugabe resigned on Tuesday after pressure …

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Mubi mosque suicide attack cruel, says President Buhari; Receives Gnassingbe, President of Republic of Togo

  President Muhammadu Buhari has described the early Tuesday morning suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State as “very cruel and dastardly.” A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), said that while commiserating with families of the several victims, government …

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SERAP asks CCB, ICPC to probe Okorocha over ‘N1bn statues of Zuma, Johnson-Sirleaf’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has asked Dr Muhammad Isah, Acting Chairman of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) and Professor Bolaji Owasanoye Acting Chairman of Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to “jointly investigate allegations of incompatibility and/or apparent conflict of interest situation, and abuse …

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Wike, Amaechi’s security men clash; Wike’s men pulled guns on Amaechi, vandalized his car – Amaechi; Amaechi’s men attacked Wike’s convoy – Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Barrister Nyesom Wike and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi have given conflicting accounts of a clash between security personnel attached to them on Saturday, with each claiming that the other was the aggressor. The full statements from their respective media aides on the …

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