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Former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, said Prophet TB Joshua told him that there would be changes in African politics within 3 years. “He said Bouteflika of Algeria, Mugabe of Zimbabwe and Al Bashir of the Sudan would either step down or be removed from office…”  Two years ago Prophet T.B. Joshua told me […]
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After nearly 30 years in power, Sudan president Omar al-Bashir has been ousted and arrested, the defence minister says. Speaking on state TV, Awad Ibn Ouf said the army had decided to oversee a two-year transitional period followed by elections. He also said a three-month state of emergency was being put in place. Protests against […]
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Image copyrightREUTERS Mummified mice are among the artefacts discovered in a decorated tomb recently unearthed near the Egyptian town of Sohag. The mice and other animals surrounded two mummified human bodies and the burial chamber contains detailed paintings of funeral processions and people working in the fields. Experts say the tomb is more than 2,000 […]
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Less than two weeks after 174 Nigerians were repatriated for illegally entering Libya, another batch of 180 Nigerians were on Monday night returned to the country for a similar offence. The returnees were returned into the country through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos. The returnees had aimed to travel to Europe through the […]
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South African xenophobic killings again makes the news in Nigeria with many Nigerians condemning the attacks on Africans, especially Nigerians, which has now become a culture.  A fresh wave of xenophobic attacks has been reported in parts of Durban in South Africa. Since Monday, some natives have been targeting foreigners who they are accusing of […]
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A civil society group, Citizens for Change and Advancement, has appealed to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar against making further comments capable of jeopardizing the peaceful conduct of the presidential elections or heat up the polity.   In a statement released on Wednesday, National Coordinator of the group, Maxwell […]
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By Damilola Odutayo, CNN Authorities have been seizing substandard cosmetics and bleaching creams from markets in Rwanda, following a government ban on the items in November 2018. (CNN) — The Rwandan government is sending officials across the country to enforce its ban on skin lightening and bleaching products. The East African country is leading a […]
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By Remi Adebayo Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd has entered into an agreement with Thales Alenia Space of France in the move to collaborate on the testing and characterization of NigComSat-1R payload towards the demonstration of the capability of NigComSat-1R payload for Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS). The document was signed on Thursday, December 13 at […]
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By Tim Stickings For Mailonline A draft law would ban the burqa in public spaces including schools and hospitals Women who violated the ban would be fined 1,000 Egyptian pounds ($56 / £42) The Muslim-majority nation has faced a series of attacks by Islamist extremists Egypt is considering a law which would ban the burqa […]

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Why do dangerous bigots like Nasir El-Rufai like to conveniently and hypocritically rail against the zoning of political offices? They are actually talking about the presidency, and what they mean is basically that when their “turn” is over, they should be allowed to keep power or at least try to keep it. One wonders why […]
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The letter dated November 23, 2020, was addressed to Mr. Jonathan Hawkins, VP, Communications, CNN Centre, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.It read: RE: HOW A BLOODY NIGHT OF BULLETS QUASHED A YOUNG PROTEST MOVEMENT Our attention has been drawn to an ‘investigation’ by CNN, entitled ‘How a Bloody Night of Bullets Quashed a Young Protest Movement’ and […]

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Why do dangerous bigots like Nasir El-Rufai like to conveniently and hypocritically rail against the zoning of political offices? They are actually talking about the presidency, and what they mean is basically that when their “turn” is over, they should be allowed to keep power or at least try to keep it. One wonders why […]
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The lawmaker representing Adamawa Northern Senatorial Zone in the 9th Assembly, Ishaku Elisha Abbo, known as Cliff has felicitated Malam Nuhu Ribadu the founding anti-corruption Star at sixty. Abb has described the pioneer Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) Chairman, Ribadu as a “detribalised and wonderful” Nigerian. Abbo said this while wishing the ACN Presidential […]