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Herdsmen Killings Are Ethnic Cleansing By Minority Fulani’ – Afenifere

Afenifere, a Pan-Yoruba socio-cultural group, on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, described the wave of killings perpetrated by herdsmen across Nigeria amounts to ethnic cleansing by the minority Fulani . Afenifere condemned the “huge killings field” Fulani herdsmen have turned Nigeria into, citing especially the New Year massacre in Benue State. …

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China denies claims of spying on the African Union headquarters

China has denied claims that it spied on the African Union headquarters which it helped build in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa in 2012. Chinese ambassador to the African Union, Kuang Weilin, described the claims reported by French media Le Monde Afrique as “absurd” and “preposterous”. He told the media in Addis …

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Gambia’s security compiles 36 ‘most wanted list’

Following the security lapse that resulted in the entry into the country of Jammeh’s top loyal military men from exile, the security authorities have collaborated to produce what they called the country’s ‘most wanted 36’. According to security sources, this list has already been distributed to various border posts and …

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Four dead in Kenya blaze as fire trucks “run out of water”

A fire in the Lang’ata neighborhood of Nairobi on Sunday night killed four people and left an estimated 6,000 people homeless as fire trucks ran out of water, a local MP said. “There was firefighting equipment there but unfortunately they didn’t have water,” Nixon Korir, a member of parliament for …

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Equatorial Guinea President Cannot “Protect” Yahya Jammeh From Justice

Dictator Obiang Cannot “Protect” Yahya Jammeh From Justice Equatorial Guinea Legally Bound to “Prosecute or Extradite” Exiled Gambian Dictator (Banjul, The Gambia, January 29, 2018) – Victims of the former Gambian government of Yahya Jammeh and their supporters reacted with indignation to a declaration by the president of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro …

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FOR YOUR PVC TO BE EFFECTIVE BY CHARLES OGBU

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Muhammadu Buhari is your president. Dan Alli is your minister of defence. Abdulrahman Dambazzau is your minister of interior affairs. Lawal Daura is the director-general of the State Security Services, SSS. He was brought from retirement and fresh from APC/Buhari campaign team to head the secret police. Ibrahim Magu is …

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North Korea calls off joint Olympic event with South

North Korea has cancelled a joint cultural performance with artists from the South Korea, Seoul officials have said.  South Korea’s unification ministry on Monday said that Pyongyang had called off an event set to take place at North Korea’s Mount Kumgang on February 4 as part of a series of events …

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VOTER REGISTRATION

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INEC COMMENCES THE YEAR ROUND NATIONWIDE CONTINUOUS VOTER REGISTRATION       (CVR) AND PERMANENT VOTER CARD (PVC) DISTRIBUTION EXERCISE   INTRODUCTION: Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) is an exercise meant for the registration of citizens who turned 18 years of age after the last registration exercise; or those who for one reason …

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Liberia: The Rigged Election That Is Talked About Mutedly

We cannot legitimize with our presence the imposition of a puppet government which is an attendant ramification of the political farce orchestrated by right wing elements who are fixated on continuing the massive plundering of the people’s resources. The façade is detestable to the extent that one’s presence could be …

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Why is Panty-hating Zodwa Wabantu so Famous?

A good number of us would quit wearing underwear for the rest of our lives if we could be assured of just a fraction of what Zodwa is earning. It is normally accepted that talented and disciplined people’s names should be written in lights, that their talents and skills be …

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Ikea founder Ingvar Kamprad dies in Sweden at 91

The Swedish founder of the Ikea furniture chain, Ingvar Kamprad, has died at the age of 91, the company has announced. Mr Kamprad – who pioneered flat-pack furniture – died at his home in Småland, Ikea confirmed in a statement. The company said that Mr Kamprad was “one of the …

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