Nigeria

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Brazillian star, Robinho, aged 33, has been found guilty by an Italian court of group sexual assault against a 22-year-old woman. The incident which occurred in 2013, happened at a time Robinho was still playing for Milan. According to reports from the Italian state news agency (ANSA), Robinho was sentenced to nine years in prison […]

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The Federal Government has obtained the names of 500 Nigerians implicated in various cases of tax fraud across the country. Mr Laolu Akande, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President (Office of the Vice President) disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the National […]

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President Robert Mugabe’s resignation letter was read out by Zimbabwe parliamentary Speaker Jacob Mudenda to lawmakers gathered at a conference centre in Harare to discuss an impeachment motion on Tuesday. Below is a transcript of Mugabe’s letter of resignation, as it was read by Mudenda: It read: State House Harare Zimbabwe 21 November 2017 The […]

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A former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has dumped Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. Alhaji Abubakar in a statement sent to Journalists, narrated his reasons for leaving the party. The former vice president who challenged President Muhammadu Buhari for the APC ticket in the build up to the 2015 elections did not indicate the new party he […]

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Incoming Zimbabwe leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, assured former President Robert Mugabe, he and his family would be safe in the country, state media said on Friday. Mnangagwa gave the assurance today, when the two men spoke for the first time since he returned home this week, according to the State-owned media, The Herald newspaper. Also, the […]

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The new President of Zimbabwe, Mr Emerson Mnangagwa, has been sworn-in by the country’s Chief Justice with all service chiefs making pledges of loyalty. The ceremony took place in a crowded National Sports Stadium where gun salutes took place. Details later

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A picture of former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace, purported to have been taken just before he signed his resignation letter on Tuesday – has gone viral on social media. The picture shows Mugabe, 93, and Grace with the veteran leader’s “friends”, including the country’s former reserve bank governor Gideon Gono. A […]

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The Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Anambra State, Prof ABC Nwosu has resigned his position. His decision follows the party’s woeful outing during last Saturday’s governorship poll. The party suffered resounding defeat, coming a distant third behind the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the All Progressives Congress (APC). Nwosu was appointed […]