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PBAT Tasks U.S Envoy On Defending Democracy In West Africa 

President Ahmed Bola Tinubu on Saturday advised the United States Presidential Envoy and Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Ambassador Molly Phee, to ensure that U.S policies are intentionally collaborative with independent African democracies at a time when they are under assault by anti-democratic forces within and outside of the continent. In a statement by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, the President notes […]

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Flood Mitigation Is Collective Responsibility Of Africa – IWMI

The International Water Management Institute, IWMI, says flood mitigation is a collective responsibility of the African continent. The Climate Resilience Researcher group leader and Principal Researcher of the institute, Dr. Giriraj Amarnath stated this at a workshop organised by the International Water Management Institute for stakeholders in Abuja. Dr. Amarnath explained that agencies like the Nigeria Meteorological Agency, NiMet and the Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency NIHSA, have the excellent capabilities […]

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Niger Coup: UK Govt Not In Support Of Military Intervention

The United Kingdom Secretary of State for the Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office, James Cleverly, has said that the UK government does not support a military intervention to restore democracy in Niger Republic. Cleverly, who stated this in a press briefing in Lagos on Tuesday, said “The use of force to redraw borders or to take political control of countries is something we do not support. We believe in democracy. […]

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‘I Was Molested By My Mother’s Friend’ –Dele Alli

Everton midfielder, Dele Alli has recounted on how he was molested by his mother’s friend and engaged in smoking at just seven years. Speaking with Gary Neville on The Overlap, the former Tottenham Hotspur star gave an insight into some of the disturbing incidents that have affected both his life and career. “[My childhood is] something I have not really spoken about that much, to be honest,” Alli said. “So, […]

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Eto’o Ask To Resign As Cameroon FA Boss

A group representing amateur clubs in Cameroon have called on legendary former player Samuel Eto'o to resign from his post as president of the country's football federation, citing "grave irregularities" in the organisation. Last week, Cameroon's Amateur Clubs' Association (ACFAC) voted 11-1 in favour of asking the four-time African Footballer of the Year to stand down. It said the 42-year-old, who played for several of Europe's top clubs, should resign […]

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