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Rwandan President Set To Run For A Fourth Term 

The President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame has affirmed that he will run for a fourth term during next year's election, which could extend his presidency to nearly three decades. Kagame who made this known in an interview with Jeune Afrique, a French-language news magazine said “Yes, I am indeed a candidate. I am pleased with the confidence that Rwandans have placed in me. I will always serve them, as long […]

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Niger Military Holding Ambassador Hostage – President Macron

French President, Emmanuel Macron, has accused the Niger Military Rulers of holding its ambassador hostage. President Macron made the statement while speaking to reporters in the eastern town of Semur-en-Auxois alleging that the ambassador was living off military rations. The Niger military leaders, led by General Abdourahmane Tchiani, announced a takeover on national TV on July 26 after they placed 65-year-old President Mohammed Bazoum, and his family under detainment at […]

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Joseph Kadiri Of ITV Elected As ANHEJ President 

Mr. Joseph Kadiri, the Health Correspondent of Independent Television ITV, has been elected as the President of the Association of Nigeria Health Journalists (ANHEJ). Kadiri was elected for a two-year term after the association’s election, which was held on Tuesday, September 12, in Abuja. Other officials elected were Ms Racheal Abujah of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) as Vice President and Mr Frank Ajufo of Vision FM as secretary. […]

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President Tinubu Appoints 32Yr Old As CEO Of NASENI

President Bola Tinubu on Friday approved the appointment of Khalil Suleiman Halilu as the new Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI). In a statement on Friday, the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale says by this appointment, Khalil Suleiman Halilu will serve for an initial term of five years in accordance with the relevant […]

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Former US President, Donald Trump Says He Will Be Arrested

Donald Trump has said he plans to turn himself in on Thursday to a court in the state of Georgia to face charges of election interference. Reports say a judge in Atlanta who is overseeing the former president's case has set bail at $200,000 (£157,000). The agreement says Mr Trump can remain free pending trial so long as he does not attempt to threaten or intimidate witnesses. Mr Trump denies […]

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President Tinubu Approves Establishment Of Presidential CNG Initiative

In furtherance of his commitment to easing the impact of fuel subsidy removal on Nigerians by reducing energy costs, President Bola Tinubu has approved the establishment of the Presidential Compressed Natural Gas Initiative (PCNGI). This is contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale in Abuja. According to the statement, this transformative initiative is poised to revolutionize the transportation landscape […]

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Captain Ibrahim Traore Officially Appointed Burkina Faso’s President

Captain Ibrahim Traore has been appointed as president of Burkina Faso, after the country's second coup in less than nine months. Traore has been appointed as "Head of State, Supreme Head of the Armed Forces", according to Wednesday's official statement read out on national TV by spokesperson Captain Kiswendsida Farouk Azaria Sorgho. On Tuesday, Traore said he will respect a democratic transition timeline agreed upon between his predecessor and the West Africa […]

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Niger Coup: President Bazoum To Be Charged With High Treason – Junta

Niger's military junta has announced plans to prosecute deposed President Mohamed Bazoum for high treason and undermining national security. This is the latest sign that the junta intends to resist international pressure to return power to Mr. Bazoum. BBC Africa reports that he has been held in the basement of his palace since the military staged a coup about three weeks ago. Mr. Bazoum was in "good spirits" despite being […]

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Senate Unveils Chairmen, Vice Chairmen Of Standing Committees

President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio has unveiled Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of standing committees of the Senate . As announced by Akpabio, Senators Sani Musa ( APC Niger East ) chairs Senate Committee on Finance, Enyinnaya Ab Abaribe ( APGA Abia South ) Power, Adams Oshiomhole ( APC Edo North) Interior, Abdulfattah Buhari ( APC Oyo North) Aviation, Osita Izunaso ( APC Imo West ) Capital Market, Aminu Waziri […]

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