Burkina Faso’s President Sacks Defense Minister

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso — Burkina Faso’s President Roch Kabore has dismissed the country’s defense minister in the wake of widespread protests Saturday against insecurity. Cherif ...
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Nigeria: Amid Chaos, Nigerian Senate Passes Petroleum Industry Bill

The senators were divided over funds for host communities. The Senate has passed the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). The bill was passed after the lawmakers ...
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Nigeria: Finally, National Assembly Passes Petroleum Industry Bill

The Senate and House of Representatives have passed the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB). The bill was first passed at the house of reps after the ...
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Nigerian Govt Writes Western Diplomats, Lists ‘Atrocities’ of Biafra Leader Nnamdi Kanu

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mr Nnamdi Kanu, orchestrated the killing of 60 persons and the destruction of property in 55 ...
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Nigeria: Residents Panic As Lagos Govt Moves to ‘Develop’ Another Slum

“Development” and “regeneration” euphemistic terms are often used by the state government when it is set to demolish poorer communities. They are then rebuilt with ...
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Nigeria: Kanu Wrongfully Tried, Detained – Ejimakor, IPOB Lawyer

Counsel to the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Aloy Ejimakor, on Tuesday, flayed the manner of extradition, summary trial and detention in the custody ...
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Nigerian Professor Jailed for Election Fraud Appeals Judgement

The 65-year-old professor, in his notice of appeal, describes his sentencing as “unreasonable”. A Nigerian professor sentenced to three years in prison for election fraud ...
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Nigeria: CSOs Raise the Alarm Over Non-Implementation of Police Trust Fund

Abuja — Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) yesterday raised the alarm over the non-implementation of the Nigerian Police Trust Fund (NPTF) Act 2019 signed into law ...
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Nigeria: Benue Rejects Planned Review of Land Use Act

George Okoh Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that the state will reject the planned review of the Land Use Act by the ...
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Nigeria: ‘Mr. Electronic Voting’ Makes a Bold Bid for APC National Chairmanship

Nseobong Okon-Ekong writes that the race for the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress may have entered a high wire season with the interest ...
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