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Rivers APC reprimands Mrs. Gesila Khan for sabotaging quest for justice at election tribunal

•Sends SOS to Prof. Jega The Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) hasreprimanded the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mrs. Gesila Khan, for blocking the party from having access to evidence of monumental rigging of the March 28 and April 11 elections in the State with a view to seeking redress at the Election Petition Tribunal. 00    Read More »

Burundi president to run for third term despite protest

Burundi president to run for third term despite protest

Burundi’s president has been declared as candidate for a controversial third term in office, his ruling party announced, despite mounting protests over the move that the opposition says is unconstitutional. +40    Read More »

Facebook Boasts More Users Than Population of China

Facebook Boasts More Users Than Population of China

Facebook reported this week in its 2015 first quarter financial report that it now has 1.44 billion monthly active users, or MAUs, worldwide. That’s 50 million more users than the entire estimated population of China, and over 188 million more users than India’s population. 00    Read More »

Malawi President: Xenophobic Attacks Unfortunate

Malawi President: Xenophobic Attacks Unfortunate

Malawi President Arthur Peter Mutharika said the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa targeting mostly African migrants are unfortunate. +20    Read More »

Nigeria appoint Stephen Keshi for third time

Nigeria appoint Stephen Keshi for third time

(BBC) – Stephen Keshi has been appointed Nigeria coach for the third time after signing a two-year contract on Tuesday. +200    Read More »

Deadly explosion hits restaurant in Somali capital

At least four people were killed and 10 others wounded when a car rammed into a busy restaurant and exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu, local sources told Al Jazeera. 00    Read More »

ASUU demands re-opening of LASU, insists VC must proceed on leave

ASUU demands re-opening of LASU, insists VC must proceed on leave

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Lagos State University (LASU) chapter has demanded the immediate reopening of the institution for academic activities. +3-1    Read More »

47-year-old man docked for allegedly raping own daughter in Ogun

A certain Solomon Ojo, was on Monday dragged before an Ota Senior Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly raping his own daughter. Ojo, 47, who resides at No. 15, Abinuyo Street, Ijoko, in Ota, is currently facing a one-count charge of rape. +200    Read More »

Former Egyptian president Mursi jailed for 20 years

Former Egyptian president Mursi jailed for 20 years

(Reuters) – Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison on charges arising from the killing of protesters on Tuesday, nearly three years after he became Egypt’s first freely elected president. +100    Read More »

Mrs. Udensi lied over Rivers elections – Peterside campaign outfit

Recent views expressed on Africa Independent Television, AIT, by Mrs. Eno Udensi, President of a South African-based Non-Governmental Organisation, NGO, that elections in Rivers State were free and fair, have been dismissed and described as an afterthought from a biased observer. Mrs. Udensi, who, also, in the same television program, said the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, deserved commendation for ... Read More »

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