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July, 2017

  • 15 July

    Southern, Middle Belt leaders reaffirm demand for restructuring – The News

    The NewsSouthern, Middle Belt leaders reaffirm demand for restructuringThe NewsLeaders from the South and Middle Belt regions of the country, on Saturday in Abuja, affirmed their support for restructuring and implementation of the recommendations of the 2014 National Conference. The leaders in a communiqué issued after the ...and more »

  • 15 July

    FCT: We need a governor not minister – Indigenes – Daily Trust

    Daily TrustFCT: We need a governor not minister – IndigenesDaily TrustIndigenes of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has called on the Federal Government to accord state status to the territory so they can elect a governor. The indigenes under the aegis of Original Inhabitants Development Association of Abuja (OIDA ...Indigenes Demand 'Full State&#

  • 15 July

    Southern Kaduna crises: Porous boarders responsible for free entry, exit of killer herdsmen- Miyetti Allah – Daily Trust

    Daily TrustSouthern Kaduna crises: Porous boarders responsible for free entry, exit of killer herdsmen- Miyetti AllahDaily TrustThe Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, (MACBAN) has said that the porous nature of Nigerian boarders is responsible for the free entry and exit of killer herdsmen. Addressing a press conference in Kaduna On Saturday, MACBAN assistant ...Porous borders responsible for frequent Fulani/farmers attacks – Miyetti AllahDaily Post NigeriaGunmen reportedly kill 4 Fulani herdsmen in

  • 15 July

    Mugabe back home after ‘routine medical checkup’ in Singapore – Oman Tribune

    The Zimbabwe DailyMugabe back home after 'routine medical checkup' in SingaporeOman TribuneZimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home on Saturday after medical treatment in Singapore, the state broadcaster said, putting to rest speculation over the 93-year-old's whereabouts. The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation said Mugabe, who ...Step down now — Mugabe toldThe Zimbabwe MailMugabe Returns Home, Wife Hurt in Freak AccidentVOA ZimbabweZimbabwe's First Lady Injures Ankle in 'Freak' Car AccidentU.S. News & World ReportNews24 -Malawi24 -AppsforPCdaily -Bulawayo24 News (press release) (blog)all 22 news articles »

  • 15 July

    Ramaphosa reaffirms his support of state capture probe – News24

    News24Ramaphosa reaffirms his support of state capture probeNews24Cape Town - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday reaffirmed his support for a judicial inquiry into state capture, but shed light on why he opposed a court application to force him to institute the commission of inquiry. This after conservative ...Ramaphosa opposes bid to force him to establish state capture inquiryEyewitness NewsS. African deputy president

  • 15 July

    PDP holds expanded National Caucus, BOT, NEC meetings July 17 – Vanguard

    Nigeria TodayPDP holds expanded National Caucus, BOT, NEC meetings July 17VanguardThe People's Democratic Party (PDP) has fixed its expanded National Caucus, Board of Trustees (BoT), and National Executive Committee (NEC) meetings for Monday. July 17. The notice of the meeting was jointly issued in Abuja on Saturday by Sen.PDP announces dates for NEC, BOT meetingsPremium TimesAfter Supreme Court's judgement PDP announces BoT, NEC meetings (Document)NAIJ.COMPDP announces dates

  • 15 July

    Revolution too important to be left to ANC alone – Blade Nzimande – Politicsweb

    PoliticswebRevolution too important to be left to ANC alone - Blade NzimandePoliticswebOn behalf of the Central Committee and all of you, I am sure I would not be amiss to congratulate you on what has been a successful 14th Congress our party, the South African Communist Party, the SACP. Let me also take this opportunity to congratulate ...SACP: Decision to contest elections while in alliance not contradictionEyewitness NewsSACP contesting elections doesn'

  • 15 July

    INEC refutes negative insinuations on suspension of Melaye’s recall process – Vanguard

    VanguardINEC refutes negative insinuations on suspension of Melaye's recall processVanguardThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has refuted negative insinuations trailing its decision to suspend the recall process of Sen. Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, in compliance with a court order. Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu, National ...Sen Melaye's Recall: We Were Not Blackmailed By Senate To Suspend Action – INECLeadership NewspapersINEC Refutes Senate's Influence In Halting Melaye's Recall ProcessCHANNELS TELEVISIONMelaye's Recall Process: INEC Fights

  • 15 July

    Turks commemorate 1 year since failed coup with huge march – San Francisco Chronicle

    San Francisco ChronicleTurks commemorate 1 year since failed coup with huge marchSan Francisco ChronicleTens of thousands joined a national unity march in Istanbul on Saturday, converging at the iconic July 15 Martyrs' Bridge to mark the anniversary of the failed military coup attempt that 250 people died resisting. (July 15). Media: Associated Press ...Turkey marks

  • 14 July

    Sacked Enugu Chief Judge, Justice Umezulike, Arraigned For Corruption In Enugu – SaharaReporters.com

    SaharaReporters.comSacked Enugu Chief Judge, Justice Umezulike, Arraigned For Corruption In EnuguSaharaReporters.comFormer Chief Judge of Enugu State, Justice Innocent Umezulike, was, on Friday, arraigned before Justice A.O Onovo of the Enugu State High Court. The arraignment was accompanied by drama, as journalists, who arrived the court early, had a hard time ...Enugu High Court Grants Umezulike Bail, Adjourns CaseCHANNELS TELEVISIONEFCC arraigns Ex-Enugu Chief Judge, Umezulike for alleged N10m

  • 14 July

    Former TJRC chair Kiplagat passes on – K24 TV

    K24 TVFormer TJRC chair Kiplagat passes onK24 TVKenyans on Friday woke up to the news of the death of yet another prominent leader, former Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) chairman Bethwel Kiplagat. Kiplagat's death could not have come at a worse time considering that the Grim ...Month of death: Shock as July claims 4 leaders in a matter of daysThe StandardFour powerful men take secrets to their gravesThe Star, KenyaKiplagat was an achiever in his youth and old age – sonCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)AppsforPCdaily -Kenya Broadcasting Corporation -TUKO.CO.KE -Daily Nationall

  • 14 July

    Adoke: All those behind my travails will be shamed and exposed – TheCable

    TheCableAdoke: All those behind my travails will be shamed and exposedTheCableMohammed Adoke, former attorney-general of the federation, says all those behind his travails will be exposed. In a statement released hours after policemen searched his residence in Okene, Kogi state, on Friday, Adoke said this would be the fourth ...Update: Again security team invades Adoke's house in OkeneVanguardSecurity agencies raid, ransack ex-AGF Adoke's home againRipples NigeriaPolice raid Adoke's home in KogiThe Nation Newspaperall 7 news articles »

  • 14 July

    CS Matiang’i sets more stringent measures to guard 2017 exams – The Standard

    The StandardCS Matiang'i sets more stringent measures to guard 2017 examsThe StandardParents and guardians whose children will sit this year's national examinations now have only two weeks to visit them in schools. The Ministry of Education announced this yesterday as it spelt out stricter measures aimed at curbing cheating and ...Private candidates to sit at recognised centres only, says Matiang'iK24 TV9 tough rules Matiangi has put ahead of KCPE and KCSETUKO.CO.KEall 4 news

  • 14 July

    My bold manifesto stunned you, unveil yours, Mutua tells Ndeti – The Star, Kenya

    The Star, KenyaMy bold manifesto stunned you, unveil yours, Mutua tells NdetiThe Star, KenyaMachakos Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua and first lady Lilian dance during a campaign rally in Kangonde , Masinga Sub county. Mutua urged politicians to shun inciting voters to engage in violence during campaigns. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp ...

  • 14 July

    Zambians reel after president invokes emergency powers – Deutsche Welle

    Deutsche WelleZambians reel after president invokes emergency powersDeutsche WelleIt's been a week since Zambian President Edgar Lungu invoked emergency powers. Parliament has now approved an extension to 90 days. Analysts say this mini 'state of emergency' could negatively affect the economy. Zambian President Edgar Lungu ...Catholic Bishops Strike Deal To Unite Rivals Pres. Lungu & Hichilema TogetherZambia ReportsZambia on fire after state of emergency declarationCaj News AfricaZambia: Lungu to talk with imprisoned opposition leaderAnadolu AgencyXinhua -Lusaka Times -Financial Mail

  • 14 July

    Rumour Mongers, Buhari’s visit has proven you wrong – Orji Kalu – Vanguard

    VanguardRumour Mongers, Buhari's visit has proven you wrong – Orji KaluVanguardFormer Governor of Abia, Dr Orji Kalu, has said that those peddling rumours that President Muhammadu Buhari is on life support have been proven wrong by the visit of the acting president, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo. Kalu according to PremiumTimes citing NAN, ...Buhari's Ill-health: How Osinbajo's visit proved those spreading death rumours as liars – Orji KaluDaily Post NigeriaFG Should Punish Peddlers Of Buhari's Death – Orji Uzor KaluThe WhistlerThere is no war between Osinbajo and Buhari's ministers –...

  • 14 July

    I Would’ve Burnt My PDP Card, Party Flag If Sheriff Won – Fayose – CHANNELS TELEVISION

    CHANNELS TELEVISIONI Would've Burnt My PDP Card, Party Flag If Sheriff Won – FayoseCHANNELS TELEVISIONThe Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose says he would have burnt his membership card and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag if Senator Ali Modu Sheriff had won at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. Fayose, who had been the most ...I...

  • 14 July

    Dogara mourns Abdullahi Muhammadu Wamakko – Vanguard

    VanguardDogara mourns Abdullahi Muhammadu WamakkoVanguardThe Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has expressed grief over the death of another serving member of the House of Representatives, Abdullahi Mohammed Wamakko. Abdullahi Muhammadu Wamakko. Wamakko died on Friday ...Dogara mourns WamakkoPremium TimesWammako is dies at 50National AccordBREAKING: Abdullahi Wammako, another Nigeria National Assembly member diesNAIJ

  • 14 July

    US seeks to recover $144 million in Nigeria oil industry bribery case – CNBC

    CNBCUS seeks to recover $144 million in Nigeria oil industry bribery caseCNBCThe Justice Department on Friday filed a civil complaint seeking to recover $144 million in assets obtained through paying bribes to a former Nigerian oil minister. The complaint said two Nigerian businessmen conspired with others to pay bribes to the ...US Says Manhattan Condo, Yacht Part of Nigerian Crime AssetsBloombergUS moves to seize $140 mn from Nigerian

  • 13 July

    APC Defeat was a Plebiscite against Aregbesola, Say Party Chieftains – P.M. News

    P.M. NewsAPC Defeat was a Plebiscite against Aregbesola, Say Party ChieftainsP.M. NewsChieftains of All Progressives Congress (APC) have given different reasons why the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) defeated the ruling party in the by-election held in Osun West Senatorial District on July 8, noting that the defeat was a plebiscite and ...Osun State has capacity to make billions of Naira monthly from agric - OgbehWorldStageI ...