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(AP) – An opposition leader in Ethiopia says police have prevented his group from staging a rally to demand the release of jailed activists. Yilkal Getnet, who heads the opposition Blue party, said Sunday that police raided their headquarters in the capital, Addis Ababa, on Saturday night and b...
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By Olaitan Ladipo The striking resemblance between Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Adviser to President Olusegun Obasanjo and an erstwhile Minister of Aviation, and his late father is enough to convince anyone of his biological paternity. However, when the Yoruba hail a person as a ‘husband’s child’...
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  Prof. Ango Abdullahi Ahead of the 2015 Presidential election, Northern Elders’ Forum warned  on Saturday that Nigerians should not trust President Goodluck Jonathan  in his attempt to woo the country for another term. Secretary  of the NEF and former Presidential Adviser on Food Security, Prof...
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  Rivers State Governor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi | credits: www.thisdaylive.com The Peoples Democratic Party has said the Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, remains suspended from the pay. The party also said it recognises Mr. Tony Nwoye as its governorship candidate for the November 16 go...
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  Boko Haram members | credits: File copy Suspected members of Boko Haram, ambushed and killed at least 24 members of a youth vigilante group who were on a mission to find and fight the sect in northeast Nigeria, a security official told Associated Press on Saturday. Those who returned from Frid...