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NOSTALGIA: Remembering The Kano Bombings Of 2012

NOSTALGIA: Remembering The Kano Bombings Of 2012

January 2012 is a period that Nigerians will always remember as one of the most fearful periods in Nigeria’s recent history. On the 5th and 6th of January, notorious Nigerian terrorist group, Boko Haram, perpetrated the Kano Bombings of 2012. As of Saturday, January 28th, 2012, exactly nine (9) years ago today, the attacks had …

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BOBI WINE: Finally Released From 11-Day House Arrest Following Court Order.

BOBI WINE: Finally Released From 11-Day House Arrest Following Court Order.

After 11 days of being stuck under arrest within his own home, Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known as Bobi Wine, can finally breathe a sigh of relief, following a court order. The Security forces raided the home of Bobi Wine, in the heat of the just concluded Ugandan Elections, as he was deemed to be causing …

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SUNDAY IGBOHO: Rise Of The Chief Yoruba Vigilante

SUNDAY IGBOHO: Rise Of The Chief Yoruba Vigilante

Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho, has been in the news lately following his agitation for a Yoruba nation and subsequent clash with the Fulani community in Oyo State,following the detsruction of property and farmland by the Fulani herdsmen. In light of the spate of insecurity in Oyo state, as well as generally in …

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museveni

MUSEVENI: Extends His Presidency till His 80th By Force

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni won a decisive re-election victory on Saturday, elections officials said, but his main rival Bobi Wine alleged widespread fraud and said citizens should reject the result. Museveni won 5.85 million votes, or 58.6 percent, while main opposition candidate Wine had 3.48 million votes (34.8 percent), the electoral commission said at a news conference on …

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Lagos

Lagos State Allocates 60% of its Budget to Infrastructure after EndSARS Protest

The biggest commercial hub of Nigeria, Lagos state, is planning to invest more in infrastructure following the disaster caused by hoodlums who took advantage of the peaceful EndSARS protest in October, 2020. The Lagos government’s proposed budget is ₦1.164 trillion for the year 2021 with 60% of it going into major projects which is “massive …

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UGANDA ELECTIONS: Ugandans Clamor For A New Leader

UGANDA ELECTIONS: Ugandans Clamor For A New Leader

In what has become an international spectacle, the people of Uganda have shown their resolve to ensure actual democracy by starting the trend #WeAreRemovingADictator after rejecting the results of Sunday’s election showing the incumbent president Yoweri Museveni as winner. Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has been in power for 35 years and in recent years, he …

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COVID-19: Zimbabwe Imposes 30 Day Lockdown

COVID-19: Zimbabwe Imposes 30 Day Lockdown

Following a spike in coronavirus (COVID-19) cases within the first few days of the new year, Zimbabwe has reintroduced a 12-hour curfew from 6 pm until 6 am everyday for 30 days. The new curfew was announced on Saturday by Zimbabwe’s Vice President Constantino Chiwenga. In his address, he stated the reasons for the new …

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Egypt

EGYPT: Go Green Exhibition to present natural gas-powered vehicles on the 6th

Egypt is set to launch the ‘Go Green Exhibition’, the first of its kind in a two-day event from 4th January to 6th, highlighting the conversion of vehicles to clean energy and replacement technologies at the Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC). The event has been sponsored by President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. Despite the negative effect …

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WILL JAWANDO: Meet The Agbada-wearing Nigerian American Councilman

WILL JAWANDO: Meet The Agbada-wearing Nigerian American Councilman

Will Jawando, a Nigerian American who was elected into the Montgomery County Council in the United States, repped his roots as he rocked an Agbada outfit to his inauguration. Initially reading this caption, you’d probably find it weird that any American councilman would wear an Agbada to a political inauguration ceremony (because it’s really not …

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Guinea: Alpha Condé Wins Third Term Amid Violent Protests

Guinea’s President Alpha Condé has won a third term in office, preliminary results show, amid violent protests across the country. The electoral commission said the 82-year-old had taken 59.5% of the vote. The victory still requires confirmation by the Constitutional Court, BBC reports. His opponent, Cellou Dalein Diallo, said he would contest the result, alleging …

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