Nigeria: Those Behind Lekki Shootings Will Account For Their Action – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said Federal Government of Nigeria and Lagos State Government would ensure that anyone found culpable in last Tuesday’s shooting at the Lekki Toll Plaza would be held accountable for their actions. Speaking during an interview session on Becky Anderson’s Connect the World, a CNN programme on Monday, …

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Nigeria: Why I Don’t Want To Speak On Lekki Tollgate Incident – Buhari

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has given reason for not debating on Lekki Tollgate incident. While addressing the nation last few days ago, Buhari spoke about the protests, its economic effects intandeem with his plans but did not speak on the alleged massacre of protesters at Lekki Tollgate. In a statement made available to newsmen by Garba …

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Nigeria: TV Stations fined for #EndSARS coverage

Channels Television, Arise Television and Africa Independent Television have been fined by the National Broadcasting Commission for what it termed “unprofessional coverage” of the #EndSARS protests in Nigeria. The acting Director-General of the NBC, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba, announced this at a press conference in Abuja on Monday. The NBC had last week warned all television …

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IAA Elects First African World President

A Ghanaian, Joel Nettey, has been elected as the Chairman and World President of the International Advertising Association (IAA), the global compass for marketing and communications. He is the first African to hold the position. His election was held virtually during the World Board Meeting of the International Advertising Association recently. Nettey, who is the …

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Nigerian President Sends Ministers And Aides Home To Appeal To Youth

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his Ministers and aides to their respective states to appeal to youth to eschew violence. According to the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, the directive is based on the level of destruction of properties and violence associated with #EndSARS protest. Akpabio, disclosed this while addressing a …

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African Union Calls For Removal Of Sanctions Against The Republic Of Zimbabwe

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat reaffirms the African Union’s continued demand for the immediate and unconditional removal of sanctions imposed against the Republic of Zimbabwe, and in support of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) decision to commemorate 25 October 2020 as SADC Anti-Sanctions Day. The Chairperson recalls the continuity …

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Africa: Covid-19 Deaths Exceed 41,000

As of October 25, the confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries have reached 1,709,387 . Reported deaths in Africa have reached 41,144 , and recoveries 1,397,522 . South Africa has the most reported cases – 714,246, with deaths numbering 18,843. Other most-affected countries include Morocco (194,461), Egypt (106,397) Ethiopia (92,858), Nigeria (61,930) and …

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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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Opposition Wins Seychelles Election For The First Time

The opposition has taken power in the Seychelles for the first time since 1977, following its victory in the presidential election. Anglican priest Wavel Ramkalawan defeated President Danny Faure by 54.9% to 43.5%, official results show. Supporters of Mr Ramkalawan have been celebrating his victory in the capital, Victoria. In his victory speech, Mr Ramkalawan …

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