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ZAHRA' LANGHI: The Fight Against Political Factions of Libya

ZAHRA’ LANGHI: The Fight Against Political Factions of Libya

Zahra’ Langhi has been on the forefront in Libya, united with a group of like-minded women demanding transparency in governance and commitment to ensuring a democratic electoral process for the next presidential and parliamentary election on 24 December 2021 which marks the 70th anniversary since Libya was declared a sovereign state. She is a peace …

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Nigerian Senators To Donate 50 Per Cent Of Salaries to combat COVID-19

Nigerian Senators have agreed to donate fifty per cent of their salaries,  effective from this month as their financial contributions to combat the spread and treatment of COVID-19 in Nigeria. Acting Chairman Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Senator Godiya Akwashiki conveyed the position of senators in a statement on Monday. Recall that the …

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Top Nigerian Traditional Ruler removed over insubordination

The government of the northern Nigerian state of Kano today announced that the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II has been dethroned over what it described as disrespect to lawful instructions from Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State and other lawful authorities.  The dethronement of the Emir followed the decision of the State Council …

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Guinea Bissau interim president resigns after 2 days

The man appointed interim president of Guinea-Bissau by the side beaten in the December presidential election has stepped down because of death threats, less than two days after being nominated. “Given the death threats against me and my bodyguards, I have decided to give up the role of interim president for which I was nominated, …

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Nigerian lawmakers discuss Bill to confer immunity on their leaders

A Bill for an Act to alter section 308 of the 1999 Constitution to extend immunity to cover presiding officers of legislative institutions has passed second reading in the House of Representatives.  The which was sponsored by Rep. Odebumi Olusegun (APC-Oyo) was passed at the plenary on Tuesday. Leading the debate on the bill, Olusegun …

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President Gnassingbé wins re-election in Togo

Incumbent candidate Faure Gnassingbé has won his fourth presidential term.  Togo President Faure Gnassingbé was declared the winner in the country’s presidential elections early this week, clinching his fourth term as leader of the impoverished West African nation. Provisional results from the national electoral commission (Ceni) showed the incumbent had received 72% of votes. Going into …

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Nigeria’s Apex Court sacks new governor

The Supreme Court has sacked the governor-elect of Bayelsa State, David Lyon, and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo.In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice Ejembi Ekwo, the court ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to withdraw the Certificate of Return issued to Mr Lyon. The Apex Court, according to reports just coming in, also ordered …

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