BREAKING: After Obasanjo’s Statement, New Coalition Movement Launches In Abuja

Few days after a proposed political movement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo new Coalition Movement is currently being launched at the Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The former president in a lengthy and critical public statement on Tuesday, January 23 suggested the formation of the movement. Although Obasanjo is not present at the ongoing launch in Abuja, two former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governors, Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Donald Duke, were in attendance. Obasanjo in his recent public statement said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic…

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Kenyan TV Stations Shut Over Opposition Coverage

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga addresses the media at the Wiper Democratic Movement headquarters in Nairobi. Photo: AFP Three Kenyan television stations will remain off air until the government has completed investigations into the “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga, the interior minister said on Wednesday. “As a result of what happened yesterday, we have commenced investigations targeting individuals,” Fred Matiang‘i told a news conference. “Media houses will remain closed until we complete investigations.” NAN reports that authorities suspended television and radio stations on Tuesday as supporters of opposition…

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BREAKING: OZIL SIGNS NEW CONTRACT WITH ARSENAL, TO STAY TILL 2021

Germany international, Mesut Ozil has ended months of speculation over his future by signing a new three-and-a-half-year contract to remain at Arsenal until the summer of 2021. The 29-year-old playmaker becomes the highest-paid player in the club’s history – earning around £350,000 per week before tax – in a deal completed this morning. Ozil would have been a free agent at the end of the season and was able to speak to foreign clubs from 1 January, but Arsenal tied him to fresh terms after lengthy negotiations. An agreement was…

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Kano Visit: Senate Summons IG Over Kwankwaso

The Senate has mandated its committee on Police Affairs, chaired by Senator Abu Ibrahim to summon the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris over Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (APC,Kano). The summon followed a point of order by Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC,Bauchi) on the return of thuggery to Kano state. Kwankwaso had scheduled to visit Kano, but the Kano State Police Commissioner advised him against it. Misau alleged that in the last three days people in Kano have been armed with dangerous weapons, saying the Boko Haram crisis in Borno…

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South Africa’s Jacob Zuma Under Growing Pressure To Leave

South Africa’s deputy president is acting more like a president these days, while talk surrounding his scandal-tainted boss is about how and when he would quit. That makes for awkward leadership in one of Africa’s biggest economies, where a power transition from President Jacob Zuma to his deputy, Cyril Ramaphosa, appears to be taking shape even though the president’s term runs until 2019 elections. An early exit for Zuma is being considered by ruling African National Congress party officials amid impatience among South Africans who hope change at the top…

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8 Steps To Get Fair Skin Naturally

Every woman has a beautiful skin! Who doesn’t like to receive compliments for glowing skin? If you are not blessed with a fair skin, do not worry. You just have to enhance the beauty of your skin. There are many ways through which you can naturally enhance your skin. Listed below are some steps to get fair skin, read on. 1. Apply cucumber juice and honey Cucumber has natural bleaching properties. Mix a part of natural cucumber juice with a part of honey. Apply this at least two times a…

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Senate Warns Nigerians Against Investment In Bitcoins

The Senate has warned Nigerians against investing in bitcoins and urged the Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigerian Stock Exchange and the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation to launch awareness campaigns on the business. Specifically, the upper chamber of the National Assembly resolved to urge the CBN, NDIC and the NSE “to make an unequivocal statement across all the news platforms in all dialects on the dangers of bitcoins as a store of value in Nigeria.” The Senate also called on the National Orientation Agency to “spread the news against all forms…

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Liberia: President Weah Announces Pay Cut, Declares Country ‘Broke’

President George Weah of Liberia pledged to cut his salary by 25 percent on Monday, January 29, 2018, in a nationwide address in which he warned of tough times ahead for a “broke” country. “The state of the economy that my administration inherited leaves a lot to do and to be decided,” the former international soccer star said in an address apparently aimed at lowering high expectations following his election victory at the end of last year to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The President of Liberia earns about $100,000 yearly,…

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Ford Has No Plans To Chase Lap Records With GT

Ford has adamantly stayed away from pushing its performance machines around race circuits for lap-time bragging rights. And that sentiment hasn’t changed to this day. That’s despite a recent diagnostic visit to Virginia International Raceway where the Ford GT monstered every single production car lap record with a 2:38.62. But, Ford isn’t planning on making that time (or any other) official. The Drive reported on Tuesday that the automaker won’t take the GT on a record-breaking spree at race courses. Ford Performance acknowledged the supercar’s achievement in Virginia but said,…

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