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Buhari appoints Modibbo Tukur, as The Director of Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit

President Buhari, has nominated Modibbo Hamman Tukur for the position of Director of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU). This was contained in a statement made in Abuja by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special adviser on media and publicity , on monday. According to him the appointment was in accordance with the provision of Section 5(1) of the Nigerian

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Gabon soldiers declare coup attempt ‘to restore democracy!

It’s been reported that Soldiers in the Central African Republic of Gabon have taken over the state radio station in an ongoing coup. The current president Ali bongo is on a medical trip abroad where he is recovering from a stroke. The bongo family have ruled Gabon as far back as 1967 except for four months in 2009 after Ali

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Geoffrey Onyeama Says 2019 Presidential Election Is Not A Matter Of `Life Or Death’ For Buhari

Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that 2019 Presidential election is not a matter of `life or death’ for President Buhari, claiming that Buhari will be happy to accept the verdict of the electorate. Onyeama claimed further that President Buhari only wants to create a level playing field for all the political parties in Nigeria. “He is fully committed

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Choosing a presidential candidate, for the up coming 2019 presidential elections!

Nigeria’s democracy may be in trouble after all The voting population appear confused and clueless of what they need to do or how they should vote, in other to change the status quo. The public opinion has been that of “our votes don’t count anyway, implying that the politicians manufacture election results” An average Nigerian have little or no understanding

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Gov’t Begins Demolition Of Judges’ Bungalows For Controversial National Cathedral

Ghana Government has begun a demolishing exercise to make way for the construction of a controversial National Cathedral, as evicted judges have been given a $168,000 (GHC800,000) for temporary accommodation. Footage of the demolition process surfaced this weekend as contractors removed the removable, reusable parts of the bungalows before bulldozers razed the building. The buildings consist of ten (10) six-bedroom

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Liberia: $60M Worth Of Banknotes ‘Vanish’

The Liberian government says it is investigating what has happened to two huge consignments of money that were printed abroad, and brought into the country between November last year and August this year. The money, said to be local banknotes worth about $60M (£45.6M), has allegedly disappeared. One media report says containers containing money left the port in the capital,

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