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Nigeria’s National Association of Resident Doctors Call Strike

Mohammed Askira, the President of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) announced that the association is calling for strike action. The strike action was embarked on due to inability of the government to meet...

#DasukiGate: EFCC Arrests Amosu’s Wife; Recovers 1 Million Hidden in Home

The wife of retired air staff, Air Marshal, Adesola Nunayon Amosu has been arrested by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, (EFCC) for being an accessory to crime, the money "made" by her husband...

Breaking News: Zambia General Election Results, Edgar Lungu Takes Lead

Zambians eagerly await the final outcome of the August 11th general election. As predicted, the results released so far show a tight contest between the incumbent president Lundu Edgar of the Patriotic Front (PF),...

Explainer: Why South Sudan’s Peace Deal May be at Risk

By Jason Patinkin The failure of South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar to return Tuesday to Juba, the second delay this week, is putting a peace deal at risk, according to international monitors. Machar was expected...

Bayelsa Elections for New Governor Deemed Inconclusive; APC Party Candidate Trailing

The election held in Southern Ijaw on Saturday, December 5, 2015, has been declared cancelled by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The election was termed "inconclusive" due to the fact that there were violations...

Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun’s Plans for Nigeria

Nigeria is a rich country full of poor people. Although, there is a growing middle class, it is hard to roam the streets from Lagos to Jalingo and not see how many resources are being...

Adamawa Peace Initiative: An Umbrella that Fights Against Violence in Yola, Nigeria

In a bid to embrace total religious tolerance, promote harmony, development and provide relief materials to all displaced people residing in the northeastern state of Adamawa in Nigeria, the Adamawa Peace Initiative (API), a...

Nigerian Leaders Preach Peace and Tolerance on Easter Sunday

As Christians and Catholics in the country join their counterparts across the world to celebrate Easter today, the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has called on Nigerians to emulate the virtues...

UN Human Rights Commissioner Announces Rise in Mass Killings, Rape, and Ethic Violence in...

Zeid Al’Hussein, the High Commissioner for Human Rights, has accused Burundi security forces of sexual violence, sharp increase in enforced disappearances and torture cases. He made the announcement while in New York, that there was...

How the US is Expanding its Fight Against Extremism in Africa

By Scott Firsing, Monash University From the perspective of a US national security specialist, we live in a dark and gloomy world. Numerous worldwide threats exist across almost every part of the planet including China, Iran,...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...