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Anti-SARS Protest Gains Support In UK, US, Canada, South Africa As Buhari Breaks Silence

Nationwide protests demanding proscription of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad have gathered momentum beyond Nigeria, with #EndSARS trending on Twitter in the United States, the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Canada. The protest was also the most trended issue on Friday globally, according to a Tweet by @BBCAfrica, as Nigerians continued to demonstrate across the country amid violent clashes. #EndSARS protest was ...

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Edo, Visa Ban And Demystification Of A Godfather

Casmir Igbokwe Edo State will make a good study in political chicanery of godfathers. Before the governorship election held on Saturday, September 19, 2020, it was as if war would break out in the state. The godfather himself, Adams Oshiomhole, pranced about the state in campaign summersault. Recall that, four years ago, the immediate past national chairman of the All Progressives ...

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FG, US Meet On Visa Ban

The Federal Government and the United States on Tuesday met on the visa ban on some categories of Nigerians. The meeting held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided Nigeria the opportunity to brief the US government on steps taken so far to resolve the issues. The Nigerian delegation is headed by the Permanent Secretary, MFA, Amb. Mustapha Sulaiman, while ...

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After Weeks Of Delay: House To Send Impeachment Charges To US Senate

After weeks of delay, the House of Representatives is expected on Wednesday to send impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate, clearing the way for that chamber to consider whether Trump should be removed from office. The weeks-long trial in the Senate is expected to ultimately end in the president’s acquittal. But it will focus attention on Trump’s ...

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Leah Sharibu’s Plight Sensitive, US Vice-President Tells Osinbajo

…Buhari committed to securing release of Sharibu, other abducted girls Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, and his American counterpart, Mike Pence, held discussions yesterday in the White House, with Pence noting that he was aware of the sensitive nature of Leah Sharibu’s plight. Both Vice Presidents in their discussion on economy, military assistance and other issues, affirmed the need ...

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