Nigeria: Breaking News – Gunmen Lay Siege to Yobe

Potiskum, a major town in Yobe State has today come under siege as unknown gunmen attacked a police station, razed a branch of a commercial bank and telecom facilities. Although the casualty rate is still hazy, unconfirmed reports revealed that several policemen might have been either wounded or killed in the attack.  More...

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Mali: Ethnic Politics Drive Events in North

Ethnic politics continue to be significant in events in northern Mali, with militant groups appealing to ethnic fears to gain support. As Mali and the international community continue to waver between plans for More...

By agyateng On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Mali: Northern Mali – the Politics of Ethnicity and Locality

Ethnic politics continue to be significant in events in northern Mali, with militant groups appealing to ethnic fears to gain support. As Mali and the international community continue to waver between plans for More...

By agyateng On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Nigeria: JTF Truncates ‘Black Christmas’ Plot in Maiduguri

The security Joint Task Force in Borno State (Operation Restore Order) yesterday said that it had successfully truncated plans by the extremist Boko Haram sect to cause another black Christmas in the state. Last More...

By agyateng On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Nigeria: Transparency Rating Faults FG’s Anti-Graft War – ACN

The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) yesterday said Nigeria’s poor rating by Transparency International in its 2012 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) was an indication that President Goodluck Jonathan administration’s More...

By agyateng On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Liberia: Eschew Mere Rhetoric in Anti-Corruption Fight

Despite claims and counter-claims over the actual status of corruption vis-à-vis efforts to contain the pandemic, only strangers to this country will believe it is time to celebrate. The trail of willful theft, More...

By agyateng On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Nigeria: No Talks With Obj to Fight Jonathan – Atiku

As the feud between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and his one-time protégé, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, deepens, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has declared that he is not involved in their More...

By agyateng On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Nigeria: Eko 2012 – Delta Crowned Winners

Predictably, Delta State has won the 18th National Sports Festival which ended last night at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos last night. Delta topped the medal table with 114 gold, 99 silver and 75 bronze medals. Team More...

By agyateng On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Nigeria: How INEC Delivered ‘Death Sentence’ On 28 Parties

Out of the existing 63 registered political parties in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday night deregistered 28, thus reducing the current number to 35. This is not the More...

By agyateng On Monday, December 10th, 2012
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Nigeria: PRP Will Resist De-Registration, Says Musa

National Chairman of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) and former Governor of the old Kaduna State, Alhaji Balarabe Musa, Sunday condemned the de-registration of his party, declaring that it will be resisted. The More...