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Odinga, Deputy arrive early ahead of IEBC Chairman meets,President Uhuru expected

  -ANIETIE UDOBIT,AGENCY REPORTS   The electoral commission is set for a meeting with National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga  and President Kenyatta on repeat presidential election plans. IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati s expected to lead the meeting at the Bomas of Kenya in Nairobi. At the time of filing this report Raila Odinga and

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UK asks Nigeria whereabout of Nnamdi Kanu,says he is also UK citizen

ANIETIE UDOBIT,ABUJA   The government of the United Kingdom has asked the Federal Government of Nigeria to state the whereabouts of British-Nigerian man and leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, saying “We are seeking urgent clarification from the Nigerian authorities about the status and whereabouts of Mr. Kanu, a

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Uganda’s lawmakers fight each other over President Museveni’s plan to extend rule

ANIETIE UDOBIT,Agency Reports   Ugandan lawmakers fought over President Yoweri Museveni’s efforts to extend his rule. Museveni, 73, has held the seat for 31 years. Parliamentarians hurled chairs at each other and swung microphone stands like swords. Men were torn from the room by their blazers and women by their dresses. Some people

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President Buhari joins other world leaders to congratulate Chancellor Merkel on electoral victory

  President Muhammadu Buhari has joined world leaders in congratulating German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her victory at the polls. Mr. Buhari felicitated with the German Chancellor’s party for producing leadership for the country for over 12 years, and winning another opportunity to sustain the legacy of good work. According to Femi Adesina,

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JUST IN: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe announces snap election, to dissolve parliament Thursday

ANIETIE UDOBIT   The Japanese Prime Minster, Shinzo Abe, has announced for snap elections, a year before elections were expected. Mr. Abe, at a press conference on Monday, also announced he will dissolve parliament on Thursday. “I will dissolve the House of Representatives on the 28th,” he said. His decision comes amid rebounding approval ratings

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Breaking: German Chancellor Merkel wins fourth term, what she says

  -Agency reports Exit polls for the German election have revealed Angela Merkel will remain Chancellor for her fourth term but her victory has been overshadowed by the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party winning its first seats in the Bundestag. Mrs Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party gained 33 per cent of

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