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8 injured in assassination plot on Zimbabwe’s president

  At least eight people, including Zimbabwe's Vice President Kembo Mohadi, were injured Saturday in an assassination attempt on the nation's president, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mnangagwa was leaving the stage after addressing a campaign rally at White City Sports Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimabwe's second-largest city, when an explosion occurred, video footage from the

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DSS releases Senator Abaribe from detention

  The Senator representing Abia South senatorial district in the Senate, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe has been released from detention, PoliticsNGR reports. The Department of State Services, DSS, arrested Abaribe on Friday without disclosing reasons for his arrest. The arrest was widely criticised by a cross-section of Nigerians. It was reported that his arrest

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APC Convention: Police Deploy 5000 Personnel, 2 Helicopters, 6 Armoured Personnel Carriers

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered the deployment of 5000 personnel, two helicopters and six Armoured Personnel Carriers to maintain security during Saturday’s All Progressive Congress (APC) National Convention at the Eagle Square, Abuja. The Force Public Relations Officer (PRO), Moshood Jimoh, in a statement Friday, said

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Southern, Midde-Belt leaders reject FG’s decision to spend N179bn on ranches

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, Wednesday, rejected the Federal Government’s decision to spend N179bn to build ranches, describing it as a vexatious declaration. In a statement jointly signed by Messrs. Yinka Odumakin (South West), Senator Bassey Henshaw (South South), Prof Chigozie Ogbu (South East) and Dr Isuwa Dogo (Middle

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