President Erdogan of Turkey condemns Egypt’s involvement in Libya conflict

Posted by - July 17, 2020

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has condemned Egypt’s involvement in the conflict in Libya. He said Cairo’s support for eastern-based commander, Gen Khalifa Haftar, was illegal. Turkey is allied with his rivals in the UN-backed government in the west of the country. Mr Erdogan’s remarks came in response to a renewed Egyptian threat to send

Nigerian professor lauded by president Buhari on appointment to UK varsity

Posted by - July 17, 2020

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has congratulated Prof Charles Egbu over his appointment as the Vice-Chancellor of Leeda Trinity Unversity, United Kingdom. Buhari, in the congratulatory message on Friday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, noted that Egbu “is the first black person appointed helmsman of a ranked university in

Nigeria’s president appoints dead man to official position

Posted by - April 30, 2020

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a dead man into office, naming the late Tobias Chukwuemeka Okwuru as a board member for a government agency, two months after he died. Mr Buhari sent a letter to the country’s senate on Tuesday to confirm the list of 37 appointees but was unaware that Mr Okwuru had

President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, Enacts New Constitution

Posted by - April 8, 2020

Guinean President Alpha Conde has enacted a new constitution following a referendum last month on changes that opponents fear are aimed at extending his time in office. Changing the constitution was hugely controversial, spurring mass demonstrations against the proposed amendments that left dozens of people dead and after months of tensions, Conde enacted the new charter

Ex Kenya President, Daniel Arap Moi, Dies at 95

Posted by - February 4, 2020

Kenya’s former President, Daniel Arap Moi, has died at the age of 95. President Uhuru Kenyatta announced his death, saying the nation had lost a “great man”. Mr Moi was Kenya’s longest-serving president. He was in office for 24 years, until intense pressure forced him to step down in 2002. His critics saw him as

Buhari lacks vision, capacity to develop Nigeria –Saraki

Posted by - September 21, 2018

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, says that the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, led by President Muhammadu Buhari, lacks the vision, capacity and the patience to develop the country. Saraki made the comment on Thursday when he led his Presidential campaign team on a courtesy visit to Governor Seriake Dickson at

South Africa’s president: Zuma’s former wife emerges top contender

Posted by - December 13, 2017

Mrs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, estranged wife of South African President, has assumed one of the two front runners for the presidency. The 68-year-old is vying to succeed her ex-husband, President Jacob Zuma, as leader of the ruling African National Congress at a party vote this weekend. She is a fierce campaigner against racial inequality whose hostility

Zimbabwe coup: Mugabe remains defiant, insists he is still in charge

Posted by - November 16, 2017

President Robert Mugabe is insisting he remains Zimbabwe’s only legitimate ruler and balking at mediation by a Catholic priest to allow the 93-year-old former guerrilla a graceful exit after a military coup, sources said on Thursday. A political source who spoke to senior allies holed up with Mugabe and his family in his lavish “Blue


I’ll fight corruption better than Buhari, says Atiku

Posted by - September 12, 2017

With another electioneering season just a few months away, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has declared that he would fight corruption like never before if he’s given the opportunity to preside over the affairs of the country. Atiku, who has never hidden his desire to rule Nigeria and would most contest for the presidency in 2019,