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#EndSARS: US, African Union Urge Nigeria To End Violence Towards Nationwide Protests

The United States Government and the African Union have called for an end to the violence in Nigeria as protests against police brutality turned deadly in recent weeks. The US State Department on Thursday, strongly condemned the use of excessive force by the military authorities on unarmed civilians and called for restraint following Tuesday’s unrest that rocked the…

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President Buhari Condemns Mutiny In Mali: ‘It Is Time For Unconstitutional Authority To Act Responsibly’

President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated complete disapproval over the unconstitutional removal of President Ibrahim Keita-led government of Mali by the country’s military. He made the condemnation on his official twitter account on Thursday August 20, noting that Nigeria backs the international community’s effort for wider consultations to speedily resolve the situation. He wrote, “The events in Mali…

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President Trump Send “Warmest Regards” To African Leaders After Shithole Comment

US President Donald Trump has asked the African Union chairman to pass his “warmest regards” to other regional leaders after his comment against Africans. Trump congratulated Rwandan President, Paul Kagame on taking over as the Chairman of the African bloc which according to Trump is a “great honour.” “I know you’re going to your first…

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AG President Osinbajo Joins Other Leaders at 29th Ordinary Session of the African Union| Watch

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, attended the 29th Ordinary Session of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He joined other heads of states & governments from all over the continent and other invited global & continental leaders. The 29th session, themed “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth,” also discussed the report…

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Nigeria Will Fulfil Its Financial Obligation To AU — President Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday in Abuja that Nigeria will fulfill its financial obligation to the African Union (AU), particularly on programmes and operations aimed at ensuring durable peace, stability and security on the continent. This was made known in a statement signed by Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media &…

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“No Entry Into Ghana Without Visas” – Ghanaian President Tells Nigerians, Other Members Of The AU

 President John Dramani Mahama  Controversy has followed the pronouncement of Ghanaian president, John Dramani Mahama, who in an address marking the 59th independence anniversary of Ghana, said that Nigerians as well as other member countries of the African Union (AU) must obtain visas to gain entry into Ghana beginning from the month of July, 2016.…

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Obama Ends Visit To Africa, Warns Africa Leaders Refusing To Step Down At AU

US President Barack Obama has ended his visit to Africa by warning the continent will not advance if its leaders refuse to step down when their terms end. He specifically mentioned Burundi, whose president Pierre Nkurunziza has controversially been re-elected for a third term. “Nobody should be president for life,” Mr Obama said. He was…

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Eja Nla! D’Banj Hobnobs With President Jonathan, Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, Others At Aso Rock

Kokomaster D’Banj calls himself “Eja Nla” (the big fish) and not without a reason. Fresh from his trip to the African Union at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, where he represented the DoAgric Project at the African Union Summit, the international pop star once again consolidated on his ever-growing political/extra-musical influence, as he was invited to…

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