[Premium Times] The Oluwo of Iwo, Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, has apologised to the victims of slave trade in Nigeria for the role played by traditional rulers who helped in selling their subjects to foreign buyers.
[Monitor] Kampala -European Union Head of Delegation to Uganda Attilio Pacifici has asked government to “make known” findings of the investigation into plunder of money and relief items for refugees and prosecute the culprits.
[Guardian] Angered by the seemingly intractable killings across the country, senators yesterday charged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately dismiss the heads of security agencies as well as the service chiefs.
[Ghana Govt.] The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, left Accra, yesterday, for a five-day working visit to the high-tech city of Silicon Valley, California, United States of America.
[Leadership] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo during a media chat at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland said 2019 is not a priority for him now as the government is still busy working. JONATHAN NDA- ISAIAH presents the excerpts
[The Conversation Africa] Official reactions from Africa were appropriately critical of President Donald Trump’s credibly reported comments about not wanting more immigrants coming to the US from “shithole” countries.
[News24Wire] The Zimbabwe Amalgamated Churches Council (ZACC) has reportedly rubbished claims by former president Robert Mugabe’s nephew that the new government of President Emmerson Mnagagwa was “ill-treating” his uncle.
[Premium Times] The federal government is considering about 254 bids from indigenous and foreign companies interested in the sale and purchase of the government’s equity crude under the 2018/2019 crude oil term contracts.
[Nation] New York -United Nations officials are offering a mixed but mainly negative year-end assessment of conditions in Somalia, while warning of a “grim” humanitarian outlook for 2018.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberian government has issued a stinging rebuke of Mr. Allan White, the former chief prosecutor of former President Charles Ghankay Taylor, linking the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government to support to the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change and football legend George Manneh Weah.