[Daily Trust] Whatever his shortcomings as President and no matter what his critics say, President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) has definitely been instrumental in deepening our democracy by proving that incumbents can be defeated in Nigerian elections.
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday announced that he plans to expand the Federal Executive Council, an indication more ministers are to be appointed into the cabinet.
[Nation] President Kenyatta on Friday led the nation in marking 53rd Mashujaa Day at Uhuru Park in the capital Nairobi.
[Nation] Struggling Nakumatt Supermarket has announced the closure of its Westgate branch, as the retailer’s troubles persist.
[New Zimbabwe] The Matabeleland Institute for Human Rights (MIHR) has called for the setting up of a parliamentary taskforce to investigate allegations of institutionalised tribalism in the country.
[The Herald] Over 70 percent of parliamentarians are HIV-positive and are on anti-retroviral therapy, Matabeleland South Proportional Representative Mrs Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC) has alleged.
[Observer] For the second time in less than seven days, plenary was adjourned prematurely thanks to the filibustering of MPs opposed to lifting of the age limit.
[Nation] Jubilee Party MPs have agreed to change the Elections Act to make the manual delivery of the result forms the primary mode of results transmission, with the electronic system being used as a complementary measure.
[Africa Check] At the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari reportedly thanked the king of Jordan for donating military hardware to his country to fight Boko Haram — the insurgent group whose violent campaign started in 2009. For the same reason, he is also said to have thanked US President Donald Trump for selling long sought after military aircraft to Nigeria.
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has departed New York, where he attended the 72nd UN General Assembly, for the United Kingdom. Buhari was in New York to join other world leaders for the one week UNGA high-level events that started on Tuesday,