[allAfrica] Lagos -A few weeks after Muhammadu Buhari’s stunning electoral victory in 2015, he declared: “From the first day of my administration, Boko Haram will know the strength of our collective will and commitment to rid this nation of terror, and bring back peace and normalcy to all the affected areas.”
[Leadership] NNAMDI MBAWIKE, captures the intrigues arising from the recent meeting between Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, his running mate, Peter Obi and Igbo leaders in Enugu State.
[Premium Times] A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc.
[Premium Times] Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, appears to be tired of fighting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in court and has asked for an out-of-court settlement.
[New Zimbabwe] Higher and Tertiary Education Minister Jonathan Moyo who is involved in a nasty fight with Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa has suggested that Mugabe’s number two may have suffered diarrhoea due to ARVs.
[Zimbabwe Standard] Political Scientist and Sapes director, Ibbo Mandaza (IM) says President Robert Mugabe has thwarted an “attempted coup” within his party. Mandaza spoke to Violet Gonda (VG) on her Hot Seat programme where he spoke about attempts to oust Zanu PF national commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere using provinces.
[allAfrica] Burkina Faso are chasing the victory they know will give them a place in the quarterfinals of the 2017 African Nations Cup when they face minnows Guinea-Bissau in their final Group A clash in Franceville on Sunday.
[Premium Times] Dan Etete, a former Minister of Petroleum caught at the heart of the $1.1 billion Malabu Oil scandal, has accused the Nigerian government of leaving out Shell and Agip in the criminal charges it filed last week.
[Premium Times] Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has been accused of “thinking of removing President Muhammadu Buhari.”
[Guardian] TWO days after his uncle and foster father was abducted by kidnappers in Otuoke, Ogbia Local Council of Bayelsa State, former President Goodluck Jonathan has lost his nephew to the dare-devil abductors.