[SPS] Rome -Pope Francis received Sahrawi children in the Vatican in Rome, in presence of Polisario Front’s representative in Italy Omar Mih and representatives of associations supporting the Sahrawi cause, as well as thousands of people from all over the world who came to visit the Catholic Church headquarters.
[This Day] Police have said that nine persons were killed in an attack on Tse Ujoh Village in Ikyurqv-Tiev ward of Katsina Ala Local Government Area of Benue State.
[Guardian] Police in Lokoja have confirmed the death of another person during Saturday’s bye-election to fill the vacant Lokoja /Kogi seat in House of Representatives.
[Guardian] The Kwara chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on Dr Bukola Saraki to resign his appointment as the Senate President.
[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -President Peter Mutharika Saturday warned Vice-President Saulos Chilima and other leaders of the United Transformation Movement (UTM) against despising him during their political rallies.
[The Herald] Police Commissioner-General Godwin Matanga has warned that all officers who don’t report for duty starting from Wednesday next week will be summarily dismissed.
[The Conversation Africa] The South African government’s plan to change the constitution to mention land expropriation without compensation could, ironically, end up strengthening the property rights on which investment depends.
[Guardian] In this interview, controversial member of the House of Representatives, Abdulmumin Jibrin who was once suspended for exposing some alleged corrupt dealings by his fellow lawmakers, speaks on the gale of defections in the ruling All Peoples Congress (APC), expressing confidence that the party would come out stronger.
[Premium Times] The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has formally announced that he is leaving Nigeria’s ruling party, APC.
[ZBC News Online] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) says vote counting and verification is at various stages and people should expect the announcement of results from around 3.pm.