Liberia:’King Maker’ Prince Johnson Endorses Weah for President

[FrontPageAfrica] Senator Prince Y. Johnson (MDR, NIMBA) Standard Bearer of the Movement for Democratic Reconstruction today endorsed the candidacy of football legend-turned Senator George Manneh Weah, dealing a major blow to Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai’s bid to succeed Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf.

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Nigeria:Atiku – Firing Up His Last Presidential Bid

[This Day] Lately, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been a guest of many prominent political, traditional and religious leaders across the country, including former President Goodluck Jonathan, advancing and consolidating his presidential bid through nationwide consultations. Iyobosa Uwugiaren examines his strategic political moves

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Nigeria:Buhari Committed to Tackling ‘Concerns of N’ Delta Region, Says Osinbajo

[This Day] Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN has reiterated the commitment of the Buhari administration to addressing the prevailing challenges concerning development in the Niger Delta region, even as he expressed the desire of the Federal Government towards sustainable peace in the oil-rich region.

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East Africa: Museveni Should Become East Africa’s First President, Says Ex Kenya VP

[Monitor] National Super Alliance (Nasa) co-principal and former vice president of Kenya Dr Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka said that he wants Yoweri Museveni to become East Africa’s first president after he leaves power. “After Ugandans have stopped torturing mzee, Museveni should become East Africa’s first President.

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Nigeria: News of President Buhari’s Trip to U.S. ‘Fake’

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has urged Nigerians to disregard the fake news being circulated via a parody Twitter account and an old NTA news video that President Muhammadu Buhari is travelling or has travelled to the U.S.

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