[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.
[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
[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.
[Premium Times] A Nigerian senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, has said that it is “silly for certain Nigerians to come to him with questions on the salaries of senators.”
[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.
[This Day] A recent demolition exercise in Eke Ukwu Market, Owerri, by the Imo State Government went out of control and has since pitted the people against the government, writes Amby Uneze
[Nation] Jubilee leaders have asked the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission to announce the date for a fresh election, saying President Uhuru Kenyatta would win with a huge margin.
[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.
[Nation] National Super Alliance (Nasa) has claimed that police raided its offices in Nairobi and carted away computers and destroyed servers.
[Nation] The appellate court is currently ruling on electoral commission’s appeal against nullification of presidential ballots tender.