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Opposition candidate Neves wins Cape Verde election

Opposition candidate Neves wins Cape Verde election

Opposition candidate and former Prime Minister Jose Maria Neves won Cape Verde’s presidential election on Sunday, as his main rival, the ruling party’s flagbearer Carlos Veiga, conceded defeat. Neves, 61, who served as prime minister from 2000-2016, will inherit the responsibility for [...]

October 19, 2021 Government and politics
First Black US secretary of state Colin Powell dies aged 84

First Black US secretary of state Colin Powell dies aged 84

Colin Powell, a US war hero and the first Black secretary of state who saw his legacy tarnished when he made the case for war in Iraq in 2003, died Monday from complications from Covid-19. The 84-year-old retired four-star general [...]

October 19, 2021 International
Security forces kill 10 bandits in Kaduna

Security forces kill 10 bandits in Kaduna

At least 10 armed bandits were on Monday killed by security forces in some flash points in Kaduna State, the state government has said. The security forces encountered the heavily armed bandits in Kwanan Bataru, on the outskirts of Fatika in [...]

October 19, 2021 Security
12 US Super Tucano Jets Deployed To North-East

12 US Super Tucano Jets Deployed To North-East

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the Nigerian government has taken delivery of the final batch of the 12 A-29 Super Tucano fighter jets expected from the United States. He made this known on Monday when he [...]

October 19, 2021 Security
UK Warns Citizens Against Travelling To 12 States In Nigeria

UK Warns Citizens Against Travelling To 12 States In Nigeria

The United Kingdom (UK) has warned its citizens against travelling to twelve states in Nigeria over insecurity issues. This was disclosed in a travel advisory published by the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The UK government warned its [...]

October 19, 2021 Security