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Cameroon soldiers killed nine villagers, government admits

Cameroon soldiers killed nine villagers, government admits

A group of soldiers have killed nine villagers including an 18-month-old girl, in a “manifestly disproportionate” and “hasty” response to a confrontation in northwest Cameroon, the government has said. The four soldiers were searching for a missing comrade in the [...]

June 8, 2022 Africa, Crime
For Osun, Ogunbiyi promises a better deal

For Osun, Ogunbiyi promises a better deal

Since Nigeria’s return to democratic rule in 1999, Osun State political landscape has been dominated by two major political parties. These mainstream parties have jointly decided the state’s democratic fate in the 23 years of uninterrupted democratic rule in Nigeria. [...]

June 8, 2022 Government and politics
Osinbajo receives hostile reception from South-west delegates

Osinbajo receives hostile reception from South-west delegates

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has received a hostile welcome to the Eagle Square venue of the National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from a section of South-west delegates. Mr Osinbajo, who is one of the contenders for the [...]

June 8, 2022 Government and politics
APC Presidential Aspirant, Nicolas Felix Steps Down For Osinbajo

APC Presidential Aspirant, Nicolas Felix Steps Down For Osinbajo

A presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nicola Felix on Tuesday stepped down for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Felix, who was the presidential candidate of the Peoples Coalition Party (PCP) in the 2019 presidential election, [...]

June 8, 2022 Government and politics
Lagos Task Force, okada riders clash in Idi Araba

Lagos Task Force, okada riders clash in Idi Araba

Motorcycle (Okada) riders and Lagos State Task Force are reportedly involved in a clash at the Idi Araba area of Lagos. The Lagos government banned motorcycle operations in some locations since June 1, 2022. The affected Local Government Areas are [...]

June 8, 2022 Security