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German singer, Cane serving jail-term sentenced again for insulting Erdogan

A Turkish court on Monday handed down a suspended sentence to a German-Kurdish singer for insulting President Recep Tayyip-Erdogan, according to her lawyer. The court in Edirne, in North-Western Turkey, sentenced the singer, whose stage name is Hozan Cane, to one year and five months in jail. According to her lawyer, Newroz Akalan, if the sentence is suspended, it means the singer will go to jail if she commits the…

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Yvonne Nelson says her visit to the President was a waste of time

Multiple award-winning Ghanaian actress, Yvonne Nelson has said her visit to Ghanaian President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was a waste of her time. The stunning actress explained that she did not bother making efforts to follow up on the visit because she did not see it yielding any result. Yvonne Nelson met with the president in October 2018 with colleague actors, Adjetey Anang and Kwaku Elliot. In an interview on…

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President Donald Trump advocates for A$AP Rocky’s release

President Donald Trump on Saturday advocated for A$AP Rocky’s release from Swedish custody in a call with Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, saying he “personally” vouched for the New York rapper. “Just had a very good call with @SwedishPM Stefan Löfven who assured me that American citizen A$AP Rocky will be treated fairly. Likewise, I assured him that A$AP was not a flight risk and offered to personally vouch for his…

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Nigeria unopposed for presidency of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA)

Nigeria remains unopposed in its bid for the presidency of the 74th United Nations  General Assembly (UNGA). Ms Monica Gravley, the spokesperson to the President of the outgoing 73rd UNGA, Ms Maria Espinosa, disclosed this to UN correspondents in New York on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the country is represented in the race by its Permanent Representative to the UN, Prof. Tijani Mohammed-Bande. Mohammed-Bande, a…

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“‘If Fela was Alive, He’d Be Nigeria’s President'” – Seun Kuti

Son of late Afrobeat legend, Seun Kuti says his father would have been the President of Nigeria if he was still alive. The Afrobeat singer made the statement while granting an interview on a TV show. He said that Fela was a Pan-Africanist Socialist who would not have supported the current crop of political leaders. Still speaking about Fela’s legacy, Seun said that he would not tolerate people trying to…

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Former Nigerian President, Shehu Shagari dies at 93

Former Nigerian president, Shehu Shagari, has died at the National Hospital, Abuja, after a brief illness, his grandson and the president of The National Youth Council of Nigeria, Bello Shagari said on Friday evening.  He was 93. His death was also confirmed by the governor of his home state of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal. “I regret to announce the death of former President Shehu Shagari who just passed away at…

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Liberian President-Elect, George Weah

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Liberian President-Elect, George Weah |  After starting his career in his home country of Liberia, Arsene Wenger brought him to Europe where he signed for Monaco in 1988. *. Weah moved to Paris Saint German in 1992 where he won Ligue 1 in 1994 and became the top scorer of the 1994-95 UEFA Champions League. *. He signed for AC Milan in 1995 where he spent…

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Top 5 Highest Paid African Presidents

Top 5 Highest Paid African Presidents |   Since the Western colonizers left Africa, mainly in the 1960s, the world has been treated to all manner of political contests, some of them disastrous, as African leaders hustle for power. Some have massacred their own people just to gain or retain power, while others have ended up in jail for subverting the will of the people. Everybody seems hell-bent on obtaining…

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Basketmouth wants to emulate Donald Trump declares for presidency in 2019

Donald Trump’s shock win has many believing they too can achieve the impossible. Fans have even launched a campaign, begging Kanye West to run for president of the US come 2020. Now, comedian Basketmouth, who vowed to run for Nigerian presidency if Trump wins, has kept to his promise. He has now declared his intention to run in 2019. He wrote: “My Esteemed people, in fulfillment of my threat/promise regarding…

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President Muhammadu Buhari Returns From Summit in South Africa | Photos

“President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria after attending the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Johannesburg, South Africa, on December 4 and 5.” The presidential jet landed in Abuja in the early hours of Sunday, December 6. The president had a series of meetings with African leaders and President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China. China has reaffirmed that Nigeria remains one of its strategic partners on the whole…

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110-year-old veteran dies Few Weeks after meeting President Obama

“The oldest known living veteran in the US, Emma ‘Big Mama’ Didlake, passed away on Sunday Aug 16th at the age of 110, just a few weeks after meeting President Obama at the White House.” “It was a month ago today that we went to the White House. I think she felt she had accomplished everything and could take her rest.” Didlake’s granddaughter Marilyn Horne said. Last month, President Obama…

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Buhari’s wife relocates to Aso Rock ahead of husband

The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has relocated to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, barely three weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was inaugurated. Since they were inaugurated, Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo have been operating from outside the Presidential Villa. This is despite the fact that both men have their official residences and offices inside the Villa. Both of them have been operating from their private residences as…

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“President Jonathan’s People are Those Messing Him Up” – Ali Baba says

In the light of divergent voices coming out of the camp of President Goodluck Jonathan leading up to the presidential election on 14 February, 2015, veteran comedian and one of the GEJ’s staunch supporters, Ali Baba, believes that people like the Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose and former Aviation Minister and now campaign director for the president, Femi Fani-Kayode, have all conspired to mess up the president. Ali Baba’s reaction…

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“God Has Told Me Who Will Be President” – Pastor Matthew Ashimolowo of KICC says

Matthew Ashimolowo has an esti­mated net worth of $6 million. He is the Senior Pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) in London. Ashimolowo earned his net worth from his annual salary as senior pastor of Kingsway International Christian Centre as well as from his media company, Matthew Ashimolowo Media. He enrolled in a Bible school after the death of his father and at age 22 converted to Christianity from…

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Nollywood Stars show Endorsement by Joining President Goodluck’s Rally in Lagos

President Goodluck Jonathan held his campaign rally at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos yesterday Thursday, January 8 and a slew of Nollywood stars were there to endorse his candidacy. Actresses, Kate Henshaw and Monalisa Chinda, veteran singer, Onyeka Owenu, actor, Joseph Benjamin and President of the Actors’ Guide of Nigeria, Ibinabo Fiberisimawere all there to show their support for the President. Segun Arinze and filmmaker, Fidelis Duker were also among…

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President Jonathan’s Blood Sister Dies at Hospital in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State

According to Vanguardngr: President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has announced the passing away of his beloved younger sister, Mrs. Nancy Jonathan-Olei. A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr Reuben Abati said Mrs. Jonathan-Olei passed away earlier sunday at a hospital in Yenagoa after a brief illness. Aged 52 years, the statement added that burial arrangements will be announced later by the family. President Goodluck…

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