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DAWN OF A NEW ERA IN ZIMBABWE AS NEW PRESIDENT IS SWORN IN

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:53:50 +0000

HARARE (BBC) – Zimbabwe’s new President Emmerson Mnangagwa has addressed a packed stadium, vowing to serve all citizens. He said he felt “deeply humbled” to take the role. And he said he was “not oblivious to the many Zimbabweans from across the political and racial divide who have helped make this day.” He paid tribute...



OBA EWUARE II VISITS BUHARI, CALLS FOR FG RESPONSE TO THE PLIGHT OF HIS KINGDOM

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:40:08 +0000

THE Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor, Oba Ewuare 11, yesterday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at Aso Rock villa where he told the president  that he was yet to provide the people of Edo State infrastructure development, security,  solution to human trafficking as well as complete the Benin-Auchi road....



WHY FORMER VP ATIKU ABUBAKAR DUMPED APC – FULL STATEMENT

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:19:53 +0000

Read Mr. Abubakar’s full statement below. On the 19th of December, 2013, I received members of the All Progressives Congress at my house in Abuja. They had come to appeal to me to join their party after my party, the Peoples Democratic Party, had become factionalized as a result of the special convention of August...



QUOTE OF THE DAY: HUMAN TRAFFICKING: NGO’S IN BUSINESS FOR THEMSELVES – OBA OF BENIN

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:15:04 +0000

“Human trafficking incidents are not reducing what NGOs (Non Governmental Organisations) are doing is merely palliative and at best scratching the surface. Some NGOs may even be in business for themselves.” –  Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo N’Oba N’Edo Uku Akpolokpolor, Oba Ewuare 11



UNIBEN PROTEST UPDATE: PROTEST FAILS TO HOLD AS STUDENTS SHUT OUT OF CAMPUS, OVERPOWERED BY SECURITY AGENTS

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 09:54:58 +0000

The planned protest by the students of the University of Benin was unsuccessfully as the students were overpowered by security agents drafted to the school. As early as 6 am Friday, only persons making exit on foot were allowed while students who were arriving for academic businesses ss to attend the convocation ceremony were prevented...



(ATTENTION NIGERIA) LIBYA MIGRANT SLAVE TRADE: LIBYAN GOVT CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL HELP

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 22:16:17 +0000

Source: CNN (CNN) – Libyan officials have denounced the migrant slave auctions exposed in a CNN investigation, but claim more support is required from the global community to tackle the issue. The United Nations-backed Libyan Government of National Accord, or GNA, said it’s keen to address violations against illegal immigrants but called upon regional and...



BREAKING NEWS: UNIBEN MANAGEMENT AND STUDENTS HEAD FOR SHOWDOWN FRIDAY OVER CLOSURE OF SCHOOL

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 21:45:32 +0000

The management of the University of Benin and the students of the school are heading for a showdown over the latter’s decision to shut down the campuses following a peaceful protest by the students earlier today. NaijaSpleen had reported that that students led by the members of the Students Union Government staged a peaceful protest...



BREAKING NEWS: STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF BENIN PROTEST AGAINST INCREASE IN FEES

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 11:10:58 +0000

Last updated at 5:20pm Students of the University of Benin, UNIBEN protested the new fees charges introduced by the university for the 2017/2018 academic session. The protest which held Thursday at the Ugbowo campus is coinciding with 43rd convocation ceremony of the university. The protest was peaceful but security agencies were on ground to forestall...



OBA OF BENIN, OBA EWUARE II MAKES HISTORIC VISIT TO ABUJA

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 05:09:15 +0000

The Benin monarch, Oba Ewuare II, has arrived in Abuja, the first visit since his coronation in October 2016. The Oba who arrived the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about 5:05p.m. on Wednesday. He was received by some Benin traditional chiefs, prominent Benin indigenes and friends. Chief Odigie Oyegun, Chairman of the All Progressives Congress...



ZIMBABWE MOVING FROM ONE DICTATOR TO ANOTHER

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:18:40 +0000

Finally Africa’s and the world’s longest serving aged 93 year old Robert Mugabe leaves without taking a bow following a polished military coup. Whether we like it or not, a military coup took place in Zimbabwe and was endorsed by the civilian population who hard been craving for freedom. It reminds me of Egypt and...