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Buhari receives ‘graphic details’ on attempted coup

President Muhammadu Buhari received a full briefing on the coup attempt to depose Guinea-Bissau President Umaru Sissoco Embalo on Sunday. The coup attempt, however, was thwarted by loyalist forces. Buhari was informed on the margins of the African Union Summit of Heads of State and Government, which was taking place in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia. A […]

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AfDB President: Buhari’s leadership crucial to Africa’s development

Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank has asserted the importance of Nigeria’s leadership in developing the African continent. He added that achieving the desired development requires commitment and positive contribution of the most populous black nation. The former minister of Agriculture via a post on his Twitter page on Saturday noted that as the […]

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African leaders should redouble anti-corruption fight: Transparency International

African leaders meeting this week at the African Union Summit must redouble their efforts to tackle the root causes and enabling factors of corruption, Transparency International said today in a statement. A recent Transparency International report into implementing the African Union Convention on Preventing and Combatting Corruption (AUCPCC) in 10 countries showed “much room for […]

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