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Former Egyptian president Mursi jailed for 20 years

Former Egyptian president Mursi jailed for 20 years

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Mursi was sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole on Tuesday on charges arising from the killing of protesters, nearly three years after he became Egypt’s first freely elected president. Mursi stood in a cage in court as judge Ahmed Sabry Youssef read out the ruling against him and 12

Biden Calls Jonathan, Wants President To Play leadership Role Globally After Tenure

United States Vice President, Senator Joe Biden Monday spoke to Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan to commend him for his leadership in ensuring Nigeria’s recent elections were peaceful and orderly. Biden, according to the transcript of the phone call released by the White House, noted that President Jonathan’s actions to accept the results and congratulate President-elect

Suicide Bomber Dies, Injures Eight In Potiskum, Yobe State

A suicide bomber has reportedly died in an attempt to wreak havoc on a popular mosque in Potiskum, Yobe State, north-east Nigeria. Witnesses told Channels Television that the suicide bomber was conveying his Improvised Explosive Device (IED) to the popular Sakafa Mosque in Potiskum when it exploded. “Yes the bomber was conveying the explosive devices

XENOPHOBIA: Do Nigerians have to boycott South African Goods and Services?

The pains inflicted on foreigners, particularly fellow Africans in South Africa is barbaric and condemnable. However, boycotting South African goods and services may not provide needed solution. There are uncountable Nigerians working in those organizations like MTN, DSTV, and Shoprite and… When you shun those companies, somebody is losing jobs or missing salaries in Nigeria