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Zimbabwe swears in second President since 1980.

Emmerson Mnangagwa at the weekend took the oath as Zimbabwe’s president in front of a stadium crowd after a divisive election, as US observers of the vote questioned the country’s democratic credentials. The constitutional court confirmed Mnangagwa as president in a ruling released on Friday, dismissing a challenge by the …

Presidential Inauguration called off in Zimbabwe.

The inaugural ceremony for Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa which was scheduled to hold on Sunday has been called off. This development comes after a legal challenge by the opposition against the election result. MDC leader, Nelson Chamisa says he has evidence to show that he was cheated out of the 30 …

Kwara Court summons IGP Idris

A high court in Ilorin, Kwara state, has asked Ibrahim Idris, inspector-general of police, to appear in person on or before Wednesday to justify the continued detention of Lekan Alabi, a personal assistant to Governor Abdulfattah Ahmed of Kwara State. Alabi was nabbed in May in connection with the April …

Nigeria gets new Consul-General in New York

A new Consul-General, Benaoyagha Okoyen, has assumed duty at the Consulate-General office of Nigeria in New York. Okoyen replaced late Mr Tanko Suleiman, who died on Sunday, few days after returning from a completed tour of duty in New York, where he retired on April 27. He was the immediate …