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We Expect Buhari Government Will Now Expose Southern Elites Sponsoring Kanu, Igboho — Northern Groups

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has reacted to the arrest of Yoruba freedom fighter, Sunday Adeyemo (Igboho).In a statement issued by the coalition’s spokesman, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, the group urged the Nigerian government to immediately expose sponsors of groups clamouring for self-determination in the Southern part of the country. The group warned that the arrest…

Lawyer Sues Buhari Government Over Nigeria’s Membership Of Islamic Organisation

A Lagos-based human rights lawyer, Malcolm Omirhobo, has sued the Nigerian government over the country’s membership of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).He asked the court to declare the membership illegal and terminate Nigeria’s association with the OIC. Omirhobo also asked the court to restrain the Nigerian government from funding Nigeria’s membership of the organisation…

Jacob Zuma gets compassionate leave to attend brother’s funeral

Former president Jacob Zuma. File photo,Image: LULAMA ZENZILE Former president Jacob Zuma has been given permission to leave prison to attend his brother’s funeral in Nkandla. Correctional services spokesperson Singabakho Nxumalo confirmed the information to TimesLIVE via one-word text message on Thursday shortly before 5.30am. “Granted,” he said. The department on Wednesday confirmed that Zuma…

News24.com | BREAKING | Zuma granted leave from prison to attend brother’s funeral

(Photo by Muntu Vilakazi/City Press/Gallo Images/Getty Images) Former president Jacob Zuma has been granted compassionate leave from prison.Zuma will attend his brother’s funeral in Nkandla on Thursday.The release will only be temporary, the correctional services department has said.Former president Jacob Zuma has been granted permission to attend his brother’s funeral in Nkandla on Thursday.The Department…

Prince Harry to publish ‘intimate’ memoir

LOS ANGELES – Britain’s Prince Harry is penning an intimate and honest memoir that will expose the “mistakes” and “lessons learned” across his life, publisher Penguin Random House said. The announcement comes at a time of strained relations between Harry and the British royal family, amid allegations by his wife Meghan of bullying and royal…

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