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Nigerian transgender woman jailed for abusing bank notes

A transgender woman in Nigeria, popularly known as Bobrisky has been jailed for six months for abusing the the local currency, the naira. She has...

Nigeria: Four Nollywood actors die in boat accident

Four Nollywood actors including, Pope Odonwodo, popularly known as Junior Pope have died in a boat accident. Filmmaker, Samuel Olatunji wrote on social media that...

Spain denies Nigerian footballers visas

Spain has denied members of Nigeria's junior football team visas to attend a tournament. The development means that the Future Eagles will also miss an...

Nigerian transgender woman pleads guilty to abusing bank notes

A transgender woman in Nigeria, popularly known as Bobrisky has pleaded guilty to four counts of abusing the the local currency, the naira. Bobrisky, one...

Senegal President Faye appoints Sonko as prime minister

Senegal's new President Bassirou Diomaye Faye has appointed key opposition leader and his ally Ousmane Sonko as prime minister. That was his first act as...

Diomaye Faye: Senegal’s youngest president sworn in

Senegal's fifth president, Bassirou Diomaye Faye, has been sworn into office at a ceremony in the capital, Dakar. 44-year-old Faye becomes the country's youngest president....

Mali: Political parties decry junta’s failure to hold elections

With Mali's military leaders dragging their feet in restoring the country to civilian and constitutional rule, political parties in the country are worried. They have...

Togo: Parliament to elect president under new constitution

Lawmakers in Togo have adopted a new constitution which transitions the West African nation from a presidential to a parliamentary system. One of the main...

Senegal: Bassirou Diomaye Faye wins presidential vote

Senegal's opposition candidate, Bassirou Diomaye Faye has won the country's presidential election held over the weekend. "By electing me, the Senegalese people have chosen to...

Senegal’s President rejects blame in delayed poll that sparked chaos

Senegal's President Macky SallĀ has rejected criticisms over his role in the country's delayed presidential election that sparked chaos. The election was to have been held...

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