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South Africa: Job Mokgoro Sworn-In As North West Premier

South Africa: Job Mokgoro Sworn-In As North West Premier

  Newly sworn-in North West Premier Professor Job Mokgoro has vowed to work towards eliminating the trust deficit between government and its people. “Top of my agenda come next week is to reduce, if not eliminate, the trust deficit between the people of the North West and government,” he said on Friday. Addressing the provincial legislature […]

South Africa: Social Grants Continue To Alleviate Poverty Across The Country

  By Iliya Kure Social grants continue to alleviate poverty for most South African households, Statistics South Africa (Stats SA) said on Thursday. “There is a lot of other evidence that suggests that social grants have significantly contributed towards alleviating poverty and when we look at the patterns in household food security, we do think […]

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Nigeria: NEC Boss Who Presided 1993 Elections, Humphrey Nwosu, Praises Buhari Over June 12 Declaration

Chairman of the defunct National Electoral Commission, Humphrey Nwosu, has welcomed Nigeria’s Declaration of June 12 as its Democracy Day and honouring Moshood Abiola, the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 election . The election was adjudged free and fair. Mr. Nwosu who presided over the election, but later annulled by the then military […]

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Nigeria – Commission Solicits Media Support on Peace Building in Kaduna State,…Says It’s Not An Arm Of Govt.

The Kaduna State Peace Commission, on Monday solicited the support of the media in building lasting peace in the State. Mrs Priscilla Ankut, the Executive Chairperson of the commission made the appeal in Kaduna, during consultation with the media on ways to develop strategic action plan for the next five years. Ankut said that the […]

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Nigeria: Gov. El-Rufai Fails To Commission Projects On Democracy Day

*Goni-Gora, Barnawa Dual Carriage Way, Karatudu etc., abandoned     By Dominic Uzu May 29, 2018 was the day set aside for Nigeria and Nigerians as democracy day since after 1999. It is a day of celebration for elected politicians who showcase their achievement and the dividend of democracy to their people. In Kaduna state, […]

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June 12 Declaration Corrected Nigeria’s Faulty Democratic Foundation – Says Abiola’s Daughter

Daughter of the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election in Nigeria, Haven’t Abiola-Castelo has commended the Federal Government for declaring the day as the new Democracy Day, saying this “has corrected Nigeria’s faulty democratic foundation.’’ Abiola-Castelo stated this on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abeokuta, the […]

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South Africa’s Day In History As  She Marks 24 Years of Democratic Governance

South Africa’s founding President Nelson Mandela was on this day, 24 years ago, inaugurated as Head of State. Mandela took the Oath of Office as the first President of a democratic dispensation at a ceremony held at the Union Buildings. The day followed the historic 27 April 1994 elections, which saw South Africans across the […]

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Nigeria: Gov. Dankwambo Tasks Ex-Permanent Secretaries On National Development.

By Ahmad Umar: Gombe State Governor, northeast Nigeria, Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo has enjoined retired Permanent Secretaries in the country not to relent in contributing ideas to the development of the nation. Dankwambo made the call at the first National Conference of representatives of retired Permanent Secretaries in the 36 States of the federation held in […]

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