Buhari reacts on alleged ‘plot to Islamise Nigeria’

On Friday, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned allegation that he was planning to Islamise Nigeria.   Femi Adesina, Nigerian President Spokesperson, said in a statement, ahead of the forthcoming elections.   He said: “The objective is clearly to stoke up religious division for political gains. Some of these same persons made these devious and…

2019: China expresses optimism on successful elections in Nigeria

Geng Shuang, China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, has expressed optimism that Nigeria’s rescheduled elections will be held “successfully and smoothly”.   Shuang has stated this at a regular news conference in China on Thursday, according to a statement on the ministry’s website.   He said: “The Chinese side hopes and believes that Nigeria’s presidential and parliamentary…

South Africa: 2 shot dead, 1 injured in Edenvale High School robbery

South Africa – 2 people dead and one injured on a shooting incident at Edenvale High School.   The three suspects were shot during a shootout with police following an alleged robbery at the school.   Captain Kay Makhubele, Gauteng police spokesperson, told IOL: “When police arrived, suspects started shooting at police, who returned fire….

El-Rufai to be prosecuted over his “body bag” threat against foreigners – Falana

Femi Falana SAN, Human rights lawyer, has hinted on the possible prosecution of Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State over his “body bag” threat against foreigners who interfere with Nigeria’s elections.   Falana has stated this at the secretariat of the Committee for the Defence of Human Rights, CDHR, during a memorial event in honour…

Egypt’s Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli opens regional conference on terrorism

Egypt – On Wednesday, Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli has opened a regional conference on terrorism.   Egyptian Prosecutor-General Nabil Sadek took part in the conference for Middle East and North Africa on enhancing international cooperation in the face of the growing threats of financing terrorism and money laundering.   According to a statement by the…