Obasanjo mourns Kaunda, says last of African freedom fighters gone

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has disclosed that the death of Kenneth Kaunda on Thursday, has brought to end the pioneers and forefathers who led the struggles for decolonisation of the African continent and received the instrument of Independence from the colonial masters in Africa.  In a statement few hours after his death, Obasanjo said he arrived and was welcomed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by the sad news of the death of the first President of the Republic of Zambia and a founding father of the nation, His Excellency...

Ogun : Suspected gunmen abduct four, kill policeman

Ogun : Suspected gunmen abduct four, kill policeman  Suspected gunmen on Wednesday  abducted four workers of a Chinese company handling the Lagos-Ibadan standard guage railway project and killed a policeman in Ogun state . It was gathered that the gunmen numbering about eight invaded Adeaga/Alaagba village in Odeda local government area of the state and struck.  It was  also gathered that the kidnappers  were dressed in black caftan. Mr Abimbola Oyeyemi,  the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) ,  confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abeokuta on Thursday.  Oyeyemi noted...
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