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Nigerian and Burundian detained over Uganda passport forgery

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two foreign nationals and a Ugandan are in trouble for fraudulently acquiring Ugandan passports. Simon Mundeyi, the Internal Affairs Ministry Spokesperson, identifies the suspects as Ishime Gabriel alias Aime, a Burundian national, and Saunders David Joshua alias Damba from Nigeria, and their Ugandan accomplice Gibson Sseruwajji. The …

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The kingmaker is now king

Nigeria’s president-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Bola Ahmed Tinubu, of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Nigeria, has been declared winner of the country’s keenly contested presidential election. The 70-year-old former governor of Lagos State and Nigeria’s political kingmaker will inherit a Nigeria that is …

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Several polling stations in Nigeria attacked on election day

Lagos, Nigeria | Xinhua | Nigerian police said on Saturday several polling stations had been attacked by gunmen in Lagos, the nation’s economic hub, during the presidential and national assembly polls. Idowu Owohunwa, the police chief in Lagos, told reporters at a press conference in Lagos, that 25 staff of the Independent …

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