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Always feel free to ask Nigeria for help, Buhari tells Chadian President

President Buhari in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Chief Femi Adesina said, “We are bound together by culture and geography, and we will help in all ways we can.”

Chad on edge as rebels threaten to advance on capital after president’s death

General Deby, 37, has said the army will hold democratic elections in 18 months, but opposition leaders have condemned his takeover as a coup d'etat and an army general said many officers were opposed to the transition plan.

Breaking: Idriss Deby’s son named Chad president

General Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno, 37, who on Tuesday was named transitional leader as head of a military council following his father’s death, will “occupy the functions of the president of the republic” and also serve as head of the armed forces.

Chad imposes curfew, shuts borders after death of President Deby

Deby’s son, Mahamat Idriss Déby Itno is expected to lead the council but “free and democratic” elections will be held once the transition period is over, the army said on Tuesday.

Chad president seeks sixth term after 30 years in power

Deby, a former army commander-in-chief, first came to power in 1990 when his rebel forces overthrew then-President Hissene Habre, who was later convicted of human rights abuses at an international tribunal in Senegal. Deby has continued to win re-election over the years, last drawing 61.5% of the vote in the last 2016 election.

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Policeman shot by suspected kidnappers is buried in Ekiti

the late police inspector was survived by an 80-year old mother, Mrs Olubiyo Abiola, a young wife and four female children, who are all in primary schools.

CSOs blast NASS over embarrassing leaking roof, flood during sitting

“It would be helpful for the NASS to review maintenance expenditure budgets over years to see exactly why the complex has been so badly maintained that it now requires the level of refurbishment that is being contemplated.”

N895.8bn Supplementary Budget scales second reading in Senate

“It has become necessary to prepare the 2021 supplementary appropriation bill considering the urgent need to make provision for procurement and administration of COVID-19 vaccines.