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PHOTOS: House Speaker Gbajabiamila Visits Sanwo-Olu

  The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila on Tuesday visited Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. Gbajabiamila who represents Surulere Federal Constituency of Lagos State in the lower chambers met with Sanwo-Olu at the Governors Lodge in Abuja, the nation’s capital. Both men were seen exchanging pleasantries, beaming with smiles. READ ALSO: Absence Of … Continue reading PHOTOS: House Speaker Gbajabiamila Visits Sanwo-Olu

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SERAP To Sue CCB Over Assets Declaration By Successive Presidents, Governors

  Human rights group the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), has condemned the decision of the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to deny its request demanding specific details of assets declaration submitted to it by successive Presidents and State Governors since 1999. The Bureau reportedly based its denial on the argument that releasing such … Continue reading SERAP To Sue CCB Over Assets Declaration By Successive Presidents, Governors

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Ex-Egyptian President Morsi Buried In Cairo

  Egypt’s first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried Tuesday, as calls mounted for an independent investigation into the causes of his death after he collapsed in a Cairo courtroom. The Islamist leader, who was overthrown in 2013 after a year of divisive rule and later charged with espionage, was buried at a cemetery … Continue reading Ex-Egyptian President Morsi Buried In Cairo

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Trade War: China, US Will ‘Lose By Fighting’, Xi Tells Trump

    Chinese President Xi Jinping called for cooperation in a phone call with Donald Trump on Tuesday, confirming he would meet the US leader at the G20 summit amid a bruising trade war. “China and the US will both gain by cooperating, and lose by fighting,” Xi told Trump, according to a readout by … Continue reading Trade War: China, US Will ‘Lose By Fighting’, Xi Tells Trump

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Frank Okiye Emerges Speaker Of Edo Assembly Amidst Alleged Imposition

 The member representing Esan North East 1 in the Edo State House of Assembly, Frank Okiye, has emerged the Speaker of the House. Okiye emerged the Speaker of the House during the inauguration of the Seventh Assembly held on Monday night. The inauguration had 19 out of 24 legislators in attendance. After ushering the … Continue reading Frank Okiye Emerges Speaker Of Edo Assembly Amidst Alleged Imposition

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2022 World Cup: Ex-UEFA Chief Platini Arrested In Connection With Criminal Probe

  The banned ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini was arrested on Tuesday in connection with a criminal investigation into the award of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar. The French football legend elected to lead European football’s governing body in 2007 was taken into custody by French anti-corruption police investigating the awarding of the 2022 World … Continue reading 2022 World Cup: Ex-UEFA Chief Platini Arrested In Connection With Criminal Probe

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Totti Resigns As Roma Director

  Roma legend Francesco Totti, who played for the capital club for 24 years before retiring in 2017, announced Monday that he was resigning as a director. “At 12:41 pm on June 17, 2019, I sent an email… which was for me unimaginable: I handed in my resignation,” Totti said. “I never thought that this … Continue reading Totti Resigns As Roma Director

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