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Governor Tambuwal condemns siege on National Assembly, applauds sack of DSS boss

Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, the governor of Sokoto State, has condemned in strong terms Tuesday’s invasion of the National Assembly complex in Abuja by armed security operatives.

Governor Tambuwal: Killings due to failure of leadership, preventable

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has blamed ongoing killings across the country on failure of leadership while noting that the deaths are avoidable and the killings are preventable.

Governor Okorocha flags off professional development programme for teachers

Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo has called on teachers in the state to embrace every opportunity to improve their skills.

Easter: FRSC tasks motorists on safe driving

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), has admonished motorists to always check their vehicles before embarking on any journey, especially during this Easter.

VP Yemi Osinbajo lays foundation stone of N200bn industrial park in Edo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday laid the foundation stone of a N200 billion Industrial Park in Iyanomo community, Benin, Edo State.

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Governor Ortom asks Benue residents to place interest of the state above any factor

Samuel Ortom, governor of Benue state, has urged indigenes to place the interest of the state above any factor capable of causing disunity and retrogression.
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#MeToo campaigner Asia Argento denies sex with underage teen

Italian actress and sexual abuse campaigner Asia Argento denied Tuesday having had a sexual relationship five years ago with an underage teen, calling the allegations part of “a long-standing persecution”.
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Miralem Pjanic signs new five-year Juventus deal

Bosnia and Herzegovina midfielder Miralem Pjanic has signed a new five-year deal with Juventus.

Burundi’s President warns against coup plots

President Pierre Nkurunziza has warned that whoever attempts to overthrow democratic institutions in Burundi, will himself fall in the trap he would have laid.
Handout picture released by the Venezuelan Presidency showing President Nicolas Maduro presenting fresh currency in the framework of new economic measures, during the broadcasting of a television programme at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on August 17, 2018. Venezuela will start issuing new banknotes on Monday after slashing five zeros off the crippled bolivar -- but analysts warn the measure will do nothing to arrest a worsening economic crisis. President Nicolas Maduro has described the move as a "great change" as the government attempts to halt spiraling hyperinflation that the International Monetary Fund predicts will hit a staggering one million percent this year./ AFP PHOTO / Venezuelan Presidency / HO /

Venezuela devalues currency by 96 percent

Venezuela has devalued its currency — the bolivar — by 96 percent under a new exchange rate announced by the central bank on Tuesday.