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A poster of Spanish conservative People’s Party (PP) leader and candidate for prime minister Pablo Casado hangs outside the PP headquarters in Madrid after Spain held general elections on April 28, 2019. – Spaniards flocked to vote in a tense snap general election that could see the far-right make a dramatic entrance in parliament after more than four decades on the outer margins of politics. (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP)

Spain premier touted as winner of polls marked by far-right emergence

Spain’s socialist prime minister was ahead in last-minute opinion polls Sunday in a tense snap general election likely to see the far-right make a dramatic entrance in parliament after decades on the margins of politics.

Spanish prime minister to face confidence vote on Friday

Spanish Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, is to face a vote of confidence in his leadership on Friday as corruption convictions handed down to dozens of people linked to his center-right People’s Party (PP) threatened his six-year rule.

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In-form Victor Osimhen’s seventh league goal of the season wasn’t enough for Lille on Sunday as they missed the chance to go third in Ligue 1 after drawing 2-2 with Nimes.

Lille coach defends Victor Osimhen’s poor away scoring record

Lille manager Christophe Gatlier has absolved Victor Osimhen of any blame after the forward failed to score for the fifth consecutive away game in the French Ligue 1 this season.
The current resting place of Francisco Franco. Óscar del Pozo-AFP via Getty Images

Spain: Francisco Franco’s remains to be exhumed Thursday

The remains of Francisco Franco, Spain’s former right-wing dictator, will be exhumed on Thursday.
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Floods force 23,000 from their homes in Niger

Floods in southeast Niger have forced 23 000 people to flee their homes since early October, officials said, threatening a new humanitarian crisis in a region already wracked by Boko Haram Islamist violence.

Jigawa sack principal over stealing of e-learning devices

The Jigawa State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology has sacked Director of Government Unity Secondary School, Maigatari from his post over stealing of E-Learning equipment.
Leah Sharibu

Leah Sharibu’s father hasn’t heard a word from President Buhari – cleric

Gideon Para-Mallam, a Jos-based cleric, says President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to reach out to Nathan Sharibu, Leah’s father.