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Paul Kagame: Two Rwandan soldiers killed by rebels on DR Congo border

At least two Rwandan soldiers in an attack by rebels who had crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Paul Kagame said on Friday.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

British premier Theresa May seeks EU compromise to save Brexit deal

Wounded by a battle with her own MPs, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, pleaded on Thursday with EU leaders for concessions that might save her Brexit deal, while playing down hopes of a swift breakthrough.

Ikotun electric shock: Our staff is alive – Ikeja Electric

Ikeja Electric says one of its technical staff that suffered electric shock while on duty in Ijegun/Ikotun area of Lagos is alive
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Boss Mustapha: Boards have no power to suspend or fire chief executive of parastatals

No governing board of a Federal agency or parastatal has the power to remove the Chief Executive appointed by the President, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, declared today.
Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Turkey turns up heat on Saudi crown prince over Jamal Khashoggi

Turkey's pro-government media published new claims on Monday linking Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to reveal the "naked truth" about the case.

Federal lawmakers: We’ve resolved to work in unity

Contrary to widespread premonition of a likely rancour between members of the two major leading political parties in the House of Representatives — the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) — the lawmakers have noted that they have resolved to work in unity.
Meng Hongwei

Interpol demands China ‘clarification’ on missing police chief

Interpol demanded an official “clarification” from China on the whereabouts of its missing police chief Saturday, after reports said he was detained for questioning on arrival in his homeland.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

Senator Enang: Why President Buhari declined assent to Petroleum Industry Bill

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, on Wednesday identified the provision of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill permitting the Petroleum Regulatory Commission to retain as much as 10% of the revenue generated as one of the reasons President Muhammadu Buhari declined assent to the bill.

Ebonyi youths ask Senator Saraki to declare Senator Ogbuoji’s seat vacant

Youths from Ohaozara, Onicha, and Ivo federal constituency in Ebonyi South senatorial zone, weekend, called on Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to declare the seat of their representative, Sen. Sonni Ogbuoji, vacant for defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Senator Makarfi: Why I should be PDP presidential candidate

A former chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ahmed Makarfi, has given reasons why he believes he should be the candidate of the party for next year’s presidential election.

Governor Bindow: I’ll not leave ruling APC

Governor of Adamawa State, Mohammed Bindow, has vowed that he would not leave the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the rest of his political career.

INEC rules out postponement of 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not postpone the 2019 general elections because of the delay in the passage of its budget.
Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak is expected to be charged on Wednesday (July 4), after he was arrested by anti-graft officers at his home around 2.45pm on Tuesday (July 3) - Reuters

Malaysian ex-prime minister’s personal bank account unfrozen

Malaysia’s former Prime Minister Najib Razak’s personal bank account has been unfrozen, according to the anti-corruption agency investigating Najib’s suspected mismanagement of the 1MDB state development fund.

Security: Presidency faults President Buhari’s critics

The Presidency on Monday faulted those who have been accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of not doing enough to tackle security challenges in the country.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo on Thursday described the tourism potentials of the state as a veritable source of economic prosperity.

Governor Akeredolu: We’ve spent N13 billion on education in Ondo

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State says that his administration has spent over N13 billion on the rehabilitation and construction of schools across the 18 local government areas of the state.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila seeks China’s support to end insecurity

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has backed Nigeria’s closure of its borders with some neighbouring countries over issues bordering on illegal trade.

IMF: Coronavirus could damage global growth in 2020

The coronavirus epidemic could damage global economic growth this year, the IMF head said Sunday, but a sharp and rapid economic rebound could follow.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Customs chief says non-compliance challenge to Nigeria’s trade

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) said Nigeria’s biggest problem in trade facilitation and processing was non-compliance by stakeholders.
“We are sending a message to our society that from now on, nobody will be fired who has a legitimate reason for taking sick leave,” Labour Minister Yolanda Diaz told a news conference after a weekly cabinet meeting.

Spain bans layoffs over sick leave

Spain’s left-wing government on Tuesday banned companies from firing workers who repeatedly take sick leave, in its first reform of a contested 2012 overhaul of the country’s labour laws.