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Governor Umahi appoints new SSG

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi has appointed Dr Hygenius Nwokwu as the new Secretary to State Government (SSG).

Governor Ganduje reads riot act to public office holders

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has cautioned political appointees serving under his administration to avoid engaging in corrupt acts or be willing to face the wrath of the law, when caught in the act.

Ugwuanyi to connect 54 Enugu communities to national grid

Rural dwellers in 54 communities in Enugu State will soon smile following the moves by Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to connect them to national grid before 2019.

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British neo-Nazi leader gets eight years in prison

The leader of a banned British neo-Nazi group was sentenced to eight years in prison on Wednesday over a plot to murder Labour MP Rosie Cooper and a female police officer.

Jurgen Klopp: Mesut Ozil, Ilkay Gundogan critics should ‘shut up’

Jurgen Klopp has described criticism of Mesut Ozil and Ilkay Gundogan as "absolute nonsense" amid the ongoing fallout from Germany's World Cup failure.
President of EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker gestures ahead of a College Commissioners meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on July 18, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - JOHN THYS

Jean-Claude Juncker: Donald Trump efforts to split EU ‘are in vain’

European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said US efforts to split the EU on trade "are in vain," in a message Wednesday to President Donald Trump before their talks in Washington next week.

Ex-Governor Bafarawa donates N10 million to victims of bandits’ attack

A former governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, has donated N10 million to the victims of banditry in Tabbane village of Rabah Local Government Area of the state.
New Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri

New Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri keen to keep key players

New Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri says he hopes Chelsea do not sell any of their best players this summer.