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BBC fires presenter following chimpanzee tweet about British royal baby

The BBC has fired a presenter who tweeted an image of a chimpanzee dressed in clothes with the caption “Royal Baby leaves hospital’’.

On the making of a People’s Constitution

The historical context of this occasion of the public presentation of the Minority Report & Draft Constitution for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1976 is bound to generate hope with an admixture of regrets.
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Brexit: Number of Britons seeking Irish passports up 22 per cent in 2018

The number of British citizens applying for Irish passports rose by 22 per cent in 2018, Ireland’s foreign office said on Monday, more than doubling the total of annual applications since Britain voted to leave the EU.

Federal government abolishes payment of overstay fees by dual citizens

The Federal Government has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), to with immediate effect, put an end to the payment of fines by Nigerians holding dual citizenship at the nation’s International Airports.

Lessons from Adeosungate

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance (2015-2018), Kemi Adeosun threw in her letter of resignation on Friday, September 14, to bring to a temporary closure, the public outcry and the embarrassment that her possession of a fake National Youth Service Corps Exemption Certificate had generated since July when it was first reported.

Sudan expresses dismay over US travel warning

Sudan has expressed dismay over the warning issued by the U.S embassy for its citizens to “reconsider travel to Sudan” due to terrorism and civil unrest.

Britons to pay more when renouncing citizenship

The Home Office has hiked fees sharply for UK nationals to renounce their British nationality, following a Brexit surge in people adopting the citizenship of other European countries.

Sex scandal rocks Australian govt as deputy premier impregnates aide

Australia’s parliamentary sex scandal opened a rift in the governing coalition on Friday as deputy leader Barnaby Joyce described Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as “inept” for criticising his affair with an aide.

Kenyan court revokes deportation of opposition-linked lawyer

A Kenyan court on Thursday revoked the deportation of a lawyer who “swore in” opposition leader Raila Odinga as the country’s “president” in a direct challenge to the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta, local television station Citizen reported.

Liberia’s George Weah pledges to alter ‘racist’ constitution

Liberian President George Weah said on Monday he would seek to remove a "racist" clause in the country's constitution that restricts citizenship to black people, and pledged to take a pay cut in a dire economy.

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Abubakar Malami

Federal government seeks to punish officials involved in P&ID negotiation

The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, on Thursday said the federal government would punish any government official whose action or inaction led to the award of $9 billion against Nigeria by a British court for contract violation.
Speaker Trevor Mallard held baby Tutanekai for about 15 minutes during a fiery general debate Wednesday after spotting lawmaker Tamati Coffey with his 6-week-old son, Associated Press reported.

New Zealand parliament speaker soothes baby amidst fiery debate

The man who presides over New Zealand’s parliament has been called a baby whisperer.
Former Manchester City defender Micah Richards believes Manchester United right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka remains one of the best in his position in the Premier League.

Aaron-Wan Bissaka sets Manchester United target he intends to hit in every Red Devils...

Aaron-Wan Bissaka has set himself the target of putting in the most tackles for Manchester United each and every time he takes to the field.
Flying Eagles star Valentine Ozornwafor will be sent on a season-long loan by Galatasaray after he completes his signing this summer.

Valentine Ozornwafor joins Almeria on one-season loan from Galatasaray

Nigeria junior international Valentine Ozornwafor has joined UD Almeria of Spain on a one-season loan deal, his club, Galatasaray has confirmed on their official website.

Stampede at rap concert leaves five dead in Algeria

Thousands of people had gathered at a stadium to see rapper Abderraouf Derradji, better known as Soolking, perform when the stampede broke out at one of the entrances.