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Enugu council polls: Eleven parties adopt ruling PDP

No less than eleven political parties have adopted to support the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the February 29 local government council elections in the state.
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SDP chairman, Labour Party chieftain dump parties for APC in Abia

The Abia State chairman of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Hon. Chidi Nwosu, and the party’s House of Assembly candidate for Umuahia South constituency seat during 2019 election, Mr. Uchenna Uwaezuoke, have dumped the party for the governing All Progressives Congress (APC).
Malta’s ruling Labour Party was due Saturday to elect a new leader, with the winner set to take over as prime minister from incumbent Joseph Muscat.

Malta’s ruling party elects new leader

Malta’s ruling Labour Party was due Saturday to elect a new leader, with the winner set to take over as prime minister from incumbent Joseph Muscat.

Labour Party asks Rivers commissioners to resign

The Labour Party (LP) in Rivers State has advised the 13 newly sworn in Commissioners to resign their appointments if Governor Nyesom Wike refused to fund their ministries.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he attends an art class at St Mary’s and All Saints Primary School in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire on October 11, 2019. (Photo by Alastair Grant - POOL - AFP)

British premier promises to wrap up parliament Brexit vote for Christmas

The British parliament will vote on Boris Johnson’s deal to leave the EU on Friday, a move the prime minister described as delivering on his promise to “get the Brexit vote wrapped up for Christmas” after his landslide election victory.
‘This election is intended to create that majority and to weaponise the Conservatives as the leave party, on Johnson’s terms.’ Boris Johnson during a campaign stop in Derby yesterday. Stefan Rousseau-PA

British premier Boris Johnson wins parliamentary majority

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday won a parliamentary majority, according to Sky News and BBC television, after a snap election was called over Brexit.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson focused his campaigning efforts on a slogan to Get Brexit Done.

Future of Brexit at stake in Britain election

Voters in Britain are casting ballots Thursday in an early general election that may bring a long-awaited resolution to the departure from the European Union they approved in a 2016 referendum.
An ice sculpture stands in place of Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the studio before the start of the Channel 4 News' election climate debate in London on Thursday. Kirsty O'Connor - AP

Boris Johnson replaced by melting ice on UK TV climate debate

Britain’s governing Conservative Party complained to the broadcasting regulator after its chosen representative was shut out of a general election television debate on climate change on Thursday.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos guber: Labour Party to challenge Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s election with 16 lawyers

Labour Party governorship candidate for Lagos State, Prince Ifagbemi Awamaridi, has indicated a plan by its party to challenge the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Supreme Court with 16 lawyers to be led by U.O. Sule, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

Female politicians call for women-only party

A group of female politicians from Ekiti and Osun states are calling for the establishment of a women-only political party, saying it would give women greater prominence and spur active participation in politics.
Stormzy poses at an awards ceremony with Jeremy Corbyn in 2017, when he also backed Labour in the general election. David M Benett-Getty Images

Stormzy is better at rap than politics – British minister

British minister Michael Gove dismissed Stormzy’s criticism of Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday, saying the grime star was a far better rapper than he was a political analyst.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he attends an art class at St Mary’s and All Saints Primary School in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire on October 11, 2019. (Photo by Alastair Grant - POOL - AFP)

Boris Johnson broke my heart – US businesswoman

A US businesswoman at the centre of controversy over whether Boris Johnson showed her inappropriate favouritism amid an alleged affair said on Sunday she had been left “heartbroken” and “humiliated” by the British prime minister.

Alliance for Democracy to appeal judgment upholding Lagos governor’s election

Reacting to Appeal Court’s judgment on Saturday, which upheld the election of Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos State, the candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Dr. Owolabi Salis, has said that his party would appeal the judgment in Supreme Court.
LONDON - Britain's biggest political parties are accusing each other of financial recklessness as they vie to win voters' trust on the economy ahead of Britain's Dec. 12 election.

UK parties attack rival spending plans in election feud

Britain's biggest political parties are accusing each other of financial recklessness as they vie to win voters' trust on the economy ahead of Britain's Dec. 12 election.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 2

Appeal Court upholds Lagos governor’s election

A five-man panel of Court of Appeal in two separate judgments on Saturday upheld Sanwo-Olu’s victory in the March 9 poll and dismissed the appeal by governorship candidates of Labour Party (LP) and Alliance for Democracy (AD).

Lawmakers call for pause on false micro-targeted political ads

An international “grand committee” of lawmakers called on Thursday for a pause on online micro-targeted political ads with false or misleading information until the area is regulated.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will apologize to Conservative Party members who voted for him based on his promise to take Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31.

British premier launches election campaign

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to fire up supporters with a Brexit rallying cry on Wednesday after the first day of his election campaign was marred by a ministerial resignation, a gaffe about a deadly tower blaze and a doctored video advert.
The controversial chairman of Ogun chapter of Labour Party Chairman, Comrade Arabambi Oluwafemi Abayomi and chairpersons of 79 other political parties under the aegis of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) have pledged support for the administration of Prince Dapo Abiodun.

IPAC leaders declare support for Ogun governor

The controversial chairman of Ogun chapter of Labour Party Chairman, Comrade Arabambi Oluwafemi Abayomi and chairpersons of 79 other political parties under the aegis of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC) have pledged support for the administration of Prince Dapo Abiodun.

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Police: Gunman kills six in Germany attack

Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.

Undergraduate jailed for 13 years in Ondo

A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.

Frank Lampard unsure about Tammy Abraham ankle injury

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: It might take time, but we‘ll remedy things in North East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
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Afenifere warns Police not to cover up Oko Oloyun murder

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.