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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.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said the European Union's decision to delay Brexit had met his demand to remove the threat of a disorderly divorce.

UK braces for election as Labour Party backs early vote

Britain's main opposition Labour Party has said it would support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's call for a December election, although the date remains to be fixed.
Russia-linked sources are using social media in an attempt to influence elections in the European Union, according to a new report on disinformation released today by the European Commission, just one month after parliamentary elections in the union.

Brexit: EU gives UK another extension

European Union ambassadors have agreed to delay Brexit, but will not make a decision on a new deadline date until next week as the EU Commission said work on this would “continue in the coming days”.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the European Union was thrown into doubt Saturday, as lawmakers were first given a vote on whether — yet again — to delay their final decision on Brexit.

UK lawmakers to vote on whether to delay Brexit decision

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the European Union was thrown into doubt Saturday, as lawmakers were first given a vote on whether — yet again — to delay their final decision on Brexit.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to members of Britain’s military during a reception for the Armed Forces inside 10 Downing Street in Central London on September 18, 2019. John NGUYEN - POOL - AFP

British MPs hold knife-edge vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal

British MPs gathered on Saturday for a knife-edge vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal for a decision that could see the UK leave the EU this month or plunge the country into fresh uncertainty.
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)

UK government sets date for first post-Brexit budget

Britain’s government is planning a first post-Brexit budget for November 6, one week after it expects the country to have left the European Union, finance minister Sajid Javid announced Monday.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced political opposition and personal allegations Monday as he tried to fulfill his pledge to lead Britain out of the European Union in just over a month.

British premier sets out defence of new Brexit plan

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson met his senior ministers on Thursday before setting out on a delicate mission to convince sceptical EU leaders to back his new Brexit plan.

INEC to hold forum on 2019 elections in Kwara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is to hold a stakeholders forum in November to review the 2019 general elections in Kwara.
Boris Johnson was making his first Commons appearance as PM. Reuters

Boris Johnson renews call for elections after court setback

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday renewed his call for the rival Labour Party to back new elections after the Supreme Court ruled that his suspension of parliament was illegal.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Tribunal dismisses Labour Party’s case against Lagos governor’s election

The Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Lagos on Monday dismissed a petition filed by the Labour Party (LP) and reaffirmed Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the duly elected Governor of Lagos State in the March 9 polls.
Tom Watson said Jeremy Corbyn had the power to stop the vote from going ahead. Toby Melville-Reuters

Tom Watson: Why UK labour party wanted me ousted

The deputy leader of Britain’s main opposition Labour Party, Tom Watson, said on Saturday that his stance on Brexit, where he backs a second referendum before a parliamentary election, unlike leader Jeremy Corbyn, is behind efforts by some in the party to remove him.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to members of Britain’s military during a reception for the Armed Forces inside 10 Downing Street in Central London on September 18, 2019. (Photo by John NGUYEN - POOL - AFP)

British premier caught lying to dad of sick child on hospital visit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he was not embarrassed after being filmed lying to the father of a sick child angrily confronting him during a hospital visit on Wednesday.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

British premier likens himself to The Incredible Hulk

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson likened himself to the comic book character The Incredible Hulk in a newspaper interview while stressing his determination to take Britain out of the European Union on October 31.
Glasgow, Scotland - A Scottish court ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful - making him the first leader of the United Kingdom judged to have misled the monarch.

UK parliament suspension ‘improper and unlawful’ – Scottish court

A Scottish court ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful - making him the first leader of the United Kingdom judged to have misled the monarch.
Tony Blair

Don’t fall into election ‘elephant trap’ – Tony Blair warns UK Labour

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is laying an election “elephant trap” for the opposition Labour Party that it should avoid, former Labour Prime Minister, Tony Blair, warned on Monday.
Boris Johnson has asked the Queen to suspend the Parliament. Pool-Getty Images

British premier threatens Brexit rebels with party expulsion

The British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, threatened to expel rebel lawmakers from his Conservative Party if they thwart his Brexit plans by voting to prevent a no-deal exit from the EU.

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