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Akwa Ibom councillor ‘beats woman, forces her to walk naked’

A local councillor in Akwa Ibom state has appeared before a state High Court in Uyo for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked in the public.
Richard Grenell

US’s threats to withdraw troops causes stir among German politicians

The U.S. Ambassador, Richard Grenell, on Thursday threatened to withdraw its troops from Germany.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 2

Power probe: APC, PDP Reps may clash over ex-President Obasanjo

There are indications that the All Progressives Congress (APC) members in the House of Representatives and their counterparts in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) may soon be on warpath over the decision of the lower house to probe the country’s power sector.
The lawmaker representing Oguta State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has pleaded for urgent government intervention on the flooding that wreaked havoc in the area on Aug. 2.

Imo assemblyman seeks government intervention in community flooding

The lawmaker representing Oguta State Constituency in the Imo State House of Assembly, Mr Frank Ugboma, has pleaded for urgent government intervention on the flooding that wreaked havoc in the area on Aug. 2.
The Senator representing Niger south Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.

Senator Enagi: Reducing unemployment is my priority

The Senator representing Niger south Senatorial District of Niger State, Senator Muhammed Bima Enagi, has promised to embark on programmes that will reduce unemployment and poverty among youths and women in the state.

Ninth National Assembly: Femi Gbajabiamila may emerge Speaker unopposed – Reps member-elect

Lawmaker-elect for Darazo/Ganjuwa Federal Constituency of Bauchi State, Mansur Manu Soro, has expressed optimism that Femi Gbajabiamila will emerge the Speaker of the House of Representatives in the ninth National Assembly unopposed.
Abubakar Chika Adamu

Reps member expresses fear of insecurity, says he can’t go to his village

A lawmaker representing Niger State at the House of Representatives, Adamu Chika, has expressed worries about persistent cases of insecurity in the North West zone in Nigeria.
Dipo Olorunrinu

Dipo Olorunrinu: I’m going back to my profession after my tenure

Mr Dipo Olorunrinu, the lawmaker in the Lagos State House of Assembly, who defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday, says he will resume his profession after his tenure in June.

Lawmaker tasks public office holders on probity

A member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Olusegun Olulade, has charged public office holders to live above board in the discharge of their duties and be focused to affect lives of the people positively before expiration of their tenure in office.

Governor Obiano increases reward for information on killers of Anambra ex-lawmaker

The Anambra State Commissioner of Police Mustapha Dandaura told journalists in Awka while parading one of the suspected killers that Obiano has pledged N5 million each for three of the fleeing suspects already named.

Former lawmaker assassinated in Anambra

A former lawmaker of the Anambra State House of Assembly, Mr Anthony Igboka, was on Tuesday night shot dead by unknown gunmen.

We’ll miss lone PDP member in Lagos Assembly – FESTAC residents

Some residents of FESTAC Town, Lagos State have expressed disappointment over the defeat of Dipo Olorunrinu, representing Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I in the Lagos State House of Assembly.

Senators lament worsening insecurity in Zamfara, allocate N10 billion to IDPs

The Senate on Wednesday resolved to make N10 billion available in the 2019 budget to cater for the internally displaced and other persons affected by the activities of bandits in Zamfara State.
Mariam Kawojue, wife of late retired Lagos Television (LTV) broadcaster, Toyin Kawojue, 62, who died on April 6 and was buried the next day, said her husband died after he suffered partial stroke.

How TV broadcaster Toyin Kawojue passed on – wife

Mariam Kawojue, wife of late retired Lagos Television (LTV) broadcaster, Toyin Kawojue, 62, who died on April 6 and was buried the next day, said her husband died after he suffered partial stroke.

Senate presidency: Borno elders make case for Senator Ndume

Leaders and Elders from Borno state under the auspices of Borno Concerned Citizen have charged the incoming members of the 9th Senate to consider the experience and ranking of Senator Ali Ndume, and elect him as the next Senate President.
Zimbabwe Cyclone

‘At least 100 missing’ in Zimbabwe after cyclone

At least 100 people are missing in parts of eastern Zimbabwe hit by the peripheral effects of tropical cyclone Idai which has lashed Mozambique, a local lawmaker said Saturday.
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Plateau APC lawmaker dies hours after re-election

Lawmaker representing Pengana Constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Ezekiel Afon, has died hours after he was re-elected to represent the constituency.

Plateau elections: APC lawmaker dies after winning polls

Ezekiel Afon, a lawmaker representing Pengana Constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly has died hours after he was re-elected I’m to represent the constituency.

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Lionel Messi cannot be considered the greatest of all time as an Argentine without a World Cup win to his name, says former Real Madrid and Spain coach Jose Antonio Camacho.

Jose Camacho: Lionel Messi can’t be the best Argentine without a World Cup

Lionel Messi cannot be considered the greatest of all time as an Argentine without a World Cup win to his name, says former Real Madrid and Spain coach Jose Antonio Camacho.
A man is holding dozens of people hostage on a bus in Rio de Janeiro, and is threatening to set it alight.

Armed man holds dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro

A man is holding dozens of people hostage on a bus in Rio de Janeiro, and is threatening to set it alight.
Virgil van Dijk “totally deserves” to claim the Ballon d’Or, says Liverpool team-mate Adrian, with the Dutch defender considered to be “spectacular” and on a par with other iconic figures such as Sergio Ramos.

Liverpool’s Adrian backs team-mate Virgil van Dijk for Ballon d’Or

Virgil van Dijk “totally deserves” to claim the Ballon d’Or, says Liverpool team-mate Adrian, with the Dutch defender considered to be “spectacular” and on a par with other iconic figures such as Sergio Ramos.
Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.

Mr Nigeria: I can’t fail my country, I’ll fight on

Nelson Enwerem, the current Mr Nigeria, representing the country at the ongoing Mr World in the Philippines, says he will not disappoint his nation with support from citizens.
The Swearing-In of 35 commissioners of Lagos state is ongoing at the Adeyemi Bero hall, Alausa Ikeja. 7

Lagos governor swears-in commissioners, special advisers — in pictures

The Swearing-In of 35 commissioners of Lagos state is ongoing at the Adeyemi Bero hall, Alausa Ikeja.