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Sokoto: IRI selects 20 young political party leaders for academy

The International Republican Institute has selected 20 young political party leaders in Sokoto State for a six-month intensive leadership programme.

Report: Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov explores sale of 30% stake

Alisher Usmanov is exploring a sale of his 30 percent stake in English football club Arsenal, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday, citing sources close to the Russian billionaire.

Armenia opposition stages show of force ahead of vote

Supporters of Armenia's protest leader Nikol Pashinyan took to the streets Sunday, hoping that a massive show of force will propel the opposition leader to power in a key election in two days.

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Sexual abuse: Pope accepts resignation of two more Chilean bishops

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of two more Chilean bishops, bringing to seven the number, who have stepped down since a sexual abuse scandal swept the nation’s Roman Catholic Church.
Unai Emery

Unai Emery warns Arsenal against leaking late goals

Unai Emery was pleased that Arsenal kicked off their Europa League campaign with a 4-2 home win over Ukraine’s Vorskla Poltava but could not hide his frustration at the concession of two late goals.
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More than 100 die in Lake Victoria ferry disaster

The death toll in a ferry capsize in Lake Victoria climbed to more than 100 on Friday, as Tanzanian rescue workers pressed on with searches to find scores of more people feared drowned.

Iran denies requesting for a meeting with Donald Trump

Iran has not requested a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday,.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced his bid to seek the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2019 Lagos governorship election.

Lagos guber: Jide Sanwo-Olu campaign organisation upbeat about success

The Babajide Sanwo-Olu Campaign Organization (BOSCO) has expressed joy and excitement at the outpouring of love from Lagosians, particularly the torrents of endorsements from various political and socio-economic groups across the State and several Lagosians living in the diaspora.