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ROME - A right-wing coalition scored a net victory in a local election in the central Italian region of Umbria, official data from the Interior Ministry showed on Monday, giving a boost to Matteo Salvini's League party.

Italy’s Matteo Salvini triumphs in regional elections in Umbria

A right-wing coalition scored a net victory in a local election in the central Italian region of Umbria, official data from the Interior Ministry showed on Monday, giving a boost to Matteo Salvini's League party.
Paul Pogba has lauded new Manchester United team-mate Harry Maguire, branding him a “leader” after just one appearance for the club and revealing that he now calls him “The Beast”.

Diogo Jota: Harry Maguire’s £80 million transfer fee is hard to explain

Wolves attacker Diogo Jota has claimed Harry Maguire’s £80 million ($97m) transfer to Manchester United is ‘hard to explain’.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Akure community seeks to produce Ondo assembly speaker

As the inauguration of the ninth Ondo State House of Assembly draws near, the people of Akure, the state capital, have demanded that the community be allowed to produce the next speaker of the Assembly.

Enugu NLC throws weight behind Ohaneze endorsement of Atiku Abubakar

Enugu State chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has expressed support for Ohanaeze Ndigbo’s endorsement of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar.
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UN: 39 million people are blind worldwide

The United Nations has estimated that about 39 million people are blind globally, while another 1.3 billion people live with some form of near vision impairment.
President Buhari receives in courtesy call Olujonwon Obasanjo (Son of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo) in State House on 1st Nov 2018 1

2019: Olujonwon Obasanjo defends Muhammadu Buhari’s administration

Olujonwon Obasanjo, son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, and the National President of Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), has told Nigerians not to compare the administration of his father to the current President Muhammadu Buhari-led government.

In defence of the Fulani in our midst

State of the nation: In the last two weeks, over 200 persons in Plateau State were reportedly killed by Fulani herdsmen, 45 villages were ransacked and sacked and those villages we are told have been taken over by Fulanis, and the original owners have had to flee from their homes

2019: There’re danger signs ahead – Professor Jega

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Attahiru Jega, has raised the alarm that there are dangers sign over the 2019 general elections.

Professor Sagay: Why federal government omitted certain names from looters’ list

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), Professor Itse Sagay, has said the federal government omitted some names from the list of alleged treasury looters for strategic reasons.

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President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

President Buhari urges aggrieved Bayelsans to go to court

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated most warmly, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate in the November 16 election in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his impressive victory.
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Bayelsa election: Timi Frank asks PDP chairman Uche Secondus to resign

Timi Frank, former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Monday, called on the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, and the National Working Committee, NWC, of the party to apologise or resign over the loss of Bayelsa State which has been under PDP’s control since 1999.
Candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) at the Kogi State Gubernatorial Election, Natasha Akpoti, has cast her vote at her polling unit while at the same time calling on security agencies to ensure the security of voters.

Kogi elections: Yahaya Bello has ordered my assassination – Natasha Akpoti

The Social Democratic Party, SDP, governorship candidate in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has claimed that Yahaya Bello has ordered her assassination.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa says he’s excited staging a return to the national team after missing out recent games due to injury.

Ahmed Musa urges coaches to groom new stars

Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa has urged the senior national team coaches to expedite action on grooming young players that will take over from him and other experienced players.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has pledged no impunity for security forces that he said used excessive force and violated the rights of protesters during weeks of violent riots over economic policies and social injustice

Chile’s Sebastian Pinera vows action over security force abuses

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has pledged "no impunity" for security forces that he said used excessive force and violated the rights of protesters during weeks of violent riots over economic policies and social injustice that have left more than 20 dead.