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(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 07, 2015 British Prime Minister David Cameron (R) and London Mayor Boris Johnson leave St Paul’s Cathedral in central London after attending a memorial service in memory of the 52 victims of the 7/7 London attacks. JACK TAYLOR / AFP

David Cameron: Boris Johnson behaved ‘appallingly’ during Brexit pre-vote campaign

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday he had no regrets about launching the Brexit referendum but accused current PM Boris Johnson of behaving “appallingly” during the pre-vote campaigning.
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

UK parliament speaker vows to thwart premier over Brexit law

Britain’s parliamentary speaker has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson not to disobey the law by refusing to ask for a Brexit delay and vowed to thwart any attempt to circumvent legislation.

Brexit crisis: UK premier denies lying to Queen over suspension of parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson denied yesterday that he had lied to Queen Elizabeth II when requesting she suspend parliament this month in the run-up to Brexit.
Apostle Johnson Suleman

Xenophobia: Apostle Suleiman buys flight tickets for 20 Nigerians in South Africa

The Presiding Pastor, Omega Fire Ministries Worldwide, Auchi, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, says he is willing to assist in airlifting more Nigerians willing to return home from South Africa.
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

Scottish court hands British premier fresh Brexit blow

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered a fresh blow yesterday when a Scottish court ruled that his controversial decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit was unlawful.
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.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.

Italy wants special EU status for poor south

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Wednesday he will ask the European Commission to give Italy’s poorer south a special status to help boost employment and tackle organised crime.

Egyptian court hands 11 Muslim Brotherhood leaders life sentence, drops charges against Mohamed Morsi

An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 prominent figures of the currently-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, including the group’s top chief, to life sentence in jail on charges of spying for foreign organisations.
Bank of Zambia

Zambia central bank, government disagree over public debt

Zambia’s central bank said on Wednesday it opposed government moves to remove lawmakers’ oversight over acquiring more public debt.

Operation Python Dance: Troops commit systemic human rights violations – IPOB

The leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday, said that the alleged accommodation of northern interests over those of other majority and minority groups in the country by successive governments was fuelling secessionists agitations in the country.
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

UK parliament’s suspension to begin late Monday

The month-long suspension of the British parliament ordered by Prime Minister Boris Johnson in an apparent bid to stop MPs blocking his Brexit strategy will begin late Monday, his spokesman said.
John Bercow

UK’s Conservatives to stand candidate against speaker at next election

Britain’s governing Conservative Party plans to stand a candidate against parliamentary speaker John Bercow at the next national election, business minister Andrea Leadsom said, accusing him of “flagrant abuse” of his power.

Russians go to polls after summer of protests

Russians voted Sunday in local elections after weeks of opposition protests in Moscow that led to the biggest police crackdown on dissent in nearly a decade.
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Dollar, yen fall as global tensions ease, pound rallies

The safe-haven dollar and yen fell on Wednesday after global political worries eased with what markets perceived as positive news in Hong Kong, Italy and Britain.
[FILE] Conservative MP Boris Johnson leaves his home in London on June 11, 2019. – The contest to replace Theresa May as Britain’s next leader formally has begun, with candidates lining up to define themselves against the “bluff and bluster” of frontrunner Boris Johnson. (Photo by ISABEL INFANTES / AFP)

British parliament braces for showdown that could prompt snap polls

Britain’s lower house of parliament on Tuesday says it is due to return from recess with lawmakers bracing for a showdown that can lead to a snap election.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has banned the planned RevolutionNow protest in the state.

Rivers governor seeks federal, state partnership against oil theft

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has called on the Federal Government to partner states to fight oil theft. Wike reiterated that oil bunkering has continued to worsen because of the participation of security agencies.
Hundreds of people blocked London’s normally busy Whitehall road on Saturday to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament.

Brexit: Suspension of parliament sparks nationwide protests

Hundreds of people blocked London’s normally busy Whitehall road on Saturday to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament.
Boris Johnson has asked the Queen to suspend the Parliament. Pool-Getty Images

Brexit: Boris Johnson dare opponents to collapse government if they can

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government on Thursday challenged opponents of Brexit in parliament to collapse the government or change the law if they want to thwart Britain’s exit from the EU.

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Confederation cup campaigners Rangers international on Saturday in Libreville got a consolation goal that will no doubt be a plus ahead of the return leg tie against AS Pelican of Gabon.

CafCC: Rangers optimistic of qualification despite Libreville defeat

Nigeria’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup, Rangers International F.C are full of optimism of qualifying for the next round of the competition despite suffering a 2-1 loss to debutants, A.S Pelican in a first-leg, first round tie in Libreville.

30 kidnap victims including 12 children freed in Katsina

Thirty kidnap victims including 12 children and 18 women have been freed from their captivity by armed bandits in Katsina State.
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Ex-AGF: Why former President Jonathan refused to sack 3 Northern governors over Boko Haram

The real reason why the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, declared a state of emergency in the three northern states of Adamawa, Yobe and Borno State without removing the governors and the local government chairman has now been made public by the former Attorney General, Mohammed Adoke.
Britain’s Tyson Fury overcame an early cut over his right eye to win a majority decision against his gutsy Swedish opponent Otto Wallin in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Tyson Fury survives severe cut to outpoint Sweden’s Wallin

Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury shook off a left hook to the temple that left him bloodied and bruised before battling to a unanimous points win over Sweden’s Otto Wallin Saturday.

Ex-foreign affairs minister wants Nigeria to sue South Africa over xenophobic attacks

Former Nigerian minister of foreign affairs Professor Bolaji Akinyemi Sunday called on the Nigerian Government to drag South Africa to the International Criminal Court of Justice for the xenophobic attacks that claimed the lives of Nigerians.