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Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde has declared that he would not mind breaking some toes if it would aid his determination to serve the ordinary people of Oyo State.

Governor Makinde recalls five sacked directors

Five directors of the Broadcasting Corporation of Oyo State (BCOS) who were sacked by the immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, have been reinstated by the incumbent Governor, Seyi Makinde.

Isabel dos Santos’ graft scandal ups stakes for Angola

Allegations of corruption swirling around his predecessor's daughter have set a crucial test for Angolan President Joao Lourenco in his vow to reform a country rich in oil and tainted by graft.
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Vladimir Putin sacks sports minister over doping saga

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has replaced sports minister Pavel Kolobkov and his predecessor from his cabinet Tuesday following a doping scandal that has seen the country banned from this summer’s Olympics.
The EU’s Foreign Policy Chief, Joseph Borrell, said the bloc’s aim was not to re-impose sanctions but to “resolve issues relating to the implementation’’ of the deal.

Europeans trigger dispute mechanism in Iran nuclear deal

France, Britain and Germany formally triggered the dispute mechanism in Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers on Tuesday, the strongest step they have taken so far to enforce an agreement that requires Iran to curb its nuclear programme. France, Britain and Germany formally triggered the dispute mechanism in Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers on Tuesday, the strongest step they have taken so far to enforce an agreement that requires Iran to curb its nuclear programme.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Senator Okorocha slams Governor Ihedioha over alleged diversion of N6 billion ISOPADEC fund

Former Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday lambasted the Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha over his alleged indictment for fraud.
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Muhammad Nami as the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services and 13 others as board members.

New FIRS chief criticizes predecessor’s performance

The newly appointed Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami, on Monday launched a veiled criticism of his predecessor in office, Babatunde Fowler, accusing his management of superintending a steady decline in revenue collection by the service since the inception of his tenure in 2015.
The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA restates commitment to rid Kogi of illicit drugs

Mr Alfred Adewumi, the new National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Commander in Kogi, says the agency will collaborate with sister security agencies and the state government to rid the state of illicit drugs.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki: We’ll continue to pursue peace

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said his administration will continue to explore all avenue in resolving the crisis rocking the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Governor Kayode Fayemi attended the wedding ceremony of a Ayodele Fayose’s son, Tomiwa Fayose, in Lagos on Saturday.

Governor Fayemi attends predecessor Ayodele Fayose’s son’s wedding in Lagos

Fayemi’s introduction by his predecessor was definitely one of the highlights of the event which had many dignitaries in attendance.
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp jokingly ran off when he saw his Manchester City counterpart at the UEFA Coaches Summit while granting an interview a day after their match at Anfield.

Liverpool buy Brendan Rodgers’ £3.75 million house, rent it to Jurgen Klopp for free

Liverpool have bought the house Jurgen Klopp was renting from Brendan Rogers and are allowing the Reds boss to live there rent free, it has been reported.
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Governor Obaseki is doing what Adams Oshiomhole told us – Edo APC chieftains

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Owan West local government area have said they are backing Governor Godwin Obaseki for a second term because he is doing what his predecessor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, said he would do.
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APC chairman, PDP berate Edo governor over project

The National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, and the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, Edo State chapter, Mr Dan Orbih, on Saturday criticised Governor Godwin Obaseki for calling for the probe of multi-billion naira Edo water storm project.

PDP condemns protest against ex-Governor Ambode at Lagos Assembly

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State has condemned the recent protest at the state House of Assembly, calling for the probe of former Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode.
The Court of appeal sitting in Abuja has set aside the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal’s judgment which nullified Governor Gboyega Oyetola’s victory in the Osun governorship election.

Osun governor hails federal government’s diversification policy

Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has described the diversification policy of the Federal Government as one that is appropriate and on the right course.

Spanish king declines to grant government mandate as elections loom

Spain’s King Felipe VI has decided not to grant acting Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez or any other politician a mandate to form a government, increasing the likelihood of fresh elections.
Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Governor Ihedioha: I did not order Senator Okorocha’s arrest

Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo State has denied reports that he ordered the arrest of his predecessor, and now senator representing Imo West, Owelle Rochas Okorocha.
The responses to the announcement were immediate and widely varied. Some hailed former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe a liberation hero. Others dismissed him as a monster.

Zimbabwe begins national mourning for hero-turned-despot Robert Mugabe

Zimbabwe was on Saturday due to begin a period of national mourning following the death of Robert Mugabe, the former guerrilla hero turned despot who ruled Zimbabwe for 37 years.
Former Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has urged his supporters to resist further attacks from the government. He said he would no longer tolerate unwarranted assaults on his person and relatives.

Youths stop ‘raid’ of Senator Okorocha’s home

Three was tension in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Thursday, as angry youths prevented members of the government taskforce from breaking into the private residence of former Governor Rochas Okorocha.

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Consultant doctors declare national strike over NUC’s PhD policy

The Medical and Dental Consultant Association of Nigeria has declared an indefinite strike action over the National Universities Commission’s requirement that clinical lecturers must acquire a Ph.D. as a condition for career progression in the Nigerian university system.

NERC stops estimated billing

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), in a major policy shift that aims at reforming the Nigerian electricity billing structure, has announced a directive repealing the estimated billing.
The Akarigbo of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale Ajayi, yesterday, gave royal blessing to the 50-kilometre Value Jet Airlines Remo Ultra Race.

Ogun monarch berates killing of Remo Stars player

The paramount ruler of Remoland, Oba Babatunde Adewale, has reacted to the death of the slain footballer, Tiamiyu Kazeem, popularly called Kaka, on Tuesday in his palace.

Customs intercepts 1000 bags of smuggled rice, fertiliser

The Comptroller, Customs Federal Operation Unit Zone “B” Kaduna, Mustapha Sarkin-Kebbi, on Tuesday said 400 bags of smuggled rice and 600 bags of fertiliser had been intercepted in the zone in the last two weeks.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has said his administration’s policies will improve prosperity and increase the industrial revolution in the state.

Ogun governor vows justice for slained Remo Stars player

Ogun State governor Dapo Abiodun has vowed to ensure that justice is served in the investigation of the killing of Remo Stars Football Club player, Tiamiyu Kazeem.