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The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Edo guber: Governor Obaseki suffers another blow as campaign director, two others dump him

Governor Godwin Obaseki, suffered another blow in his bid for reelection in the Edo September governorship election on Tuesday with the resignation of Mr Patrick Iyoha, the Director, Obaseki/Shaibu Movement.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 10, 2019 Switzerland’s attorney general Michael Lauber looks on during a press conference in Bern, following a hearing into a reportedly undisclosed meeting between the country’s top prosecutor and FIFA president. – Switzerland’s top prosecutor Michael Lauber resigned on July 24, 2020 following a drawn-out controversy over his handling of a corruption investigation targeting FIFA, citing a court ruling that partially upheld accusations against him. (Photo by STEFAN WERMUTH / AFP)

Swiss legal chief quits amid FIFA controversy

Switzerland’s top prosecutor resigned Friday following a drawn-out controversy over his handling of a corruption investigation targeting FIFA, citing a court ruling partially upholding accusations against him.
5. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

Mali crisis: President Buhari’s meeting with other leaders ends in stalemate

The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.
Former Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, All Progressives Congress, APC, Borno South said weekend that men of the Armed Forces are at the moment, chasing members of Boko Haram insurgents to their various operational bases in North-East.

Senator Ndume: Why I didn’t ask for sack of service chiefs in my motion

Senator representing Borno South has explained why he declined from demanding for resignation or sack of Service Chiefs in his original motion presented on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday.
Barcelona head coach Quique Setien has admitted that star man Lionel Messi was correct in his scathing attack on recent performances and that the Catalan club will not progress in the Champions League if they continue along their current lines.

Quique Setien: Barcelona must improve before Napoli game

Barcelona head coach Quique Setien has admitted that star man Lionel Messi was correct in his scathing attack on recent performances and that the Catalan club will not progress in the Champions League if they continue along their current lines.
The House of Representatives has enjoined the authorities to encourage the use of locally developed remedies for the management and treatment of Covid-19 ailments in the country.

House of Reps move to bar INEC officials from contesting elections

The House of Representatives has passed for a second reading, an electoral act amendment, which seeks to bar electoral officers from engaging in partisan politics within five years of retirement, resignation and official relief of duties.

Mali president tries to calm unrest with court dissolution

Mali's embattled president announced the dissolution of the constitutional court in an attempt to calm the major civil unrest gripping the vulnerable African country, as more opposition leaders were arrested.
A video posted on the presidency's Twitter account earlier Sunday had shown the meeting between the president and Mahmoud Dicko, an imam and leading figure of the so-called June 5 movement, in the capital Bamako on Saturday.

Mali protest leaders hike pressure on president after talks

Mali's protest leaders stepped up pressure on President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Sunday, calling for more demonstrations and his resignation hours after meeting with him for talks.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo Assembly suspends deputy speaker as majority leader resigns

The Ondo State House of Assembly on Wednesday suspended its Deputy Speaker, Mr Iroju Ogundeji, for alleged gross misconduct while Mr Jamiu Maito, the Majority Leader, voluntarily resigned his position.
The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Ex-SSG: Governor Akeredolu didn’t win the election in 2016

The former Secretary to the Ondo State Government, Mr. Sunday Abegunde, on Monday said the Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, didn’t win the election in 2016 but that some of them made it possible for him to become governor.
The Secretary to Ondo State Government, Mr Ifedayo Abegunde, has resigned his appointment.

Why Ondo SSG Ifedayo Abegunde resigned

The resignation of the Ondo state Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Hon Ifedayo Abegunde, barely two weeks after that of the deputy governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi, has jolted the governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, and members of the State Executive Council EXCO.

French premier Edouard Philippe resigns

The French government led by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe submitted its resignation Friday ahead of a cabinet reshuffle to be announced “in the coming hours,” the presidency said.
Maesaiah Thabane was detained this month accused of ordering the killing of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s estranged wife Lipolelo.

Lesotho ex-first lady accused of murder leaves country as bail revoked

Lesotho’s former first lady, Maesaiah Thabane, has left the country a day after a Court of Appeal ordered her rearrest, according to the nation’s police on Saturday.
Lesotho troops deployed by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane withdrew from the capital's streets on Sunday in a showdown between the octogenerian leader and opponents demanding his resignation.

Defiant Lesotho premier shows no sign of resigning

Lesotho's embattled prime minister appeared far from quitting after the attorney general advised him that he could not be forced to resign despite a scandal over his former wife's murder.

Charles Idahosa: I nominated Taiwo Akerele as chief of staff, he betrayed Governor Obaseki

Chief Charles Idahosa, a former Commissioner for Information in Edo State on Wednesday said Taiwo Akerele, former Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki, is a betrayer who failed to justify the confidence reposed in him by his principal.
The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, suddenly resigned on Saturday for being sidelined, over his refusal to join the fight against the National Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole

Taiwo Akerele: My life in danger

A former Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, on Sunday cried out that his life is in danger following the invasion of his residence at 1st Ugbor Road in Benin GRA by men of the Department of State Services.
The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, suddenly resigned on Saturday for being sidelined, over his refusal to join the fight against the National Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole

Why Edo governor’s chief of staff resigned

The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, suddenly resigned on Saturday for being sidelined, over his refusal to join the fight against the National Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, has resigned from the post effectively immediately.

Governor Obaseki’s chief of staff quits

The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, has resigned from the post effectively immediately.

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