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Bayelsa guber: Governor Dickson urges residents to reject ‘ticket of cultists, criminals’

Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson has urged the people to reject the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the November 16 gubernatorial election.
Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, departed the country on Monday for the 2019 Mr World Pageant in the Philippines, with an appeal for votes by his countrymen.

Mr Nigeria: More votes, more chances of winning Mr World

The current Mr Nigeria, Nelson Enwerem, a seasoned model and fashion designer, has appealed to Nigerians to increase their votes and likes for him at the ongoing 2019 Mr World contest.
Andreas Christensen

Andreas Christensen makes U-turn on Chelsea future

Andreas Christensen is no longer considering a move away from Chelsea, with the Danish defender now happy to remain at Stamford Bridge.
Liverpool have been urged to make a “smart” move for Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt, with Mario Melchiot considering his fellow Dutchman to be the perfect partner for Virgil van Dijk.

Barcelona distanced from Matthijs de Ligt by vice-president amid talk of big-money deal

Barcelona have been distanced from Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt by the club’s vice-president, with Jordi Mestre talking up the quality of those already on the books of the Liga champions.
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Senator Enang: President Buhari didn’t sack Ekere as NDDC chief

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, did not sack Nsima Ekere as the managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), an aide to the president has said.
Amrullah Saleh

Afghan minister resigns amid election preparations

The newly appointed Afghan minister of interior affairs, Amrullah Saleh, has resigned from his post, a spokesman for the ministry, Najib Danish, said on Saturday.
Felix Tshisekedi’s victory was a shock result, after polls that put him 20 points behind the opposition frontrunner Martin Fayulu. Luis Tato-AFP-Getty Images

DR Congo’s Felix Tshisekedi: son, heir and president-elect

The son of DR Congo's veteran opposition leader, Felix Tshisekedi has taken the prize that eluded his late father — the presidency.

US Defence Secretary James Mattis resigns

Gen Mattis, 68, will leave the job in February. President Trump has not immediately named a successor, but said one would be appointed shortly.
Chris Akomas

Chris Akomas laments lack of development blueprint in Abia

A former deputy governor of Abia State, Dr. Chris Akomas, has said that 27 years after the creation of the state it has yet to develop a blueprint for its development.
Joseph Kabila

Joseph Kabila move in DR Congo triggers relief, but uncertainty remains

By announcing he is formally stepping aside after 17 years in power, President Joseph Kabila has eased tensions in DR Congo but the volatile country remains gripped by uncertainty ahead of elections due at the end of the year.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi: I’m yet to decide on my successor

Despite an array of aspirants jostling for the governorship seat of Oyo State, Governor Abiola Ajimobi has disclosed that he was yet to decide on his preferred successor in the forthcoming elections in the state.

Sovereign Wealth Fund: Stop lying against me – Ex-President Jonathan tells Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has called on his successor, the incumbent Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, to not only abstain from food during the Ramadan fast but also to eschew lies as Jonathan refuted a claim by the Presidency that his administration failed to save money in the Sovereign Wealth Fund.

Arsene Wenger: Not my job to pick a successor at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger will not be involved in the decision-making process for the appointment of his successor as Arsenal manager.

Sierra Leone’s new leader Maada Bio starts work as president

Sierra Leone's new president, the opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio, on Thursday began work on the transition of power after being declared winner of a bitterly-contested election run-off.

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Oil prices rise on OPEC deficit forecast

Oil prices rose on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session’s losses after OPEC forecast a supply deficit next year and the U.S. Federal Reserve said the economic outlook was favorable.
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Porsche gets 30,000 down payments for new electric car

Some 30,000 drivers have made down payments for Porsche’s first electric car, according to the high-end automaker’s chief executive.
World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.

Anthony Joshua thanks Nigerian envoy for inspiring him

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua has expressed appreciation to the Consul General of Nigeria in New York, Mr Benaoyagha Okoyen, for psyching him up to reclaim his titles.
Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.

Rinsola Babajide’s brace sends Liverpool to next round of English Super Cup

Nigerian striker Rinsola Babajide was the heroine for Liverpool Ladies in their Women Super League Cup 3-1 win over Durham FC at Prenton Park.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike addressing the meeting with Kalabari Ethnic Nationality at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Rivers governor threatens to sack traditional ruler over ‘romance’ with Bayelsa governor

Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has called on on leaders of Kalabari ethnic group inn the State to prevail on the Amanyanabo of Kalabari, King Theophilus J.T. Princewill, not to allow himself to be used by external forces to create disunity in the State.