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Brazil's top electoral court has barred jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from running in October's presidential because of his corruption conviction.

Brazil’s Supreme Court rejects latest Lula’s appeal to run for presidency

A Brazilian Supreme Court justice on Thursday rejected the latest appeal by jailed former president Lula da Silva that he be allowed to run in next month’s election.

SERAP condemns ‘harassment of Kassim Afegbua’

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has “strongly condemned the intimidation and harassment by the police of Kassim Afegbua, spokesman of General Ibrahim Babangida over a statement he issued on behalf of the former military president”.

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In an effort to restore sanity and order in public spaces across the state, the Edo State Government has intensified its clean up exercise, starting from the Benin metropolis with a campaign to rid the streets and parks of debris and dirt.

Edo government intensifies clean-up of Benin metropolis

In an effort to restore sanity and order in public spaces across the state, the Edo State Government has intensified its clean up exercise, starting from the Benin metropolis with a campaign to rid the streets and parks of debris and dirt.

Malaria: Ebonyi ready to distribute 1.9 million mosquito nets – official

The Ebonyi Government says it will distribute 1.9 million long lasting, insecticide-treated nets to households in the state under its 2019 universal net distribution campaign.
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Governor Fayemi appoints 17 new permanent secretaries

Determined to further position the government for better service delivery, Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi has approved the appointment of 17 new Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service.
Cristiano Ronaldo has pledged his immediate future to Juventus in the wake of their eighth straight Serie A title.

Cristiano Ronaldo could add Serie A scoring title

Juventus may have clinched an eighth straight Serie A title and Chievo might be doomed to relegation but for the teams in between there is a lot at stake in Serie A.