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Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi

Teaching of History crucial to nation building – Ekiti governor

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has hailed the Federal Government for re-introducing the study of history back into the schools’ curriculum; saying that this would prevent foreign nations from projecting a distorted picture of the nation’s future.
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

Boris Johnson loses first test in bye-election

Britain’s Boris Johnson lost his first test as prime minister on Friday after his candidate was edged out by a pro-EU rival in a bye-election that shrinks his parliamentary majority to just one.
[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)

Boris Johnson to appoint his Brexit team today

Boris Johnson will take office on Wednesday as British Prime Minister and will unveil the names of the team he has tasked with delivering Brexit by the end of October, with or without a deal.
Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England, poses for a photograph beside the concept design for the new Bank of England fifty pound banknote, featuring mathematician and scientist Alan Turing, during the presentation at the Science and Industry Museum in Manchester, north-west England on July 15, 2019. (Photo by OLI SCARFF / AFP)

New UK bank note to feature mathematician Turing

The Bank of England on Monday said World War II code-breaker Alan Turing had been chosen to feature on the back of Britain’s new £50 banknote ($63, 56 euros).

10 migrants dead, 30 hurt in Turkey bus crash

Ten illegal immigrants died Wednesday and 30 were injured when the driver of a packed minibus refused an order to stop and crashed into a shop in northwest Turkey, local officials and media said.

IPAC: UN encouraging autocracy in Africa

A coalition of 91 registered political parties on Sunday described as treacherous the position of the United Nations on the number of political parties, saying it was encouraging autocracy in Africa.
President Donald Trump has departed London to Portsmouth , England to join other world leaders for a D-Day commemoration.

Donald Trump heads to Portsmouth for D-Day anniversary

President Donald Trump has departed London to Portsmouth, England, to join other world leaders for a D-Day commemoration.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the press during the first joint European Union and Arab League summit at the International Congress Centre in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP)

Theresa May to make ‘new, bold offer’ in Brexit bill

British Prime Minister Theresa May said she will present a “new, bold offer” to lawmakers with “an improved package of measures” in a final attempt to get the Brexit divorce deal through parliament before she leaves office.
Danny Baker

BBC fires presenter following chimpanzee tweet about British royal baby

The BBC has fired a presenter who tweeted an image of a chimpanzee dressed in clothes with the caption “Royal Baby leaves hospital’’.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

APC disputes Atiku Abubakar’s claim on being Nigerian by birth

Father than subside, the controversy over whether former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, standard-bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential poll is a Nigerian by birth, is still raging.
Andrew Robertson tied a Premier League record for assists by as Liverpool waltzed to a 5-0 victory over Huddersfield to reclaim the lead in the title race.

Andrew Robertson ties Premier League record as Liverpool thrash Huddersfield

Andrew Robertson tied a Premier League record for assists by as Liverpool waltzed to a 5-0 victory over Huddersfield to reclaim the lead in the title race.
Queen Elizabeth

Five facts about Queen Elizabeth II as she turns 93

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her birthday on Sunday, marking 93 years in the public glare.
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with his Estonian counterpart Kersti Kaljulaid at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 18, 2019. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV - POOL - AFP)

Estonia president holds first meeting with Vladimir Putin in years

Estonia’s president met Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin here Thursday for talks on trade and global relations, during the first such Russian visit in eight years.
Jose Angel Gurria

OECD: Millennials are been squeezed out of middle class

The middle class is getting squeezed and it is the millennial generation above all that is bearing the brunt, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has said, urging action to help households struggling with the rising cost of education and housing as incomes stagnate.
Turkey has called an emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the New Zealand mosque attacks and increasing violence based on Islamophobia.

Turkey calls OIC meeting on Islamophobia after NZ attacks

Turkey has called an emergency meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to discuss the New Zealand mosque attacks and "increasing violence based on Islamophobia".
French President Emmanuel Macron (R) stands by a traditional Epiphany cake during a ceremony at the Elysee palace in Paris, on January 11, 2019. (Photo by Ian LANGSDON - POOL - AFP)

Rwanda invites Emmanuel Macron to attend 25th anniversary of genocide

Rwanda, which has accused France of complicity in the 1994 genocide that killed some 800,000 of its citizens, said Tuesday it had invited President Emmanuel Macron to attend the 25th anniversary of the massacre on April 7.
Zhores Alferov

Russian Nobel Prize winner for physics Zhores Alferov dies age 88

Zhores Alferov, the 2000 Nobel prize winner in physics and a member of Russia’s parliament, has died aged 88 in St Petersburg, the Russian Communist party said on Saturday.

Elections: Prophets of doom have been shamed – APC

Those who predicted anarchy for Nigeria ahead of the 2019 presidential election have been put to shame, Adams Oshiomhole, the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said.

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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa governor signs 400 certificates of occupancy in three months

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has signed about four hundred Certificates of Occupancy since assumption of office on May 29th.
The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.

Kogi guber: US-based doctor emerges AA candidate

The Action Alliance in Kogi State on Saturday unanimously adopted a United States-based medical practitioner, Samuel Audu Alfa as its candidate in the November 16th governorship election.
French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.

Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump break the ice with surprise pre-G7 lunch

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his US counterpart Donald Trump for a previously unscheduled lunch Saturday ahead of the official opening of the G7 summit in southwest France.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.

Vincent Kompany injured as Anderlecht lose again

Vincent Kompany faces weeks on the sidelines after suffering another hamstring injury as his Anderlecht team lost again to continue their winless start to his managerial debut, according to reports.