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Buhari to meet Putin in Russia

President Muhammadu Buhari is to depart Abuja, on Monday, to attend a three-day Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia, between October 23 and October 25. A statement by the President’s spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja, on Sunday, said the summit would focus on exploring and expanding opportunities in security, trade and investment, science and technology,

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Edo: Obaseki sacks LG political appointees

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has sacked all local government political appointees in the state. It was gathered that those affected were Special Advisers, Senior Special Assistants, Secretary to Local Government and Supervisory Councillors. It was further gathered that the sacking of local government political appointees was initially to affect only those in Edo

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Double registration: Court to disqualify Bello as Kogi guber candidate

The Abuja division of the Federal High Court has been asked to disqualify Governor Yahaya Bello as a candidate in November 16 election in Kogi State. In the suit marked FHC/ABJ/CS/122/2019, the governorship aspirant on the platform of Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, predicated her actions on alleged double registration of governor Bello as

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