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Greece To Elect Top Judge As First Female President

A senior Greek judge and human rights advocate, Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Wednesday won the overwhelming backing of the parliament to become the county’s first female president. Sakellaropoulou was nominated by the ruling conservative New Democracy party, but also managed to secure the backing of the main opposition party Syriza and the center-left Movement for Change. Breaking through gender…

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OB Crush: Tech & Media Entreprenuer, Chioma Agwuebo Of Tech Her

Our OB Crush this week is Chioma Agwuebo, a woman using her media and technology knowledge and skills to advance women in general, and women in politics in particular. Chioma has been involved in everything from civic innovation civil society, community development, elections administration, gender, to human rights, humanitarian relief, and media development, social accountability, youth. Chioma…

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APC Passes A Vote Of No Confidence On Oshiomhole, Can No Longer Function As National Chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State has declared that former Governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has no legal authority to function in office as National Chairman of the APC. In a communique at the end of the State Executive Committee meeting held on the 2nd day of November, 2019 at the…

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Burna Boy, Debo Ogundoyin And The #NigeriaMeTooMovement Are #TFAA2019’s Young Person Of The Year Honorees

Celebrating their excellence and distinction regardless of barriers in tribe and religious differences, Damini ‘Burna Boy’ Ogulu, Debo Ogundoyin, Kenneth Udekwe, Israel Adesanya and initiations of various social change movement, NigeriaMetooMovement; Khadijah Adamu, Damilola Marcus and Kiki Mordi, have been nominated for the ‘Young Person of the Year’ category of the continent’s biggest youth awards, The…

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Buhari Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the Future Investment Initiative

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in the King Khalid International Airport, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mr President is in Riyadh to attend the Future Investment Initiative (FII). Under the theme, ‘‘What’s Next for Global Business?’’, the event, which holds from October 29-31, will focus on three key pillars: Sustainable Future, Technology for Good and…

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Opposition Parties Condemn Buhari’s Failure To Give Speech At Inauguration, Say ‘His Silence Not Golden’

The inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for a second term in office took place at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday. Surprisingly, Buhari did not make any speech as he left the venue immediately after inspecting the guards of honour and acknowledging cheers from the crowd. Against this backdrop, some…

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President Buhari Reject Several Bills Because He is Meticulous & Doesn’t Sign Stupid Bills -Presidency

Garba Shehu The Federal Government of Nigeria camp has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari screens bills closely before he approves them as he wouldn’t sign stupid bills into law. Speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily as a guest on Monday, The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says President…

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“I Have Reserved N42.5 Billion For The Incoming Government” – Rochas Okorocha Assures Imo State

The Outgoing Governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has assured its residents that he is leaving in the coffers of the state enough funds for the incoming governor, Emeka Ihedioha to work with. Speaking at the swearing in of new permanent secretaries, a new accountant general and a new head of service at the Government…

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