774,000 jobs: Reps reject 30 slots per lawmaker, minority caucus accuse APC of hijacking initiative and more
By Guardian Exclusive
18 August 2020 | 6:34 pm
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We take a look at former French President's Nicolas Sarkozy's interview in Le Figaro, as he defends himself against corruption charges.
John Mahama — who served as Ghana's president between 2013-2017 — is running for the top job in 2024. His longtime rival, Nana Akufo-Addo, won’t contest next year's vote, which could increase Mahama’s chances of winning.
Inside Stuff with Martins Oloja this week examines the race to become the next Nigeria Senate President and Speaker House of Assembly. The multi-award-winning journalist with The Guardian Nigeria asks: 10th National Assembly: Who is on Nigeria's side?
10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony announced his retirement from basketball on Monday. The number three pick in the 2003 draft, Anthony spent 19 seasons in the league, and finished as the ninth-highest scorer in NBA history, with 28,289 points.
Tom Brady has reached an agreement to buy an ownership stake in the Las Vegas Raiders, pending NFL approval. Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis confirmed that he has come to an agreement with Brady for him to join the organization’s ownership group.
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Joshua Olaiya is a self-taught robotic engineer who started building things at the age of 13. He has created several innovations to enhance people's lives and their communities.
Nigeria’s President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu is set to begin his first official term in office at the end of this month. Many Nigerians, especially his supporters, hope the incoming president will quickly consolidate power and fulfill his election promises.
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