I am not under pressure to resign – Osinbajo
07 February 2017 | 1:15 am
I am not under pressure to resign - Osinbajo
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The resignations come as Boris Johnson is battling to hold onto his position as British prime minister following reports of illegal parties during a coronavirus lockdown.
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