MKO Abiola’s Honour: Rep. Ogunsoye hails Buhari
08 June 2018 | 3:17 pm
Nigeria's House of Representatives has asked its committees on Justice, Rules and Business to advise the House on the proclamation by president Buhari declaring June 12 as Democracy Day.
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"A no is a no," said Friedrich Merz, chairman of the largest German opposition party CDU. He has pledged not to cooperate with the far-right AfD at any level.
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Jurgen Klopp’s agent, Marc Koiske, has said that the Liverpool manager won’t be in the running for the German national team job. The rumors come after Hansi Flick was sacked as Germany's manager, following a 4-1 loss to Japan. Klopp has been linked to the national team manager position in the past, notably after Joachim Low's departure in 2021.
The German Red Cross was scheduled to send a relief flight to Morocco on Thursday, upon Moroccan request. The Moroccan government has restricted aid senders to four the governments, excluding Germany, the US and France.
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