Francois Hollande warns France against voting for Marine Le Pen

A woman walks past official posters of candidates for the 2017 French presidential election Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader (L) and Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, (R) at a local market in Bethune, France, April 24, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol – RTS13PD0

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French candidates clash over burkini

Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emanuel Macron clashed over the full-body “burkini” swimsuit worn by some Muslim women.Ms Le Pen said multiculturalism must end, but was accused by Mr Macron of making enemies of Muslims in France.

Polls suggest Ms Le Pen will get the most votes in the first round, but Mr Macron will defeat her in the run-off.

The other three candidates in Monday’s debate were centre-right contender Francois Fillon, and left-wingers Benoit Hamon and Jean-Luc Melenchon.

All five traded punches on the big issues for France, including jobs, terrorism and the country’s place in Europe.

Bello appoints Mercy Johnson, 62 others as Special Assistants

Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, has approved the appointment of 63 aides to various offices in his administration.
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Buhari’s reign will end democracy in Nigeria – Prophet Iyunade

The President of Pentecostal Sanctuary Bible Ministries Worldwide, Prophet Sunday Iyunade has prophesied that President Muhammadu Buhari will work towards a one party system in Nigeria and may likely destroy the nation’s democracy with some powerful persons. Continue reading