Boris Johnson will fight for his seat at next general election

Boris Johnson will be standing as a candidate in the next general election, it has been confirmed. Mr Johnson, who has been on the backbenches since departing Number 10 in September, will fight for his seat in his Uxbridge and…

Rishi Sunak to be UK’s next prime minister after Penny Mordaunt quits race

Rishi Sunak has completed a spectacular political comeback to become the next prime minister after rival Penny Mordaunt dropped out. The former chancellor won the support of Conservative MPs to succeed Liz Truss as Tory leader on Monday and will…

Penny Mordaunt announces bid to replace Liz Truss as UK prime minister

Penny Mordaunt has become the first candidate to formally announce her bid to replace Liz Truss as Britain’s prime minister. The Commons leader, who came third in the last contest, said she would offer a “fresh start” and a “united…

Calls for Liz Truss to turn down £115k yearly allowance for ex-Prime Ministers

Labour has joined calls for Liz Truss to be barred from receiving the annual payment of up to £115,000 she will be entitled to as a former Prime Minister. The Public Duties Cost Allowance (PDCA) is designed to help former…

Liz Truss announces resignation as UK Prime Minister

Liz Truss has resigned as the UK prime minister just 44 days after taking over from Boris Johnson. In a statement read outside Downing Street, Ms Truss said: “I came into office at a time of great economic and international…

Grant Shapps replaces Suella Braverman as home secretary

Grant Shapps has been appointed as the new home secretary, replacing Suella Braverman after her shock resignation. The former transport secretary, who backed Rishi Sunak in the Tory leadership race and has been critical of some of PM Liz Truss’…

*Chidinma recants, denies killing Ataga (Guardian)*WAEC announces plan to release certificates with results (Punch)

Chidinma recants, denies killing Ataga (Guardian) The prime suspect in the alleged murder of the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, Chidinma Ojukwu, yesterday denied killing the late Ataga. Ojukwu had earlier in the video played before a…

Hunt scales back energy price cap duration as he acts to stabilise markets

New UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has dramatically scaled back support for household energy bills and ditched tax cuts promised by his predecessor Kwasi Kwarteng as he seeks to restore stability following weeks of turmoil on the financial markets. In an…

Pressure mounts on Liz Truss ahead of Jeremy Hunt statement

Pressure is mounting on the prime minister ahead of an emergency statement by her new chancellor Jeremy Hunt to reassure financial markets over the government’s economic plans. Mr Hunt is expected to U-turn on more of the government’s tax-cutting plans.…

*7 traffic robbers arrested in Lagos (Punch)*Floods: Food scarcity looms, experts warn (Independent)

7 traffic robbers arrested in Lagos (Punch) The Lagos State Police Command said on Friday that its men from the Ketu Division arrested seven traffic robbers who attacked a motorist. City Round learnt that the suspects attacked the unidentified motorist…

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