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9th National Assembly Leadership: Ahmad Lawan Eyes Senate Presidency

1 day ago /
Politics 

Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan on Friday evening ended speculations about his intention to occupy the seat of Senate President in the 9th Assembly when in the presence of 10 other Senators-elect and mostly from his ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), announced his ambition to vie for the position.

Irate Youths Attack Journalists In Ilesa

6 days ago /

Four journalists were on Monday morning attacked by suspected hoodlums during a protest by some youths in Ilesa against the disconnection of electricity in Ijesa zone of Osun community by the management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) over an assault on its staff.

APC Rejects Election Results In Bauchi State

6 days ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has rejected election results from the contentious Tafawa Balewa local government area in Bauchi State as announced by INEC's Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.

 

Buhari Meets Labour, Asks PDP To Explain Use Of National Resources In 16 Years

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) still owes Nigerians explanation on how it expended the humongous resources that accrued to the country from oil sales between 1999 and 2014.

 

Massive Protests In Algeria Against Bouteflika’s 5th Term Bid

3 weeks ago /
Security 

Thousands of people in cities across Algeria have called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to leave office in the country's biggest anti-government demonstrations since the Arab spring eight years ago.

Lai Mohammed Describes Election As Free And Fair

3 weeks ago /

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Kwara State has described the presidential, national assembly elections in the state as peaceful, free and fair.

New Alliance Challenges Netanyahu In Israel’s Election

1 month ago /

Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s strongest challengers in Israel’s April general election have joined forces, a dramatic turn in a race his right-wing Likud party has been predicted to win easily.

SERAP Blames PDP, APC Governments, NASS For Polls Fiasco

1 month ago /
Nation 

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked Nigerians to blame successive governments since 1999 and the National Assembly responsible for the postponement of Saturday’s presidential election.

Opposition Demonstrators Demand Resignation Of Haiti President

1 month ago /

Opposition demonstrators in Haiti have burnt tyres and thrown stones, urging president Jovenel Moise to step down.

Algeria’s Bouteflika To Seek 5th Term In Office

1 month ago /

Algeria's ailing president Abdelaziz Bouteflika is to seek a fifth term in April elections, state media announced on Sunday, despite health issues that have kept him largely out of the public eye for years.

U.S. Contact Venezuela Military Directly

1 month ago /
International News 

The United States is holding direct communications with members of Venezuela’s military urging them to abandon President Nicolas Maduro and is also preparing new sanctions aimed at increasing pressure on him said a senior white house official.

Buhari Vows to Prosecute Public Officials Who Abuse Their Office

1 month ago /
Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari has again promised to further his administration's anti-corruption campaign by ensuring the prosecution of public officials found to have misused the nation's resources.

Gabon’s President Bongo Returns Home After Failed Coup

2 months ago /

Gabon's President Ali Bongo has returned to his country just over a week after an attempted coup.

Gabon Arrests Four Military Officer After Coup Attempt

2 months ago /
International News 

Military officers in Gabon staged an apparent coup attempt early on Monday, seizing the state radio station and declaring their dissatisfaction with President Ali Bongo, but several of the Putschists were arrested within hours, the government said.

U.S. Defence Chief Of Staff, Sweeney Resigns

2 months ago /
International News 

Department of Defence Chief of Staff,  Kevin Sweeney has resigned, a month after the Defence Secretary, James Mattis, announced his departure.

Bangladesh PM Wins Third Term

2 months ago /
International News 

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has won a third straight term, sealing a landslide with almost all the seats in parliament, while the opposition rejected the result as rigged and called for a fresh vote.

Vote Counting In Progress In D.R. Congo’s Elections

2 months ago /

Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition said on Monday that it expects one of its candidates to win the presidential election based on early vote tallies, but the ruling coalition said it was confident its candidate had won the chaotic contest.

D.R. Congo Votes

2 months ago /

People in the Democratic Republic of Congo went to the polls on Sunday to vote for a new president in an election delayed for more than two years.

South Africa Issues Warrant For Grace Mugabe Arrest

3 months ago /

South African prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe’s ex-first lady, Grace Mugabe, for allegedly assaulting a model in 2017.

D.R. Congo Halts Campaigns In Kinshasa Ahead Presidential Vote

3 months ago /
Nation 

The governor of Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital Kinshasa on Wednesday ordered a halt to campaigning in the city ahead of Sunday’s presidential vote for security reasons.


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