Category: Politics

Queen Elizabeth takes break from tradition, wears lighter crown

Queen Elizabeth II, broke the tradition by wearing a lighter crown for today’s state opening of parliament, instead of the heavier Imperial state crown she had worn...

Federal Government dismisses report of attack on Nigerian Embassy in Benin Republic

Following a video circulating on social media, the Federal government has debunked the attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Cotonou, Benin Republic. Spokesperson for the...

Trump orders withdrawal of troops from northern Syria despite continued assault

U.S President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of forces from northern Syria despite the escalating conflict between Turkey and the Kurdish forces. The US Defence...

Aisha Buhari returns, cautions Nigerians against spreading fake news

The First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha Buhari, has arrived the country and took the opportunity to address some of the rumours that had been making the rounds concerning her,...

Ethiopian Prime Minister Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular...

Nigeria Senate to reduce political parties from 91 to 5

The Senate in Nigeria is aiming at reducing the number of political parties participating in elections in the country from the current 91 to five through legislation....

White House officially unwilling to cooperate in Trump’s impeachment inquiry

The White House has officially refused to co-operate with the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, by sending a letter to democratic leaders. White House...

Trump threatens to ‘destroy’ Turkey’s economy if it goes ‘off limits’

U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to “totally destroy and obliterate” the Turkish economy if Turkey takes any action he considered “off-limits”...

Labour Party suspends Stephen Hepburn over sexual harassment allegation

The British Labour Party has suspended one of its lawmakers, Stephen Hepburn, who has represented Jarrow, in South Tyneside, since 1997, while it investigates a...

Donald Trump to have his personal tax returns publicised

There are more troubles for US President, Donald Trump, as a federal judge has ruled that his tax returns can no longer be kept secret. A US District Judge Victor...

EU to reach Brexit deal decision ‘at end of the week’

French President Emmanuel Macron has told Britis Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, that the EU will decide at the end of next week whether a Brexit deal is going to be...

Second whistleblower emerges in Trump impeachment saga.

A second whistleblower has emerged in the impeachment case against US President Donald Trump. Washington D.C. attorney, Mark Zaid, confirmed the second person was also...

Nearly 100 dead in Iraqi anti-government protest

The death toll from ongoing anti-government protests in Iraq has risen to almost 100, according to the country’s parliamentary human rights commission. The unrest...

Zamfara government calls for emergency meeting with Fulani leaders after attack on soldiers

Zamfara Government has summoned an emergency meeting with Fulani leaders over attack on an outpost in which nine soldiers were killed in Sunke village of Anka local...

El-Rufai says his child will remain in public school despite kidnappings (Audio)

Kaduna state Governor, Nasiru el-Rufa’i has stated that his child will remain in public school in spite the reported invasion of the state by kidnappers. The governor...

Trump Bars Immigrants Who Cannot Pay For Health Care

US President Trump signed a proclamation late Friday barring legal immigrants who cannot prove they will have health care coverage or the means to pay for it within 30...

Kanye West and Rick Fox lend support to those Affected by Hurricane Dorian

Kanye West have teamed up with retired NBA player Rick Fox, to help the Bahamas recover from Hurricane Dorian, which struck last month. The duo are in talks with the...

Rwanda Breaks Its World Record of Women In Parliament

Rwanda has broken its world record of women representation in parliament. Rwanda was the first country in the world with a female majority...

Boris Johnson to send BREXIT extension letter to EU by October 19?

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson will ask the EU for a delay to Brexit delay if no deal has been agreed by October 19. This is evident from court papers which...

(Audio) Okorocha wants cut down of legislature to manage operation cost

Senator Rochas Okorocha, representing Imo West Senatorial District, has argued for “a cut in the cost of running the legislature”. He argued that this can be done by...