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Catalonia, the breakaway region with its own culture and language in northeastern Spain, is set to hold snap elections on Thursday that are widely seen as another referendum on independence on Thursday.
Dismissed Catalan President Carles Puigdemont has remained in Brussels instead of returning to Barcelona to face a summons for rebellion, sedition and other charges relative to Catalonia's declaration of independence.
Spanish Attorney General Jose Manuel Maza has confirmed he will file criminal complaints against the dismissed Catalan government.
The Catalan parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain.
The Spanish government has urged Catalonians to accept direct control from Madrid and ignore instructions from the restive region’s secessionist leadership once it has been removed from power.
If Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy persists “in preventing dialogue” and follows up on a threat to strip Catalonia of its autonomy, the Catalan parliament will declare independence, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont said.
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont finds himself in a difficult position after the far-left Popular Unity Candidacy (CUP) party delivered a letter demanding he declare independence by Monday.
Catalan President Carles Puigdemont came under mounting pressure Friday as the radical faction of his separatist alliance pressed him to declare independence just as his region starts to suffer from the economic fallout of the crisis.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Barcelona on Thursday to celebrate and show support for a united Spain during the country's national day.
The Spanish government has apologised for the first time for the violent crackdown by police during a controversial independence vote in Catalonia.
Spain will do “everything within the law” to prevent Catalonia from declaring independence, Justice Minister Rafael Catala said Monday, a day after Catalonia’s regional government declared victory in a banned secession referendum.
Spanish riot police used batons and rubber bullets to storm polling stations in Catalonia on Sunday, triggering clashes as thousands turned out to vote in an independence referendum banned by Madrid.
Police in Catalonia said Monday they questioned 15 people accused of disobedience for allegedly developing web platforms dedicated to an outlawed independence referendum, as tensions rise less than a week before the vote.
Governor Obaseki urges federal government on Leah Sharibu’s rescue, lauds release of 104 schoolgirls
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has urged the Federal Government to intensify effort in the rescue of Leah Sharibu, who is still being held by Boko Haram insurgents.
The founder of Complete Care and Aid Foundation, Mrs. Aisha Wakil, popularly known as Mama Boko Haram, has assured that Leah Sharibu will soon be released.
The Federal High Court in Lagos has restrained the Lagos State Government from enforcing the provisions of its new Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant (Fiscalisation) Regulations 2017.
The Peoples Democratic Party says the verdict by Bill Gates that President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic policies are anti-people has justified the resolution by Nigerians to kick out the “dysfunctional” All Progressives Congress and its Federal Government come 2019.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Kano State has threatened to take legal action against the state government for allegedly using the police to stop its planned rally in Gaya scheduled for Saturday (today).
Suspected Fulani herdsmen on Thursday killed two people at Tse Semaka, Umenger in Guma Local Government Area of Benue State and burnt down some houses.
China has resolved to take its harsh corruption policing tactics to the public sector in President Xi Jinping’s renewed crackdown.
The police on Friday charged a welder, Folorunsho Galadinma, 22, before an Ikorodu Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s 12 year-old physically challenged daughter.
Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested 18 herdsmen in the Kwata Sule, Mbayer, Yandev and Kaambee areas of Benue State, who were caught grazing their cows on farmlands, an act which is against the state’s anti-open grazing law.
Iceland, who are in the same Russia 2018 World Cup with Nigeria, will face the Black Stars of Ghana in a tune-up game on June 7 at the Laugardalsvellir Stadium, Reykjavik.