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Brexit: Boris Johnson dare opponents to collapse government if they can

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government on Thursday challenged opponents of Brexit in parliament to collapse the government or change the law if they want to thwart Britain’s exit from the EU.
Boris Johnson is said to have formed a ‘war cabinet’ of six ministers to deliver Brexit in October ‘by any means necessary’. WPA Pool-Getty Images

Over one million sign petition against British parliament suspension

More than one million people have signed a petition calling for the British parliament not to be suspended from mid-September to mid-October as requested by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Former Governor Kalu demands zoning of Deputy Senate President to South-East

A former Abia governor, Dr Orji Uzo Kalu, has indicated interest to contest for the position of the Deputy Senate President in the soon to be constituted 9th National Assembly.
Pro-Brexit protesters shout slogans outside of the Houses of Parliament in London [Hannah Mckay-Reuters]

UK likely to be forced into Brexit delay if Theresa May’s deal rejected

Britain is likely to be forced into delaying its March 29 exit from the European Union if parliament rejects Prime Minister Theresa May's deal later this month, junior justice minister Rory Stewart told Sky News on Sunday.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a statement outside 10 Downing Street in London on November 14, 2018, after holding a cabinet meeting where ministers were expected to either back the draft bexit deal or quit. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished draft divorce deal with the European Union on Wednesday before rowdy lawmakers and a splintered cabinet that threatens to fall apart. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Brexit: Theresa May’s U-turn as British MPs are given a choice

In a speech to the House of Commons, British Prime Minister Theresa May has made a U-turn on extending Article 50, the part of the Treaty on the European Union that allows member states to leave the bloc.
British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to the press during the first joint European Union and Arab League summit at the International Congress Centre in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on February 24, 2019. (Photo by Khaled DESOUKI / AFP)

UK premier faces ministerial resignations threat over Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May faced the threat Tuesday of more ministerial resignations over her refusal to rule out the possibility of Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal on March 29.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May gives a speech at a factory in Stoke-on-Trent to call on MP’s to support her Brexit bill on January 14, 2019. – Prime Minister Theresa May ramped up warnings to MPs poised to reject her EU divorce deal that failing to deliver Brexit would be “catastrophic” for British democracy. (Photo by Ben Birchall / POOL / AFP)

EU intervenes on Brexit deal on eve of UK vote

Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday published further assurances from the EU on the eve of a crucial parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal, and warned MPs that rejecting it would lead to “paralysis” that could see Britain stay in the bloc.

Brexit in dates

From the shock Brexit vote to Wednesday’s challenge against British Prime Minister Theresa May, here are the milestones on Britain’s rocky road out of the European Union.

EU court rules UK can cancel Brexit decision

European Court of Justice rules the United Kingdom can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May gives a press conference inside 10 Downing Street in central London on November 15, 2018. - British Prime Minister Theresa May battled against a rebellion over her draft Brexit deal on Thursday, as ministers resigned and members of her own party plotted to oust her. (Photo by Matt Dunham / POOL / AFP)

Theresa May rebukes Donald Trump as she bids to sell Brexit deal

Theresa May rebuked Donald Trump and insisted Britain could strike trade agreements outside the EU as she launched a nationwide tour on Tuesday to whip up support for the contested Brexit divorce deal.

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Senate probes FIIRO’s alleged extra budgetary spending

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Okwesilieze Nwodo: Igbo elites have turned down Nnamdi Kanu’s rhetoric’s to achieve restructured Nigeria

The former National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, Dr. Okwesilieze Nwodo, yesterday, said Igbo elites have been trying to tune down the rhetorics of Nnamdi Kanu to achieve a restructured Nigeria.