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President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

APC: Why Pesident Buhari may not attend presidential debate

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday said there is nothing special in the presidential debate, saying its presidential candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari, may choose not to attend if he feels there are other viable options with which he can engage Nigerians.

2019: Simon Lalong, Jeremiah Useni, Jonathan Temlong feature on Plateau gubernatorial debate

Plateau State Debate Group has selected Governor Simon Lalong (APC), General Jeremiah Useni (retired) PDP and General Jonathan Temlong (retired) ADP and three others out of 22 governorship candidates in the state for a debate ahead of the 2019 governorship election.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Kaduna guber: SDP’s Haruna Saeed demands debate

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) gubernatorial candidate in Kaduna state, Haruna Saeed, on Tuesday challenged Governor Nasiru El-Rufai and other governorship candidates to a debate on their plans for the state.
May confirmed that British lawmakers will vote on the Brexit deal on December 11 [Kevin Lamarque-Reuters]

Donald Trump attacks Theresa May’s Brexit deal, says it may harm US-UK trade

US President Donald Trump said on Monday that UK Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit agreement with the European Union (EU) may hamper trade between Washington and London.
A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May as she makes a statement to MPs in the House of Commons in London on September, 2018, on the progress of the police investigation into the March 4 nerve agent attack in Salisbury, on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia.British prosecutors said Wednesday they have a European arrest warrant for two Russians suspected of a nerve agent attack on a former spy in the city of Salisbury. Police identified Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov as the men who allegedly tried to kill Russian former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia with Novichok in March. / AFP PHOTO / PRU AND AFP PHOTO / HO /

UK Parliament votes on Brexit deal December 11

The parliament in the United Kingdom will vote on 11 December, after five days of debate, whether to accept or reject the Brexit deal agreed with the European Union on Sunday.
Ademola Adeleke

Senator Adeleke: Why I didn’t attend Osun governorship debate

The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Ademola Adeleke, has explained why he was absent at the 2018 Osun State governorship debate which held in Osogbo, the state capital on Sunday.
Yekini Nabena

2019: APC accepts Senator Saraki’s challenge to debate on national TV

The Acting National Publicity Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yekini Nabena, has accepted Senate President, Bukola Saraki’s challenge to debate national issues on any national television.
Colombia Congress

Ex-FARC rebels sworn into Colombia’s Congress

Colombia's former FARC rebels have taken their seats in Congress as part of a peace deal after more than five decades of war against the government.

NAPTIP, JCI take fight against child labour, trafficking to schools

The Junior Chamber International (JCI) in partnership with the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), yesterday organised a school debate to create awareness on the dangers of child-labour and human-trafficking.

Governor Dickson: Why President Buhari must not jettison restructuring, power devolution

Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has again reinforced the need for President Muhammadu Buhari to reconsider his stance on restructuring and devolution of power among the federating states, if he hopes to sustain stability in the system.

Governor Okorocha: APC now playing PDP politics

Imo State governor and chairman of the All Progressives Congress Governor’s Forum, Rochas Okorocha, has said his party has derailed and now practises “Peoples Democratic Party kind of politics.”

House of Reps deputy speaker begs lawmakers over MTEF

Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Yusuf Lasun, on Tuesday appealed to members of the House over the inability of the House to pass the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) before scheduling the 2018 Appropriation Bill for debate.

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