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South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa names panel on land reform

South African President Cypril Ramaphosa, on Friday announced the appointment of a Panel on land reform amid rising concerns over the government’s bid to expropriate land without compensation.

Senator Ekweremadu warns against muzzling of opposition

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has warned against the muzzling of the opposition by the ruling party, insisting that multiparty and opposition remained the beauty of democracy.
Senate President Bukola Saraki

SANs, ex-presidential aide warn against unlawful removal of Senator Saraki

Three Senior Advocates of Nigeria and a former presidential spokesperson, Dr Doyin Okupe, have advised the leadership of the All Progressives Congress to follow due process in its attempt to remove the Senate President, Bukola Saraki.

Understanding APC and the crisis of defections

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, the “factional” leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), has reportedly asked Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki to resign his position as Senate President. What exactly does the Comrade want Saraki to resign from – the Senate Presidency or even his membership of the Senate having won election into the Assembly in the first place on the platform of the APC?

Ebonyi PDP condemns siege on Senator Ekweremadu’s home

The Ebonyi State’s chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), on Tuesday, condemned in concrete terms the siege on the residence of Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, by security agents.

Senate urges anti-corruption agencies to avoid undue publicity

The Senate has urged anti-corruption agencies to avoid undue publicity in their determination to expose and prosecute cases of corruption.

Senator Ekweremadu elected panel chair at international peace parliament

The International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP) was at the weekend inaugurated in the Maltese capital, Valetta, to promote cooperation and exchange of ideas and experiences on many national and international issues facing international peace.
Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) President, Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, CON., SAN receiving a commemorative plaque from the Executive Director responsible for Regulation at Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Mrs. Tinuke Awe during the Presidents visit to NSE to sound the closing gong signifying close of stock market, recently.

Abuja chamber commends NSE for impacting positively on economy

The President of Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI), Prince Adetokunbo Kayode, SAN, has commended the leadership of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) for using their mandates to impact positively on the Nigerian economy.

Kenya flags off oil production, export

Many Kenyans have taken to the streets to celebrate as the country become one of the global oil producers.

Federal government plotting to foist one-party system on Nigerians — PDP

The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, said, yesterday, that there was a plot by the Federal Government to foist a one-party system on Nigerians.

Senator Ekweremadu: Ali Wakili was a courageous lawmaker

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed rude shock and sadness over the death of the Senator representing Bauchi South Senatorial District,

UK to deport at least 2,500 ‘illegal’ Zimbabweans – report

Britain has reportedly announced its intention to deport at least 2 500 Zimbabweans living illegally in that country.

South Africa’s parliament to review rules on removing president

South Africa’s parliament said on Sunday it would review its rules relating to removing the country's president, after the constitutional court said on Dec. 29 that lawmakers had previously failed to hold President Jacob Zuma to account.

Senate postpones deliberation on federal govt’s plan to withdraw $1 billion for Boko Haram...

The Senate on Thursday postponed deliberation on the proposed withdrawal of $1bn from the Excess Crude Account by the Federal Government to fight insurgency and other security concerns across the country.

ANC election: Nigerian community in South Africa congratulates Cyril Ramaphosa

The Nigerian Community in South Africa has congratulated Mr Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as the new President of the African National Congress (ANC).

Cyril Ramaphosa clinches ANC Presidency, beats Jacob Zuma’s ex-wife Nkosazana

South Africa’s Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has been elected leader of the ruling African National Congress, a pole position that will make him president of the country in 2019.

South Africa’s ANC votes on new leader in tense ballot

Thousands of delegates from South Africa's ruling ANC party cast secret ballots Monday to choose their next leader after repeated delays to a vote seen as a decisive moment in the country's post-apartheid history.

South Africa’s ANC party wrestles over choice of new leader

Thousands of delegates from South Africa’s ruling ANC party hunkered down Sunday to choose their next leader in a vote widely seen as a decisive moment in the country’s post-apartheid history.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: Witness faults results of presidential election claimed by Atiku Ababakar, PDP

A witness invited by the petitioners before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal (PEPT) has disagreed with the results of the last presidential election in Katsina State as claimed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.
Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.

Barcelona sell Marc Cucurella to Getafe just hours after re-signing him from Eibar

Barcelona have agreed to sell left-back Marc Cucurella to Getafe just a day after they brought him back from Eibar.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai seeks assembly’s approval of N81.68 billion supplementary budget

The Kaduna State House of Assembly has began deliberations on the N81.68 billion supplementary budget forwarded to it by Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai.

Operation Lafiya Dole gets new commander as Naf redeploys senior officers in fresh shakeup

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has appointed new Branch Chiefs, redeployed two Air Officers Commanding (AOCs) and other senior officers.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.