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The British parliament unanimously re-elected Lindsay Hoyle as the Commons speaker after convening for the first time since last week’s election.
John Bercow stepped down on Thursday after 10 years as speaker of Britain’s House of Commons — a role that rocketed him into the heart of the Brexit battle, and won him European fans.
The Speaker of the British Parliament’s main House has prevented Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government from holding a vote on its agreement for Britain to leave the European Union.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plan to get Parliament to approve his divorce deal with the European Union was thrown into doubt Saturday, as lawmakers were first given a vote on whether — yet again — to delay their final decision on Brexit.
Queen Elizabeth II has appointed Nigerian-born Ugbana Oyet, 43, as the UK House of Common Serjeant at Arms.
Britain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled “unlawful” a decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit, saying it was “void and of no effect”.
Britain’s parliamentary speaker has warned Prime Minister Boris Johnson not to disobey the law by refusing to ask for a Brexit delay and vowed to thwart any attempt to circumvent legislation.
Britain’s governing Conservative Party plans to stand a candidate against parliamentary speaker John Bercow at the next national election, business minister Andrea Leadsom said, accusing him of “flagrant abuse” of his power.
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.
Anti-Brexit MPs reacted furiously on Wednesday after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that parliament would be suspended until October 14 — just two weeks before the UK is set to leave the EU.
Fiona Onasanya has become the first ever MP to be removed from office following a recall petition.
Britain’s government cannot submit its Brexit deal for another vote in parliament if it is “the same” or “substantially the same” as the one already rejected by MPs, the House of Commons speaker said on Monday.
British lawmakers will vote on Tuesday on whether to try to take control of the Brexit process in a series of crunch votes that threaten to pile more pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May.
Britain’s business minister on Thursday warned that the prospect of crashing out of the European Union without an agreement would be “disastrous” for the country, as fractious MPs prepare to vote on a contentious Brexit deal.
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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated public election result viewing portal, known as “The INEC Result Viewing (IReV)”.
Gareth Bale “didn’t want to play” in the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Manchester City, says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.
National chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has likened the state of affairs in the land to sitting on a keg of gunpowder, ready to explode at a time no one can determine.
The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has approved gradual reopening of international flights and train services across the country.
The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) says it is collaborating with the Northern Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the Jama’atu Nasrul Islam (JNI) and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to end the killings in Southern Kaduna.
The National Universities Commission (NUC) said it is collecting data from universities to assess their readiness for resumption of academic activities.
Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara has set up a 6-man commission of inquiry to investigate the sale and unlawful acquisition of government properties between May 29, 1999 and May 29, 2019.
French club, LOSC Lille have issued an official statement to wish former player, Victor Osimhen, the very best of luck after the Nigeria striker completed his move to Napoli.
Eric Garcia has turned down a contract extension with Manchester City amid major interest from Barcelona.
Dozens of doctors' groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a recently eased lockdown as cases surged and hospitals turned away patients.