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President Donald Trump forced out his attorney general on Wednesday and threatened to fight back if Democrats use their new majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to launch investigations into his administration and finances.
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered parliament to reconvene in 10 days, drawing sharp criticism from the party of the country's sacked prime which decried it as "too late".
A civil society group, Joint Action Front (JAF), said on Sunday it was in support of the new N30,000 minimum wage proposed by organised labour while accusing the government of being insincere and unwilling to pay the proposed amount.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly and other relevant bodies to immediately open a system-wide investigation into all violations leading to loss of lives and property across the country.
Guatemala lawmakers have introduced legislation that would punish with prison time certain kinds of speech criticising elected officials and candidates.
Civil society stakeholders on Tuesday urged the Bayelsa government to improve on its budgetary process, describing the state’s performance in the open budget index as “not very nice”.
The Benue State Government has debunked rumours making the rounds that it had perfected plans to approach the banks for another loan saying it was another desperate lie from the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The House of Representatives on Thursday proposed the procurement of fire arms for the Sergeant-At-Arms at the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the dualisation of the road linking Ikot Ekpene in Akwa Ibom State and Aba in Abia State.
President Yoweri Museveni’s address to the nation on the current uneasy political situation in Uganda which was scheduled for today has been postponed to Sunday.
A group of Ugandan legislators have petitioned the supreme court to overturn a lower court decision that upheld a constitutional amendment allowing long-serving leader Yoweri Museveni to seek re-election.
The Global Initiative for Food Security and Ecosystem Preservation (GIFSEP), an NGO, on Friday urged Nigerians to initiate and drive actions to significantly address the issues of climate change in their various communities.
The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yusuff Lasun disclosed, last week, that the National Assembly, would interrupt its annual recess and reconvene, sometime, this week, to consider an expenditure proposal for N242bn for conducting 2019 General Elections.
The All Progressives Congress in Ebonyi says women aspirants in the 2019 general elections will receive the party’s nomination forms free.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Femi Falana, explained that defection by legislators, which was a common practice in the first republic, had been prohibited by the 1999 Constitution.
The leadership of the Senate yesterday raised the alarm over alleged plans by the federal government to arrest the principal officers of the Senate and their families by next week.
A member of the Senate, Sen. Isa Misau, says siege at the National Assembly on Tuesday by Department of State Services (DSS) operatives was a “bad example to other African democracies’’.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that the Daniel Akpeyi and Theophilus Afelokhai are to have their chances either half of the friendly game with The Cranes of Uganda today while Ikechukwu Ezenwa will have no part.
Gov. Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa, on Monday said the state government would distribute 47,544 goats to 15,848 women in June, 2019, under its Goat Breeding Microfinance Scheme.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation Lafiya Dole has destroyed a Boko Haram Terrorist (BHT) staging area and the terrorists vehicle workshop on the outskirts of Tumbun Rego in Northern Borno.
The Peoples Democratic Party has said the All Progressives Congress is afraid of participating in a presidential debate because it has nothing to show for the years it has been in the saddle.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has decried the non-compliance of telecommunications operators to the payment of the Annual Operating Levy (AOL).
Jordan Pickford says England have got better since reaching the World Cup semi-finals, and thinks they are going to continue to improve.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has said farm mechanization is capable of feeding the nation’s growing population.
The Baale of Ferowa village in Ifo local government area of Ogun state, Chief Muyideen Folorunso, has been arrested by men of Ogun State Police Command for involvement in alleged dubious land deal worth N15.5 million.
A French government spokesman on Wednesday accused US President Donald Trump of a lack of “common decency” for attacking his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Twitter on the third anniversary of a jihadist massacre in Paris.
Scores of policemen on Saturday took over the streets in Owerri, the Imo State capital, in protest against poor accommodation facilities in the state.