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Rep. Fred Agbedi, who represents Sagbama/Ekeremor Federal Constituency of Bayelsa, on Saturday said that the legislature lacks the powers to control funds appropriated for constituency projects.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) includes 10 Southeast Asian economies along with China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Australia, with members accounting for around 30 percent of global GDP.
At least six journalists and one media worker were arrested – with four held for more than two days – and another was harassed while covering anti-government protests by civil society groups and opposition parties in the capital, Luanda, on October 24, according to news reports and Teixeira Candido, secretary general of the Union of Angolan Journalists (SJA), who spoke with CPJ via messaging app. All those detained were released without charge, Candido said.
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention plans to distribute a million COVID-19 test kits from next week to help the continent tackle a glaring shortfall in testing, its director, John Nkengasong, said Thursday.
Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili on Thursday stepped aside from the presidential race to help build a coalition to defeat the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party in the February 16, 2019 election.
Fela Durotoye, a motivational speaker, has picked the nomination form of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) to contest for the position of Nigerian president in the 2019 general election.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday cautioned Nigerians to be wary of insincere proponents of restructuring.
Ahead of the the 2019 general elections, former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Kingsley Moghalu and 15 other presidential aspirants on the platform of Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT) has endorsed Fela Durotoye as their consensus presidential candidate.
A former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, has pulled out of the Presidential Aspirants Coming Together (PACT) alliance, following the emergence of Fela Durotoye as consensus candidate on Thursday.
France’s opposition conservative party said on Tuesday it had asked for a vote of no-confidence against the government over the furore engulfing President Emmanuel Macron’s bodyguard, who was filmed hitting protesters during a May Day rally.
French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian pushed a deal paving the way for elections in Libya during a visit on Monday to the chaos-ridden country.
The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.
The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.
Enyimba FC are champions of the Ikpeazu preseason tournament in Aba after a hard-fought 1-0 victory over rivals, Abia Warriors in a thrilling final in Aba.
The Super Eagles returned to the shores of Nigeria after honoring their 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers match against Sierra Leone on Tuesday.
Prof. Christina Wolbrecht, Director of the Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy, University of Notre Dame says the commitment of African-American women voters to electoral participation in the United States is “very high.’’
Retired Justice Ayo Salami led Judicial Commission of Inquiry has recommended that in appointing a new chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) consideration should be given to candidates from other law enforcement or security agencies and core staff as provided in the EFCC establishment Act of 2004.
She said parents were being urged to allow their children, especially girls, to attend school where they can acquire knowledge and skills with which they can contribute to nation-building.