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UK Parliament to debate Brexit deal

The UK Parliament will debate the Withdrawal Deal on 27 March, Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom said, but it is unclear if there will be a meaningful vote.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London on March 20, 2019 ahead of the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) question and answer session in the House of Commons. – Britain will write to the EU to seek a short delay to Brexit, but Brussels has warned any decision may only come next week — just before the scheduled departure date. Exactly a thousand days on from the seismic 2016 referendum decision to leave the European Union, a divorce deal negotiated by May is blocked in parliament and political turmoil grips the country. (Photo by Niklas HALLE’N / AFP)

Theresa May gets two-week Brexit reprieve from EU

European Union leaders have agreed to postpone Brexit beyond March 29 deadline and asked British Prime Minister Theresa May to get an approval of the UK parliament on her divorce deal with the bloc.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will finally meet with a representative of the UK government after a UK parliamentary report this week excoriated the social media site for behaving like “digital gangsters.”

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg to meet UK minister after damning ‘digital gangsters’ report

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will finally meet with a representative of the UK government after a UK parliamentary report this week excoriated the social media site for behaving like “digital gangsters.”
British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge European Union leaders to work with her to change the Brexit deal and help her win the backing of the United Kingdom's parliament, despite the EU's repeated insistence that it is not open to renegotiation.

EU agrees to work with British premier on Brexit demands

The European Union, yesterday, promised to work with Theresa May on, “whether a way through can be found” to avoid the disruption of a no-deal Brexit after the British prime minister demanded changes to the divorce deal to get it through parliament.

EU court rules UK can cancel Brexit decision

European Court of Justice rules the United Kingdom can cancel Brexit without the permission of the other 27 EU members
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

UK Parliament seized internal documents related to Facebook’s privacy and data decisions

The documents reportedly contain “significant revelations” about the decisions that set the stage for the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Theresa May

EU leaders endorse Theresa May’s Brexit deal

European Union leaders of the 27 states staying on together after Britain leaves the bloc on Sunday endorsed their Brexit deal with London, chairman Donald Tusk said.

2019: Abia youths buy nomination form for ex-Governor Orji Kalu

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, about 7,000 youths are currently contributing N1,000 each to buy the nomination form for former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, to contest for Abia North senatorial seat.

London mayor approves Donald Trump baby balloon protest

London mayor Sadiq Khan has given the green light for a giant Trump Baby balloon to be flown close to the UK Parliament during U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to London on Friday, July 13, it was reported Friday.

Illegal migrants: NAPTIP urges closure of detention camps worldwide

Julie Okah-Donli, the Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, on Wednesday called for the closure of detention camps across the world.

Dictatorial tendencies, nepotism endangering African democracies – Senator Ekweremadu

The Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has warned that democracy will be highly imperiled and risked transmuting to civilian dictatorship without respect for key institutions of democracy by African leaders.

Senator Ekweremadu decries dictatorship in Africa

Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has decried the widespread coercion of the press, civil society, the judiciary, and parliaments by some African leaders.

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