Category: Politics

US celebrates 246 Independence Anniversary

As the United States celebrates 246 years of independence this year, we take time to recognize the key pillars of democracy, the United States Ambassador to Nigeria,...

Criticising Buhari isn’t personal, even his wife disagrees with his policies – Kukah

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, has explained that his criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is not a personal attack on his...

Abbo, Gorobi lied against Gov Fintiri, over electronic voting claim

The claim by the member representing Guyuk and Shelleng in the Nigerian House of Representatives, Gibeon Goroki, that the Governor Fintiri of Adamawa state is against...

Stacey Abrams’s Campaign Responds After Gubernatorial Candidate Poses Maskless With Masked Children

The Epoch Times The campaign of Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams responded on Feb. 6 after rivals denounced the Democrat for posing maskless in a room full...

Osinbajo-for-President campaigns gain traction

As campaigns for the presidential race in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) heat up, a fresh and determined group has risen to spearhead campaigns for Vice...

Boric elected as youngest-ever president of chile

The streets of Santiago erupted in celebration Sunday after leftist millennial Gabriel Boric became Chile’s youngest-ever president-elect with an unexpectedly large...

The Gambia: Darboe’s supporters in huge protest, dispute Barrow’s victory

Thousands of The Gambian citizens have taken to the streets in protest after the December 4 presidential election result. The election, contested by six candidates, was...

Gambia quintessential ‘People’s President wins a second Tenure-Bello congratulates Adama

Gambia quintessential ‘People’s President wins a second Tenure-Bello congratulates Adama By Tom Garba, Yola The breaking news of reelecting President Adama Barrow,...

Adama Barrow re-elected The Gambia President

Incumbent President of The Gambia, Adama Barrow, has won the country’s presidential election held on Saturday. Barrow, who contested the election under the flagship of...

What Buhari read to the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly

Address By His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria At The General Debate Of The 76th Session Of United Nations General Assembly In...

New York’s first female governor Kathy Hochul sworn in

Kathy Hochul became the first female governor of New York at the stroke of midnight Tuesday, taking control of a state government desperate to get back to business after...

Reps ignore kicks from opposition, pass controversial electoral bill

The Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill was on Friday passed by the Federal House of Representatives maintaining the controversial Clause 52(2) as presented. The new...

NIGERIAN AMBASSADOR TO CZECH REPUBLIC, KEVIN PETER, VISITS AMBASSADOR, HAMID BOUKRIF OF ALGERIA, CALLS FOR AFRICAN BROTHERHOOD.

As he awaits the official ceremony of the presentation of the letter of credence to the President of Czech Republic, Melos Zeman, the Ambassador of Nigeria to Czech,...

AMB KEVIN VISITS TUNISIA AMBASSADOR YORSA, DISCUSS AREAS OF MUTUAL INTEREST

The Ambassador of Nigeria to Czech Republic, His Excellency, Kevin Peter has continued to win more friends for Nigeria during his tour of duty in Prague. In one of his...

Britain’s Karim Khan sworn in as new ICC prosecutor

Britain’s Karim Khan was sworn on Wednesday as the new prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, facing huge challenges, including investigations into the...

Chinese rocket’s debris may hit Abuja today

There is a tiny chance that the debris from a Chinese rocket could hit Abuja on Sunday (today) Citing experts and officials, NBC, an American news platform, said a piece...

Tanzania swears in first female president after Magufuli’s death

Tanzania’s Samia Suluhu Hassan was on Friday sworn in as the country’s first female president after the sudden death of John Magufuli from an illness shrouded in...

Biden, Harris, others arrive Capitol for inauguration

President-elect Joe Biden has arrived at the US Capitol where he would be sworn-in as the 46th US President. He was in company with his wife Jill Biden.

APC stalwart in Bauchi receives about 9,126 NNPP, PRP, PDM members as decampees

An APC stalwart in Bauchi, Hon. Farouk Mustapha has received thousands of defectors from three different political parties; namely the New Nigeria People’s Party,...

Bala’s trusted stewardship qualifies him to run for presidency-Coalition

A Coalition of Civil Society Organisations For Transparency and Good Governance, COCSOTRAGG, has unmasked reasons Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State must...

ADAMAWA YOWICAN CONGRATULATES WAFARI AS RIFAN STATE SPECIAL PROJECT COORDINATOR

The Youth Wing of Adamawa state chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (YOWICAN) has congratulated Honorable Wafarininyi Theman who has been appointed as the state...

Uganda’s Museveni wins sixth term in office

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has won a sixth term in office with 58.6 percent of the vote, in an election disputed by his main rival Bobi Wine who trailed with 34.8...

CLOSE-UP: Bobi Wine, Ugandan reggae star seeking to end Museveni’s 35-year reign

Out of the blue, we have seen entertainers morph into politicians and take on key government offices. Yet, what sets aside Bobi Wine, a Ugandan reggae vocalist vying for...

US Reps impeach Trump over Capitol Hill invasion

Just seven days to the inauguration of a new administration, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, was impeached on Wednesday. With the development, Trump...

Twitter loses $5bn, shares down 12% since Trump ban

The ban could spark fury from Trump supporters on Twitter, risking loss in number of its users, say analysts Twitter’s stock price was down as much as 12.3% on Monday...

More knocks as YouTube suspends Trump’s channel

More knocks appear coming the way of US President, Donald Trump, as Google-owned YouTube temporarily suspended his channel. The media platform, as gathered, also removed...

Uganda shuts down social media — 48 hours to presidential election

The Ugandan authorities have ordered a shutdown of social media ahead of the country’s presidential poll. The election is scheduled for January 14, 2021. According to...

30 political parties in Adamawa support Ardo’s fight for entrenchment of internal democracy

….says he is the prefer Man for leadership in Adamawa for the coming elections A Press Conference by thirty political parties in Adamawa state salute the...

APC is a pillar of development if we are united – Adamawa born Ex-Customs Boss says

The Adamawa All Progressives Congress (APC) stakeholders unity meeting at the party’s secretariat in Yola where Alhaji Hamman Bello Ahmed, OFR, a retired...

I won’t attend Biden’s inauguration, says Trump

US President Donald Trump on Friday said he will not attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on January 20, 2021. He said this a day after Biden’s...

Over 30 US reps call for Trump’s impeachment, two weeks to tenure end

Thirty-seven members of the United States House of Representatives have indicated interest in an article seeking to impeach President Donald Trump. The article, whose...

COVID-19: UK pledges £47m aid to Nigeria, eight countries

United Kingdom is releasing £47 million in aid to provide food, nutrition, water and shelter for vulnerable families in nine countries and regions. It said £7m of the...

Bishop Kukah’s 2020 Christmas message: Closing our Eyes to the Evidence before us

As always, bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah has analyzed Nigeria’s current situation prophetically, intellectually and socially, and has presented the facts as they are...

Senate confirms Police Commission, Consumer Protection nominees

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the nomination of Chief Onuemuche Nnamani as a Member of the Police Service Commission. Nnamani’s confirmation was sequel to the...

Most Influential Northern Youth Group Revolts Against North West Presidential Candidacy in 2023

– Northern Group Says It Regrets Supporting Buhari in 2015 – Says it’s Ready For Violent Confrontation with Protesters – Praise Bala Mohammed for...

APC wins Assembly Bye-election in Bauchi, Gov Bala describes defeat Will Of God

Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State has described the defeat suffered by the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the just concluded State Assembly bye...

US election: Get tough, Trump tells Republicans

US President Donald Trump has urged members of the Republican Party to ‘get tough’. He stated this on Friday via his official Twitter handle. “Get tough...

I’m honoured you chose me, Biden thanks Americans

Democrat candidate, Joe Biden, has thanked Americans for the honour to “lead our great country”. An excited Biden tweeted on Saturday evening (Nigerian time), saying...

Biden’s election: It’s victory of good over evil, says Obasanjo

…congratulates new US president, VP Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, congratulated Democrat Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris over...

Trump rejects Biden’s victory

United States President, Donald Trump, has rejected the victory of the President-elect, Joe Biden. Trump said this in a statement shortly after the media projected the...

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