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Sudan Crisis: Protest Leaders Demand End Of 'Deep State'

5 months ago /
International News 

Organisers of mass protests in Sudan have said that they want the full dismantling of the "deep state" left behind by ousted leader, Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan Coup Leader, Awad Ibn Auf Steps Down

5 months ago /
International News 

The head of Sudan's military council has stood down a day after leading a coup that toppled long-time leader, Omar al-Bashir, amid a wave of protests.

Sudan Military Coup Topples Ruler After Protests

5 months ago /
International News 

After nearly 30 years in power, Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir has been ousted and arrested, the defence minister says. 

Walt Disney Co Will Unveil A Family-Friendly Streaming Service

5 months ago /
Arts and Culture 

Walt Disney Co on Thursday will unveil a family-friendly streaming service with TV shows and movies from some of the world’s most popular entertainment franchises in a bid to challenge the digital dominance of Netflix.

Sudan's President Omar Al-Bashir Has Stepped Down

5 months ago /
International News 

Sudan’s armed forces were to deliver an “important statement” and asked the nation to “wait for it” on Thursday, state TV reported, as two senior officials said the military had forced longtime President Omar al-Bashir to step down.

The European Union Will Grant Brexit Delay

5 months ago /
International News 

The European Union will grant Prime Minister, Theresa May a second delay to Brexit at an emergency summit on Wednesday but the bloc’s leaders are likely to demand she accepts a longer extension with conditions.

House Of Reps Probes 90 Billion Naira Fraud In NBET

5 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has inaugurated its committees on power and public procurement to investigate alleged violations of the public procurement act by the management of the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Plc, NBET, which resulted in the failure to account for over ninety billion Naira.

Saraki Insists On Powers Of Senate To Confirm Presidential Appointees

5 months ago /
Nation 

Senate President Bukola Saraki has insisted that the Senate has the constitutional power to confirm appointments of nominees from President Muhammadu Buhari, including the appointment of the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

Algerian Army Asks Bouteflika To Step Down

5 months ago /

Algeria's army chief Ahmed Gaed Salah asked on Tuesday for the presidency to be vacated as he deems popular demands to be valid after a month of mass protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika.

Edo PDP Wants All Elections To Hold Same Day

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP says it wants the incoming ninth Nigerian senate to review the electoral act to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to conduct all elections in one day.

9th National Assembly Leadership: Ahmad Lawan Eyes Senate Presidency

6 months ago /
Politics 

Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan on Friday evening ended speculations about his intention to occupy the seat of Senate President in the 9th Assembly when in the presence of 10 other Senators-elect and mostly from his ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC), announced his ambition to vie for the position.

Irate Youths Attack Journalists In Ilesa

6 months ago /

Four journalists were on Monday morning attacked by suspected hoodlums during a protest by some youths in Ilesa against the disconnection of electricity in Ijesa zone of Osun community by the management of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) over an assault on its staff.

APC Rejects Election Results In Bauchi State

6 months ago /
Politics 

The All Progressives Congress has rejected election results from the contentious Tafawa Balewa local government area in Bauchi State as announced by INEC's Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye.

 

Buhari Meets Labour, Asks PDP To Explain Use Of National Resources In 16 Years

6 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) still owes Nigerians explanation on how it expended the humongous resources that accrued to the country from oil sales between 1999 and 2014.

 

Massive Protests In Algeria Against Bouteflika’s 5th Term Bid

6 months ago /
Security 

Thousands of people in cities across Algeria have called on President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to leave office in the country's biggest anti-government demonstrations since the Arab spring eight years ago.

Lai Mohammed Describes Election As Free And Fair

6 months ago /

The All Progressives Congress, APC in Kwara State has described the presidential, national assembly elections in the state as peaceful, free and fair.

New Alliance Challenges Netanyahu In Israel’s Election

7 months ago /

Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s strongest challengers in Israel’s April general election have joined forces, a dramatic turn in a race his right-wing Likud party has been predicted to win easily.

SERAP Blames PDP, APC Governments, NASS For Polls Fiasco

7 months ago /
Nation 

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked Nigerians to blame successive governments since 1999 and the National Assembly responsible for the postponement of Saturday’s presidential election.

Opposition Demonstrators Demand Resignation Of Haiti President

7 months ago /

Opposition demonstrators in Haiti have burnt tyres and thrown stones, urging president Jovenel Moise to step down.

Algeria’s Bouteflika To Seek 5th Term In Office

7 months ago /

Algeria's ailing president Abdelaziz Bouteflika is to seek a fifth term in April elections, state media announced on Sunday, despite health issues that have kept him largely out of the public eye for years.