Category: Politics

House of Reps query Agip over unpaid penalties, royalties

The House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee probing N6 trillion revenue leakages in the oil sector, yesterday, queried Agip Nigeria Oil Limited over alleged unremitted...

No ex-minister has been scrutinised like me – Bala Mohammed

Bala Mohammed, a minister of the federal capital territory (FCT) under ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, says none of his former colleagues has been subjected to scrutiny...

Kenya’s President Kenyatta re-elected in disputed poll

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared winner of a controversial re-run of the presidential election. He won 98% of the vote with turnout at just under 39%...

Buhari, Jonathan’s men clash over Maina scandal … as Maina’s family claims Buhari’s govt brought him back

President Muhammadu Buhari’s aides on Wednesday engaged loyalists of former President Goodluck Jonathan in fierce war of words over who was responsible for the...

Court adjourns Metuh suit for Jonathan, Dasuki to appear

The Federal High Court, Abuja has adjourned trial of former National Publicity Secretary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, till October 31 to allow...

Saudi crown prince promises ‘a more moderate Islam’

As his country experiences the early pangs of a cultural and economic transformation, Saudi Arabia’s crown prince vowed Tuesday to destroy “extremist...

China’s Xi reveals new leadership team but no obvious successor

China’s President Xi Jinping is here to stay. The new lineup for the Chinese Communist Party’s all-powerful Politburo Standing Committee (PBSC) was unveiled...

Buhari cautions ECOWAS against push for single currency

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday advised the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) member-countries to tread with caution in their push for a single...

Metuh’s trial: Again, court orders Jonathan to appear today

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday affirmed the order of subpoena compelling former President Goodluck Jonathan and a former National...

Chinese President Xi cements his grip on power with rare party move

China has elevated the stature of President Xi Jinping and cemented his grip on power by including his name and political ideology in the Communist Party constitution....