Category: Politics

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....

Odinga urges supporters to boycott repeat presidential poll

Kenya’s opposition leader, Raila Odinga on Tuesday called on his supporters to stay at home and boycott the repeat presidential elections scheduled for Thursday....

Presidential panel begins sitting on human right abuses by armed forces in South-West

The Presidential Investigation Panel on the review of compliance of armed forces with human rights obligations and rules of engagement set up by Vice-President, Yemi...

Senate indicts Okonjo-Iweala, says her memo caused N1.7tn revenue loss

The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Alleged Misuse, Under-Remittance and Other Fraudulent Activities has said revenue agencies short-changed the Federal Government to the...

Maina got N22m salary arrears – PDP

The opposition Peoples Democratic Party on Monday said it was not surprised by the Federal Government’s controversial decision to reinstate Maina. The party also...