Category: Politics

US reassures China after Trump-Taiwan call

The White House says it has sought to reassure China after President-elect Donald Trump’s phone call with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. The call last week sparked...

South Africa’s Zuma survives attempted ousting

South African President Jacob Zuma looked on Tuesday to have survived an attempted ousting after days of fierce debate within the ruling ANC party as several ministers...

We will partner for mutual benefit – Obaseki tells Akeredolu

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the election of Rotimi Akeredolu as Governor of Ondo State would open door for partnership to develop dynamic,...

TY Danjuma debunks reports on new Niger Delta role

Lt Gen Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma (rtd) has reacted to publications in major national dailies where he was referred to as the Coordinator of Niger Delta Riverine...

Cancellation of monthly sanitation in Lagos to boost productivity – Traders

Traders at Mile 12 produce market in Lagos on Thursday lauded the cancellation of monthly environmental sanitation exercise by the state government, saying it would...

Soremekun as Chief Returning Officer

The People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in Ondo state, said it has reliable information that plans are being made to manipulate and rig Saturday’s governorship election....

Trump’s pullout of TPP opens way for China

An Asia-Pacific trade deal stands almost no chance of working now that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has pulled the plug on it, proponents of the pact said on...

Ondo guber: Segun Oni to lead team to coordinate APC Situation Room

The Deputy National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Segun Oni, will lead a six-member team from the party’s national leadership to coordinate the...

Dalai Lama ‘not worried’ about Trump presidency

The Dalai Lama has said he has “no worries” about Donald Trump becoming the next President of the United States. During a visit to Mongolia, the exiled Tibetan...

US House Republicans keep Paul Ryan as Speaker

Republican members of the US House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously chose Paul Ryan to keep his job as Speaker, following the party’s victory at the polls...