Nigeria: Obasanjo, Jonathan, Gowon absent at Democracy Day celebration

Nigeria: Obasanjo, Jonathan, Gowon absent at Democracy Day…

Former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan were conspicuously absent at the Eagles Square venue of the 2019 Democracy Day celebration when the event started. [caption width="495"]File Photo: L-R: Former President Goodluck Jonathan and Chief Olusegun…

June 12: Buhari hosts World leaders to Gala Night

June 12: Buhari hosts World leaders to Gala…

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night hosted World leaders to dinner and gala night ahead of Wednesday’s maiden edition of the country’s Democracy Day celebration. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that other dignitaries…

Nigeria: Declaration of June 12 is the beginning…

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Cross River State, Engr Ben Akak, has described the declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari as the beginning of unity among…

Nigeria: Saraki’s Senate adjourns Sine Die

The 8th Senate, presided over by Dr Bukola Saraki, on Thursday, adjourned sine die after a valedictory session which marked the last official assignment of the 8th Senate. There were mixed feelings on at the…

Sudan to hold elections within nine months

Sudan’s military on Tuesday announced that elections will be held within nine months, adding that it had decided to cancel all that had been previously agreed with protesters about the country’s transition. General Abdel Fattah…

Netanyahu fires two key ministers ahead of Israeli polls

Netanyahu fires two key ministers ahead of Israeli…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired two prominent ministers Sunday ahead of general elections set for September, the second time the country will go to the polls this year, an official said. [caption width="640"]Netanyahu[/caption] An…

Ethiopia PM – Somali president confer in Addis…

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday met for talks with Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo in Addis Ababa. Abiy’s office said the two: “held discussions on bilateral issues, including further strengthening cooperation in regional…

Algeria: Elections can no longer on July 4…

The body which oversees elections in Algeria says it is not possible to hold presidential elections as planned on 4 July. A statement from the constitutional council said it was up to the president to…

South Africa joins Ethiopia, Rwanda in small club…

South Africa’s cabinet announced on Wednesday became the third on the African continent that has an equal number of female and male ministers. Ramaphosa who hailed the cabinet for making history as the first gender-parity…