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Kenya bans protests in cities amid election fallout

Kenya has banned protests in three major city centres following weeks of demonstrations by opposition supporters. Fred Matiangi, acting internal security minister, said rallies are banned...

Arsene Wenger fooled by George Weah fake news

Arsenal football club manager Arsene Wenger has been duped by false reports that former football star George Weah has won Liberia's presidential election, when...

George Weah succeeds Johnson Sirleaf as Liberian President?

Liberia’s election results were delayed on Wednesday by hitches at a number of polling stations, with Vice President Joseph Boakai and footballer George Weah...

Canada calls on Kenya to ensure free, fair and peaceful presidential elections

World Affairs Canada today issued the following statement: "As a democracy activist, Canada calls on Kenyan leaders and all of its citizens to ensure that...

Eshilokun, Lagos lawmaker opens up on his stewardship

The Deputy Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon Wasiu Eshilokun Sanni has restated his commitment to his people, while stating that he...

I didn’t lie for votes – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo is optimistic of delivering on all the promises he made during the 2016 election campaign period, to demonstrate that not all...

All set for 2017 general elections in Angola

On August 23, general elections were held in the Republic of Angola. According to the data released by the National Electoral Commission, the ruling Popular...

Kashamu’s faction dares Makarfi over Ogun PDP’s dissolution

…says Exco remains valid till 2020 The Peoples Democratic Party in Ogun on Thursday rejected the dissolution of its State Executive Committee by the Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led...

Ogun 2019: Opayemi Advocates For Best Candidate, Not Zoning Arrangement

As the polity in Ogun garner momentum against the year 2019 general elections, one of the governorship hopefuls, Architect Owodunni Opayemi has called on the...

The security man who aspires to be President of Zimbabwe

In a small cubicle in one of the hotels in Cape Town, South Africa, Paul Chimene is busily reading and taking notes in preparation...

Marching against President Jacob Zuma would be tantamount to treason, says Durban mayor

Marching against President Jacob Zuma would be tantamount to treason‚ eThekwini mayor Zandile Gumede said on Thursday. “I don’t think we must politicise such an...

Resign and stop blaming God for your failures-PDP fires Gov Yari

The National Caretaker Committee (NCC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) led by Senator Ahmed Makarfi has called for the resignation of the Chairman...

New Speaker of Ondo state, others decamp to APC

A few hours after he was elected Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Bamidele Oleyelogun, has announced his intention to quit...

Makarfi, Sheriff should fight to finish in court, Bode George tell Jonathan, others

CHIEF Olabode Ibiyinka George, a former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in this interview, bares his mind on the state...

Oluyede urges APC to consider zoning of governorship ticket to South Senatorial District

An All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Ekiti State, Dr Wole Oluyede, has urged the party to adopt zoning of the 2018 gubernatorial...

US Attorney General asked 46 Obama-era chief federal prosecutors to resign

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly asked the remaining 46 chief federal prosecutors left over from the Obama administration to resign on Friday, including...

We will continue to pray for Buhari- Fayose

The governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose has joined other Nigerians to thank God for the safe arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari. Speaking in Ado-Ekiti on...

Buhari’s Presidency Is Dead —Junaid Mohammed

Junaid Mohammed, second Republic lawmaker, and Convener, Coalition of Northern Politicians, Academics, and Businessmen, speaks with Tribune's Senior Deputy Editor, TAIWO AMODU, on the...

‘Ajomale is a creation of Tinubu, and Tinubu is my own creation’, says Chief...

Buhari is a dictator. He does not believe in the rule of law. He is an ethnic jingoist. He is a religious extremist.   Chief Ayo...

Betrayal of trust caused ECOWAS Parliament fiasco – Majority Leader

Majority Leader, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, has described Ghana’s recent ECOWAS Parliament fiasco as an act borne out of betrayal of trust. Ghana’s delegation to...