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Former Tourism Minister, Edem Duke defects to APC

Former Minister for Tourism and Culture, Edem Duke, has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Duke, who registered in...

Court hears case for secret no-confidence vote on South Africa’s Zuma

South Africa’s top court heard arguments from opposition parties on Monday to allow a motion of no confidence against President Jacob Zuma to taken...

Emmanuel Macron picks a centre-right prime minister

In choosing Edouard Philippe, the French president makes good on a promise to govern from the centre. THE contours of Emmanuel Macron’s presidency are beginning...

Austria heads for snap election as coalition shatters

Austria is heading for a snap parliamentary election after the center-left chancellor said on Sunday the ruling coalition had been shattered by his ambitious...

Emmanuel Macron inaugurated as France’s new President

Emmanuel Macron has been inaugurated as France’s new president at the Élysée Palace, a few days after an outstanding win against the far-right candidate...

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AFTER the most thrilling and tumultuous election campaign of recent times, the French have defied populism and made history. On May 7th they elected...

Trump urges future government shutdown, easier passage of laws

U.S. President Donald Trump came to office promising that he would produce so much winning that Americans would be sick of it. As he...

Saraki replaces Ndume as chairman of INEC committee

The travails of immediate-past Senate leader, Ali Ndume, may be far from over as Senate President, Bukola Saraki, yesterday, removed him as chairman of...

PDP told Buhari to heed his advice to late Yar’Adua

The People Democratic Party (PDP) has told President Muhammadu to live by example, heed his advice to the late former president, the late Musa...

Political leaders responsible for poverty in Nigeria –Obasanjo 

Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has blamed the political class, particularly those who had occupied elective positions in the past, for the abject...

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