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Thousands of supporters of South Africa’s African National Congress (ANC) took to the streets of downtown Johannesburg on Sunday to celebrate their victory in last week’s election despite a lower share of the vote. The ANC won fifty seven point five percent of the parliamentary vote and retained power in eight of nine provinces in […]

Meanwhile, The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the African Action Congress (AAC) has suspended Omoyele Sowore as the National Chairman of the party. This was announced at the party’s NEC meeting in Abuja, today. Sowore according to the NEC is being suspended for alleged anti-party activities, failure to convene NEC meeting and financial misappropriation. A […]

Meanwhile, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) today took to the streets of Abuja to protest against the Minister of Labour, Senator Chris Ngige over the attack on its members by persons suspected to be hired thugs when they picketed the residence of the Minister. At a meeting of its Central Working Committee on Thursday, the […]

The minister of Labor and Employment, Chris Ngige, has inaugurated the new National Social Insurance Trust Fund NSITF board after a two-year delay. While inaugurating the new board in Abuja today, Ngige said that the two-year delay in the inauguration is as a result of massive looting in the organization between 2012 and 2015. According to […]

The Presidency has listed measures adopted to address the security challenges plaguing country. The Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, who chronicled the measures in a statement in Abuja, said the Buhari administration was committed to finding drastic solutions to security challenges. The special adviser said that the Muhammadu Buhari administration […]

European powers have said they remain committed to the Iran nuclear deal but that they “reject any ultimatums” from Tehran to prevent its collapse. Iran announced on Wednesday that it had suspended two commitments under the 2015 accord in response to the economic sanctions the US reimposed last year. It also threatened to step up […]

North Korea has fired two short-range missiles, South Korea’s. The missiles were fired from the Sino-ri location north-west of the capital, Pyongyang, towards the east. They travelled 420km (261 miles) and 270km The tests come as a top US envoy has arrived in South Korea for talks on how to break the deadlock over nuclear […]

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal led by the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, on Wednesday assured Nigerians and the international community of its resolve to dispense justice in all the petitions challenging the outcome of the February 23 election. Bulkachuwa, presiding over the five-man panel, gave this assurance at the inaugural […]

Iran has suspended key commitments under the 2015 international nuclear deal, a year after it was abandoned by the United States. President Hassan Rouhani said he would keep enriched uranium stocks in the country rather than sell them abroad. He also threatened to resume production of higher enriched uranium in sixty days. Iran informed the remaining parties to […]

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has appeared before the Senate following his invitation by the upper chamber. The lawmakers had invited him to brief at Plenary on the security situation in the country particularly what the police is doing to address the rampant kidnappings and banditry across the country. In response to […]


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