Aisha Buhari begs Nigerians for forgiveness over economic hardship and insecurity

The First Lady, Dr. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday apologised to Nigerians over the harsh economic realities and insecurity experienced under the Buhari-led government. Speaking during the 62nd Independence Day Special Juma’at prayer and Public Lecture themed Shura: The Islamic Foundation of True Democracy at the National Mosque Conference Hall, Abuja, Dr. Buhari said: “The … Continue reading Aisha Buhari begs Nigerians for forgiveness over economic hardship and insecurity

William Ruto: Expectations are huge, no time to waste

Kenya's President-elect William Ruto said the expectation of Kenyans was huge, and he had no time to waste after chairing a meeting of elected officials from his alliance on Wednesday. Ruto said he was forging ahead with creating his administration and pledged that no part of the country would be excluded regardless of political party … Continue reading William Ruto: Expectations are huge, no time to waste

DON’T MESS WITH THE POPE: Read Catholic group’s warning to Plateau State governor

A group, Concerned Catholics in Nigeria has cautioned Plateau State governor, and Director-General of the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation, Simon Lalong against dragging Pope Francis and the Catholic Church into local politics in Nigeria. The organisation was reacting to the comment made by Lalong on Wednesday, where the governor had said he was … Continue reading DON’T MESS WITH THE POPE: Read Catholic group’s warning to Plateau State governor

Peter Obi’s promise to Nigerians

I “ Peter Obi” will wash away the pains that Nigerians have ever experienced in the history of Nigeria. I will be the president of all tribes, and in my government, there will be no discrimination.  In my Government, the word, am Igbo, Yoruba or Hausa will be long forgotten, there will just be a … Continue reading Peter Obi’s promise to Nigerians

Where is Boris Johnson hosting his lavish wedding party?

Boris and Carrie Johnson are no longer planning to host a wedding party at Chequers, which was reportedly to be held at the property despite the British Prime Minister entering his final days in office as caretaker leader. The pair married in a low-key, private ceremony at Westminster Cathedral last year. A small group of … Continue reading Where is Boris Johnson hosting his lavish wedding party?

Scotland kicks off rally for independence from the UK

Photo by vectors icon on Pexels.com Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has launched her campaign for a second independence referendum, arguing that Scotland will be economically better off outside the United Kingdom. Sturgeon, who leads the Scottish National Party as well as the devolved government in Scotland, said on Tuesday it's the right time to … Continue reading Scotland kicks off rally for independence from the UK

Hong Kong activists arrested for allegedly inciting people to cast blank ballots

Hong Kong voters headed to the polls on Sunday for the first time since an electoral overhaul and a sweeping national security law were imposed on the city. The Legislative Council election – in which only candidates deemed by the government to be “patriots” can run – has been criticised by some activists, foreign governments and rights … Continue reading Hong Kong activists arrested for allegedly inciting people to cast blank ballots

ICC to investigate Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for crimes against humanity

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has approved a formal investigation into Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs”, which has left thousands of people dead. Rodrigo Duterte Judges at the Hague-based tribunal said in a statement on Wednesday there was a “reasonable basis” to believe that the crime against humanity of murder had been committed … Continue reading ICC to investigate Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte for crimes against humanity

Report claims China has missiles and electronics to invade Taiwan

A report issued by the Taiwanese defense ministry claims China's armed forces can "paralyze" Taiwan's defenses and are able to fully monitor Taiwan army deployments. Beijing has recently increased military activities around the island, which it described as Chinese territory. Further, China has always been clear that it would retake Taiwan with force. In this … Continue reading Report claims China has missiles and electronics to invade Taiwan

Official: Taliban to unveil new Afghan government framework

On Saturday, a Taliban official told Reuters on condition of anonymity that the group is aiming to unveil a new governing framework for Afghanistan in the next few weeks. People inspect a police vehicle which was hit by magnetic bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan July 28, 2020. REUTERS/Stringer NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. The framework would not … Continue reading Official: Taliban to unveil new Afghan government framework

Boris Johnson: Taliban should not be recognised as Afghan government

Nobody should bilaterally recognise the Taliban as the government of Afghanistan, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday, adding it was clear that there would be a new administration in the country very shortly. "We don't want anybody bilaterally recognising the Taliban," Johnson said in an interview clip, urging the West to work together on Afghanistan through … Continue reading Boris Johnson: Taliban should not be recognised as Afghan government

Who will replace Cuomo as NY Governor?

Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul will become the first woman to serve as governor of New York State when she replaces fellow Democrat Andrew Cuomo on his August 24 resignation date.  Andrew Cuomo and Kathy Hochul Hochul, 62, has been the state's second-ranking official since 2015 and will become its 57th governor.   In 2011, she … Continue reading Who will replace Cuomo as NY Governor?