Some Lagos State lawmakers on Thursday said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day would strengthen the nation’s unity. In interviews with newsmen in Lagos, the lawmakers said that the president wrote his name on the sands of time with the declaration. Mr Tunde Braimoh, the Chairman...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) United Kingdom Chapter says declaration of June 12 as Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari is not a campaign strategy ahead of 2019 elections. It, therefore, urged Nigerians discountenance insinuations to that effect, saying that the development was for all lovers of democracy. A statement in...
Mr Saidu Kurki, the Chairman, Kokona Local Government Council, Nasarawa State, has warned the Deputy Chairman and 11 councillors to shun corruption and other sharp practices. Kurki issued the warning while inaugurating the newly elected council members on Tuesday in Garaku, the local government headquarters. Newsmen recalls that the State Independent...
Madagascar’s prime minister Olivier Mahafaly said he resigned from his post on Monday to comply with the terms of a court ruling that ordered the formation of a new consensus government to end a political crisis on the Indian Ocean island nation. Last month, president Hery Rajaonarimampianina approved an election...
The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Mahamat, has urged political actors in Mali to refrain from acts that may further worsen the situation in that country. One month ahead of Mali’s presidential elections in July, violent clashes occurred on Saturday in the capital city Bamako sparked by...