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APC wins rerun election for Sanga House of Assembly seat in Kaduna

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 26, 2020
Mr Nuhu Goro of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has been declared winner of the rerun election for Sanga Constituency seat in Kaduna State House of Assembly. INEC Returning Officer, Dr Haruna Aminu of the Ahmadu Bello University, announced the results in Kagarko on Sunday. Aminu said that the former Deputy Speaker of the State […]

Trump’s lawyers to give a masterclass in disinformation during opening arguments in impeachment trial

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 25, 2020
President Donald Trump’s lawyers will take center stage Saturday as they begin their opening arguments in his historic impeachment trial. Trump was impeached last month for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Both articles of impeachment relate to his efforts to coerce Ukraine to launch politically motivated investigations targeting former Vice President Joe Biden, […]

EU appoints first ambassador to UK

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 25, 2020
Portuguese diplomat Joao Vale de Almeida on Friday was appointed as the head of future EU diplomatic mission to the UK after Brexit, slated for Jan. 31.   In a statement, EU High Representative Josep Borrell said Almeida would head the first EU delegation to the U.K. as of the first day of February. In his […]

WHO waves off global health emergency as China locks down cities to stop virus

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 25, 2020
A viral illness in China that has sickened hundreds of people is not yet a global health emergency, the World Health Organization said today. WHO issued its evaluation after Chinese authorities moved to lock down five cities earlier in the day and cancelled major events in the capital, Beijing, during the Lunar New Year holiday […]

Forces of Libya’s Khalifa Haftar threaten to target civilian aircraft

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 25, 2020
A spokesman for one of Libya’s warring factions threatened to target civilian airliners flying over Tripoli airspace on Wednesday, prompting Mitiga, the only functioning airport in Libya’s largest city, to halt and divert flights elsewhere. The airport reportedly reopened on Thursday. A spokesman for the forces of General Khalifa Haftar’s Libyan National Army – which […]

BREAKING| Adams Oshiomhole’s Rally Venue Set Set Ablaze In Edo [PHOTOS]

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 25, 2020
A venue to be used by National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, for a political rally in Auchi, Estako West local government area has been set ablaze by suspected thugs. The rally was to receive some defectors into the APC. Two cars, over 1000 chairs, canopies and the stage were burnt. […]