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Brexit: Theresa May under pressure to consider Brexit delay

Theresa May is facing growing calls to say she would delay Brexit rather than leave the EU if no deal is in place by the end of March.

A new plan from some Tory MPs suggests ministers postpone Brexit until 23 May "to conclude negotiations".

It is being suggested as an alternati [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


South Africa names special tribunal to recover stolen wealth

A special tribunal is to be set up in South Africa with powers to fast-track prosecutions and recover the proceeds of corruption.

President Cyril Ramaphosa said the tribunal would consider cases brought by the Special Investigating Unit.

After 25 years in power, the African National Cong [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


Senegal election: President Macky Sall ’heading for victory’

Senegalese President Macky Sall is headed towards a second term in office, his prime minister has alleged.

Mohammed Dionne said preliminary results suggested Mr Sall had secured about 57% of the vote in Sunday's elections, but an official result will take days.

But rival candidates w [...]

Mon, 25 February 2019


Thanksgiving Psalm 124:1-8

 

 

"If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, now may Israel say; If it had not been the Lord who was on our side, when men rose up against us: Then they had swallowed us up quick, when their wrath was kindled aga [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019


2019 Elections: The Danger of Fake Results

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Two decades into Nigeria’s democracy, election remains a fretful necessity, eliciting fear over possible violence, manipulation and widespread exclusion.

While [...]

Sat, 09 February 2019


2019: Need Against Fake Results

Two decades into Nigeria’s democracy, election remains a fretful necessity, eliciting fear over possible violence, manipulation and widespread exclusion.

While the country appeared to have hit a milestone in 2015 with minimal incidents, subsequent polls conducted in states and constituenc [...]

Sat, 02 February 2019


Onnoghen: Before Nigeria descends into anarchy

Last Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari bared his Sun King syndrome when he announced the ‘suspension’ of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Nkanu Onnoghen, over allegations of false declaration of assets.

In announcing the decision, President Buhari said he was merely obe [...]

Mon, 28 January 2019


Check rising number of out-of-school children, British tells FG

The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laura Beaufils, on Friday advised the federal government to check the increasing number of out-of-school children through additional investment in education.

The British envoy gave the advice during the 60th Founders’ Day of Grange School, [...]

Sat, 17 November 2018


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