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UK POLITICS: Timeline for Theresa May’s Brexit Legislation

UK POLITICS: Timeline for Theresa May’s Brexit Legislation

UK House of Lords begins debating legislation which would give Prime Minister Theresa May the power to trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Sheriff is a Traitor, An Agent of APC – PDP Group

NIGERIA POLITICS: Sheriff is a Traitor, An Agent of APC – PDP Group

group in the People’s Democratic Party, the PDPAction, has described Senator Alli Modu Sheriff as a traitor and an agent of APC that must be treated like a malignant cancer.

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IRAQ POLITICS: ‘We’re Not Here for Your Oil’: Jim Mattis US Defense Secretary Tells Iraqis

IRAQ POLITICS: ‘We’re Not Here for Your Oil’: Jim Mattis US Defense Secretary Tells Iraqis

Mattis, on his first trip to Iraq as Pentagon chief, is hoping to assess the war effort as U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launch a new push to evict Islamic State militants from their remaining stronghold in the city of Mosul.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Revealed! Netanyahu Secretly Met With Egypt, Jordan for Peace

ISRAEL POLITICS: Revealed! Netanyahu Secretly Met With Egypt, Jordan for Peace

Netanyahu again raised the possibility of what he described as a “regional approach” to Israeli-Palestinian peace at a news conference with U.S. President Donald Trump, who appeared to embrace the idea.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Takes Charge to Signal Normality

NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Takes Charge to Signal Normality

Osinbajo has thrown himself into his work, holding cabinet meetings and travelling to the Niger Delta in an attempt to end militant attacks on oil facilities which cost up to $100 billion in lost revenues in 2016.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Now Allows Green Card Holders Into U.S.

USA POLITICS: Trump Now Allows Green Card Holders Into U.S.

A new version of a Trump administration travel ban will not stop green card residency holders or travelers already on planes from entering the United States, U.S. Secretary for Homeland Security John Kelly said on Saturday.

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GAMBIA POLITICS: Adama Barrow Pledges to Gambians

GAMBIA POLITICS: Adama Barrow Pledges to Gambians

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow vowed on Saturday to revive the country’s faltering economy with sweeping reforms as he sought to draw a line under the erratic 22-year rule of his predecessor.

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DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: Congo Probes Video Showing Apparent Massacre By Soldiers

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO POLITICS: Congo Probes Video Showing Apparent Massacre By Soldiers

Democratic Republic of Congo’s government said it was investigating a video that appears to show Congolese troops shooting dead a group of apparent militia members armed with slingshots and wooden batons.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Life is A Campaign’: Trump Takes to Campaigning

USA POLITICS: ‘Life is A Campaign’: Trump Takes to Campaigning

“Life is a campaign. Making our country great again is a campaign,” Trump told reporters on Air Force One ahead of the rally, when asked about criticism that he was starting to campaign already.

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NETHERLAND POLITICS: Geert Wilders Election Campaign Takes Center Stage

NETHERLAND POLITICS: Geert Wilders Election Campaign Takes Center Stage

“There is a lot of Moroccan scum in Holland who make the streets unsafe,” Wilders said. “If you want to regain your country, make the Netherlands for the people of the Netherlands again, then you can only vote for one party.”

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USA POLITICS: McCain, A Trump Critic, Tells Europe, ‘Trump’s Team in Disarray’

USA POLITICS: McCain, A Trump Critic, Tells Europe, ‘Trump’s Team in Disarray’

“I think Flynn issue obviously shows in many respects this administration is in disarray and they’ve got a lot of work to do,” said Senator John McCain.

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MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: North Korean Man Arrested

MALAYSIA POLITICS: Kim Jong Nam’s Murder: North Korean Man Arrested

Kim Jong Nam died this week after being assaulted at Kuala Lumpur International Airport with what was thought to be a fast-acting poison. South Korean and U.S. officials have said he was assassinated by North Korean agents.

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CUBA POLITICS: 117 Cuban Migrants Deported Since New U.S. Policy

CUBA POLITICS: 117 Cuban Migrants Deported Since New U.S. Policy

Former U.S. President Barack Obama repealed the special immigration policy for Cubans days before turning the White House over to Donald Trump.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: APC Government and its Deceptional Rhetoric: A Wake Up Call to the Electorate

NIGERIA POLITICS: APC Government and its Deceptional Rhetoric: A Wake Up Call to the Electorate

Nigerians have to contend with political deceptions, betrayals and endless rhetorical excesses of the political elite. A typical Nigerian politician has proven that he is not to be TRUSTED!

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USA POLITICS: Top US Presidents: Lincoln, Washington, Roosevelt, 12th Obama

USA POLITICS: Top US Presidents: Lincoln, Washington, Roosevelt, 12th Obama

“Once again the big three are Lincoln, Washington and FDR – as it should be. Obama came in at number 12 his first time out is impressive,” said Douglas Brinkley.

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SYRIA POLITICS: U.N. Abandons ‘Political Transition’ Phrase on Syria Talks in Concession to Assad

SYRIA POLITICS: U.N. Abandons ‘Political Transition’ Phrase on Syria Talks in Concession to Assad

“Political transition” is a phrase understood by the opposition to mean a removal of Syrian President Bashar al Assad or at least an erosion of his powers.

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FRANCE POLITICS: WikiLeaks: CIA Ordered Spying on French 2012 Presidential Election

FRANCE POLITICS: WikiLeaks: CIA Ordered Spying on French 2012 Presidential Election

A seven-page document made public by WikiLeaks purports to show that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency ordered its spies to gather information on the 2012 French presidential election.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Tukur Buratai, Fatai Owoseni: Agents Of Ancient Evils

NIGERIA POLITICS: Tukur Buratai, Fatai Owoseni: Agents Of Ancient Evils

A free society requires a free press. A democracy without a free press is like a seed without water or sunlight. It will not grow and it will die.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Extends Sick Leave Abroad As Nigerians Suffer

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Extends Sick Leave Abroad As Nigerians Suffer

The mysterious nature of Buhari’s absence is adding to unhappiness in Nigeria, as one of Africa’s largest economies and oil producers lurches through a recession.

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USA POLITICS: Trump, Republicans Set Timeframe to Replace Obamacare

USA POLITICS: Trump, Republicans Set Timeframe to Replace Obamacare

“We’re doing Obamacare, we’re in the final stages,” Trump told a news conference. “So we will be submitting sometime in early March, mid-March.”

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