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NIGERIA POLITICS: President Buhari, Femi Adeshina, Mischief Makers and the Rest of Us

NIGERIA POLITICS: President Buhari, Femi Adeshina, Mischief Makers and the Rest of Us

Presidential spokesman, Femi Adeshina, could not hide his joy as he announced with unrivalled glee the phone call of Mr President to him all the way from London.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Yemi Osinbajo Now in the Spotlight

NIGERIA POLITICS: Yemi Osinbajo Now in the Spotlight

Nigeria’s Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo is everywhere while his boss is away. He conducted a spot check on the public toilets at Lagos international airport.

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USA POLITICS: Official! Tom Perez New DNC Chairman

USA POLITICS: Official! Tom Perez New DNC Chairman

“We are suffering from a crisis of confidence, a crisis of relevance,” Tom Perez, a favorite of former Obama administration officials, told DNC members.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Will Not Attend White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

USA POLITICS: Trump Will Not Attend White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

“I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!”, Trump wrote on Twitter.

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PERU POLITICS: Kuczynski Tells Trump He Favours Bridges to Walls

PERU POLITICS: Kuczynski Tells Trump He Favours Bridges to Walls

Trump called Peru, a country of 30 million in South America, “a fantastic neighbour” and said it was an honour to have Kuczynski in the White House.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull, Joko Widodo Restore Full Military Ties

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull, Joko Widodo Restore Full Military Ties

“President Widodo and I have agreed to full restoration of defence cooperation, training exchanges and activities,” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.

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INDIA POLITICS: Akhilesh Yadav Takes On Modi At His Own Game

INDIA POLITICS: Akhilesh Yadav Takes On Modi At His Own Game

“My work speaks for itself. Modi’s empty promises do not,” said Akhilesh Yadav, the 43-year-old leader of the Samajwadi, or Socialist, Party.

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IRAN POLITICS: Iran Launches Naval War Games

IRAN POLITICS: Iran Launches Naval War Games

Iran launched naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean on Sunday, a naval commander said, as tensions with the United States escalated after U.S President Donald Trump put Tehran “on notice”.

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UK POLITICS: Trudy Harrison Biography

UK POLITICS: Trudy Harrison Biography

Trudy Lynne Harrison (born 19 April 1976) is a British politician and Conservative Party Member of Parliament for Copeland. Read Trudy Harrison Biography.

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SCOTLAND POLITICS: Scottish Labour Rules Out Platform With Conservatives to Fight Independence

SCOTLAND POLITICS: Scottish Labour Rules Out Platform With Conservatives to Fight Independence

Kezia Dugdale told a meeting at the party conference in Aberdeen she could “not imagine” leading Scottish Labour into a joint campaign with the Conservatives like the 2014 “Better Together” campaign which defended the union, a Scottish Labour official said.

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Says Party Will Choose Successor

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: Mugabe Says Party Will Choose Successor

“Others saying ‘President, choose a successor before you retire’. Is that not imposition? Me imposing someone on the party? No, I don’t want that,” Mugabe said.

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USA POLITICS: Thomas Edward Perez Biography

USA POLITICS: Thomas Edward Perez Biography

Tom Perez was born in New York on October 7, 1961. 2013 Barack Obama nominated Thomas Perez to be Secretary of Labor. Read Thomas Edward Perez Biography.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Hollande Upsets With Donald Trump

FRANCE POLITICS: Hollande Upsets With Donald Trump

French President Francois Hollande fired back after Donald Trump remarked a friend thought “Paris is no longer Paris” after attacks by Islamist militants.

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USA POLITICS: Keith Ellison Biography

USA POLITICS: Keith Ellison Biography

Born August 4, 1963, in Detroit, Michigan, Keith Ellison became a member of the Minnesota House of Representatives in 2002. Read Keith Ellison Biography.

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UK POLITICS: Conservatives Gain Parliament Seat

UK POLITICS: Conservatives Gain Parliament Seat

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives secured a landmark victory in a parliamentary by-election, strengthening her hand ahead of Brexit negotiations as her rivals suffered damaging setbacks.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Xenophobia: When South Africa Show Criminal Ingratitude

NIGERIA POLITICS: Xenophobia: When South Africa Show Criminal Ingratitude

If South Africa wants to be ungrateful to Nigeria for standing by her in her time of need, they should just say so rather than kill our citizens.

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BARBADOS POLITICS: New Changes For March Against Gender-Based Violence

BARBADOS POLITICS: New Changes For March Against Gender-Based Violence

“We agreed we had to push up our march from 1 p.m. to 3.30 p.m,” Director of Life In Leggings Caribbean Alliance Against Gender-based Violence Ronelle King.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Hardenes Opposition to Trump

MEXICO POLITICS: Mexico Hardenes Opposition to Trump

Mexicans are angry at Trump’s calls for U.S. firms not to invest south of the border, insults to immigrants and threats to make Mexico finance the border wall. The peso currency has weakened on concerns he will hurt Latin America’s No. 2 economy.

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SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Condemns Violence Against Foreigners

SOUTH AFRICA POLITICS: Zuma Condemns Violence Against Foreigners

“It is wrong to brandish all non-nationals as drug dealers or human traffickers,” South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma said in a statement.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Martin Schulz Biography

GERMANY POLITICS: Martin Schulz Biography

Martin Schulz was born on 20 December 1955 and grew up in Hehlrath Germany, close to the German-Dutch-Belgian borders. Read Martin Schulz Biography.

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