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NIGERIA POLITICS: 15 ‘Mega Coalition’ Parties Formed to Take on The Ruling Parties

NIGERIA POLITICS: 15 ‘Mega Coalition’ Parties Formed to Take on The Ruling Parties 0

“Mega Coalition will reduce inconviences INEC faces in conducting elections. It will make elections and candidates management easier”, the document says.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: The Subversive Biafran Agitation, Ethnic Responses and The Nigerian Government

NIGERIA POLITICS: The Subversive Biafran Agitation, Ethnic Responses and The Nigerian Government 0

For over two years now, the Igbo political elite have been uncomfortable with their choice for president losing at the last Nigerian presidential election. Since that time, it (as well as its militant wing IPOB) has resorted to subversive sabotage

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ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC Slams Mugabe Government Choosing Chinese Firm for Voter Registration

ZIMBABWE POLITICS: MDC Slams Mugabe Government Choosing Chinese Firm for Voter Registration 0

Zimbabwe is due to hold presidential and parliamentary elections next year. Mugabe will be 94 if he stands for re-election, as he has indicated he is likely to.

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PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Government Soldier Find Stash of Banknotes as Fighters Pull Back

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Government Soldier Find Stash of Banknotes as Fighters Pull Back 0

“The recovery of those millions of cash indicates that they are running because the government troops are pressing in and focusing on destroying them,” Marines Operations Officer Rowan Rimas told a news conference in the town as helicopters on machinegun runs buzzed overhead.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Refugee Detainees Sue Government

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Refugee Detainees Sue Government 0

The class action is led by an Iranian immigrant, Majid Karami Kamasaee, who spent 10 months at the Manus Island facility and who now lives in community detention in Melbourne.

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IRAQ POLITICS: Some 10,000 People Fleeing West Mosul Every Day: UN Migration Agency Warns

IRAQ POLITICS: Some 10,000 People Fleeing West Mosul Every Day: UN Migration Agency Warns 0

“International law is unambiguous. The protection of civilian lives is legal and moral duty that stands above all other objectives,” underscored the UN aid chief.

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ZAMBIA POLITICS: Government Wants to Construct New Capital City

ZAMBIA POLITICS: Government Wants to Construct New Capital City 0

Minister of National Planning Lucky Mulusa and his team have identified Ngabwe in Central Province as the new site for the country’s new capital city.

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IRELAND POLITICS: Irish Voters Want Tougher Stance on Brexit Talks: Poll

IRELAND POLITICS: Irish Voters Want Tougher Stance on Brexit Talks: Poll 0

Voters also want to see a closer-knit Europe after Britain leaves the Union, with 67% of respondents saying that they want to see further EU integration once a Brexit deal has been agreed.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: British Government Warns Against Coup in Nigeria

NIGERIA POLITICS: British Government Warns Against Coup in Nigeria 0

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, warned of undue interactions between Army officers and politicians, as concerns mount over Mr. Buhari’s health.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Government Needs to Help Julian Assange: Barrister Greg Barns Pleads

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Australian Government Needs to Help Julian Assange: Barrister Greg Barns Pleads 0

‘Malcolm Turnbull and the Australian Government need to do finally get involved in this matter,’ Greg Barns legal advisor to Julian Assange says.

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UK POLITICS: Manifesto: Theresa May to Create New Internet to be Controlled and Regulated by Government

UK POLITICS: Manifesto: Theresa May to Create New Internet to be Controlled and Regulated by Government 0

Particular focus has been drawn to the end of the manifesto, which makes clear that the Tories want to introduce huge changes to the way the internet works.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ifeanyi Ubah and Government Cremation of Igbo Interests

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ifeanyi Ubah and Government Cremation of Igbo Interests 0

It is obvious that there is a deliberate attempt to cripple Ifeanyi Ubah, decimate his businesses and cremate the general interests of Ndigbo.

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IVORY COAST POLITICS: Soldiers Accept Government Deal to End Mutiny

IVORY COAST POLITICS: Soldiers Accept Government Deal to End Mutiny 0

Cocoa futures in London and New York, which hit multi-week highs on Monday, began to dip on Tuesday on news of the end of the mutiny.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Cyber Attack Hits Australia: Dan Tehan Cyber Security Minister

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Cyber Attack Hits Australia: Dan Tehan Cyber Security Minister 0

‘There has been a report to the Australian Cyber Security centre of one instance of what we believe could be this ransomware,’ she told reporters in Cairns.

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CANADA POLITICS: Liberal Government Introduces Law to Ban Tankers Off North British Columbia

CANADA POLITICS: Liberal Government Introduces Law to Ban Tankers Off North British Columbia 0

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ordered the ban in which he took power on a pledge to balance resource development with protecting the environment.

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INDIA POLITICS: 63-Page Political Chargesheet Presented By BJP Against Siddaramaiah Government

INDIA POLITICS: 63-Page Political Chargesheet Presented By BJP Against Siddaramaiah Government 0

Accusing the Siddaramaiah government of bad governance, corruption and betraying the people’s trust, the chargesheet lists its 29 major lapses.

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BULGARIA POLITICS: Boiko Borisov Names New Coalition Government

BULGARIA POLITICS: Boiko Borisov Names New Coalition Government 0

GERB party, named ministers for a coalition government that will see its leader Boiko Borisov return as prime minister for the third time since 2009.

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USA POLITICS: Congress Passes Stopgap Legislation to Avert Government Shutdown

USA POLITICS: Congress Passes Stopgap Legislation to Avert Government Shutdown 0

The bill in the Republican-led Congress provides federal funding until May 5, allowing lawmakers to hammer out legislation over the next few days to keep the government funded for the rest of the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Controversial Anzac Day Post Takes Center Stage

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Yassmin Abdel-Magied Controversial Anzac Day Post Takes Center Stage 0

Julie Bishop will “carefully consider” conservative backbencher Eric Abetz’s demands for Yassmin Abdel-Magied to be dismissed from government advisory board following her controversial Anzac Day post.

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UK POLITICS: Twitter Bans UK Government, Spy Agency MI5 From Accessing Public Data

UK POLITICS: Twitter Bans UK Government, Spy Agency MI5 From Accessing Public Data 0

Twitter blocked British government and its spy agency MI5 from accessing data on potential terrorist threats in a bid to tackle its “surveillance” plans, according to the Telegraph.

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