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NIGERIA POLITICS: Exam Malpractice and JAMB’s Futile Attempt to Tarnish Igbo Image

NIGERIA POLITICS: Exam Malpractice and JAMB’s Futile Attempt to Tarnish Igbo Image 0

Ndigbo will not succumb to this blackmail and attempt to deny our sons and daughters opportunities of higher education in order to make space for the largely illiterate north to take their spaces in the universities.

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UK POLITICS: 2017 Election: Theresa May Biggest Misstep

UK POLITICS: 2017 Election: Theresa May Biggest Misstep 0

Theresa May: “We will make sure nobody has to sell their family home to pay for care. We will make sure there’s absolute limit on what people need to pay.”

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SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Kiir Declares ‘Unilateral Ceasefire From Today’

SOUTH SUDAN POLITICS: Kiir Declares ‘Unilateral Ceasefire From Today’ 0

Kiir: “I directed the prosecutor general to immediately review the cases of those who have committed crime against the state, commonly known as political prisoners, and ensure the necessary steps taken are taken to lead their release.”

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Trump: ‘May Your First Trip to Our Region Be Historic Milestone’

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Trump: ‘May Your First Trip to Our Region Be Historic Milestone’ 0

“During my travels in recent days, I have found new reasons for hope,” U.S. President Donald Trump said in a brief speech on arrival.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: We Will Resist Any Attack on Chief Femi Fani-Kayode or Any Yoruba Leader – IGBIMO ODO YORUBA

NIGERIA POLITICS: We Will Resist Any Attack on Chief Femi Fani-Kayode or Any Yoruba Leader – IGBIMO ODO YORUBA 0

The Igbimo Odo Yoruba have watched with utmost dismay, the growing threat and assault to free speech, by some elements, from a section of the northern region of Nigeria.

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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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UK POLITICS: Corbyn to Students: From September 2017 You Won’t Pay Tuition Fees

UK POLITICS: Corbyn to Students: From September 2017 You Won’t Pay Tuition Fees 0

Labour’s Angela Rayner says people coming out of university face debts of up to £44,000 – a “gut-wrenching” sum which “hangs over them” for years to come.

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UGANDA POLITICS: Nalufenya Detention Facility: What You Need to Know Now

UGANDA POLITICS: Nalufenya Detention Facility: What You Need to Know Now 0

The visit by members of parliament to Nalufenya detention facility provided detail on how and where Kamwenge town council mayor Geoffrey Byamukama was arrested and tortured.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi Battle in Supreme Court Take Center Stage

NIGERIA POLITICS: PDP: Sheriff, Makarfi Battle in Supreme Court Take Center Stage 0

Ahmed Makarfi-led is challenging validity of Court of Appeal’s judgment, which affirmed Ali Modu Sheriff as the substantive National Chairman of the PDP.

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USA POLITICS: Trump Massively Cut Medicaid, Food Stamps in Budget Proposal

USA POLITICS: Trump Massively Cut Medicaid, Food Stamps in Budget Proposal 0

Donald Trump’s budget to drive millions of people from food stamps, part of new wave of spending cut proposals getting panned by lawmakers in both parties on Capitol Hill.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: 5,000 Russian Surface-to-Air MANPADS Missiles Exist in Venezuela: Venezuelan Military

VENEZUELA POLITICS: 5,000 Russian Surface-to-Air MANPADS Missiles Exist in Venezuela: Venezuelan Military 0

Venezuela’s socialist government has long used the threat of an “imperialist” invasion by the United States to justify an arms buildup.

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Says Pukguksong-2 Missile Meets all Specifications, Ready for Mass Production

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Kim Jong Un Says Pukguksong-2 Missile Meets all Specifications, Ready for Mass Production 0

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test of the Pukguksong-2, which confirmed reliable late-stage guidance of the warhead and the functioning of a solid-fuel engine, the KCNA state news agency said.

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MONTENEGRO POLITICS: Montenegro Joins NATO, Risks Russia Backlash

MONTENEGRO POLITICS: Montenegro Joins NATO, Risks Russia Backlash 0

“A vast majority (of people) supports Russia, you cannot exclude emotions,” said Dragan Krapovic, mayor of Budva, which counts around 1,000 Russians in a population of 16,000.

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SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 55 Middle Eastern Countries, Trump Pledge 34,000 Troops to Fight ISIS in Iraq, Syria

SAUDI ARABIA POLITICS: 55 Middle Eastern Countries, Trump Pledge 34,000 Troops to Fight ISIS in Iraq, Syria 0

Described as Riyadh Declaration, the document was signed “to combat terrorism in all its forms, address its intellectual roots.”

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Uluru Summit: Aboriginal Tasmanians to Argue for Compensation Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Uluru Summit: Aboriginal Tasmanians to Argue for Compensation Deal 0

Aboriginal Tasmanians will argue for a compensation deal as part of a national treaty at a historic meeting on constitutional recognition at Uluru.

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UK POLITICS: Corbyn Refuses to Single Out IRA for Condemnation

UK POLITICS: Corbyn Refuses to Single Out IRA for Condemnation 0

Jeremy Corbyn the Labour leader said “all bombing is wrong”, as he was repeatedly asked to condemn the IRA alone for its role in the Troubles.

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NIGERIA: Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi Biography And Profile

NIGERIA: Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi Biography And Profile 0

Major General Johnson Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi (3 March 1924 – 29 July 1966, Lalupon, Oyo State). Read Thomas Umunnakwe Aguiyi-Ironsi biography.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: You Cannot Intimidate Femi Fani-Kayode, Southern & Middle Belt Youths Reply North

NIGERIA POLITICS: You Cannot Intimidate Femi Fani-Kayode, Southern & Middle Belt Youths Reply North 0

“We wonder where these Arewa Youths have been all this while that their cousins the Fulani herdsmen terrorists have been killing citizens with impunity in Benue.”

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NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Unit 180 Cyber Warfare Cell Worries West

NORTH KOREA POLITICS: Unit 180 Cyber Warfare Cell Worries West 0

North Korea is one of the most closed countries in the world and any details of its clandestine operations are difficult to obtain.

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UK POLITICS: £350m for NHS After Brexit Pledge is in Conservative Manifesto: Boris Johnson Falsely Claims

UK POLITICS: £350m for NHS After Brexit Pledge is in Conservative Manifesto: Boris Johnson Falsely Claims 0

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has falsely claimed. “It is actually. It is. Theresa May, she said at the launch of our manifesto.”

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