Showing posts with label politics. Show all posts
Showing posts with label politics. Show all posts

US President Joe Biden appoints two Nigerian Americans as advisers

U.S. President, Joe Biden has appointed two Nigerian-Americans as advisers. The appointees, Osagie Imasogie and Chiney Ogwumike are part of the 12 members of the President’s Advisory Council on African Diaspora Engagement in the United States, the White House announced on the official White House website.

Who is Yevgeny Prigozhin? The Wagner Group leader leading a civil war in Russia

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the owner of the private military contractor Wagner Group, has marched his mercenary forces into the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don in what many have described as a declaration of civil war on the Russian state.

Civil war unfolds in Russia: Wagner mercenary leader Prighozin declares war on Kremlin for allegedly firing missiles towards their base; Sends 25,000 troops towards Moscow (videos)

In a stunning change of events in the Russia-Ukraine war, Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the mercenary Wagner group, has called for a coup against Russia’s military leaders, saying he has 25,000 fighters ready to “end this mess.”

Coup attempt shows Putin made a big mistake invading Ukraine - NATO

The aborted mutiny by Russia's Wagner mercenary group at the weekend demonstrated the scale of the Kremlin's strategic mistake in waging war on Ukraine, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday, June 26. 

Former US president, Donald Trump indicted over classified documents case

Former US President, Donald Trump has been charged over his handling of classified documents after he left the White House.

Trump stockpiles $31million in donations from supporters as he faces a second impeachment trial

Former US president, Donald Trump made as much as $30 million in the final weeks of 2020 as he formed a political committee after making relentless claims of voter fraud to his supporters, new filings show.

Trump 'isolated and wallowing in self-pity in the White House following historic second impeachment'

US President, Donald Trump made history on Wednesday night, January 13 as the only US president to be impeached twice, and news reports say he spent the rest of the evening 'isolated and wallowing in self-pity'.

"The U.S. has no moral right to punish another nation under the guise of upholding democracy" Zimbabwe President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa

Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa, the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe has asked that the sanction placed on his country by the US must end because the US has shown that they do not have the "moral right to punish another nation.

Capitol riots: Congress certifies Joe Biden's victory after violent disruption

The US Congress has certified Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election, hours after Trump supporters stormed the building in an attack that saw four people die. Lawmakers resumed the session after police managed to remove the mob, which had been encouraged by President Donald Trump in a bid to overturn his defeat.

No road, no vote – Residents in this Ghanaian electoral area refused to vote at all in the general election

General elections in Ghana took place on December 7 as the West African nation held its eighth uninterrupted polls in 28 years to choose a president and lawmakers. Election officials say results may be known by the middle of the week although there was an earlier promise to declare the winner of the presidential race in 24 hours.

Seun Kuti, son of Fela, revives father’s Movement of the People political party

The short-lived Nigerian political party founded by legendary Afrobeats musician Fela Kuti, Movement of the People (MOP), will receive a new breath of life thanks to the younger son of the musician, Seun.

Alaa Saleh: 22-year-old Girl Who Has Become the Symbol of the Sudanese Revolution .

The Sudanese who became the emblem of the uprising against the regime of Omar El Bashir said that women are likely to play a decisive role in the outcome of the protests in their country.

You lead the medal table of those who travel abroad for medical treatment- PDP replies Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party has said that President Buhari leads on the medal table of Nigerians who travel abroad for medical treatment. The party's comment comes days after the President frowned at Nigerians who seek medical help outside the country.

The Nation newspaper by Tinubu shares article tackling Buhari - Nigerians react

Nigerians are reacting to an article posted by the Nation newspaper which tackled President Buhari on the various political appointments. The article written by one of the newspapers columnist, Femi Orebe, queried why most of the appointments were being handed to Nigerians from a particular region.

Gogglebox star elected as Ireland's 'first black female councillor'.

A COUNCILLOR IN Meath has made history after being elected as the first black woman to a local authority in Ireland.

Nigerian Woman, Victoria Obaze Becomes Mayor In UK.

Victoria Obaze, a Nigerian from Imo State made history on Wednesday, May 15, after she was sworn into office as the first black female Civic Mayor of London Borough of Tower Hamlets, United Kingdom (UK).

Nigerian Ernest Ezeajughi elected first black mayor of a London borough.

A Nigerian scientist, Ernest Ezeajughi, made history Wednesday when he was sworn into office as the first black mayor of the London Borough of Brent, United Kingdom.

What we've learnt from the Nigerian election.

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term. His main rival, runner-up Atiku Abubakar, has called the election a "sham" and vowed to challenge the result in court. Here are five things we've learnt from an election marred by controversy. 

US President Donald Trump announces deal has been reached to re-open government

The US Senate has voted unanimously to end a 35-day partial federal government shutdown with legislation to temporarily fund many agencies but without the $5.7bn, President Donald Trump had demanded to help build a wall on the US-Mexico border.

Good Leaders Should Love the People They Lead.

When I was a teenager, my grandfather, a captain in the Marines, told me a story about a general he met during the Vietnam War. When my grandfather went to meet this general, he found him making calls to save a group of Marines, after a rescue mission had turned into a full-scale battle.
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