December 1, 2020
  • December 1, 2020

ANC gives Zuma quit notice, says he should step down as S/African president

by on February 13, 2018 0

South Africa’s ruling party ordered Jacob Zuma on Tuesday to step down as head of state after marathon talks over the fate of a leader whose scandal-plagued years in power darkened and divided Nelson Mandela’s post-apartheid ‘Rainbow Nation’.Leading members of the African National Congress now want new party leader Cyril Ramaphosa to replace Zuma...

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Kenya’s Attorney General resigns, says Kenyatta

by on February 13, 2018 0

Kenya’s Attorney General Githu Muigai has resigned, President Uhuru Kenyatta said without explanation on Tuesday, adding he had nominated a replacement.In a post on his Twitter feed, Kenyatta said he had accepted Muigai’s resignation as Attorney General, the official title of the chief legal adviser to the government.Muigai was appointed as part of reforms...

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Buhari appoints Tinubu to mend fences in APC

by on February 6, 2018 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Bola Ahmed Tinubu to lead the consultation, reconciliation and confidence-building efforts of the ruling All Progressives Party (APC) in a big leap toward consolidating his position ahead of the election in 2019. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, announced in Abuja on Tuesday.Tinubu,...

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President Buhari’s security chiefs’ appointment lopsided -Obasanjo

by on February 2, 2018 0

Nigerian ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of favouring people from his geopolitical region in the appointment of his security chiefs, saying both the National Assembly and the Federal Character Commission have failed in their duties to rein in the president. All the heads of Nigerian security institutions are headed by persons...

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Finally, Nigeria’s ruling party backs resource control, state police

by on January 26, 2018 0

Finally, Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has succumbed to pressure to restructure the most populous country in Africa’s politics and come out with wider reaching recommendations on state police, an amendment to Land Use Act, a merger of some states and states’ control of minerals.Nasir El-rufai, head of the committee set...

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