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PDP loses Rep to SDP

  The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has gained its first defector in the House of Representatives. The member, Olamide Oni, who represents Ijero/Ekiti-West/Efo federal constituency of Ekiti state, announced his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday during plenary. He cited division as his reason for leaving the PDP which sponsored

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Senate adjourns plenary over Melaye, summons IG to Thursday‎ plenary

  The Senate has adjourned plenary over the arrest and detention of Senator Dino Melaye by the Nigeria Police. The lawmakers, some of whom were emotional, took turns at the plenary on Wednesday to condemn the police for what they termed “inhuman treatment of Melaye by security operatives.” They also summoned the ‎Inspector

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Trump warns Iran, as French Emmanuel Macron visits Washington

  Weighing withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Donald Trump declared on Tuesday that if the Iranians “restart their nuclear program, they will have bigger problems than they’ve ever had before.” Trump issued his warning alongside French President Emmanuel Macron in the Oval Office, where the two allies were to discuss

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Buhari Dumps Oyegun, canvasses Governors’ Support for Oshiomhole as APC Chairman

  President Muhammadu Buhari last night solicited the support of All Progressives Congress (APC) governors for the emergence of former Edo State governor, Adams Oshiomhole, as the next national chairman of the party. This came as National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, yesterday described as “absolutely childish” the endorsement of

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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un ‘Can’t Control His Grief’ over Deadly Bus Crash

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un visited the Chinese Embassy and the hospital where the victims of a bus accident were receiving treatment on Monday. North Korean state-controlled media painted a portrait of a grief-stricken, compassionate leader. "The unexpected accident brought bitter sorrow to his heart," an article published in both

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