China’s parliament endorses a constitutional amendment that’ll make President Xi Jinping stay in power indefinitely

China’s largely ceremonial parliament yesterday overwhelmingly endorsed a controversial change to the country’s constitution, paving the way for President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely.   Inside Beijing’s Great Hall of the People, nearly 3,000 delegates to the National People’s Congress (NPC) cast their ballots on a series of proposed amendments including removing the restriction that had [...]

Kim Jong Un promises to stop all nuclear tests, requests to meet Trump, Trump agrees- South Korean official says

Following talks between South Korea and Pyongyang, South Korea’s national security adviser, Chung Eui-yong., said on Thursday, that North Korea has signaled that it would not test missiles anymore and would be willing to negotiate ending its nuclear weapons program. Chung Eui-yong also said Kim Jong Un has offered to meet US President, Donald Trump [...]

Court orders the final forfeiture of two penthouses valued at $4.760m owned by Diezani

The Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture to the Federal Government of two penthouses valued at $4.760m, allegedly linked to the former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke.   Justice Mojisola Olatoregun specifically ordered on Wednesday that the two properties: Penthouse 21, building 5, Block C, 11th floor (Bella Vista Estate) [...]

FG issues statement on how Nigerians should address President Buhari henceforth

The federal government has released a statement informing Nigerians how President Buhari should be addressed at formal functions henceforth. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, gave the directive in a circular sent to ministries, departments and agencies of the federal government. The circular reads; “Government has observed with concern the inconsistent manner in [...]

Cyril Ramaphosa elected as South Africa’s new president

South Africa’s parliamenta few minutes ago elected Cyril Ramaphosa, unopposed, as the country’s new president just hours after Jacob Zuma resigned in a late-night television address after a nine-year rule. The African National Congress (ANC), which has a large majority in parliament, said earlier today that they would nominate the wealthy former business man who [...]