Politics

Int’l Anti-Corruption Day: U.S., UK Host Global Forum On Asset Recovery For Nigeria, Ukraine, 2 Others

By Ikenna Asomba As part of activities marking the International Anti-Corruption Day on December 9, as well as the United States government-wide effort to combat corruption and facilitate asset recovery, the United States is co-hosting with the United Kingdom the inaugural Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR) at the World Bank headquarters in Washington, D.C. […]

Rejecting Devt Aid: How Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo Shocked French President Macron

Shortly after the November 29-30 African Union-Europian Union summit in Abidjan, the Ivory Coast capital, French President Emmanuel Macron visited several African states, including Ghana. But contrary to other African heads of state, Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has a clear vision of how to make his country independent from development aid, reports EURACTIV. […]

Nigeria’s Senate President Charges African Leaders To Look Inward For Solutions To African Problems

By Fiona Freddy Nigeria’s Senate President, Bukola Saraki has called on African leaders to begin to look inward for solutions to the myriads of problems confronting the continent. The Senate President also called on the need for commitment and cooperation among the various arms of government in order to improve the living conditions of the […]

Mugabe’s Resignation Provides Zimbabwe Opportunity To Forge New Path- UK Prime Minister Theresa May

United Kingdom Prime Minister, Theresa May, Tuesday, affirmed that the resignation of 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe provides “Zimbabwe with an opportunity to forge a new path free of the oppression that characterised his rule.” In a terse statement on her Facebook page, May said: “In recent days we have seen the desire of […]

Make Tougher Laws Against Human Trafficking, MEPN Charges Nigeria’s Federal Government

Irked by the recent sad development which saw to the death of 26 Nigerian women who drowned in the Mediterranean on 5 November 2017, anti-illegal migration crusader group, the Migration Enlightenment Project Nigeria (MEPN) has called on Nigeria’s Federal Government to make tougher laws against human trafficking. In a statement signed by Kenneth Gbandi and […]