Category: Politics

11 PDP senators defect to APC

Senator Bukola Saraki The rank of the APC in the Senate swelled Wednesday with the defection of 11 Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, senators to the All Progressives Congress, APC. Among the senators that defected are…

Abbas accepts gradual Israeli withdrawal

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says Palestinians could accept an Israeli military presence in the West Bank for a three-year transition period as part of a peace deal.  But Abbas says “whoever proposes 10 or 15…

Jega meets US policy makers on 2015

INEC Chairman, Prof. Attahiru Jega Top officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission will from Monday (today) begin to field questions from Nigerians in the Diaspora and commence intensive search for international support. The purpose…

2015: Atiku set to dump PDP

In spite of the declaration of the new national chairman of the PDP, Adamu Muazu to plead with certain aggrieved members of the party, who recently dumped the party to return, the ruling party may soon…

Ariel Sharon: Warrior or war criminal?

  We discuss the complex legacy of Israel’s controversial former statesman and army commander. Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is being remembered, both by those who loved and loathed him. The soldier-turned-statesman died on…

Israel’s Ariel Sharon dies at 85

Former Israeli prime minister dies eight years after going into a coma following a stroke.   He was 85 years old and had been in a coma since 2006, when a stroke incapacitated him at…