AFP: The vote went ahead despite protesters disrupting some polling in the restive east. In Tripoli, voting began with queues of people keen to elect the General National Congress, which will be at the helm of...
When asked about the challenges and demands of the case, Mrs. Okadigbo told USAfricaonline.com Publisher Chido Nwangwu in May 2012: "I await the ruling of the highest court of the land; and the facts of law, proper process and votes were cast for my candidacy." Her patience and tasking legal battle have paid off; as she awaits the order for her swearing-in.
Today, we allow Republicans to ignore us and the Democrats to only give us lip service. We have become so obsessed with symbolism that no one feels the need to do anything of any substance for our community.
The controversies, claims and counter-claims over the alleged $3m bribery scandal involving key member of the country's ruling PDP who until a few weeks served as the Chairman of House of Representatives committee on Oil Subsidy Probe, Farouk Lawan, and Femi Otedola who is Chairman of Zenon Oil and Gas and a recipient of the free massive award/allocation of millions of government oil funds entered a murkier, dirtier turn on Tuesday July 3, 2012
Lt. Col. Sagir Musa said on Monday July 2, 2012 that the gunmen slashed the throats of the victims in a late Sunday night attack in the embattled city.
In the recording, the voice said to be Otedola's asks how the outstanding bribe money should be delivered as Lawan is unavailable to meet. "Is there anybody you trust I can give it to?" Otedola asks. "It's OK. I will arrange with someone. Let me give you his number," the purported Lawan voice replies.
USAfrica projects that Morsi and the Egyptian Supreme Council of Armed Forces will have some conflicts over lines of power, military command and direction of the very big African-Arab country.
AFP: Sudanese police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse hundreds of peaceful protesters on Friday, the 14th day of anti-regime demonstrations sparked by inflation, witnesses said. Protesters had gathered in the capital's Hijra...
Arsenal announced that the proposed game has been called off due to "complexities" associated with organising such a game. Local media reports yesterday speculated that the security concerns in the northern part of the country may...
Zuma told a key meeting of his ruling African National Congress that a new economic direction was needed 18 years into after the end of apartheid. "The structure of the apartheid economy has remained largely intact and has not included higher or inclusive growth," Zuma told thousands of ANC delegates in his opening address at a four-day policy conference. "The ownership of the economy is still primarily in the hands of white males as it had always been," he added.