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Ghana Foils ‘Elaborate Plot’ Targeting Government

Ghana Foils ‘Elaborate Plot’ Targeting Government

Ghanaian authorities say they have detained three suspects over an alleged plot to destabilize the country. The news came as a surprise to security analysts, considering Ghana’s reputation as a stable democracy. Security forces in Ghana say they have arrested at least three people over alleged plans to target the presidency. “The joint operation was […]

Presidency Moves To End Kaduna Crisis

Presidency Moves To End Kaduna Crisis

As the conflict between farmers and herdsmen linger in Kaduna, the office of the Vice President, Proffessor Yemi Osinbajo has made moves to bring to an end the conflict between the fulani herdsmen and farmers in the affected communities This was through a peace meeting with the warring parties in order to end the lingering […]

The Presidential Race In Malawi

The Presidential Race In Malawi

Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi’s youth are all elements in next week’s presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term. With less than a week to go before Malawi holds tripartite elections to elect a president, members of […]

Kachikwu Writes Presidency, Accuses NNPC Boss of Insubordination

Kachikwu Writes Presidency, Accuses NNPC Boss of Insubordination

Kachikwu, has accused Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Maikanti Baru, of insubordination, and called for the cancellation of the recent appointments in the NNPC. In a letter written by Kachikwu to President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of State said for over one year, he had tolerated the disrespectful and humiliating […]

NASS Gets 2018 Budget Early October – Presidency

NASS Gets 2018 Budget Early October – Presidency

As National Assem­bly resumes plenary tomorrow after its seven weeks recess, the pres­idency has concluded plans to present the 2018 budget to a joint session of Senate and House of Representa­tives very soon. Making this disclosure to The AUTHORITY yes­terday, Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters, Sen Solo­mon Ita Enang, said that President Muhammadu Buhari […]

Osinbajo’s Vision And The Climate Of Fear

Osinbajo’s Vision And The Climate Of Fear

“Where have you been?” “I have been around” “I was just wondering why you have not said anything since the Acting President proclaimed that those of you who are asking for the restructuring of Nigeria are a bunch of government appointment seekers.” “So?” “Yes, so?” “Well, if you must know, I actually think that the […]

Meet Diane Shima Rwigara, First Female Independent Presidential Candidate In Rwanda

Meet Diane Shima Rwigara, First Female Independent Presidential Candidate In Rwanda

Diane Shima Rwigara on Wednesday declared her interest to run for the Rwandan presidency, becoming the first female independent candidate. In her manifesto, the 35-year-old said she will work to eradicate poverty, champion free speech, and provide health insurance for all Rwandans. The accountant and businesswoman also criticised the ruling RPF party saying it was […]

Magu to Remain Acting EFCC Chairman As Presidency Declares ‘Full Support’

Magu to Remain Acting EFCC Chairman As Presidency Declares ‘Full Support’

The presidency on Tuesday gave the clearest indication yet that it would not succumb to the Senate and remove Ibrahim Magu as chairman of the anti-graft EFCC. The Senate recently refused to screen presidential nominees for the position of the resident electoral commissioners, saying it would not do so until Mr. Magu is removed as […]

Buhari Extends Medical Leave Indefinitely, Nigerians React

Buhari Extends Medical Leave Indefinitely, Nigerians React

The social media went into overdrive sunday once got word got out that President Muhammadu Buhari had written yet another letter to the National Assembly notifying it that he was extending his leave in the United Kingdom in order to complete and get the results of the medical tests recommended by his physicians. From his […]

‘The Work Begins!’: Trump To Be Sworn In As U.S. President

‘The Work Begins!’: Trump To Be Sworn In As U.S. President

Donald Trump will be sworn in on Friday as the 45th president of the United States, taking power over a divided country after a savage campaign and setting the country on a new, uncertain path at home and abroad. In a ceremony likely to draw 900,000 people, including protesters, Trump and his vice president, Mike […]

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