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Theresa May Appeals To Centre Ground But Cabinet Tilts To The Right

Theresa May Appeals To Centre Ground But Cabinet Tilts To The Right

Theresa May promised to fight “burning injustice” in British society and create a union “between all of our citizens” as she sought to project a one-nation brand of Conservatism when she entered Downing Street for the first time as prime minister on Wednesday. The radical change of direction at the heart of government was underlined […]

Theresa May Prepares For Queen’s Summons As Britain Gets A New Prime Minister

Theresa May Prepares For Queen’s Summons As Britain Gets A New Prime Minister

Britain’s political change of command opened Wednesday with David Cameron receiving a standing ovation at his valedictory appearance in Parliament as prime minister, and his successor Theresa May preparing for a summons from the queen. The day was filled with all the pageantry that comes with a change of occupancy at 10 Downing Street. Cameron […]

Theresa May To Take Over As British PM After Brexit shocks

Theresa May To Take Over As British PM After Brexit shocks

Theresa May will take over the job of British prime minister from David Cameron on Wednesday after a series of political shocks caused by Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. May, who has been interior minister for six years and is seen by her supporters as a safe pair of hands to steer Britain […]

David Cameron Chairs Final Cabinet Before Theresa May Enters No 10

David Cameron Chairs Final Cabinet Before Theresa May Enters No 10

David Cameron is expected to mark his final cabinet meeting on Tuesday with some personal remarks about his time as prime minister before welcoming Theresa May into her role as his successor. There will otherwise be a focus on the normal policy agenda with a view to handing over current priorities to May and her […]

It Is Easy To Despair Of Our Leaders, But Brexit Has Exposed Britain’s Rotten Core

It Is Easy To Despair Of Our Leaders, But Brexit Has Exposed Britain’s Rotten Core

David Cameron has had a good week. Never mind that he took a gamble with the UK’s future, lost his bet and then opted to retire from what seem likely to be protracted and unpleasant consequences; in media terms he has been able more or less to recede from view. Instead, the spotlight has been […]

President Buhari, Cameron and Corruption

President Buhari, Cameron and Corruption

“We have got the leaders of some fantastically corrupt countries coming to Britain… Nigeria and Afghanistan, possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world”, UK Prime Minister David Cameron was caught on tape telling the Queen ahead of the anti-corruption summit organized by the UK Government, this week, which was attended by Nigerian President, […]

Fantastically Corrupt: ‘Queen’s Silence Commendable’

Fantastically Corrupt: ‘Queen’s Silence Commendable’

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, waived apology from British Prime Minister, David Cameron over his depiction of Nigeria as a fantastically corrupt country as he rather demanded that Britain and other custodians of ill-gotten wealth from Nigeria return such. Buhari’s assertion at the beginning of an international conference on anti-corruption in London came as he confessed […]

Afghan And Nigerian Leaderships Well Aware Of Corruption Problems

Afghan And Nigerian Leaderships Well Aware Of Corruption Problems

Ashraf Ghani and Muhammadu Buhari have been fighting to turn around the pervasive culture in their two countries It may have surprised David Cameron to find his comments to the Queen about Nigeria and Afghanistan making headlines, but the current Afghan and Nigerian leaderships are fully aware that their countries are riddled with corruption, and […]

Cameron Calls Nigeria, Afghanistan ‘Fantastically Corrupt’ Countries

Cameron Calls Nigeria, Afghanistan ‘Fantastically Corrupt’ Countries

A video of United Kingdom Prime Minister, David Cameron, telling Queen Elizabeth II that Nigeria and Afghanistan are “possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world” has been published by the British media. The release of the video comes the same day President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for London to participate in the International […]

OPINION: Corruption Can No Longer Be Dismissed As a Developing World Problem

OPINION: Corruption Can No Longer Be Dismissed As a Developing World Problem

By Thursday morning all the A-listers will have arrived. From Washington will fly in a succession of jets, bearing US secretary of state John Kerry as well as the bosses of the IMF and World Bank. Fifa and Uefa will send over their top bureaucrats. Captains of business will trail retinues of lobbyists. All will […]