Ministers in revolt over May’s Brexit concessions

Several British ministers are threatening to quit over concessions Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing to make to the European Union on Brexit, UK newspapers said on Friday. Reports of a growing government revolt emerged ahead of a high-stakes summit in Brussels next week aimed at nailing down the details of the two sides’ divorce […]

Dankwambo congratulates Atiku, pledges support

Following the emergence of Alhaji Abubakar Atiku as Presidential Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), one of the runners-up during the primaries, Gov. Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe State, has congratulated and pledged his support to him. Dankwambo declared his support for the party’s presidential candidate in 2019 elections on Friday in his congratulatory message, made […]

Obasanjo makes U-turn, says Atiku better than Buhari

• Oyedepo, Kukah, Gumi, Adebanjo meet ex-leader • Approval inconsequential, insists presidency • How Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others pacified ex-president Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday made a surprising reversal of his stance by endorsing the political ambition of his former vice president, Atiku Abubakar. Following several allegations he made suggesting the aspirant is corrupt and selfish, […]

Developing economies call for global action to contain risks

Volatile capital flows, foreign exchange pressures and higher borrowing costs have buffeted emerging markets as major economies have begun rolling back the very low interest rates that have prevailed since the 2008 global financial crisis. Thus, concern over rising risks to emerging market economies were centre stage at the ongoing yearly meetings of the International […]

Oshiomhole alleges bias as INEC bars Zamfara APC

• Party chair insists it will field candidates • No legal backdoor to escape sanction, say lawyers • Again, aggrieved governors storm Aso Rock • Court nullifies Rivers’ APC guber nomination, primaries The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole yesterday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of bias. This came […]