PDP wins Taraba assembly by-election

PDP wins Taraba assembly by-election

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The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Garba Ahiya has won Saturday’s Takum 1 state constituency by-election into Taraba House of Assembly. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the election was to fill the vacant seat of the…

Venezuela: How the most oil rich nation on earth was brought to the brink of collapse

Venezuela: How the most oil rich nation on earth was brought to the brink of collapse

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Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, took a highly risky decision this week. Not debasing the currency. Not rigging an election. Not ordering the arrest of opponents. He’s done all that already and survived. No. What Maduro did was to announce plans to rein in fuel subsidies. “Gasoline must be…

Israel rejects UN report on protecting Palestinians

Israel rejects UN report on protecting Palestinians

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Israel has rejected a report by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres outlining options for strengthening the protection of Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories. Israel’s UN Ambassador Danny Danon said in a statement late on Friday that “the only protection the Palestinian people need is…

‘We Won’t Surrender’: Erdogan Accuses US of Plotting ‘Economic Coup’ in Turkey

‘We Won’t Surrender’: Erdogan Accuses US of Plotting ‘Economic Coup’ in Turkey

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Earlier, the Turkish President warned of far-reaching consequences in the event the United States continues to disrespect Ankara’s sovereignty amid the ongoing deterioration in bilateral relations. Speaking at a congress of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party in Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan specifically…

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