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Nigerians in UK protest Southern Kaduna killings, to write Parliament, Boris

Some members of the Nigerian diaspora demonstrated Friday outside the Nigerian High Commission in London and will hand in a letter protesting the relentless attacks on communities in southern Kaduna by armed men of Fulani ethnicity. Protestors gathered under the umbrella of the Southern Kaduna Peoples Diaspora (SOKAPDA) and carried banners stating, amongst other things: […]

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NCC Director, Efosa Idehen’s welcome address at the 1st virtual Telecom’s Consumer Parliament (TCP)

<p class="">It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to the 1st Virtual Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) holding here at the NCC Head Office, Maitama, Abuja. </p> <h1>As we all know, the Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) provides high-level engagement and interactions with consumers and other stakeholders in the telecommunications industry. </h1> <p class="">The programme […]

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NCC boss Danbatta delivers opening speech at the 1st virtual Telecom’s Consumer Parliament (TCP)

<p class="">Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, physically and virtually present. </p> <h1>It is my pleasure to welcome you all to this important occasion, being the first-ever virtual edition of the Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) organised by the Nigerian Communications Commission taking place here at the Commission’s Conference Room, Maitama, Abuja. </h1> <p class="">This event is organised, […]

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Fight erupts inside and outside Taiwan parliament

Fighting erupted inside and outside of Taiwan’s parliament again on Friday over the disputed nomination by President Tsai Ing-wen of a senior aide to a top government watchdog post. The main opposition party labelled the appointment cronyism. The Kuomintang (KMT) has mounted a noisy campaign against the nomination of Chen Chu to head the Control […]

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Somalia parliament gives women almost one-third of seats

<p class="">Somalia’s lower house of parliament has passed a law that allows women to have 30% of seats in both parliamentary chambers.</p> <p class="">The upper house has 54 seats while the lower house has 274 seats. </p> <p class="">Women Africa as a whole have been complaining about their low representation in politics in their various […]

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Ghana’s Minority in Parliament calls for an independent probe in the demolition of Nigeria High Commission property

<p class="">The Minority in Ghana’s Parliament has expressed disgust at the demolition of properties belonging to the Nigerian High Commission in Accra on June 19, 2020.</p> <p class="">The Minority said it is “appalled and deeply embarrassed” by the act that was done under the cover of darkness.</p> <p class="">The Minority said it condemns “this totally […]

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The minority in Ghana’s Parliament kicks against government’s plans to borrow GHC10bn from Bank of Ghana

<p class="">The members of the Minority side in Parliament have vowed to resist any attempt by the government to borrow GHC10 billion from the Bank of Ghana.</p> <p class="">The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) MPs said they believe the government has an ulterior motive hence this unprecedented move.</p> <p class="">The Ranking Member on the Finance […]

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Ghana’s Speaker of Parliament Prof Oquaye wants experienced parliamentarians retained in election 2020

<p class="">The Speaker of Parliament, Prof Aaron Mike Oquaye has indicated that high performing parliamentarians who have served for several years must be re-elected in election 2020 if they contest.</p> <p class="">The Speaker explained that parliamentarians who fall in this category play very important roles in Ghana’s development through the legislature.</p> <p class="">He is, therefore, […]

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Iranian parliament increases budget for revolutionary guard

the increase is related to implementation of the hard revenge plan against the U.S. The post Iranian parliament increases budget for revolutionary guard appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.

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JUST IN: Iraqi parliament passes resolution to expel US troops

The Iraqi parliament voted on Sunday to remove US troops from Iraq. In an extraordinary session, lawmakers voted for a resolution to ask the government to end an agreement with Washington to station 5,200 troops in Iraq. The resolution specifically calls for ending a 2014 agreement that allowed Washington to send troops to Iraq to […]

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Tunisian president says parliament to vote on government

Kais Saied Tunisian President, Kais Saied, has approved a proposed new government made up of political independents and given it to parliament to vote on, his office said on Thursday. Designated Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Jemli has named a former finance ministry official, Abderrahmen Khachtali, as finance minister and Tunisia’s ambassador to Jordan, Khaled Shili, […]

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