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NASS crisis: Obasanjo, Saraki in closed-door meeting

NASS crisis: Obasanjo, Saraki in closed-door meeting

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his penthouse within the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library in Abeokuta on Monday. Saraki, who came in a black Toyota Landcruiser jeep in company with some security aides, arrived the OOPL around 5.30pm and emerged from the meeting at 7.12




China Can’t Launch a Full-Scale Military Invasion of Taiwan (Yet)

The Taiwanese government is claiming that the People’s Republic of China would invade the island state if the United States withdrew its support for Taipei. However, it is dubious that Beijing has the amphibious assault capacity or capability to conduct a successful sea-based invasion of Taiwan where a forcible entry is required. Beijing could potentially




Asia’s Worst Nightmare: A Collapse of North Korea

The good news is that this collapse has the potential to be a win-win for nearly everyone. In fact, North Korea’s leaders have recently come to this realization and minor economic reforms allowing managers to set wages and farmers to keep more of their harvest have begun. Economic reform, however, cannot work in North Korea




Supreme Court frees Saraki, dismisses remnant assets declaration charges

The Supreme Court on Friday finally laid to rest the trial of a Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on assets declaration and sundry charges instituted against him before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. A five-man panel of the apex court led by Justice Dattijo Muhammad unanimously upheld Saraki’s appeal, by dismissing the remnant three counts,




Pressure mounts on Buhari to sack security chiefs

• Rights group may take president to ICJ • Four killed in fresh Plateau herdsmen attack • 32 terrorists surrender to troops in Borno President Muhammadu Buhari is facing growing pressure to sack his security chiefs over indiscriminate killings across the country. A group, Good Governance Initiative (GGI), yesterday, took its view even a notch




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