President Putin arrives in South Africa

Ahead of the BRICS summit in Sandton Johannesburg, President Vladimir Putin just arrived in South Africa at the O.R. Tambo International airport. He will be meeting with the Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the summit. BRICS is an acronym for the five major emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South […]

Governor Ortom of Benue state of Nigeria decamps from the ruling APC to the PDP

Amidst defections and cross carpeting of Nigerian lawmakers yesterday, the Governor of Benue state in north central of Nigeria has announced his defection from the ruling All Progressive Congress to the opposition People’s Democratic Party. Earlier today, angry youths protested near the government house in Markurdi, residence of the governor, apparently against his reconciliatory moves […]