Top House Intel Dem accuses Devin Nunes of altering memo sent to White House

Top House Intel Dem accuses Devin Nunes of altering memo sent to White House

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee publicly accused the panel’s Republican chairman Wednesday evening of secretly altering a classified report that the committee had approved for release. In a letter to Chairman Devin Nunes of California that he later posted on Twitter, Rep. Adam Schiff of California said that the panel’s Democrats had just learned that evening that the memo sent to the White House for Justice and national-security officials to review was not the same document the committee had…

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Ogun LP Chairman Drags National Chairman, Others To Court

Ogun LP Chairman Drags National Chairman, Others To Court

The crisis rocking the Labour Party, LP, has taken a new dimension as the Ogun State chairman of the party, Chief Biodun Owolabi on Wednesday sued the national Chairman of the party, Alhaji Abdulkadir Abdulsalam, the factional state party Chairman , Abayomi Arabambi, Independent National Electoral Commission, Inspector General of Police, Director General of the State Security Service(DSS), Member House of Representatives and governorship aspirant under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party Hon Ladi…

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Senate President  Bukola Saraki yesterday urged the Chairman of the Police Service Commission (PSC), Mr.  Mike Okiro to ensure the return of professionalism in the Nigeria Police Force so as to combat crime in the country. Saraki said the level of criminality, as well as the raging security crisis in parts of the country is disturbing and that the NPF is unable to rise to the occasion to tackle the challenges adequately. Saraki made the…

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Jega wants credible volunteers for election duties

Jega wants credible volunteers for election duties

Immediate past Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega has said excesses and recklessness of crooked politicians and their inimical activities to Nigeria’s electoral process must be substantially addressed ahead of the 2019 general election. To this end, the former chairman of the electoral umpire advocated the urgent need to reforms the Nigeria electoral processes to facilitate credibility future elections. He maintained that such reforms should encourage volunteerism, which in turn…

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Crisis Brews In Kenya As Odinga Declares Self President

Crisis Brews In Kenya As Odinga Declares Self President

The Kenyan opposition leader, Raila Odinga of National Super Alliance has been sworn in as the ‘people’s president’. Mr. Odinga took the controversial oath at Uhuru Park Grounds in Nairobi yesterday at 2.45 pm in a ceremony skipped by his co-principals KalonzoMusyoka, MusaliaMudavadi and Moses Wetangula. Holding a Bible on his right hand, MrOdinga said: “I, Raila Amolo Odinga, in full realisation of the high calling assume the office of the people’s president of the…

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2019: No alternative to Buhari, says el-Rufai

2019: No alternative to Buhari, says el-Rufai

Political Editor President Muhammadu Buhari remains electorally unbeatable with his attachment to the people unwavering, despite recriminations by the elite class on social and conventional media, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has said. El-Rufai Governor El-Rufai, who is also Chairman of All Progressives Congress, APC, Committee on Restructuring, also affirmed President Buhari’s endorsement of the committee’s recommendations on restructuring, saying the President was ready to give up his powers if it would help to…

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Andrew McCabe steps down as deputy FBI director amid pressure

Andrew McCabe steps down as deputy FBI director amid pressure

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is stepping down from the FBI, according to a source familiar with the matter. However, within the Justice Department and FBI, there are competing narratives about the tenor of his departure.  A source tells CBS News that the Justice Department is pushing a narrative that McCabe was “told to go,” while within the FBI, sources say that it was McCabe’s decision. An internal communication authored by FBI Director Christopher Wray and sent…

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TRUMP’S WORLD

Trump administration announces new travel restrictions By Laura Jarrett and Sophie Tatum, CNN Updated 1206 GMT (2006 HKT) September 25, 2017 White House unveils new travel restrictions 01:06 Story highlights 8 countries are now affected The new restrictions take effect Oct. 18 Washington (CNN)The Trump administration has unveiled new travel restrictions on certain foreigners from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen as a replacement to a central portion of its controversial…

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What happens if Kim attacks? 5 things to know about North Korea By Katie Hunt, CNN Updated 1235 GMT (2035 HKT) September 6, 2017 (CNN)North Korea tested a hydrogen bomb on Sunday, raising fears that Pyongyang is getting close to constructing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the US. The weapon was the most powerful North Korea has tested to date, with separate estimates putting the explosive yield at 50 or 120 kilotons. To put that…

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Theresa May dismisses skepticism over leadership bid

Theresa May dismisses skepticism over leadership bid

Theresa May has dismissed scepticism among some conservative MPs over her claim that she wants to lead the Tories at the next General Election. Speaking during an official visit to Japan, the Prime Minister said there “are real issues that we need to be dealing with and I’m there to do it”. Asked about scepticism over her leadership ambitions back home, she said: “For most members of the public, they would say they want the…

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