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President Trump threatens to Pull Law Enforcement from California

US President Donald Trump threatened to pull immigration and other federal law enforcement agents from California on Thursday, a warning shot to the country’s richest and most populous state.

Complaining that California was not complying with his hardline position on migrants, Trump warned he could cut vital help from Washington and prompt a crime wave.

“Frankly it’s a disgrace, the sanctuary city situation,” he said, referring to a policy adopted by around 300 local authorities, cities and states of limiting cooperation with strict federal immigration edicts.

“We are getting no help from the state of California,” Trump continued, claiming the state was protecting members of the violent MS13 gang.

American Students Staged Lie-in Protest In Front Of White House Over Gun Law – Photo

American Students are in the middle of a lie-in protest outside the White House over gun laws just days after 17 people were killed in the Florida high school shooting massacre.

Groups of students from Washington DC staged the protest on Monday on a road leading to the White House.

Checkout Gov. Fayose Doing The Unbelievable At The Roadside – Watch Video

Lere Olayinka, the Ekiti State Governor’s Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, has taken to his Twitter page to share a video which shows Governor Ayodele Fayose, as he visited a roadside cobbler to repair his shoe which got bad while he was on project inspection.

Olayinka disclosed further that the govenor parted with N25,000 after his shoe had been put in shape.

Governor Dickson Hosts Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan And Patience To A Dinner – Photo

Bayelsa state Governor Dickson last night hosted former presidents Obasanjo,Goodluck Jonathan and his wife Patience to a dinner at Government House Bayelsa state.
See photos below.

APC Reconciliation: Bola Tinubu Meets Saraki and Kwankwaso

The ruling All Progressives Congress’ efforts at facilitating reconciliation among feuding members began earnestly at the weekend with consultative visits to key members by the party’s national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu. Tinubu, a former governor of Lagos State, heads a consultation, reconciliation, and confidence-building committee set up by President Muhammadu Buhari on February 6 in an attempt to foster unity in APC.

Tinubu was said to have promised to use the next 10 days to consult with party leaders over his assignment and, then, constitute a full reconciliation team at the end of the consultations. Last Thursday in Abuja, he held separate meetings with Senate President Bukola Saraki and former Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso of Kano State, who is now senator for Kano Central.

Breaking News : President Of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, Resigns

The president of South of Africa, Jacob Zuma, has resigned after days of challenging the orders from the ruling African National Congress to leave office. The former anti-apartheid activist, and has been South Africa’s president since 2009, was due to leave power next year.

Initially, Zuma inspired hope in millions of South Africans, especially hope amongst the poor. But his time in office was filled with numerous accusations of misconduct. Soon he would come to symbolize the corruption in South Africa.

President Jacob Zuma Agrees To Resign Over Corruption Allegations

South African President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday agreed in principle to resign within a time frame of three to six months, said ANC secretary general on Tuesday.

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule said this when briefing the media in Johannesburg about ANC’s NEC (National Executive Committee) meeting last night.

Mass Defection As Senators Publicly Reveal How APC Governors Plan To Dump The Party (Details)

Barring any change, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may be hit by mass defection, in the next four months.

It was gathered that some APC governors, senators and members of the House of Representatives, dissatisfied with events in the ruling political party, have cut a deal with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), with a view to joining the opposition political party.
This is coming at a time the PDP has declared that its platform was open to all Nigerians to actualise their dreams of contesting elections.