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BREAKING: UK Supreme Court Describes Boris Johnson Decision To Suspend Parliament For The Queen As Unlawful

The Britain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the decision of Prime Minister, Boris Johnson to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit, was unlawful, saying it was “void and of no effect.” “The court is bound to conclude… that the decision to advise Her Majesty to prorogue parliament was unlawful because it had the effect of frustrating or preventing the ability of Parliament to carry out its constitutional functions without reasonable justification,” Supreme Court head Brenda Hale said in the ruling. Boris had

British PM, Boris Johnson’s Brother Resigns As Tory MP And Minister

Jo Johnson, the younger brother of Prime Minister Boris Johnson, is resigning as an MP and minister, saying he is "torn between family loyalty and the national interest". The business minister and Tory MP for Orpington, south-east London, cited an "unresolvable tension" in his role. Mr Johnson voted Remain in the 2016 EU membership referendum, while his brother co-led the Leave campaign. He resigned as a minister last year in protest at Theresa May's Brexit deal. But he re-entered government during the summer,

Boris Johnson Expels 21 Conservative MPs After Voting To Block ‘No Deal’ Brexit

Boris Johnson has expelled 21 Conservative members of parliament, including two former chancellors and Winston Churchill's grandson from his party, after they helped inflict a major defeat on him in his first House of Commons vote as prime minister. The prime minister was defeated on Tuesday evening by a coalition of opposition parties and senior Conservative rebels, many of whom were former ministers, on a motion designed to pave the way for Brexit to be delayed. In the aftermath of the vote, a senior government

Trump Commends Johnson After UK Parliament Suspension

Following the suspension of parliament by British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, United States President, Donald Trump has commended the action of the leader. In a tweet on Wednesday, Trump said the suspension will make it “very hard” for Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn to seek a no-confidence vote against Johnson. Johnson had announced that the suspension of parliament would be extended to October 14, a forth night before Britain leaves the European Union, EU, a decision which has angered anti-Brexit Members of

Nigerians React As Theresa May Resigns As British Prime Minister

Nigerians have taken to social media to react to Theresa May’s announcement of her decision to step down as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. The British Prime Minister was in tears on Friday when she announced her decision to quit on June 7, 2019, to the UK Parliament on Friday. Her decision followed pressure mounted on her to resign due to the backlash she received from her own members of parliament who kicked against her Brexit Deal. May said, "It is now clear to me that it is in the best interest of the

BREAKING: British PM Theresa May In Tears As She Announces Resignation

British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced that she will be resigning as Conservative Party leader on June 7, 2019. May’s resignation is coming against the backdrop of pressure being mounted on her to step down from her position after a backlash from her own members of parliament against her Brexit plan. "Our politics may be under strain but there is so much that is good about this country, so much to be proud of," the Prime Minister said on Friday. "I will shortly leave the job that it has been the honour

Theresa May’s Brexit Deal Suffers Blow, Rejected By 230 Votes

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal has been rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government in history. MPs voted by 432 votes to 202 to reject the deal, which sets out the terms of Britain's exit from the EU on 29 March. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has now tabled a vote of no confidence in the government, which could trigger a general election. The confidence vote is expected to be held at about 1900 GMT on Wednesday. The defeat is a huge blow for Mrs May - who has spent more…

Brexit: Britain To Hold Parliamentary Vote Jan. 15

British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a delayed parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal on Tuesday, Jan. 15, the BBC reported on Monday, citing government sources. May was forced to pull the vote on her deal in December after she said it would be defeated by a large majority. The government had previously said the vote would be held in the week of Jan. 14. May said on Sunday that Britain would be in uncharted territory if her Brexit deal was rejected by parliament. BBC reports that there were little signs…

MPC: Economists Foresee Rates Retention Due To Global, Domestic Uncertainties

Economists have expressed optimism that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) would retain the benchmark lending rate due to uncertainties in the global and domestic environment. They stated this in various interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Monday, on expectations from 262nd MPC meeting currently holding in Abuja today and July 24. They told NAN that the MPC would leave the policy parameters unchanged due to uncertainties in the global and domestic…

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Resigns

Boris Johnson has resigned as Foreign Secretary amid a growing political crisis over the UK's Brexit strategy. He is the second senior cabinet minister to quit within hours following Brexit Secretary David Davis's exit. His departure came shortly before Theresa May is due to address Parliament about her new Brexit plan, which has angered many Tory MPs. In a statement, No 10 thanked Mr Johnson for his work and said a replacement would be announced shortly. The BBC's political editor Laura Kuenssberg said Mr…
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