South Korean President, Park Guen-hye Impeached

The South Korean president, Park Guen-hye, has been impeached. The impeachment comes after the South Korea’s Constitutional Court presided over by Justice Lee Jung-mi upheld the decision made by the National Assembly to impeach the female president. The unanimous decision to impeach the president garnered the vote of all eight judges in the court. Park……

Duterte risks impeachment, Philippine senators say

Two Philippine senators are of the opinion that President Rodrigo Duterte risks impeachment after he admitted “personally” killing criminals when he was the mayor of Davao City. According to Senator Leila de Lima, a staunch critic of Duterte, the president’s admission could be a ground for impeachment. “That is betrayal of public trust and that…

Lawmakers in South Korea vote to impeach President Park

The die is cast for embattled South Korean President, Park Geun-hye after the National Assembly voted unanimously to impeach her over alleged links to a corruption scandal involving her close friend Choi Soon-sil. Following the move by South Korean lawmakers, the Constitutional Court now has up to 180 days to determine whether to formally end…

It May Be End of The Road For Korea’s Female President

President Park Geun-hye of South Korea  may have less than 24 hours left to her presidency as the country’s National Assembly scheduled an impeachment vote for Friday on accusations of corruption that have roiled the country for months. Though Park had said she would step down step down if the Assembly asked her to do…

S.Korea: Opposition intensify moves to impeach President Park

There are intensified efforts by opposition parties in South Korea to impeach President Park Geun-hye, amid growing influence and calls for her sack following a political scandal involving her friend Choi Soon-sil. Opposition parties vowed on Wednesday to push ahead to try to oust Park, rejecting her offer to resign while also calling on members…

There is no Impeachment Threat against Delta Speaker – Chief Press Sec.

There is no impeachment moves against the Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya, says Chief Press Secretary. A statement from the office of the speaker not only distanced the members of the assembly from the impeachment rumour but described the members as highly responsible and patriotic individuals who are…

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Appeals Against Losing Presidency

Impeached Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff filed a Supreme Court challenge Thursday to her removal from office in an early blow to new President Michel Temer’s bid to stabilize the country. The appeal, filed by Rousseff’s lawyer Jose Eduardo Cardozo and seen by AFP, demands “the immediate suspension of the effects of the Senate decision.” The…

How Impeached Brazilian President, Escaped Ban From Politics

Details have emerged on why the impeached, Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, escaped the eight years ban from holding public offices or contesting for political offices, prescribed by the Brazilian constitution. Leadership investigation revealed that, Rousseff, who, only, on Wednesday, was impeached as the President of the South American giant, Brazil, still has the constitutional right…

Budget Padding: Different Strokes For Nigerian and Brazilian Lawmakers

It is no more news that the origin of Lagos Carnival that is reputed to have been celebrated annually for over a century now has been traced to returnees and their descendants from Brazil, Cuba, Sierra Leone and Liberia who brought with them a vibrant culture of colourful rhythmical dance that is usually orchestrated with…

Ecuador condemns Rousseff’s impeachment

…Says it’s an overlapping coup d’état The Government of Ecuador has strongly condemned Wednesday impeachment of Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff. Consequently, the government of Ecuador has recalled for consultations its charge d’affairs to the Federal Tepublic of Brazil. Venezuela government had earlier recalled its ambassador and freeze relations with Brazil. Ms. Roussess was impeached on allegation of…

Brazil’s ousted President Rousseff appeals to Supreme Court

Rousseff Brazil’s ousted President Dilma Rousseff appealed to the Supreme Court on Thursday to overturn the Senate’s decision to remove her from office for breaking budgetary rules. The Senate voted 61-20 on Wednesday to dismiss the leftist leader, confirming her conservative Vice President Michel Temer as president for the remainder of her term through 2018….

Brazil’s Parliament Concludes Procedure for President’s Removal From Office

President Dilma Rousseff (PHOTO: News24) Brazil’s Senate has voted in favour of permanently removing President Dilma Rousseff from her office, in an impeachment trial set to end 13 years of leftist rule in the country. Sixty-one of 81 Senators voted against Rousseff today after a five-day trial and a lengthy overnight debate. Another vote as…