2023: Benefits of the new electoral law in Nigeria

On 25th February 2022, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the 2022 Electoral Act Amendment Bill into law, after months of withholding assent.1 The 2022 Electoral Act (“the new Act”) repeals the Electoral Act No. 6, 2010 (“the former Act”) and is intended to bring innovations to the regulation of Federal, State and Area Council elections in Nigeria. As … Continue reading 2023: Benefits of the new electoral law in Nigeria

Race for British PM moves to live TV debates

In years gone by, choosing the leader of the British Conservative Party would have been a largely closed-door event. But this year's campaign – which has five hopefuls remaining – will see them go head-to-head in a series of live, televised debates. Conservative leader candidates (L-R): Liz Truss, Rishi Sunak, Kemi Badenoch, Tom Tugendhat and … Continue reading Race for British PM moves to live TV debates

Winner of Tory leadership contest to be announced on 5 September

Photo by Artem Beliaikin on Pexels.com British Attorney General Suella Braverman was on Thursday knocked out of the leadership race to become the next leader of the Conservative Party and prime minister of the UK. The five candidates that now remain are former Chancellor Rishi Sunak, International Trade Minister Penny Mordaunt, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, … Continue reading Winner of Tory leadership contest to be announced on 5 September

Yiaga Africa alleges vote-buying, other challenges during Ekiti election

As the gubernatorial election in Ekiti State is about rounding up, an election monitoring group under the auspices of Yiaga Africa has revealed some preliminary reports concerning the keenly contested poll. In its findings undertaken by over 300 adhoc staff deplored to monitor the exercise on Saturday witnessed Vote buying in Alowodolu/Ojo – The Apostolic … Continue reading Yiaga Africa alleges vote-buying, other challenges during Ekiti election

2023: Bianca Ojukwu explains what makes Peter Obi the best presidential candidate

Iyom Bianca Odumegwu Ojukwu wrote… NO APOLOGIES, PLEASE. On Peter Obi’s supposed ‘Stinginess’…. Sometime in 2009, ‘Mr’(as he preferred to be addressed) Peter Obi, Governor Of Anambra State at the time, visited Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and myself at Dallas, Texas. He came to deliver a get well message from Dr Goodluck Jonathan and was … Continue reading 2023: Bianca Ojukwu explains what makes Peter Obi the best presidential candidate

Trudeau faces tight political race as Canadians struggle with unprecedented inflation

If there’s one thing an incumbent candidate seeking re-election does not need, it is unwelcome news from the economic front. Photo by Anna Nekrashevich on Pexels.com But with less than a week to go before Canadians cast their votes in a tight federal election race pitting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party against the Conservatives headed by … Continue reading Trudeau faces tight political race as Canadians struggle with unprecedented inflation

Will a new election solve Spain’s problem with Catalonia?

In what has been Spain's most tumultuous days in modern politics, the government maintained its stand against Catalonia's separatist leaders who defied the country's constitution with an unlawful declaration of independence. The regional government and its parliament were dissolved on Friday 27 October, 2017, and the question is: will a new election bring an end … Continue reading Will a new election solve Spain’s problem with Catalonia?

2016 U.S. Election Updates: Trump optimistic to become the next President

Russia president Vladimir Putin has sent a telegram to congratulate Donald Trump on his victory. Putin says he hopes for joint work on Russia-US relations. For any reader who is yet to go through our previous post on the U.S. presidential election, here's what you missed. The Republican nominee, Donald Trump, is predicted to win … Continue reading 2016 U.S. Election Updates: Trump optimistic to become the next President

U.S. Hacker To Russia: Stop messing with the U.S. presidential election

An American hacker popularly known as  Jester, whose signature poster appears below, has issued a warning to Russians, ordering them to think again before messing around with U.S. election. The heroic American vigilante hacker made his threats REAL by hacking a website owned by Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. His message was simple and direct: … Continue reading U.S. Hacker To Russia: Stop messing with the U.S. presidential election

Americans must vote for Donald Trump or risk Nuclear War – Putin

A close friend to Russia's president Vladimir Putin, has advised Americans to vote wisely in their November 8 presidential election. The controversial Russian lawmaker named Vladimir Zhirinovsky, says Donald Trump is the right candidate, adding that a win for Mrs Hillary Clinton will be considered an open invitation to World War III. Image: Vladimir Zhirinovsky Zhirinovsky … Continue reading Americans must vote for Donald Trump or risk Nuclear War – Putin

Ali Bongo sworn in a President Of Gabon

Ali Bongo has been sworn in as Gabon's president for a second seven-year term, three days after his election victory was controversially validated by the Constitutional Court following allegations of fraud. Image shows Ali Bongo giving a speech. "I pledge to devote all my efforts for the good of the Gabonese people and to ensure … Continue reading Ali Bongo sworn in a President Of Gabon

Kim Kardashian Shows Support For Hillary Clinton.

Kim Kardashian confirms she has made up her mind to vote in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election coming up November 8. She says her loyalty now lies with the Democratic Party Representative Hillary Clinton though she was initially undecided. #STRAIGHTUP I’M WITH HER https://t.co/OcQ2Upq7XKpic.twitter.com/rz0QrDAk3Q — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) September 25, 2016 Image shows Kim Kardashian, Hillary Clinton … Continue reading Kim Kardashian Shows Support For Hillary Clinton.