Atiku vows to destroy ‘strong Goliaths’

The Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar has vowed that those ganging up against him in the battle to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming election would be defeated. Atiku, who spoke through the Spokesperson, PDP Presidential Campaign Management Committee, Dino Melaye, also accused the presidential flagbearer of the All … Continue reading Atiku vows to destroy ‘strong Goliaths’

2023: Nigerian clergy cautions voters on choice of candidates

Prophet Elijah Success Ig­weze, the general overseer and lead pastor of Greater Promise Land Covenant Ministry, has asked Ni­gerian electorates to vote wisely. Igweze made the call during this year’s annual programme tagged, ‘Altar Versus Altar’. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced September 28 as a flag-off date for the electioneer­ing campaign ahead … Continue reading 2023: Nigerian clergy cautions voters on choice of candidates

INEC recruitment begins Sept 14

The Independent National Electoral Commission has said its portal for recruitment of ad-hoc staff for the 2023 general elections would be opened from September 14. The commission disclosed this in a letter signed by A.T Yusuf, for the INEC Secretary, on Wednesday. Yusuf said the portal would be closed on December 14, 2022 by 8:00pm. … Continue reading INEC recruitment begins Sept 14

Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed: 13 Things you need to know about Peter Obi’s running mate

Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, a Nigerian economist and politician was officially unveiled as the running mate of Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, in the 2023 general election on Friday, July 8, 2022. Here are some things to know about Datti Baba-Ahmed. Baba-Ahmed was born on July 7 1969 in Zaria to a large family comprising 33 … Continue reading Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed: 13 Things you need to know about Peter Obi’s running mate

Osun voters prove there’s hope for Nigeria

As the people of Osun elect a new governor for the next four years, there is a heavy deployment of security operatives in major towns of the state. Not less than 1,955,657 registered voters are expected to exercise their franchise across the 3,763 polling units. Meanwhile, residents have vowed to collect greedy politicians’ money and … Continue reading Osun voters prove there’s hope for Nigeria

Arewa Consultative Forum says Nigeria is descending into lawlessness, blames Buhari for negligence

The Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has alleged that Nigeria is rapidly descending into strife, violence and lawlessness.  The pan Northern organisation said  the descent was getting to a point at which it could no longer afford to tell the President only that which he wanted to hear.  ACF said the vast amount of money and other … Continue reading Arewa Consultative Forum says Nigeria is descending into lawlessness, blames Buhari for negligence

Amnesty International confirms Polish senator and other politicians were hacked

Amnesty International said Thursday it has independently confirmed that powerful spyware from the Israeli surveillance software maker NSO Group was used to hack a Polish senator multiple times in 2019 when he was running the opposition’s parliamentary election campaign. Polish Senator Krzysztof Brejza in Warsaw, on the night of parliamentary elections, Oct. 13, 2019. The Associated Press … Continue reading Amnesty International confirms Polish senator and other politicians were hacked

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US Polls: Kanye West admits defeat, says he’ll be back in 2024

A 2020 election shocker: Kanye West has admitted defeat after garnering roughly 60,000 votes, Entertainment Tonight reports. The "Graduation" rapper and designer conceded with a simple tweet: "WELP." That tweet is down now. But Kanye posted another with an image of himself in front of a multi-colored election map. The caption reads: "KANYE 2024."  People magazine reports that Kanye scored … Continue reading US Polls: Kanye West admits defeat, says he’ll be back in 2024

Sinn Fein wins big against stronger political rivals in Irish election

Ireland braced for weeks of political uncertainty Monday after an earth-shaking election that saw the Irish Republican Army-linked party Sinn Fein — long shunned by its bigger rivals — take the largest share of votes. In a surge that upended Ireland’s traditional two-party system, the left-wing nationalist party beat both Fianna Fail and Fine Gael, … Continue reading Sinn Fein wins big against stronger political rivals in Irish election

Afghan’s 2019 presidential election threatened by corruption

Accusations of fraud and misconduct, more than scores of Taliban attacks, threatened to overwhelm the results of Saturday's vote for the next president of Afghanistan, denying the winner legitimacy and frustrating efforts to restart peace talks to end 18 years of war. When polls closed Saturday, Afghanistan's Interior Minister Massoud Andarabi said there had been … Continue reading Afghan’s 2019 presidential election threatened by corruption

8 EU countries support Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president

  Eight European nations joined the U.S. in recognizing opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's interim president on Monday. Image: Juan Guaido The UK, France, Spain, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Austria and Germany's coordinated move came after the expiry of an eight-day deadline set last weekend for Maduro to call a new election. "Nicolas Maduro has … Continue reading 8 EU countries support Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s interim president

Adams Oshiomhole and APC candidates accused of electoral malpractice

  More facts have emerged on how the names of governorship and National Assembly candidates seeking to contest on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) were substituted with others on the list submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) by National Chairman of the party, Adams Oshiomhole. Investigations revealed that aspirants paid … Continue reading Adams Oshiomhole and APC candidates accused of electoral malpractice