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

Read Ambode’s Post-Primary Election Defeat Press Conference

    Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State, on Wednesday delivered a brief media address following the outcome of the much disputed Lagos State All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election. Image: Akinwunmi Ambode Here's everything he said: Fellow Lagosians, the last few days have witnessed intense political activities that have gripped the attention of the nation … Continue reading Read Ambode’s Post-Primary Election Defeat Press Conference

Trump warned Putin against meddling in America’s election

President Donald Trump spent a second day Wednesday managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and mopping up what the White House said were misstatements.   Image: Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin His toughness with the longtime American foe in question, Trump said he told the Russian … Continue reading Trump warned Putin against meddling in America’s election

INEC Commissioner demands public apology over rigging allegations in Ekiti

While President Muhammadu Buhari urged losers at the Ekiti State governorship election to be gallant in conceding defeat and use constitutional means to settle whatever grievances they may have rather than resort to self-help, the National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mrs. Amina Zakari, has other demands. In her response to allegations of … Continue reading INEC Commissioner demands public apology over rigging allegations in Ekiti

Erdogan: A new dawn for Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ushering in a new era for Turkey after weekend elections saw him win a presidency granting him the vastly expanded executive powers he has long sought. The feat was achieved through support from a small nationalist party after his governing party realized its parliamentary majority slip. Critics have reacted with … Continue reading Erdogan: A new dawn for Turkey

PDP tenders apologies to Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party on Monday in Abuja apologized to Nigerians for the mistakes the party made while in power. National Chairman of the party, Mr. Uche Secondus, made the apology at a public national discourse on “Contemporary Governance in Nigeria.”   Image: Mr. Uche Secondus He assured that under his watch, there would be … Continue reading PDP tenders apologies to Nigerians