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US Crisis: “Better To Lose Power Than Disrupt Peace” -Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said leaders across the world should look out not just for their own interests, but also that of the society. Dr Jonathan’s comment on Thursday, January 7, 2021, comes as protesters, instigated by President Donald Trump, invaded the US Capitol in an attempt to block the transfer of power to […]

US Congress Certifies Joe Biden As Winner Of Presidential Election

The United States Congress has certified Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as winners of the November 2020 presidential election. The State Congress gave the certification on Thursday, January 7, 2021, the end of a long day and night marked by chaos and violence in Washington, in which extremists emboldened by President Trump sought to thwart […]

“Biden Won Because The Election Was Rigged” -Trump

President Donald Trump appeared to edge closer towards acknowledging his election defeat in a tweet on Sunday morning, November 15, 2020, as he again railed against supposed mass fraud in the vote won by challenger Joe Biden. While tweeting his clearest yet admission of defeat, President Trump wrote: “He won because the Election was Rigged. […]

U.S Election: Biden Leads Trump In Electoral College Votes

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House, with polls closed across the United States. For the American people, they are waiting for results in key battlegrounds still up for grabs. Punchng reports that as it stands, there are seven states still left uncalled, including major prizes […]

Despite COVID-19, Benin Votes In Controversial Poll

Benin staged local elections minus key opposition parties on Sunday, May 17, 2020, with authorities pushing ahead despite the Coronavirus threat and calls for a delay. The West African Nation of 11 million this week lifted a raft of restrictions aimed at halting the spread of the virus, as COVID-19 has caused 339 confirmed infections […]

Mali Votes Amid Coronavirus, Security Fears

Malians headed to the polls on Sunday, March 29, 2020, for a long-delayed parliamentary election just hours after the country recorded its first coronavirus death and with the leading opposition figure kidnapped and believed to be in the hands of jihadists. Channels TV reports that there were security fears about the vote even before the […]

U.S Senate Votes To Restrain Trump On Iran

The U.S Senate has voted to rein in President Donald Trump from attacking Iran, sharply rebuking his foreign policy despite a week earlier acquitting him in his impeachment trial. Eight Senators of President Trump’s Republican Party, which enjoys a majority, bucked their leadership to join Democrats, following a classified Iran session by the President Trump […]

Tambuwal’s Victory: Supreme Court Dismisses Appeal Challenging As Sokoto Governor

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal filed by Mr Ahmed Aliyu challenging the election of Mr Aminu Tambuwal as Governor of Sokoto State. The petitioners, Mr Aliyu and his Party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) alleged non-compliance with the electoral act in the conduct of the election. In a unanimous judgment delivered by Justice […]