Tag "election"

Back to homepage

Supreme Court affirms election of Governor Yahaya Bello

The Supreme Court on Tuesday affirmed the election of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. The seven-man panel headed by Justice Sylvester Ngwata affirmed the election after listening to the closing statements of all the counsels present. The court however

Read More

Former Obama aide calls Trump a ‘psychopath’

[views] A former top adviser to President Barack Obama on Sunday labeled Donald Trump a “psychopath”, saying the Republican presidential nominee met the clinical definition of the personality disorder. With a little more than two months to go before the

Read More

APC will win Edo guber poll, says Odigie-Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, on Wednesday expressed optimism that the party would win the September 10 governorship election in Edo State. He told journalists in Benin that the credentials the APC had for

Read More

INEC to conclude suspended Rivers’ election in October

The Independent National Electoral Commission has stated its readiness to conclude the suspended Federal and State Constituency re-run elections in Rivers in October. This was contained in INEC’s daily bulletin issued on Monday in Abuja. The bulletin quoted INEC National

Read More

Clinton blasts Trump over tax return

Hillary Clinton on Friday released her tax return for last year and criticised her opponent Donald Trump for failing to honour this tradition among American politicians running for president. Clinton and her husband Bill, the former president, reported $10.6 million

Read More

APC to conduct primary in Oyo State Aug 8

All Progressives Congress in Oyo State says it will conduct a primary election on August 8 to pick a candidate for Oorelope State Constituency re-run election. Mr Olawale Sadare, the Director of Media and Publicity of the party, announced this

Read More

Ghana parliament rejects change to election date

A report from Accra said on Friday that the Ghana’s parliament failed on Thursday evening to secure the two-third majority needed to change the presidential election date from Dec. 7 to Nov. 7. An unnamed source in parliament said that

Read More

We did not sponsor your election, Zenith tells Fayose

The Managing Director of Zenith Bank, Mr. Peter Amangbo, has debunked claims by embattled governor of Ekiti state that his election in 2014 was majorly funded by the bank, according to a report by The Punch newspaper. Amangbo told the

Read More

CAN Election: Akinola, others shun Akwa Ibom meeting

ERSTWHILE President of  Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Most  Rev. Peter Jasper Peter Akinola, and many other religious leaders have declined to attend the meeting of Christian elders scheduled for Uyo,  Akwa Ibom State, today,  investigations have revealed. The meeting

Read More

Trump takes potential VP running mates for test drives

Republican Donald Trump is using part of this week to try out some of his potential vice presidential running mates as he seeks to make his choice in time for the Republican National Convention July 18-21. Republicans close to the

Read More