• Donald Trump supporters go to court to block vote recounts in three States

    Donald Trump supporters go to court to block vote recounts in three States

    The US’ state of Michigan’s Attorney General yesterday filed a lawsuit to halt the Green Party’s requested recount of presidential votes in the state, adding to Republican efforts in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin to maintain Donald Trump’s victory.

    This is coming as President Barack Obama on Friday said he was confident that U.N. Secretary General-elect, Antonio Guterres, would be an effective manager of the international organisation.

    “He has an extraordinary reputation,” Obama said during his meeting at the White House with Guterres, a […]

  • White House: ‘No evidence’ of Trump’s claim of voter fraud

    White House: ‘No evidence’ of Trump’s claim of voter fraud

    The White House says there is no evidence to support Donald Trump’s claim of widespread voter fraud in the 2016 US presidential election.

    Press Secretary Josh Earnest dismissed the president-elect’s unsubstantiated allegations that millions of people had cast illegal votes.

    Trump also alleged voter fraud in Virginia, New Hampshire and California, states which Hillary Clinton won.

    Earnest deferred to Trump’s team for further comment.

    “What I can say, as an objective fact, is that there has been no evidence produced to substantiate a claim […]

  • Experts work to debunk Trump’s ‘unsubstantiated’ claim of massive vote fraud

    Experts work to debunk Trump’s ‘unsubstantiated’ claim of massive vote fraud

    Experts and elected officials on Monday dismissed Donald Trump’s claim that “millions” of Americans voted illegally on Election Day, as the Green Party redoubled efforts to organize ballot recounts in three key swing states.

    The Republican billionaire’s shock victory on November 8 saw him clinch the crucial Electoral College count, which determines the presidency, but lose the popular vote to rival Hillary Clinton by more than two million votes.

    Cloistered in his Florida resort for the long Thanksgiving weekend, the 70-year-old tycoon […]

  • Donald Trump attacks ‘scam’ recount effort backed by Clinton campaign

    Donald Trump attacks ‘scam’ recount effort backed by Clinton campaign

    Hillary Clinton’s decision to join an effort to force recounts of votes from the November 8 election in up to three crucial states has been labelled “sad” by US President-elect Donald Trump who added “nothing will change”.

    In a Twitter post early on Sunday, Trump said Clinton, his Democrat rival, had already “conceded the election when she called” him prior to his victory speech in the early morning of November 9.

    “So much time and money will be spent – same result! […]

  • US Election: Buhari denies donating $500m to Hillary Clinton’s campaign

    US Election: Buhari denies donating $500m to Hillary Clinton’s campaign

    According to reports, the Presidency on Friday denied reports that President Muhammadu Buhari donated $500m to the campaign of Hillary Clinton for the US Presidential elections.

    Senior Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement said the president does not have such money to throw around.

    Shehu said the President would not make such donation for any reason.

    He said the United States is paying Nigeria instead as the country has won judgement on $480 million Abacha loot.

    He said, “President Buhari’s […]

  • US footballer vows never to return while Trump is president

    US footballer vows never to return while Trump is president

    Ella Masar, who currently plays in Sweden, couldn’t stand the thought of returning to her homeland with the divisive figure running the country.

    United States Women’s winger Ella Masar has revealed she requested a four-year contract extension with Swedish outfit FC Rosengard following Donald Trump’s presidential election win.

    The Republican candidate beat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday evening to become president-elect, but he remains an extremely unpopular pick among millions of voters due to his views on immigrants, Muslims and women.
    Trump’s win has […]

  • HISTORY: A president with no political experience

    HISTORY: A president with no political experience

    History was made in the United States presidential election on Tuesday as President-elect, Donald Trump, became the first person to emerge president without any previous service in government.

    Since the establishment of the office of the President of the United States in 1789, the past 43 presidents and incumbent President Barack Obama served in different capacities in government before becoming president.

    All the past United States presidents took over mantle of leadership after previous services as military official, vice president, Secretary of […]

  • REVEALED: Manchester United director Ed Glazer helped Trump win US election

    REVEALED: Manchester United director Ed Glazer helped Trump win US election

    The Red Devils director backed the Republican candidate by giving a campaign donation of almost £45,000.

    Manchester United director Ed Glazer has been revealed as one of many sporting figures who donated to Donald Trump’s successful presidential campaign.

    The Tampa Bay Buccaneers co-chairman became a non-executive director of United in 2006 following the takeover of the club by his father Malcom Glazer.

    Since becoming the biggest shareholders in the Red Devils, the Glazer family have been unpopular with United fans, and news of […]

  • Tear Your Green Card Sir! – Nigerians Blast Wole Soyinka as Donald Trump Wins US Election

    Tear Your Green Card Sir! – Nigerians Blast Wole Soyinka as Donald Trump Wins US Election

    Following Donald Trump’s shocking win in the US presidential elections, Nigeria’s professor, Wole Soyinka has come under a blast.

    Many Nigerians on social media have called on Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, to tear his green card. This is following the vow he made should Donald Trump become the president of the United States.

    It will be recalled that Soyinka made the vow last week while giving a speech to students of Oxford University, England.

    According to the literary […]

  • Shock for DC millennials as Trump wins US election

    Shock for DC millennials as Trump wins US election

    In a college bar in the centre of town, students from the DC College Democrats gathered en masse to watch the US election results come in over beer and burgers.

    With TV screens surrounding the bar’s walls, and the sound on high, it was impossible to escape the electric energy that filled the room. As early electoral counts arrived indicating Clinton victories, the bar roared in celebration. With every state Trump won, the sound of boos was overwhelming.

    As the night progressed […]

  • Why Obama’s brother says he will vote for Trump in U.S. election

    Why Obama’s brother says he will vote for Trump in U.S. election

    President Barack Obama’s half-brother, Malik Obama, said he would vote for Republican nominee Donald Trump in the U.S. election in November.

    Malik, who is in his 50s, said on Monday from Obama’s ancestral home of Kogelo in western Kenya that he supports Trump’s policies, especially his focus on security. He said he loved the Republican candidate Donald Trump and that he was unhappy with his brother’s leadership.

    “He appeals to me and also I think that he is down to earth and […]