• Italians set to vote in referendum that may spark crises in Europe

    Italians set to vote in referendum that may spark crises in Europe

    Italians are set to cast their vote in a historic referendum on which the exact details of the question they are voting on are quite technical – whether or not to accept constitutional reforms promoted by the centre-left prime minister, Matteo Renzi.

    But the outcome could have significant political and economic consequences – not just for Italy, but for financial markets and the future of the euro.

    Renzi has staked his legitimacy on the vote and declared he will resign if the […]

  • I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally- Donald Trump

    I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally- Donald Trump

    President-elect Donald Trump took to his twitter account to complain more about the presidential election recount in Wisconsin, saying that he won both the Electoral College and the popular vote and the only reason why Hillary Clinton is ahead is because of Americans who ‘illegally’ voted for her He tweeted:

    ‘In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted

  • Hillary Clinton’s campaign will participate in vote recounts of Wisconsin

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign will participate in vote recounts of Wisconsin

    Now that Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein has received over $5 million to fund a recount in Wisconsin, and other battleground states, an official from the Clinton campaign has announced that they would be assisting with the recount efforts, even as the final results are not expected to change.

    Marc Elias, general counsel for the Clinton campaign, said in a post on Medium this morning that the organization will “participate in order to ensure the process proceeds in a manner […]

  • Why many may not vote in Rivers re-run – Residents

    Why many may not vote in Rivers re-run – Residents

    Some residents of Port Harcourt in Rivers State have expressed worry over the unhealthy rivalry among political parties as the December 10 re-run election in the state draws near.

    The residents expressed the concern in a survey carried out by the News Agency of Nigeria in Port Harcourt on Tuesday.

    They also expressed dismay that the politicians were overheating the polity through unhealthy rivalries, which could discourage many people from participating actively in the re-run election.

    Ndamzi Jikeji, a lawyer, said that politicians […]

  • FBI releases Bill Clinton closed case files days before vote

    FBI releases Bill Clinton closed case files days before vote

    The FBI has unexpectedly released documents concerning ex-president Bill Clinton’s pardon of the husband of a wealthy Democratic donor, in a surprise move just days before the election in which his wife is seeking to become America’s first female president.

    The release of the heavily redacted 129-page report over the pardon of trader Marc Rich — an investigation that closed in 2005 without charges — triggered questions from Democrats already angered by the FBI’s probe into hundreds of thousands of newly […]

  • My Brother, Barack is a big disappointment, vote for Trump – Malik Obama

    My Brother, Barack is a big disappointment, vote for Trump – Malik Obama

    Malik Obama, Step brother of US President, Barack Obama over the weekend lashed out at his brother and Democratic Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton.

    In a series of rant posted by New York Post, Malik said, ”I am back in the US and will be voting for Mr. Trump early next week in Maryland. My [half] brother Barack Obama is a big disappointment.

    ”Why did he not come home to Kogelo [the family village] on his visit to Kenya last year? Why did […]

  • Recession: How governors loot billions through security vote – Abubakar Tsav explains

    Recession: How governors loot billions through security vote – Abubakar Tsav explains

    State governors have been accused of being largely responsible for the worsening state of insecurity in several states across the country.

    Giving the damning verdict in an interview with Newsmen, former Lagos Police Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abubakar Tsav accused most state governors of not using security votes to secure their states as originally intended by the constitution.

    “It is sad that today, insecurity is worsening across many states, and for this, we should hold the state governors accountable as most of […]