Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Chief Rotimi Akeredolu in yesterdays elections in Ondo state slugged it out with the candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Eyitayo Jegede and that of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Chief Olusola Oke in a keenly contested governorship election.
Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was yet to release the results of the election as at press time, it was reliably gathered that Akeredolu is leading in six local governments, Owo, […]
The pollsters were not wrong afterall. Hillary Clinton was the most popular candidate in the US presidential election as she now has amassed two million popular votes ahead of President-elect Donald Trump.
Cook Political Report on Wednesday said Clinton had 64,225,863 votes compared to Trump’s 62,210,612 votes, the UPI reported.
Clinton’s victory in the popular vote has generated criticism against the United States’ Electoral College system.
Some activists and academics that formed a coalition are calling on U.S. authorities to fully audit or […]
Donald Trump took the early electoral-vote lead over Hillary Clinton Tuesday night, as the candidates each claimed big – albeit expected – state victories, but were locked in a tight race for numerous key battlegrounds.
It was too early or close to call a range of vital swing states, including Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio, New Hampshire, Virginia and North Carolina.
While the outcome of those races is unclear, Fox News can project that Trump will win in Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, North Dakota, South […]
A Ghanaian politician has left many people totally stunned after he cooked, braided hairs and did menial labour for people from his constituency for their votes.
In a shocking bid to earn the people’s votes, a Ghanaian politician, Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije has left many baffled after they decided to cook, braid hairs and chat with people from his constituency.
People are really hustling and the desire for power can be very intoxicating as shown by the politician who was caught on camera […]
At age 103, Ruline Steininger feels that she has little time to waste.
That’s why on Thursday, Steininger became one of the first people in her state to vote in person for Hillary Clinton for president, taking one step closer to fulfilling her wish of being alive if Clinton makes history in November.
In a brief backstage meeting with Clinton, to which CNN was given exclusive access, Steininger told the Democratic nominee: “We’re going to put you in the White House.”
“I’m going […]
A picture of a blind man who came out to vote in the Edo gubernatorial election is currently circulating the media space.
A blind man was assisted by his little daughter to vote, in the ongoing governorship election in Edo State.
This man has failed to allow his physical disability disenfranchise him. The party the man voted for currently remains unknown.
The gubernatorial election has continued to progress and is scheduled to officially end around 4pm
The All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate in Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, voted at about 10:50 a.m on Wednesday.
Obaseki spent one hour on the queue with his wife, Besty, before he was accredited.
In a chat with journalists after voting, the APC candidate hailed the exercise and described it as impressive.
He said, “Everything seems to be working fine. We had an isolated incident somewhere in Edo Central. There was shooting at Ugboha but it has been taken care of.
“What is important […]
Former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has listed ways government could checkmate corruption, even as he called for scrapping of security votes for elected officials.
He stated this during the Nigerian Institute of Management 2016 Annual Conference in Abuja, yesterday.
“The laws may not be faulty, but operators of the system are likely to be. To fight corruption, the umpire has to be clean, honest and sincere. Dishonesty cannot fight dishonesty. If you are corrupt, […]
David Cameron has resigned as prime minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union.
The prime minister said Britain required “fresh leadership” to negotiate the country’s exit from the EU.
“I do not think it would be right for me to be the captain that steers our country to its next destination,” he said in a statement outside Downing Street.
He promised to “steady the ship” over the coming months before stepping down in October.
Mr Cameron said the result was the “will […]