Politics

Akeredolu, Agboola, Jegede sign peace pact, promise to accept election verdict

Ten of the seventeen governorship candidates participating in the Saturday’s election in Ondo state have signed a peace pact to ensure a violence-free election with a promise to accept its outcome. The three major candidates that signed the peace accord include, Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressive Congress APC, Eyitayo Jegede of the Peoples Democratic …

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Black Woman Emerges First Leader Of Canada’s National Party

Toronto lawyer Annamie Paul was Saturday named head of the Green Party, becoming the first Black woman to lead a national political party in Canada. The 47-year-old mother of two, the daughter of immigrants from the Caribbean, described herself as a “descendant of slaves.” Paul hailed her victory as a “historic moment” during her speech …

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Mali Transition President Sworn-in

Mali’s interim president, Bah Ndaw, chosen to head a transitional government following a coup last month, was sworn in during ceremonies in the capital Bamako on Friday, AFP journalists witnessed. A committee appointed by the junta which seized power on August 18, toppling president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, selected Ndaw, a 70-year-old retired colonel, as interim …

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BREAKING: INEC presents Certificate of Return to Obaseki, Shaibu

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Tuesday presented certificate of return to Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Phillip Shaibu. The National Commissioner, INEC in charge of Edo, Rivers, and Bayelsa, Mrs. May Agbmuche-Mbu made the presentation on Tuesday at the INEC office in Aduwawa, Benin City, the Edo State capital. Agbmuche-Mbu …

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US Issues Visa Restrictions On Corrupt Nigerians

Daniel Ojukwu The United States Government has imposed visa restrictions on some individuals for their actions during the November 2019 Kogi and Bayelsa state elections, as well as actions leading u the September and October 2020 Edo and Ondo state elections. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, imposed the visa restriction on these individuals due to …

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APC Dismisses PDP’s Criticism Of PMS Deregulation

Daniel Ojukwu The All Progressives Congress has reacted to comments made by the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, condemning the decision of President Muhammadu Buhari to deregulate the Premium Motor Sport sector. While addressing party supporters who thronged the PDP Legacy House, Abuja, on Wednesday, Secondus lamented the increase in petrol …

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