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A traditionalist based in Imesi-Ile, Osun State, Oba Adetoyese Olakisan, has warned kingmakers in Oyo town against manipulating the selection process of the new Alaafin of Oyo. Olakisan, who is popularly known as Oba Ogboni Agbaye, in a statement obtained in Osogbo, on Sunday by Punch  said a wrong appointment may have a negative effect […]

The Kwara State Gubernatorial candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Hakeem Oladimeji Lawal has charged the Kwara youths to take charge of the Kwara polity and drive the developmental adventure of the State. The Ilorin born financial expert made this call, while meeting State and Senatorial executives of Youth and Student Coalition for Hakeem […]

The Kogi State House of Assembly has again summoned Dangote Cement Limited to appear before it on Thursday, September 22, to shed more light on how hitherto Obajana Cement was acquired by the company. The lawmakers made the call after the Management of Dangote Cement Limited did not appear before the House on Saturday, September […]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released guidelines to prospective Ad-hoc staff applicants for the 2023 general election. This was disclosed in a statement released today and signed by head of public affairs and protocol, Kwara state office of the commission, Abdulkadir Ibrahim Bolaji on behalf of the state resident commissioner. The statement read that […]

 Hungary is no longer a fully functioning democracy, members of the European Parliament declared on Thursday in a non-binding but highly symbolic report. Instead, the country should be considered a “hybrid regime of electoral autocracy” in which elections are regularly held but without respecting basic democratic norms. “There is increasing consensus among experts that Hungary […]

Justice Emeka Nwite of the Federal High Court Abuja has ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to accept and publish the name of Godswill Akpabio, as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District in next year’s election. Delivering Judgement, Justice Nwite held that INEC acted illegally for […]

 Sweden’s Social Democrat Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson will officially resign from her post today, after she accepted defeat in a close-fought election, handing victory to the four-party right-wing opposition bloc, and giving them the first go at forming a new government. Euronews reports that With 99% of the vote counted, only a handful of ballots remain […]

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has insisted on the resignation of the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Iyorchia Ayu. Royal Times reports that Makinde, who belongs to the camp of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers, made this call at the South-West PDP stakeholders meeting with the presidential candidate of the […]

William Ruto was sworn in as Kenya’s fifth post-independence president at a pomp-filled ceremony today, after his narrow victory in a keenly contested election. Tens of thousands of people joined regional heads of state at a packed stadium in Nairobi to watch him take the oath of office, with many spectators clad in the bright […]

William Samoei Ruto has officially been declared President of Kenya following his swearing-in ceremony. He was sworn in by the Chief Judge, Martha Koome, today at a ceremony held in the packed Moi International Sports Centre in Kasarani. Ruto swore an oath of allegiance and another oath for the execution of the functions of the […]


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