Tag Archives: Candidate

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala Speaks Out Following US’ Dissent On Her Appointment As WTO’s DG

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has expressed her gratitude to the World Trade Organization for the progression of the Director-General bid, remaining positive about her appointment even after facing rejection from the United States. It’s no longer news that the former Nigerian finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala won bulk support from the vast majority of member states, including the EU, Japan and China for…

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#Debates2020: Major Takeaways From Trump And Biden’s First US Presidential Debate

On Tuesday September 29, major candidates in the 2020 United States presidential election, the incumbent President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden faced off from a social distance in the nation’s first presidential debate in Cleveland, just five weeks out from Election Day. The first presidential debate which was held at Case Western Reserve University and…

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Dangote Endorses Okonjo-Iweala As Director-General Of World Trade Organization

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has announced the backing of the candidature of Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, as the Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO). Dangote took to social media to endorse Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala, who is one of the candidates vying for the position which became vacant following the resignation of Brazil’s Roberto…

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My Ambition To Be Osun State Governor Was Never A Do or Die – Adeleke

Following the ruling verdict of the Supreme court, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2018 Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke has congratulated Governor Gboyega Oyetola on his victory at the Supreme Court. Adeleke in a statement by his spokesperson, Olawale Rasheed, on Friday stated that his ambition to be…

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Atiku Vs Buhari: Presidential Election Tribunal To Resume Hearing on Monday

The Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal will on Monday resume sitting on the petition filed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in February 23 presidential election, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. The tribunal was said to have issued and served the notice for the Monday’s hearing on all parties to the petition on Friday. Meanwhile, there…

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APC Presidential Candidate Muhammadu Buhari Re-Elected

President Muhammadu Buhari has beaten Atiku Abubakar in a comprehensive victory in the 2019 presidential election, according to the official result announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Buhari won 15,191,847 of the total votes cast while Atiku gained 11,262,978 votes, an astonishing victory margin of 3,928,869 votes. Atiku has not yet called President Buhari to concede defeat like Jonathan did…

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“Screw Yourself”– House Of Reps Candidate Tells Fellow Aspirant During a Live Debate In Abia

There was a dramatic ending on Tuesday at the Abia Election Debate in Vision Africa Radio, Umuahia. The debate which was organised by the Abia Based Media Houses in Collaboration with Abia State Chapter of OMPAN, saw the dramatic moment when Dr. Chima Anyaso, a PDP candidate for Bende Federal House of Representatives shamefully abscond…

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2019: Court Ruling Leaves APC Without Candidate For Rivers State Governorship Election

Court Nullifies Ward Executives Of The All Progressive Congress Across Rivers State The Court of Appeal, Port Harcourt Division, yesterday condemned the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State to a situation where it may not be able to field any candidate during the 2019 general elections. This is as the court dismissed the appeal…

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