Politics

ZAMFARA PEACE INITIATIVE: GOV. MATAWALLE SECURES UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF 11 KIDNAP VICTIMS

   A total of 11 kidnap victims were on Saturday night rescued from their abductors by officials of the Zamfara government, a statement issued by Jamilu Iliyasu, the Press Secretary to Gov. Bello Matawalle, has said. Iliyasu said the unconditional release of the victims, who hail from Bukkuyum local government area of the state, followed …

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FG MAKES U-TURN, EXCLUDES VARSITY TEACHERS FROM IPPIS

    The federal government on Friday bowed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), and agreed to pay the university lecturers their outstanding salaries from February to June using old salary payment GIFMIS platform. This was part of many agreements reached at the end of 7-hour negotiation meeting between government delegation led by …

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Trump fires security boss for not backing false election claims

UNITED States (U.S.) President Donald Trump yesterday fired, Director of Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Christopher Krebs, the federal agency that vouched for the reliability of the 2020 election. Trump fired Krebs in a tweet, saying his recent statement defending the security of the election was “highly inaccurate”. The firing of …

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Trump: Biden Won Because The Election Was Rigged

President Donald Trump appeared to edge closer towards acknowledging his election defeat in a tweet on Sunday morning, as he again railed against supposed mass fraud in the vote won by challenger Joe Biden. “He won because the Election was Rigged. NO VOTE WATCHERS OR OBSERVERS allowed, vote tabulated by a Radical Left privately owned …

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Biden Wins Georgia, Defeats Trump With 306 Electoral College Votes – US Media

Democrat Joe Biden won the US presidential race after he won Georgia and its 16 electoral college votes, US media reported on Friday. Victory in Georgia is a first for Democrats since Bill Clinton did it in 1992. Biden’s victory brings his tally of electoral college votes to 306 in the state-by-state Electoral College that …

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‘No evidence’ of lost or changed votes — US election officials

Senior US federal and state election officials said Thursday that there was “no evidence” that votes were lost or changed, or voting systems corrupted, in the presidential election. The officials, responsible for election security across the country, rejected claims made by President Donald Trump and Republicans that fraud and lost ballots led to his loss …

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Biden: Trump refusal to concede ‘an embarrassment’

Joe Biden has said President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede defeat in last week’s White House election is “an embarrassment”. But the US president-elect – who has been making contact with foreign leaders – insisted nothing would stop the transfer of power. Mr Trump meanwhile tweeted he would ultimately win the race that all major …

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US Election: Trump Insists On Victory As Biden Continues To Act As President-Elect

A week after losing the US election, President Donald Trump remained shut up in the White House on Tuesday, pushing an alternate reality that he is about to win, while Democrat Joe Biden ignored him and acted like a leader in waiting by taking a string of calls from foreign capitals. Biden is increasingly moving toward the …

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How African leaders have reacted to Joe Biden victory

African leaders have congratulated US president-elect Joe Biden on his victory, expressing hope that ties will be restored between the continent and the US, following the rule of President Donald Trump. “We congratulate President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris and the American people on your election. We look forward to working with you …

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