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    Joe Biden Drops Out From US Presidential Election Race

    President Biden announced Sunday that he will suspend his 2024 re-election campaign amid mounting pressure from his Democratic colleagues on Capitol Hill, top donors and Hollywood stars after a disastrous debate performance last month. It comes four months before Americans go to the polls, upending the race for the White House. It follows weeks of intense pressure from fellow Democrats…

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    Voting starts on in Rwanda presidential, parliamentary elections

    Millions of Rwandan citizens cast their ballots Monday morning at more than 2,600 polling stations nationwide to elect their president and members of parliament. Voting began at 7 a.m., local time, and will conclude at 3 p.m. Approximately 9.5 million eligible voters are expected to exercise their civic duty, according to the National Election Commission (NEC). Rwandan voters started arriving…

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    Tinubu mandates Presidential Economic Coordination Council to strengthen economy

    President Bola Tinubu on Thursday inaugurated the Presidential Economic Coordination Council (PECC), mandating it to strengthen the economy. He also inaugurated the Economic Stabilisation Programme aimed ensuring food security, improved power supply, enhanced social welfare and healthcare, increased energy production, and overall economic transformation. Speaking during the inaugural of the 31-member Council at the Council Chambers in Abuja, Tinubu, who…

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    Biden warns Supreme Court presidential immunity ruling is ‘dangerous precedent

    U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday the Supreme Court ruling on presidential immunity set a “dangerous precedent” that could turn presidents into kings and called on the American people to “dissent” by rejecting Donald Trump in November’s election. In clear, measured remarks from the White House, Biden said the court decision meant Trump was highly unlikely to go on…

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    Voting begins for Iran’s 14th presidential election

    Voting for Iran’s 14th presidential election started at 8 a.m. (0430 GMT) on Friday, after President Ebrahim Raisi died in a helicopter crash in May. “We start the elections” for the country’s 14th presidential elections, Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi said in a televised address. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei cast the first ballot at a polling station, and made a…

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    Candidate drops out of Iran presidential race, urges hardliner unity

    A candidate in Iran’s presidential election has announced that he was dropping out of the race in an effort to unite support among hard-line voters heading to polls on Friday. The departure of Amirhossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi, an arch-conservative politician, leaves five contenders in the election to replace Ebrahim Raisi, who died in a helicopter crash in May. Ghazizadeh Hashemi was…

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  • Election

    SDP accepts presidential election

    The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has accepted the result of the Saturday presidential election result as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The Party’s National Chairman, Shehu Gabam, stated this at a news conference on the outcome of the presidential election, in Abuja on Thursday. Gabam said in spite of the challenges witnessed during the election, SDP stood …

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    Presidential Rally: SW governors, ministers set to receive Tinubu in Ibadan

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) Governors in South-West, former governors and ministers are expected in Ibadan,Oyo State, on Thursday to receive Sen. Bola Tinubu, the party presidential candidate. Alhaji Kehinde Olaosebikan, the Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee of the APC Presidential Campaign Council in Oyo State, made this known in a statement on Wednesday in Ibadan. The News Agency of…

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    Tinubu promises prudent management of Nigeria’s resources

     The Presidential Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Tinubu, has promised to ensure prudent manage of Nigeria’s resources as well as ensure enhanced revenue generation if elected as the president. Tinubu said this when he addressed party supporters at a rally in Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri on Tuesday. He pledged to invest in education for youths,…

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  • Asia

    Indonesian court rejects Nigerian’s appeal against death sentence

    An Indonesian court has dismissed a legal challenge by a 42-year-old Nigerian, Raheem Agbaje-Salami, who is on a death row for drug peddling President Joko Widodo has rejected clemency representations from Nigerian authorities. Judge Hendro Puspito of the Administrative Court in East Jakarta said on Monday that the court had no jurisdiction over presidential decisions. Agbaje-Salami, alias Jamiu Owolabi Abashin,…

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