Biden Appoints Nine Aides To Key White House Positions

White House

Biden Appoints Nine Aides To Key White House Positions         US President-elect Joe Biden announced Tuesday he has appointed nine close campaign aides to key White House positions as he fleshes out a diverse leadership team less than a week after naming his chief of staff. “America faces great challenges, and they bring diverse perspectives and a shared commitment to tackling these challenges and emerging on the other side a stronger, more united nation,” Biden said in a statement. The new appointees — some of the first…

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20,000 APP Members Join PDP amid Umahi’s ‘moves’ to APC In Ebonyi

APP

20,000 APP Members Join PDP amid Umahi’s ‘moves’ to APC In Ebonyi       State, local government and ward leaders of the Action Peoples Party (APP) in Ebonyi State have joined the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The Chairman, Joshua Chinedum Elekwachi, made the announcement on Tuesday in Abakaliki, the state capital reports Daily Post. He told newsmen that the PDP is the only political party that truly resonates with the masses, not only in Ebonyi but nationwide. Elekwachi said he is joining PDP to team up to retrieve the…

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US Election 2020: Georgia Election Officer Admits Illegal Voting As Senate Leader Attacks Democrats

US Election 2020: Georgia Election Officer Admits Illegal Voting As Senate Leader Attacks Democrats       The election officer for US state of Georgia, Brad Raffensperger, has admitted that there was illegal voting in the state during Tuesday presidential election. However, Raffensperger, whose office oversees Georgia’s election, added that he doubts if the number of such illegal votes would upturn the result. “Was there illegal voting? I am sure there was. And my office is investigating all of it,” he said, according to BBC. “Does it rise to the…

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Joseph R. Biden Jr. Elected 46th US President

Joseph R. Biden Jr. Elected 46th US President       The Cable News Network (CNN) has officially named former Vice President, Joseph R. Biden as the 46th President of the United States. According the US news network the Democratic Party candidate has surpassed the 270 electoral votes needed to become the president by picking up 273. Biden, who served as Barack Obama’s deputy, beat Republican candidate and sitting President, Donald J. Trump.  

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US Election: Trump, Biden Await Results in Battleground States

US Election: Trump, Biden Await Results in Battleground States         President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House, with polls closed across the United States — and the American people waiting for results in key battlegrounds still up for grabs. As it stands, there are seven states still left uncalled, including major prizes such as Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — meaning both Trump and Biden still have a path to victory. US media outlets have projected wins for the Republican incumbent in 23 states including big prizes Florida…

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US Election: Trump Wins Indiana, Kentucky, Biden Takes Vermont, Virginia

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US Election: Trump Wins Indiana, Kentucky, Biden Takes Vermont, Virginia       President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger, Joe Biden are battling it out for the White House, with polls gradually closing across the United States and a long night of waiting for results ahead. The first results are trickling in, with US media projecting wins for the Republican incumbent so far in Indiana, Kentucky, and West Virginia — all states he won in 2016. Biden has captured Vermont and Virginia. So far, that gives Trump 24 electoral votes…

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Nine Nigerians Contesting in US Elections Tuesday

Nigerians Contesting in US Elections

Nine Nigerians Contesting in US Elections Tuesday       No fewer than nine Nigerian Americans are on the ballot in Tuesday’s general elections in the United States. Running mostly on the platform of the Democratic Party, the candidates are bidding for different offices at the federal, state, and local levels. NAN reports that besides the presidential election, governorship polls are holding in 11 states and two territories, in addition to other state and local elections. Congressional elections are also holding on Tuesday with all the 435 seats in the U.S.…

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US Election: Trump Votes In Florida

US Election: Trump Votes In Florida       President Donald Trump cast an early ballot Saturday in the US election as he geared for another grueling day of campaigning. Trump voted at a library serving as a polling center in Florida, where he has a home and to which he switched his residency from his native New York. “I voted for a guy named Trump,” he said with a smile as he emerged. Nearly 55 million Americans have now cast early votes as the coronavirus has made in-person voting more…

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INEC announces Date for 2023 Presidential Election

Mahmood Yakubu

INEC announces Date for 2023 Presidential Election       The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has announced the date for the 2023 presidential election. According to INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, who made the disclosure on Thursday, the election will hold February 18, 2023. He spoke at the inauguration of the Ad hoc Committee on the Review of the 1999 Constitution. Yakubu told House of Representatives members that they are about 855 days left for the next general elections.  

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BREAKING: Ondo Decides 2020: Akeredolu Re-Elected as Governor

Buhari Congratulates Akeredolu

BREAKING: Ondo Decides 2020: Akeredolu Re-Elected as Governor       Incumbent Governor of Ondo State, Rotimi Akeredolu has been re-elected as Governor of the State on the back of a campaign in which he promised to provide composed and focused leadership marked by economic growth and improved security for people in the state. The former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, swept to victory by winning 15 of the 18 local governments. Governor Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 292,830 votes, while Mr Eyitayo Jegede of the…

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