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Gambian President rejects election result days after conceding defeat

Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, who lost to his opponent, Adams Barrow, in the presidential election held earlier this month has now refused to accept the result, claiming there were ‘abnormalities’ in the votes. Jammeh, who has been the leader of The Gambia for 22 years after a successful coup in 1994, surprised everyone last week when he called the President-elect to wish him well. “You …

South Korea’s President Impeached

South Korea’s President, Park Geun-hye, who sparked a nationwide protest after she was accused of using her position to influence and give financial benefits to her friend, Choi Soon-Sil, has been impeached by the Parliament. The motion to impeach The country’s first ever female President was passed by 234 votes in favour of her impeachment against 53 votes who were against the impeachment. The number of …

Ghana Elections: Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo Of The Opposition Party Wins, Outgoing President Concedes Defeat

According to reports coming in from Ghana, Nana Dankwa Akufo-Addo of the New Patriotic Party, NPP, has won the 2016 Presidential elections. Nana-Addo won the election with an absolute majority over the ruling President,John Dramani Mahama of the National Democratic Congress,NDC. According to reports, outgoing President John Dramani Mahama has already called him to concede defeat. Ghana’s new President elect, Nana Addo the presidential candidate …

One Direction Star Louis Tomlinson Loses His 42 Year-Old Mother

The mother of one of band members of the Pop group, One Direction, Louis Tomlinson, has lost his mum, Johannah Deakin, to leukaemia at the age of 42-year-old. Ms. Deakin who was diagnosed with the disease earlier this year, died in the morning of Wednesday, 7th Dec. Her family have released a statement to this effect. The statement read: “It is with immeasurable sadness that …

Nigeria Not Seeking For Loan From IMF – Minister of Budget and National Planning

According to the Minister of Budget and National Planning, contrary to the rumours that have circulating around, the Federal government is not seeking to request for any loan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Read the statement from the media aide of the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, Akpandem James, below… The Ministry of Budget and National Planning has explained that …

Cross Rivers State Governor Ben Ayade, Wins At The Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today affirmed Ben Ayade of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as the authentic governor of Cross River State. A governorship aspirant who came second in the party’s primary election in December 2014, Joe Agi, dragged him to the apex court seeking Ayade’s sack over false declaration of age However, the apex court on Friday dismissed Agi’s claim over his inability to prove …