Category: Politics

Iraq names new president and premier, ending deadlock

Iraq’s parliament on Tuesday elected as president Kurdish politician Barham Salih, who immediately named Shi’ite Adel Abdul Mahdi prime minister-designate, ending months of deadlock after an inconclusive national election in May. The presidency, traditionally occupied…

20 political parties endorse Osun election

No fewer than 20 political parties under the platform of the Alliance of Collaborating Political Parties (ACPP) have endorsed the just concluded Osun State governorship election. The leader of the ACPP, comprising the Advanced Congress of…

Ben Bruce withdraws from senatorial race

Mr Ben-Murray Bruce, the senator representing Bayelsa East Constituency in Bayelsa State, on Monday, announced his withdrawal from the 2019 senatorial race. Bruce made the announcement in a letter published on his Facebook handle. The…