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Under fire as siding with the Kremlin, President Donald Trump insisted Wednesday that he told Russian leader Vladimir Putin firmly during their summit in Helsinki that the United States would not tolerate meddling in its elections.
Indeed, some domestic critics wanted the Helsinki summit called off entirely after 12 Russian military agents were indicted under a long-running probe into Moscow’s alleged manipulation of the 2016 US elections.
The Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) said eight candidates in the 2018 Russian presidential election spent 1.63 billion rubles ($28 million) on campaigning.
A total of 12,981 local and foreign journalists from 2,416 media outlets will cover the Russian presidential election schedule for Sunday, the Russian Central Election Commission’s (CEC) data showed.
Russia hopes that the United States will not meddle in its elections in 2018, after groundless accusations that Moscow interfered in the U.S vote, Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, said Friday.
Senior lawyer Femi Falana advises Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to stop sealing up assets belonging to suspects of financial crimes
Lagos APC Senator Solomon Adeola kicks against any attempt to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2018
At least six Jewish settlers wounded in drive-by shooting in occupied West Bank
Senate President Bukola Saraki says People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has all it takes to win next year’s general elections
Cross River governorship candidate John Owan-Enoh says the party will sweep polls in 2019 general elections in the state
A Kano High Court presided by Justice Ahmed Tijjani Badamasi has ruled that the state House of Assembly does not have the power to investigate or invite or summon the governor over any alleged criminal case.
The Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has warned that the negative impact of not assenting to amendments to Nigeria’s Electoral Act as contained in the Electoral Act Amendment Bill (2018) before next year’s general elections will endanger the deepening of the country’s democracy.
No fewer than three political parties that were said to be members of the loose Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, have dissociated themselves from the reported endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Defence Headquarters has revealed about 120,000 liters of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) valued at N17 million illegally siphoned from vandalised Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipelines have so far been recovered.
The European Union is set next week to prolong sanctions against Congolese President Joseph Kabila's chosen successor just two weeks before a historic election in the resource-rich Central African country.