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Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday approved President Volodymyr Zelensky’s candidate for prime minister — a 35-year-old lawyer who works for his administration called Oleksiy Goncharuk.
Zinaida Kononenko, 63, has voted in every presidential and parliamentary election in Ukraine, hoping that the country's political leaders would improve living standards.
US President Donald Trump congratulated Volodymyr Zelenskyy on his presidential victory in Ukraine, calling the election “an important moment in Ukraine’s history,” the White House said.
Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show won a landslide victory in Ukraine’s presidential election on Sunday. His victory, according to AFP report dealt a “stunning rebuke to the country’s political establishment.”
Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky appeared on track Thursday to become Ukraine’s next leader as incumbent Petro Poroshenko fought for his political survival three days before a presidential run-off vote. Polls showed Zelensky, a 41-year-old standup comic and television star with no political experience, sailing to victory in Sunday’s second-round vote.
Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky is favourite to become Ukraine’s president after results Monday showed him dominating a first-round vote despite many initially dismissing his candidacy as a joke.
A comedian with no political experience has won the most votes in the first round of Ukraine’s presidential elections, early results indicate.
Polls have opened in Ukraine's hotly-contested presidential elections with political novice Volodymyr Zelensky poised to win over 38 other candidates, including President Petro Poroshenko and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
The 41-year-old actor Volodymyr Zelenskiy announced a presidential bid on New Year’s Eve and he has since emerged as the surprise front-runner ahead of incumbent Petro Poroshenko.
Udinese defender William Troost-Ekong says he is enjoying the competition in the Super Eagles camp, ahead of other challenges in his club.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
Russia's Embassy to Washington says it has lodged a formal diplomatic protest after Israel extradited a Russian national to the United States, where he is suspected of stealing more than $20 million from U.S. consumers through credit card fraud.
Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.
Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold admits to concern over handball VAR incident against Manchester City
Trent Alexander-Arnold had the threat of a VAR check in the back of his mind after the ball struck his arm in the build-up to Liverpool’s opening goal against Manchester City on Sunday, but his focus remained on the task at hand.
Paul Pogba is reportedly keen to return to Juventus next summer after failing to seal a dream switch to Real Madrid.
Senator Abiodun Olujimi, former senate minority leader, on Thursday, said her victory at the appeal court over Dayo Adeyeye, former spokesman of the senate, is a product of God’s grace.
Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has joined in mourning former Minister of Petroleum resources, Prof. Tam David-West, describing his passage as “painful”.
Some rice traders at Ota in Ogun on Friday attributed the current hike in the price of local rice to unregulated activities of middlemen distributing the commodity across the country.