Presidential Election

Nigerian President Buhari hails Kano State for usual support.

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Kano state has been his political base since he came into Nigerian politics in 2003. The president also said that the state has always given him comfort whenever he lost elections, Leadership reports. President Buhari made this known when a delegation from Kano South paid him a visit in […]

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Senegal: Former President Wade mobilizes against February 24 general election.

On Tuesday, Senegal’s former president Abdoulaye Wade called for the cancellation of presidential elections slated for February 24. He also called for peaceful protest against the polls. According to Wade, 92, the process was rigidly tilted in favour of the incumbent Macky Sall who he accuses of using state apparatus to block the participation of […]

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Madagascar presidential election credibility in doubt as electoral body face charges.

Madagascar’s presidential election result is likely to face stiff legal challenges, following accusations of electoral fraud and corruption against the electoral body. Report says appeals have already been lodged with the country’s High Constitutional Court. Madagascar’s electoral commission announced results on Saturday, confirming an expected presidential election run-off after neither of the candidate obtained the 50% […]

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Cameroon’s presidential election to hold on October 7 amid worsening crisis

Cameroon’s president Paul Biya issued a decree on Monday saying a presidential election will be held on October 7, amidst a worsening security situation in the Southwest and Northwest Anglophone regions. As Biya’s decree was being read on public television, the inhabitants of Buea, the capital of the Southwest region were still confined to their […]

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