Tag: US elections

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 4, 2020

#AmericaDecides exposes the obvious flaws in our electoral process

If you have been paying attention to current events all over the world since this past week, you no doubt ...

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ItunuoluwaApril 20, 2017

Think tank linked to Putin developed plans to sway US elections

by Itunuoluwa Adebo A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. ...

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ItunuoluwaMarch 30, 2017

“We must fight them!” | President Trump draws new battle line with the Freedom Caucus

By Itunuoluwa Adebo President Trump is not taking the “defeat” of the Republic Healthcare replacement bill lightly. He is now ...

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ItunuoluwaMarch 29, 2017

“There is no place I’d rather be… other than the White House” | Hillary Clinton gives charged speech, urges Americans to resist Trump (WATCH)

by Itunuoluwa Adebo Former Secretary of state Hillary Clinton took the stage at a diversity conference in San Francisco on ...

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Media BloggerNovember 28, 2016

Reading Material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (9)

1. Because post-Trump, rigorous and in-depth reporting is more a necessity than ever before: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/26/us/politics/donald-trump-international-business.html 2. What is “the truth”?: https://medium.com/thoughts-on-journalism/its-a-tricky-thing-this-truth-stuff-d32150e8b5cc#.t2yeuvwnk 3. ...

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RoqeebahNovember 14, 2016

Oh no Hillary! The FBI Director’s letters aren’t the reason you lost…

At least not the sole reason. American news sites – Politico, The Guardian UK, The New York Times are some we ...

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Media BloggerNovember 14, 2016

Reading material: What you should be reading if you work in media content (8)

1.  It’s been quite the sobering week, hasn’t it? http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/13/us/elections/to-our-readers-from-the-publisher-and-executive-editor.html 2. On Facebook and fake news: http://www.theverge.com/2016/11/13/13613566/mark-zuckerberg-facebook-misinformation-hoax-media 3. If video ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 13, 2016

Wole Soyinka: I gave no specific date for tearing my green card

Nobel Laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has called those making an issue over his decision to tear his green card “noisome ...

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Joachim MacEbongNovember 12, 2016

YNaija Analysis: What can INEC learn from the US elections?

The US is such a big country. It is 10 times the size of Nigeria, spread over 9 time zones, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 10, 2016

Anti-Trump protests hit American cities

Protests have arisen in at least ten cities over the emergence of Donald Trump as President-elect of the United States. ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 9, 2016

Donald Trump’s acceptance speech as U.S president-elect

President-elect of the United States of America, Donald Trump few minutes ago spoke to the American people in an acceptance ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 9, 2016

Hillary Clinton calls Trump, concedes defeat

Democratic candidate in the U.S. presidential election Hillary Clinton has called President-elect Donald Trump, according to reports. Clinton has also ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 9, 2016

#AmericaDecides: Trump wins Pennsylvania, leads Clinton 264-215 votes

Donald Trump just needs six votes to become the next president of the United States. The Republican candidate Trump has ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 9, 2016

#AmericaDecides: Trump wins Florida, leads Clinton with 196-131 electoral votes

Republican nominee Donald Trump has won the swing state of Florida taking all the 29 electoral votes. Trump currently leads ...

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RoqeebahNovember 8, 2016

“We should just cancel the elections and give it to Trump” | Our 5 most ridiculous Trump quotes

It’s election day in the United States! The much awaited elections that might actually see a first female President of ...

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AzeezNovember 8, 2016

#AmericaDecides: Donald Trump casts vote in New York

Republican candidate, Donald Trump on Tuesday cast his vote near his home in New York accompanied by his wife, Melania, ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 8, 2016

#AmericaDecides: Hillary Clinton touches down in New York on election day (WATCH)

As America elects a new President on Tuesday, the Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton returned to her home state, New ...

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Op-ed EditorNovember 3, 2016

Peregrino Brimah: As Wikileaks destroys Hillary, its time to return to handwritten letters

by Peregrino Brimah The Wikileaks revelations from the Podesta emails have been horrible. You can’t look Hillary in the eye after ...

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ToluOctober 21, 2016

The Media Blog: Has Donald Trump finally launched Trump TV?

We saw it and we wondered too. Just before the last United Stated presidential debate began after midnight our time. ...

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ToluOctober 20, 2016

U.S Presidential Debate: Trump definitely lied! We just don’t know which…

The final presidential debate in the US election has just ended and this one might actually be the best of ...

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ToluOctober 17, 2016

Entertainment Roundup: Davido on ThisDay Style magazine cover | Beyonce and Nicki Minaj challenge crowd at Tidal concert | More stories

Here are some stories from yesterday and others that unravelled while you slept – and are now buzzing this morning. ...

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ToluOctober 10, 2016

These 3 men are rooting for Donald Trump despite the odds…

Donald Trump is a rolling ball of hot mess! Your opinion and that of millions of Americans… Sexual comments, racist ...

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ToluOctober 9, 2016

America braces up as Hurricane Trump approaches…

Hurricanes are huge tropical storms that begin to appear as summer turns to fall. Storms cause damage and flooding but ...

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Adebayo EmuleomoJuly 25, 2016

Good news for Hilary Clinton as billionaire media mogul, Bloomberg endorsement looms

Hilary Clinton, presidential candidate for the Democrats in the upcoming United States election would gladly welcome any endorsement whatsoever she ...

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November 12, 2012

How the youth vote prevented Mitt Romney from becoming president

by Tyler Kingkade When candidate and party platforms are built upon restricting access to equal rights whether it be marriage, ...

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November 11, 2012

TICKER: Meet the US election’s biggest loser, spent $54 million on Romney’s campaign

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson gambled more than $54 million on Tuesday’s elections. And he lost. The quixotic chairman of the ...

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November 11, 2012

Hauwa Gambo: All I want to say is, thank you, America (YNaija Frontpage)

Whether the rest of the world hates America’s guts or not, they have to admit ­those guys know how to ...

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November 10, 2012

TICKER: Mitt Romney was “shellshocked” by loss, wife and VP pick’s wife cried as Romney congratulated Obama on phone

As Republicans search for reasons why they came up short in Tuesday’s elections, anonymous Mitt Romney advisers have described what ...

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November 8, 2012

WATCH: President Obama’s grandmother does a victory dance in Kenya

by Rachel Ogbu After results from the US election turned out in President Barack Obama’s favour, Sarah Obama, his step-grandmother ...

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November 7, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Confident Romney revealed he wrote only 1,118-word victory speech #AmericaDecides

by Rachel Ogbu Mitt Romney was very optimistic when he revealed yesterday night that he wrote a 1,118-word acceptance speech, ...

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