Millions of Nigerians voted on Saturday to elect new governors for 28 of Nigeria’s 36 states three weeks after the ruling party won a presidential race that the opposition said was marred by fraud.
The postponed election goes ahead with voters choosing governors in 28 of Nigeria's 36 states.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu wins 8.8 million votes against 6.9 million and 6.1 million for rivals Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi respectively, according to official results.
Frustrated Nigerians cast their ballots into evening, hours after official deadline for joining voting line in Africa’s most populous nation after late starts and sporadic violence caused delays at polling stations.
Atiku Abubakar won most ballots from delegates who voted in a primary election in the capital Abuja, beating competitor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike.
Turkey’s Foreign Ministry says seat of Omer Faruk Gergerlioglu of HDP or Peoples’ Democratic Party was revoked in line with the Constitution and parliamentary ordinance.
Turkey's top prosecutor files an indictment against Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), calling it an undemocratic party that colludes with the terrorist group PKK.
Allegations of sexual assault and harassment that began with a single tweet about novelist Hasan Ali Toptas have shaken Turkey’s literary world with a #MeToo moment as scores of women speak out.
Following suspension of mayors from the cities of Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van last month, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan applauds mayors who "keep a distance" from terrorism.
Turkey awaits its first local elections since adopting a new presidential system, due at the end of March, amid major competition between parties through powerful alliances and with the regional and international political challenges facing Turkey.
Nigeria's electoral body has declared incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the country's presidential election after an election fraught with claims of rigging and collusion.
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