A former governor of Edo State and ex-National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, is among top Nigerians slammed with a visa ban by the United States Government on Monday, SaharaRepoters has learnt.
The governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party in the November 16 governorship election in Kogi State, Natasha Akpoti, has said the visa ban on election riggers in Kogi State should be extended to principal officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Hundreds of supporters of a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr Obadiah Mailafia, on Monday stormed the West of Mines office of the Department of State Services to witness the grilling of the ex-CBN top official.
The supporters, who chanted solidarity songs were, however, prevented from gaining entrance into the DSS compound.
President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for health secretary said in 2017 that institutions do not merit the same religious freedom protections under the Constitution as individuals, video footage shows.
The United Kingdom has said it will take action against individuals who mastermind violence during the forthcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo States.
It said the sanction could include restrictions on their eligibility to travel to the UK, restrictions on access to UK-based assets, or prosecution under international law just as it did after the 2019 elections.
Republican Glenn Youngkin has defeated Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the governor’s race in Virginia that received a great deal of national attention, with some viewing it as a foreshadowing of a Republican high tide against the Biden administration.
According to the unofficial results posted by the Virginia Department of Elections, with 2,723 precincts of 2,855 precincts reporting, Youngkin won with 50.68% of the vote, while McAuliffe had 48.55% of the vote, with the remainder going to third party candidate Princess Blanding and write-ins.
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