Buhari plans low key celebration on May 29

We have just learnt that President Buhari’s second term inauguration on May 29 will be a low key affair… This is so that major celebrations can be held on June 12 – the newly declared Democracy Day. Remember that June 12, 1993 symbolizes the victory of MKO Abiola in that year’s presidential elections. Moshood Abiola…… Continue reading Buhari plans low key celebration on May 29

Israel election: Arab parties cross threshold despite low Arab voter turnout

In spite of a low voter turnout among Arab Israelis, the Arab lists of Hadash-Ta’al and Ra’am-Balad crossed the electoral threshold gaining… six and four seats respectively. However, their total haul of 10 Knesset seats is lower than in the 2015 general elections. On that election, the joint Arab list won 13 seats. That made…… Continue reading Israel election: Arab parties cross threshold despite low Arab voter turnout