US election 2020: I am thrilled – Buhari congratulates Biden

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former Vice President of the United States of America, Joe Biden. Buhari said his election as the President of the United States was at a time of uncertainty and challenges in world affairs. He noted that the victory is a significant reminder that democracy is the best form of government. In a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari, said the most powerful group are not the politicians, but voters who can decide the fate of candidates for elective office at the polling booth. “The main benefit of democracy is the freedom of choice and the supremacy of the will of the people. I am thrilled by the fact that you are an experienced politician who had served as Congressman for 40 years and a Vice President for eight years. This is a remarkable track record that gives us hope that you will add value to the presidency and world affairs.” The President said he looks forward to enhanced cooperation between Nigeria and the United States at economic, diplomatic and political levels, including especially on the war against terrorism.

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Be magnanimous in victory, Jonathan urges Biden

Goodluck Jonathan, former Nigeria’s President, has urgedJoe Biden,  the United States president-elect, to be magnanimous in victory. In a press statement titled, ‘Goodwill message to the United States president-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamal Harris’, he gave the advice on Sunday. Joe Biden of the Democratic Party won Tuesday’s presidential election to become the 46th elected President of the United States. Jonatan said, “I congratulate President-elect, Joe Biden, and Vice President-elect, Kamala Harris, on their victory at the November 3, 2020 US Presidential election. “Their election is not just historic, it is also futuristic in the sense that it gives us a glimpse of what the future will be-a world where race, gender and religion do not matter as much as competence and capacity. “The best predictor of future behaviour is past behaviour, and based on his tenure as Vice President of the United States of America, between 2008 and 2016, I am fully persuaded that as President, Mr Biden will provide national and global leadership that will set the post COVID19 world on a path of peace and prosperity In a nation much in need of healing, I urge the incoming administration to look beyond party, and be magnanimous in victory, despite the contentious election, and to take all Americans, even those who were against their election, as brothers and sisters from the womb of one Mother, the United States of America. “I call on the incoming government to partner with African nations to help our continent overcome the vicissitudes of the pandemic, by building on existing trade and expanding on new frontiers for cooperation. “My special thoughts and prayers go to Mrs. Harris for making history as the first woman and first person of African American ancestry to be elected as Vice President of the United States. “This is one big step for her, and one giant leap for the Black Race and the female gender. “I pray that God will bless their joint tenure, and that[…]

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Joe Biden Declared 46th President of the United States

Joseph R. Biden Jr. was elected president on his third try, after an extraordinary race in which he campaigned as an elder statesman seeking to restore civility to the nation. Credit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times WILMINGTON, Del. — Joseph R. Biden Jr. was elected president of the United States on Saturday, defeating President Trump after campaigning on a promise to restore civility and stability to American politics and to expand the government’s role in guiding the country through the surging coronavirus pandemic. Mr. Biden, 77, who will become the 46th president and the oldest man ever sworn into the office, secured the needed 270 votes from the Electoral College after Pennsylvania was called for him, though the race was far closer than many Democrats, Republicans and pollsters had expected. The result also provided a history-making moment for President-elect Biden’s running mate, Senator Kamala Harris of California, who became the first woman, and first woman of color, on a winning presidential ticket. With his third run for the White House — after unsuccessful bids in 1988 and 2008, and after spending eight years as President Barack Obama’s vice president — Mr. Biden finally attained a goal that he has dreamed of for decades, capping a career in national politics that began with a victory in a 1972 Senate race here in Delaware. He was swept into office this year with the support of a diverse coalition of younger voters, older voters, Black Americans, and white college-educated voters, particularly women. Mr. Biden’s triumph concluded an extraordinary election that was expected to set modern records for turnout, despite being held amid a pandemic that has upended life across the United States. More than 100 million Americans voted before Election Day as states sought to make voting safer, putting the nation on track for the largest turnout in a century once the final vote is tallied. Mr. Biden also won the popular vote by nearly three percentage points , and, with more than 74 million[…]

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US Election: Trump Claims Despite Biden Leading

On Thursday night, President Donald Trump of the United States of America restated his declaration of victory. The Republican candidate stated by legal votes he is the winner of the presidential election. While speaking at the White House, Trump reiterated his plan to file litigation to challenge results in some states. “If you count the legal votes, I easily win. If you count the illegal votes, they can try to steal the election from us.” “I challenge Joe and every Democrat to clarify that they only won legal votes, because they talk about votes, and I think they should use the word, ‘legal” Nevertheless, official results show the presidential candidate of Democratic Party, Joe Biden is leading. Biden has beckoned on his supporters to be patient believing that he will come out victorious at the end of the electoral process.

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US election: Biden Overtakes Trump In Georgia,

Joe Biden, a Democratic candidate who is now gaining more votes than President Donald Trump in the state of Georgia, while he was still thousands behind Thursday, according to CNN television. The counting of the votes is still in progress in several key states, especially in Pennsylvania. According to reports, 16 electoral college votes are at stake. 99% of the votes were counted in this Southeastern state which traditionally votes Republican. Joe Biden has taken over the lead from his opponent this Friday morning from Donald Trump had been in the lead since Tuesday evening. Joe Biden is now ahead of Donald Trump by 917 votes. These two candidates had both won 49.4% of the vote. This state in the southeast of the United States has traditionally been a Republican stronghold, won by Republican candidates systematically since 1984, except in 1992 when Bill Clinton won.’

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US Election: I Would Be Declared Winner – Joe Biden

Joe Biden, the Presidential candidate of the Democratic Party, has called on his followers to remain calm and peaceful, reiterating his confidence in winning the electoral process. Biden referred Democracy as messy, penned down that he has no doubt that he would be declared winner once voting has ended. He said, “Democracy is sometimes messy. It sometimes requires a little patience.” “We have no doubt that when the count is finished, Senator (Kamala) Harris and I will be declared the winners.” “So, I demand that everyone stays calm. The process is working. The count is being completed and we’ll know very soon,” Biden added. Results are still trickling in from Pennsylvania, Georgia, North Carolina and Alaska.

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INEC Announces Date To Unveil Electronic Voting

On Thursday, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, noted that electronic voting may be recommended during the 2021 governorship election in Anambra State. Mahmood made this known while defending the commision’s 2021 budget before the House of Reps Committee on INEC. The INEC chairman further said that the electoral body is working on a better measure to conduct free and fair elections within thecountry. He said, “I, however, urge the Senate to approve the spending of N5.2 billion from the special INEC fund to make up for the shortfall in the 2020 budget which was reduced due to the Coronavirus pandemic.”

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US Election!! Violence erupts in Oregon,as protesters chant ‘ we want Trump out of office’!

Hundreds of state police and left-wing protesters were locked in a tense standoff in downtown Portland late Wednesday after rampaging anti-Trump groups smashed shop windows a day after the election, prompting the state governor to activate the National Guard. The Multnomah County Sheriff’s office declared a riot and made at least nine arrests, citing “widespread violence” in the city’s downtown area and repeatedly warning it could deploy munitions and tear gas. Armed police advanced on demonstrators in unison but there were no clashes, according to an AFP reporter at the scene. The protesters had earlier attended a peaceful rally in a downtown park hosted by a coalition of far-left, anti-capitalist groups featuring lectures and music. “The mass gathering in downtown Portland is still declared a riot. Leave the area now,” the sheriff’s office posted on Twitter just before 8:30 pm ( 0430 GMT). It earlier said officers were being targeted with projectiles, such as glass bottles. “In the interest of public safety, Governor Kate Brown, under advice of the Unified Command, has activated the use of the Oregon National Guard to assist local law enforcement,” it said. Portland has been the scene of months of clashes between police and protesters, angered at the repeated killings of Black Americans by law enforcement officers across the country. Protesters who had gathered by Portland’s river vowed to “protect the results” of Tuesday’s close-run election and held banners proclaiming “Count Every Vote” and “The Vote is Over. The Fight Goes On.” “We want Trump out of office, that’s the main focus,” one protest leader told the crowd, to loud cheers. But several of the demonstrators were openly carrying firearms, including rifles, and one anti-racism and anti-imperialism banner showed an image of an assault rifle, with the slogan “We Don’t Want Biden. We Want Revenge.”

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US Elect First Trans State Senator And First Gay Black Man!!

Polarised country also elects first lawmaker to openly support QAnon conspiracy theory LGBT rights activist Sarah McBride will represent Delaware’s first senate district. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty. A deeply polarised US electorate has given the country its first transgender state senator and its first black gay congressman – but also its first lawmaker to have openly supported the baseless QAnon conspiracy theory. All four members of the “progressive squad” of Democratic congresswomen of colour – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib – have been comfortably re-elected, and Sarah McBride’s victory in Delaware has made her the highest-ranking trans official in the US. “I hope tonight shows an LGBTQ kid that our democracy is big enough for them, too,” McBride, 30, who easily defeated the Republican Steve Washington to represent Delaware’s first senate district, tweeted after the election was called. McBride, a former spokesperson for the LGBTQ advocacy group Human Rights Campaign, was a trainee in the White House during the Obama administration and became the first trans person to speak at a major political convention when she addressed Democrats in Philadelphia in 2016. “For Sarah to shatter a lavender ceiling in such a polarising year is a powerful reminder that voters are increasingly rejecting the politics of bigotry in favour of candidates who stand for fairness and equality,” said Annise Parker of the LGBTQ Victory Fund, which trains and supports out candidates. In Vermont, Taylor Small, 26, has become the state’s first openly transgender legislator after winning 41% of the vote to make it to the House of Representatives, making her the fifth out trans state legislator in the US. Ritchie Torres will be the first Afro-Latino gay member of the US Congress after capturing New York’s 15th dictrict. Photograph: Adam Hunger/AP Small, who is the health and wellness director at the Pride Centre of Vermont, told LGBTQ Nation last month she saw victory “not as a historic moment for myself, but more of a historic moment for[…]

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Democrats Nominee Joe Biden breaks record help By Brack Obama!!

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. who’s famously known as Joe Biden, is an American politician who served as the 47th vice president of the United States in the Obama administration from 2009 to 2017. He is also a member of the Democratic Party who is vying for the United States of America presidency, and he served as United States Senator for Delaware from 1973 to 2009, as the youngest Senator in the history of American at the age of 29. Joe Biden has been the major rival of Donald Trump who he is seeking a second term as President of the United States of America, but he seems to be losing to Biden, who has the support of Barrack Obama. According to Fox News, as the ballots are remaining to be counted, Joe Biden has already broken the record which was held by Barrack Obama for the most votes (72Million votes) gotten by any presidential candidate in the United States. Currently he is standing at 264 electoral votes while Donald Trump is at 214, a very long range in the race the presidency.

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