Local Government Election: Reasons for our apathy - Lagosians
Last weekend, local council elections took place in Lagos. It recorded one of the lowest voter turnouts in recent times. It’s very possible that you – the person watching this video – were one of the thousands of eligible voters who did not participate in the council polls. So what was your reason? A. You were not aware of the election? B. You were aware but didn’t feel it was safe to vote? C. You felt the outcome of the election was pre-determined?
Russia: Communist Grudinin barred from parliamentary election
Communist Pavel Grudinin has been blocked from running for the Russian parliament, with electoral officials claiming he has offshore assets.
What to know about INEC's Continuous Voters Registration platform
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resumed the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise. The exercise, which was last conducted before the 2019 General Elections, was slated to resume in the first quarter of 2020 but was abruptly halted due to the outbreak of COVID-19. GuardianTV takes a look at the process and here are things to know.
Who is Iran's new President-elect Ebrahim Raisi?
Ebrahim Raisi's victory at the polls wasn't much of a surprise. The 60-year-old holds deeply conservative views on many social issues, and may well shape Iran's political landscape far beyond his presidency.
Islamic hard-liner Ebrahim Raisi wins Iran's election
With the majority of votes counted, the 60-year-old arch-conservative cleric is set to succeed moderate President Hassan Rouhani.
Iran election: How will it shape Tehran's relations with the West?
Islamic hard-liner Ebrahim Raisi is viewed as the favorite to win the presidential election. But given the nation's dire economic straits, he is expected to continue Tehran's current approach to foreign policy.
Keiko Fujimori alleges fraud in tight Peru election
Peru's right-wing presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori raises allegations of fraud in Sunday's run-off election at a press conference in the capital Lima. Her rival is the far-left trade unionist Pedro Castillo, who has taken a razor-thin lead in the vote count.
Sights and sounds of Nigeria's democracy day 2021
Until June 6, 2018, Nigeria’s Democracy Day was held yearly on May 29, the exact date the military handed over power to an elected civilian government in 1999. The new date– June 12– announced by President Muhammadu Buhari on June 16, 2018, was later backed up by an Act of the National Assembly last year in honor of Nigeria’s outstanding hero of democracy, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola. GuardianTV brings you sights and sounds of Nigeria's democracy day 2021.
June 12 and Nigeria's Democracy: How far, how well?
Nigeria, with an estimated population of about 200 million people, celebrates 21 years of returning to democratic rule on what is now known as inauguration day today June 12. GuardianTV takes a look at how far and how well the Nigerian democracy has come after 21 years after returning to civil rule.