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Kanye West Declears His Intention to Run for US President

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Kanye West Declears His Intention to Run for US president

Kanye West, a vocal supporter of United States President Donald Trump, announces his intention to run for president in 2020.

The American Rapper’s moves to challenge Trump and the presumptive Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden is raising shocking reactions.

West is a businessman, record producer, and social activist who once spoke of launching a presidential campaign for 2024, made his “announcement” about this year in a cryptic tweet though experts are unsure how seriously to take West’s proclamation, assuming he could even get on state ballots at this point.

He communicated this through his twitter page;

“We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future. I am running for president of the United States,” West tweeted, adding an American flag emoji and the hashtag “#2020VISION”.

West, who has often injected himself into the political arena, has said both nice and critical things about Trump.

Recall, In October 2018, West attended an Oval Office meeting with Trump for a group discussion of criminal justice reform. It turned into one of the most unusual events in White House history.

As for the president, West said: “Trump is on his hero’s journey right now. And he might not have expected to have a crazy m—– f—– like Kanye West run up and support, but best believe we are going to make America great.”

 However, there is no evidence West has a campaign organization nor is there any indication he has filed papers with the Federal Election Commission just four months before the Nov. 3 election.

According to the electoral procedures, the filing deadlines for independent presidential candidates in many states have either passed or are coming up soon. Qualifying deadlines have passed in Texas, North Carolina, New York, Maine, New Mexico and Indiana.

The last deadlines are in early September, just two months away, and candidates have to get thousands of people to sign petitions in each state in order to get on a ballot.

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West would have to clear procedural hurdles to get on the ballot on any state, and with little or no organization. If he makes the ballot in only a few states – still a big if – he could conceivably take black votes away from Democrat Joe Biden to the benefit of President Donald Trump.

Interestingly, West’s latest claim that he may challenge Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden did draw some support on social media.

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who supported Andrew Yang during the Democratic primaries, tweeted at Kanye that “you have my full support!”

“I don’t find Kanye serious,” Luntz said, “but I find his potential electoral impact serious if he still on the ballot in November.”

Political analyst Stuart Rothenberg, said polling on Kanye would be required to see “whether anybody takes him seriously” as a legitimate candidate.

“But how does he get on state ballots?” Rothenberg said. “How does he put together a campaign? What are his motives – is he trying to help Trump in attracting certain voters?”

Rachel Bitecofer, election forecaster and senior fellow at the Niskanen Center, said a serious West candidacy would “not be an insignificant threat” to the Biden campaign. “Celebrity is a major asset,” she said, adding that even if West doesn’t appear on ballots, he has the money and fame to mount a legitimate write-in campaign.

“Then you don’t need ballot access. He’s got his own fortune, his wife’s fortunate and obviously support from Elon Musk, who’s a multi-billionaire,” she said.

Bitecofer said young voters, particularly under 24 years old, would be the most likely drawn to the “celebrity effect” and vote for West. That could include young Black voters. Bitecofer said the Trump campaign would have “an incentive” to promote West’s candidacy as a write-in to peel off potential votes from Biden.

“Let’s say he was serious and he put time, effort and money into this effort then it could potentially siphon off votes from Biden,” she said, and perhaps some votes from Trump as well. “It really would be dependent on that amount of effort. If it’s just a joke then obviously it’s not going to have that much of an effect.

“If I was on the Biden campaign today and this came across last night, I would definitely see it as a serious threat and one that I would want to avoid,” she said.

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#Anonymous Hacks NBC Twitter Account ,threaten to expose govt secrets

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#Anonymous Hacks National Broadcasting Commission's Twitter Account ,threaten to expose govt secrets

#Anonymous Hacks National Broadcasting Commission’s Twitter Account ,threaten to expose govt secrets

The Twitter account of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has been hacked by Anonymous.

The hackers put up a message threatening to reveal secrets of Nigerian authorities.

“We #Anonymous are out to expose government’s secret and dirty files”, it read.

“Put an #ENDTOPOLICEBRUTALITY #Twitterdown #NBChacked”, the message added.

The website was also not opening as at 9:25 am.

NBC regulates the Nigerian broadcast industry.

The commission says it adopts scientific research methods to gather data, analyze trends in line with the dynamism of the industry and advise government.

 

NBC receives, processes and considers applications for the establishment, ownership or operation of radio and television stations including cable television service, direct satellite broadcast and others

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Woman Crashes Ceremony with Kids to Stop her Husband from Getting Married to another Lady

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Woman crashes ceremony with kids to stop her husband from getting married to another lady

A video of a woman disrupting the wedding ceremony of her supposed husband has since gone viral.

In the video, the woman is seen storming the ceremony with her children claiming she was still married to the groom.

The woman who is seen carrying a baby on her back, beckons on the other children to come into the ceremony

The video which was shared on Instagram shows the moment a lady disrupted a wedding, claiming to be married to the groom. What was meant to be one of the happiest days in the life of a lady turned out to be pretty embarrassing and devastating when her groom’s huge secret was exposed.

The woman claimed that she was still married to the groom. Sharing her story, she claimed they weren’t divorced, and there was no issue between them.

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the special day for a bride and groom was reported to have erupted in drama after a former lover of the groom stormed the church causing the bride to collapse.

The incident reportedly occurred in Benin City, Edo state. When the groom identified as Dele and his bride, Blessing, decided to tie the knot at the International Pentecostal Holiness Church in Benin City, they would never have foreseen the drama that occurred.

According to reports, the groom’s lover was said to have walked into the church and proceeded to the altar where she grabbed the microphone from the pastor.

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US Election 2020: Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris Debate (Video)

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US Election 2020: Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris Debate

With less than a month to go before Election Day, the Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris met in Salt Lake City, Utah, for the only vice presidential debate of 2020.

According to CBS Evening News anchored by Norah O’Donnell, It’s unclear how much tonight’s debate will sway voters, many of whom have already cast their ballots.

At least 5.6 million people have already voted in states where early voting has begun.

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Ahead of the debate, polls showed Harris is the only candidate at the top of the ticket with a net-positive favorability rating – on average in national polls, more Americans knew her positively than negatively.

Pence’s favorability is lagging – an average of 48% view him unfavorably, and 43% favorably per an average from Real Clear Politics.

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