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Ogun 2019 Election: Vote APC governorship, state assembly candidates – Group urges residents

Residents of Ogun State have been urged to troop out enmasse and cast their votes for the candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC)in the forthcoming Governorship/State Assembly Elections slated for Saturday 9 March, 2019 across the nation. Making this plea in a statement was the Convener of Gateway Renewal Group, Comrade Babatunde Dada, who Read more

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VIDEO: President Muhammadu Buhari’s acceptance speech

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received certificate of return as President-elect where he gave thanks Nigerians and sue for peace in the country. Buhari at the International Conference Centre, where the certificate was presented to him, assured the nation that he would continue to engage all parties that have the best interest of Nigerians Read more

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Victory speech by President Muhammadu Buhari [Full Text]

President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was declared the winner of the 2019 Presidential election early Wednesday morning. The incumbent defeated his closest rival  Atiku Abubakar, candidate from the main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) with wide margin and was announced by INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, as winner. Also Read INFOGRAPHICS: How Read more

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Buhari wins presidential election with wide margin

President Muhammadu Buhari was on Wednesday re-elected Nigeria’s president after a delayed poll that angered voters and raised political temperatures – but the opposition immediately vowed to challenge the “sham” result in court. It was the second victory at the ballot box for Buhari, a one-time military ruler who in 2015 was elected to lead Read more


Presidential Election: PDP demands stoppage of announcement of results

Main opposition, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Mahmood Yakubu, chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to discontinue the announcement of the presidential election results. The PDP demanded that the announcement be placed on hold for INEC to release data of the accreditation done by card readers in the election. The party Read more


PDP rejects presidential election results, says ‘our democracy is under threat’

Nigeria’s major opposition party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has rejected the result of the presidential election currently being announced in Abuja, the federal capital. The result being rejected by the PDP is yet to be concluded by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) The results are currently being announced in Abuja with less than Read more