Hillary Rodham Clinton:Jeb Bush’s ‘free stuff’ comment ‘deeply insulting’

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton says Jeb Bush’s suggestion that Democrats offer “free stuff” to appeal to minority voters is “deeply insulting.” Bush told a South Carolina audience last week that Democrats offer division and “free stuff,” or government help, to black voters while his message is about “hope and aspiration.” Bush said he […]

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Nigeria’s press statement from INEC ahead of Saturday Gubernatorial elections

Press statement from INEC ahead of Saturday Gubernatorial elections.. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has received reports that some political leaders are asking members of the public to disregard its stated resolve to use Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) and Smart Card Readers (SCRs) for the April 11, 2015 Governorship and State Assembly elections. A […]

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Muhammadu Buhari Helped By Technology of Social Media Networks of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

ABUJA – Technology played a decisive role in helping Muhammadu Buhari become the first Nigerian to oust a sitting president at the ballot box, from social media campaigning to biometric machines preventing the widespread rigging that marred past polls. Three decades after seizing power in a military coup, part of the 72-year-old former general’s appeal to […]

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Muhammadu Buhari

US President Barack Obama praises Goodluck Jonathan for conceding defeat

US President Barack Obama has praised President Jonathan for conceding defeat in the recently held presidential election. In a statement released today, President Obama said President Jonathan through his action placed Nigeria’s interest first. The full statement below… The last few days have shown the world the strength of Nigeria’s commitment to democratic principles. By […]

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US and UK government have released a joint statement appraising political interference in collation of results

The US and UK government have released a joint statement appraising last Saturday’s general elections. According to the statement posted on UK’s Foreign affairs website here, both government said the elections have largely been peaceful but that there are disturbing indications of political interference in the collation of results. The statement below… Our governments welcome […]

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